The first table below looks at the demand for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the South East region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 237 224 217
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -7
Contract jobs citing InDesign 13 13 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.29%
As % of the Applications category 0.87% 1.06% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 1
Average daily rate £300 £210 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -35.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £210 £200
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +47.05%
Applications Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
1488 1231 1450
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 15.36% 14.71% 13.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 678 485 610
Average daily rate £325 £314 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +1.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £301 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.99% +0.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 212 208
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.25 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
InDesign
England

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

InDesign Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

InDesign
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

InDesign Daily Rate Trend in the South East

InDesign
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing InDesign across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

InDesign Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

InDesign
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

InDesign Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

InDesign
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -6 10 £300 -
Kent - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £250 -
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
InDesign
England

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 24 (100.00%) Adobe
2 23 (95.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (91.67%) Photoshop
4 20 (83.33%) HTML
5 9 (37.50%) CSS
5 9 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
6 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
7 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (25.00%) Information Architecture
7 6 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
7 6 (25.00%) Interactive Media
7 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
8 5 (20.83%) Publishing
8 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
8 5 (20.83%) Graphic Design
9 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
9 4 (16.67%) Marketing
10 3 (12.50%) Advertising
10 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) Web Design
10 3 (12.50%) Flash
10 3 (12.50%) HTML5
10 3 (12.50%) Social Media
10 3 (12.50%) CSS3
10 3 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
11 2 (8.33%) jQuery

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (95.83%) Adobe Illustrator
2 22 (91.67%) Photoshop
3 6 (25.00%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (25.00%) MS Visio
4 5 (20.83%) Acrobat
5 3 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 2 (8.33%) MS Office
6 2 (8.33%) Fireworks
7 1 (4.17%) Adobe After Effects
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Dreamweaver
2 7 (29.17%) Axure RP
General
1 6 (25.00%) Interactive Media
2 5 (20.83%) Publishing
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 4 (16.67%) Marketing
4 3 (12.50%) Advertising
4 3 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Designer
2 8 (33.33%) Graphic Designer
3 6 (25.00%) User Experience Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
4 5 (20.83%) Digital Designer
5 3 (12.50%) Photoshop Designer
5 3 (12.50%) Web Designer
5 3 (12.50%) UI Designer
5 3 (12.50%) User Experience Designer
5 3 (12.50%) Visual Designer
6 2 (8.33%) Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Creative Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Print Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (83.33%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) CSS
3 3 (12.50%) Flash
3 3 (12.50%) HTML5
3 3 (12.50%) CSS3
4 2 (8.33%) jQuery
5 1 (4.17%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Graphic Design
2 3 (12.50%) Social Media
3 1 (4.17%) Animation
3 1 (4.17%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) E-Commerce
2 6 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 6 (25.00%) Information Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Web Design
3 3 (12.50%) Social Media Marketing
4 2 (8.33%) Online Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Data Entry
5 1 (4.17%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Adobe
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) ATG