The table below looks at the statistics for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe InDesign
Rank 199 190 223
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Contract jobs citing InDesign 5 18 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.084% 0.31% 0.042%
As % of the Applications category 0.66% 2.52% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 1
Average daily rate
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£200 £205 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +36.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £138 £232 £150
% change year-on-year
-40.66% +54.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £10.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.38 £14.00 -
% change year-on-year
-25.89% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
762 714 882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.82% 12.10% 12.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 543 488 593
Average daily rate £375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £165 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 38 47
Average hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 £20.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% +2.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £12.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £27.60 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing InDesign across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

InDesign Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

InDesign
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing InDesign across the City of London region.

InDesign Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

InDesign
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing InDesign across the City of London region.

InDesign Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing InDesign also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited InDesign.

1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
2 8 (88.89%) Photoshop
2 8 (88.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (55.56%) User Experience
4 4 (44.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
5 3 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (33.33%) HTML
5 3 (33.33%) CSS
6 2 (22.22%) Flash
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) Project Management
6 2 (22.22%) Arabic Language
6 2 (22.22%) Time Management
6 2 (22.22%) FMCG
6 2 (22.22%) GCC
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
7 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (11.11%) HTML5
7 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
7 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Use Case
7 1 (11.11%) RIA
7 1 (11.11%) Video Editing
7 1 (11.11%) Quark

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing InDesign also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited InDesign. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Photoshop
1 8 (88.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (44.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
4 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (11.11%) QuarkXPress
4 1 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) GCC
2 1 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (11.11%) Axure RP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Arabic Language
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Designer
2 2 (22.22%) Digital Designer
2 2 (22.22%) UI Designer
2 2 (22.22%) UI/UX Designer
3 1 (11.11%) User Experience Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior User Experience Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Graphic Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Document Controller
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) Flash
3 1 (11.11%) HTML5
3 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 2 (22.22%) FMCG
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Video Editing
3 1 (11.11%) RIA
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Use Case
3 1 (11.11%) Usability Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
3 1 (11.11%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Quark