The table below looks at the statistics for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe InDesign
Rank 557 534 542
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +8
Contract jobs citing InDesign 23 46 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.049% 0.100% 0.065%
As % of the Applications category 0.45% 0.83% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 16
Average daily rate £225 £300 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £132 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £423 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 4
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.60%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
InDesign
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5138 5529 5942
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.89% 12.00% 13.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3057 3156 3198
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 546 578
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.10 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+11.03% -3.33%

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

InDesign Jobs Demand Trend in England

InDesign
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

InDesign Daily Rate Trend in England

InDesign
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing InDesign across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

InDesign Daily Rate Histogram in England

InDesign
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

InDesign Hourly Rate Trend in England

InDesign
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -16 10 £225 -27.41% 15
South East -1 7 - - 3
North West -17 3 £175 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £250 - 1
InDesign
UK

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 74 (100.00%) Adobe
2 69 (93.24%) Photoshop
3 63 (85.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 29 (39.19%) User Experience
4 29 (39.19%) HTML
5 26 (35.14%) CSS
5 26 (35.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 25 (33.78%) Marketing
7 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (20.27%) Graphic Design
9 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
10 12 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
10 12 (16.22%) Typography
11 10 (13.51%) UX Design
11 10 (13.51%) Usability Testing
12 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
12 9 (12.16%) Acrobat
12 9 (12.16%) jQuery
12 9 (12.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 8 (10.81%) Photography
13 8 (10.81%) Axure RP
14 6 (8.11%) Brand Management
14 6 (8.11%) HTML5
14 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
14 6 (8.11%) New Media
15 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
15 5 (6.76%) Project Management
15 5 (6.76%) MS Office
15 5 (6.76%) CMS
15 5 (6.76%) CSS3

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) WordPress
3 1 (1.35%) Drupal
3 1 (1.35%) JBoss
3 1 (1.35%) LiveCycle
3 1 (1.35%) Node.js
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 69 (93.24%) Photoshop
2 63 (85.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 26 (35.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (12.16%) Acrobat
4 9 (12.16%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (6.76%) MS Office
6 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
7 3 (4.05%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (2.70%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (2.70%) Fireworks
8 2 (2.70%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (1.35%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.70%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) Intranet
2 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.35%) MS Access
1 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Axure RP
2 3 (4.05%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Mockito
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
General
1 25 (33.78%) Marketing
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Automotive
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Finance
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Local Government
5 1 (1.35%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (74.32%) Designer
2 13 (17.57%) Digital Designer
3 10 (13.51%) Graphic Designer
4 9 (12.16%) Web Designer
5 8 (10.81%) Interface Designer
6 7 (9.46%) Developer
6 7 (9.46%) Print Designer
6 7 (9.46%) UX Designer
7 6 (8.11%) Creative Designer
8 5 (6.76%) Visual Designer
9 4 (5.41%) Photoshop Designer
10 3 (4.05%) PowerPoint Designer
10 3 (4.05%) Senior Designer
11 2 (2.70%) Digital Artworker
11 2 (2.70%) Digital UX Designer
11 2 (2.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 2 (2.70%) Junior Designer
11 2 (2.70%) Senior UX Designer
11 2 (2.70%) UI Designer
11 2 (2.70%) User Experience Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.19%) HTML
2 26 (35.14%) CSS
3 9 (12.16%) jQuery
4 6 (8.11%) HTML5
5 5 (6.76%) CSS3
6 3 (4.05%) ATL
7 2 (2.70%) Flash
7 2 (2.70%) JSON
7 2 (2.70%) XML
8 1 (1.35%) Ajax
8 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.35%) J2EE
8 1 (1.35%) Java EE
8 1 (1.35%) REST
8 1 (1.35%) RESTful
8 1 (1.35%) SOAP
8 1 (1.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 29 (39.19%) User Experience
2 15 (20.27%) Graphic Design
3 8 (10.81%) Photography
4 6 (8.11%) New Media
5 5 (6.76%) Animation
6 3 (4.05%) Social Media
7 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.35%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.35%) Android
1 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (16.22%) Responsive Web Design
2 12 (16.22%) Typography
3 10 (13.51%) Usability Testing
3 10 (13.51%) UX Design
4 6 (8.11%) Brand Management
5 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
5 5 (6.76%) Project Management
6 4 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.41%) Time Management
7 3 (4.05%) Web Design
8 2 (2.70%) Front End Development
8 2 (2.70%) Web Marketing
9 1 (1.35%) 3D Modelling
9 1 (1.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (1.35%) Information Architecture
9 1 (1.35%) Mobile Development
9 1 (1.35%) Online Marketing
9 1 (1.35%) Open Source
9 1 (1.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.70%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Adobe
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.05%) Quark
4 2 (2.70%) Apple
4 2 (2.70%) Twitter
5 1 (1.35%) ExactTarget
5 1 (1.35%) Sitecore