The table below looks at the statistics for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe InDesign
Rank 601 565 550
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -15
Contract jobs citing InDesign 25 47 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.091% 0.076%
As % of the Applications category 0.45% 0.77% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 18
Average daily rate £225 £300 £256
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £125 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £425 £306
UK excluding London average daily rate £213 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 6
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.39%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%

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

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
5575 6135 6561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.84% 11.85% 13.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3283 3478 3458
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 511 595 641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -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 £32.00 £36.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £14.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+12.06% -3.33%

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend

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

InDesign Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

InDesign
Daily Rate Trend

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

InDesign Daily Rate Trend in the UK

InDesign
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing InDesign within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

InDesign Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

InDesign
Hourly Rate Trend

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

InDesign Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

InDesign
Top 14 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the UK over the 3 months to 12 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
England -26 22 £225 -25.00% 27
London -3 9 £225 -31.81% 8
South East +14 7 - - 4
Berkshire +13 6 - - 1
City of London +32 3 £401 +17.15% 2
Manchester -13 3 £175 - 1
North West -17 3 £175 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £250 - 3
Northampton - 3 £250 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £250 -
Scotland -4 2 £250 - 2
Edinburgh -13 2 £250 -
Maidenhead - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 76 (100.00%) Adobe
2 71 (93.42%) Photoshop
3 65 (85.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 31 (40.79%) HTML
5 30 (39.47%) User Experience
6 29 (38.16%) CSS
7 25 (32.89%) Marketing
7 25 (32.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (22.37%) Graphic Design
10 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
11 13 (17.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 13 (17.11%) Typography
12 11 (14.47%) jQuery
13 10 (13.16%) Usability Testing
13 10 (13.16%) UX Design
13 10 (13.16%) Acrobat
14 9 (11.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 8 (10.53%) CMS
15 8 (10.53%) Photography
15 8 (10.53%) Axure RP
16 7 (9.21%) HTML5
16 7 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
16 7 (9.21%) Project Management
16 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
17 6 (7.89%) Brand Management
17 6 (7.89%) Degree
17 6 (7.89%) New Media
18 5 (6.58%) CSS3
18 5 (6.58%) Animation

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 8 (10.53%) CMS
2 5 (6.58%) WordPress
3 3 (3.95%) Drupal
4 1 (1.32%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (1.32%) JBoss
4 1 (1.32%) LiveCycle
4 1 (1.32%) Node.js
4 1 (1.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 71 (93.42%) Photoshop
2 65 (85.53%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (32.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (13.16%) Acrobat
5 7 (9.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (5.26%) MS Office
7 3 (3.95%) Fireworks
7 3 (3.95%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (2.63%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (2.63%) Edge Animate
8 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
8 2 (2.63%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (1.32%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (2.63%) SaaS
3 1 (1.32%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.95%) Intranet
2 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) MS Access
1 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (10.53%) Axure RP
2 3 (3.95%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (2.63%) Selenium
4 1 (1.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.32%) Mockito
4 1 (1.32%) Subversion
General
1 25 (32.89%) Marketing
2 4 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Banking
4 2 (2.63%) Automotive
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Finance
5 1 (1.32%) Games
5 1 (1.32%) Local Government
5 1 (1.32%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.32%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 55 (72.37%) Designer
2 13 (17.11%) Digital Designer
3 9 (11.84%) Developer
3 9 (11.84%) Graphic Designer
3 9 (11.84%) Web Designer
4 8 (10.53%) Interface Designer
4 8 (10.53%) UX Designer
5 7 (9.21%) Print Designer
6 6 (7.89%) Creative Designer
7 5 (6.58%) Visual Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Photoshop Designer
8 3 (3.95%) PowerPoint Designer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Designer
8 3 (3.95%) UI Designer
9 2 (2.63%) Artworker
9 2 (2.63%) Digital Artworker
9 2 (2.63%) Digital UX Designer
9 2 (2.63%) Interactive Developer
9 2 (2.63%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (2.63%) UX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (40.79%) HTML
2 29 (38.16%) CSS
3 11 (14.47%) jQuery
4 7 (9.21%) HTML5
5 5 (6.58%) CSS3
6 4 (5.26%) Flash
7 3 (3.95%) ATL
8 2 (2.63%) JSON
8 2 (2.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (2.63%) XML
9 1 (1.32%) Ajax
9 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.32%) J2EE
9 1 (1.32%) Java EE
9 1 (1.32%) REST
9 1 (1.32%) RESTful
9 1 (1.32%) SOAP
9 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (39.47%) User Experience
2 17 (22.37%) Graphic Design
3 8 (10.53%) Photography
4 6 (7.89%) New Media
5 5 (6.58%) Animation
6 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.95%) Social Media
7 2 (2.63%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.63%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.32%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Android
1 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
1 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (17.11%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (17.11%) Typography
3 10 (13.16%) Usability Testing
3 10 (13.16%) UX Design
4 7 (9.21%) Project Management
5 6 (7.89%) Brand Management
6 5 (6.58%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (3.95%) Web Design
9 2 (2.63%) Front End Development
9 2 (2.63%) Time Management
9 2 (2.63%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.63%) Web Marketing
10 1 (1.32%) 3D Modelling
10 1 (1.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (1.32%) Email Management
10 1 (1.32%) Mobile Development
10 1 (1.32%) Online Marketing
10 1 (1.32%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.63%) PHP
3 1 (1.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.32%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Adobe
2 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.95%) Apple
3 3 (3.95%) Quark
4 2 (2.63%) Twitter
5 1 (1.32%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
5 1 (1.32%) Sitecore
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