The table below looks at the statistics for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe InDesign
UK
Rank 573 593 576
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -17
Contract jobs citing InDesign 23 25 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.049% 0.082%
As % of the Applications category 0.48% 0.45% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 19
Median daily rate £190 £225 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £139 £155 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £394 £330 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £21.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50

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
4798 5557 6174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 10.87% 11.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 2879 3278 3498
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 449 493 604
Median hourly rate £14.85 £16.50 £15.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +4.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.20 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-13.93% +13.79%

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing InDesign as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 21 £176 -21.66% 25
London +11 13 £259 +8.94% 8
Uxbridge - 4 - -
South East +9 3 £218 -3.33% 3
Kent - 3 £218 -
North West +14 2 £173 -1.42% 2
Manchester +10 2 £173 -1.42% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £218 -
Watford - 2 £130 -
East of England - 2 £130 - 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £130 - 1
Scotland +18 1 £330 +32.00% 1
Stirling - 1 £330 -
Dorset - 1 - -
South West - 1 - - 4
Maidstone - 1 - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing InDesign also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for InDesign.

1 55 (100.00%) Adobe
2 43 (78.18%) Photoshop
3 38 (69.09%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (43.64%) HTML
5 21 (38.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (32.73%) CSS
6 18 (32.73%) Marketing
7 16 (29.09%) Typography
8 12 (21.82%) Wireframes
8 12 (21.82%) HTML5
8 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
9 10 (18.18%) User Experience
10 9 (16.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 9 (16.36%) Adobe After Effects
11 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (14.55%) CSS3
11 8 (14.55%) Google
11 8 (14.55%) Prototyping
12 7 (12.73%) Social Media
12 7 (12.73%) Advertising
12 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
12 7 (12.73%) Dreamweaver
13 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
13 6 (10.91%) Workflow
13 6 (10.91%) Finance
13 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (10.91%) Graphic Design
14 5 (9.09%) Degree
14 5 (9.09%) Axure RP
14 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.82%) CMS
1 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.82%) WordPress
Applications
1 43 (78.18%) Photoshop
2 38 (69.09%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (38.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (16.36%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (12.73%) MS Excel
6 6 (10.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (7.27%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (7.27%) CINEMA 4D
7 4 (7.27%) SOLIDWORKS
8 3 (5.45%) InVision
8 3 (5.45%) UXPin
9 2 (3.64%) Edge Animate
9 2 (3.64%) MS Office
10 1 (1.82%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (1.82%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.45%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.36%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (5.45%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 7 (12.73%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (9.09%) Axure RP
3 4 (7.27%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
5 1 (1.82%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 18 (32.73%) Marketing
2 7 (12.73%) Advertising
3 6 (10.91%) Finance
4 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Games
5 2 (3.64%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.64%) Publishing
5 2 (3.64%) Retail
6 1 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (69.09%) Designer
2 10 (18.18%) Print Designer
3 8 (14.55%) Artworker
4 7 (12.73%) UX Designer
4 7 (12.73%) Web Designer
5 6 (10.91%) Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Digital Designer
6 4 (7.27%) Creative Artworker
6 4 (7.27%) Graphic Designer
6 4 (7.27%) HTML CSS Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Creative Designer
7 3 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.45%) Junior
7 3 (5.45%) UX Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Art Director
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (3.64%) IT Support
8 2 (3.64%) Motion Graphics Designer
8 2 (3.64%) Technology Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) HTML
2 18 (32.73%) CSS
3 12 (21.82%) HTML5
4 8 (14.55%) CSS3
5 5 (9.09%) Flash
6 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.64%) DOM
7 2 (3.64%) JSON
7 2 (3.64%) Sass
7 2 (3.64%) XML
8 1 (1.82%) Adobe AIR
8 1 (1.82%) LESS
8 1 (1.82%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.82%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.18%) User Experience
2 7 (12.73%) Social Media
3 6 (10.91%) Graphic Design
4 4 (7.27%) Animation
5 3 (5.45%) W3C
6 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.64%) FMCG
6 2 (3.64%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.82%) Blog
7 1 (1.82%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.82%) iPad
7 1 (1.82%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.64%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.82%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.09%) Typography
2 12 (21.82%) Wireframes
3 8 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.55%) Prototyping
4 6 (10.91%) Workflow
5 5 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (9.09%) Web Design
6 4 (7.27%) Front End Development
7 3 (5.45%) CRM
7 3 (5.45%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (5.45%) Web Development
8 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.64%) Information Architecture
8 2 (3.64%) Line Management
8 2 (3.64%) Network Design
8 2 (3.64%) Scrum
9 1 (1.82%) Change Management
9 1 (1.82%) Global Marketing
9 1 (1.82%) Infographics
9 1 (1.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (7.27%) PHP
3 2 (3.64%) AppleScript
4 1 (1.82%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.82%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.82%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Adobe
2 8 (14.55%) Google
3 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.27%) Apple
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco
6 1 (1.82%) IBM
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