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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 573 554 571
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Contract jobs citing InDesign 40 30 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.058% 0.064%
As % of the Applications category 0.53% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 11 18
Average daily rate
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£219 £169 £238
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.92% -28.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £150 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £293 £348
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £150 £238
% change year-on-year
+133.33% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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
7493 6530 7436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.02% 12.56% 12.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 3557 3882
Average daily rate £340 £335 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 735 639 772
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £26.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -4.83%

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 18 September 2014.

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 30 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 18 September 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
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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 -20 37 £225 +16.12% 15
London +4 26 £213 -9.28% 6
City of London +27 10 £183 -20.13% 1
East of England -24 6 £350 -
Hertfordshire -21 5 £350 -
Watford - 5 £350 -
South East -5 4 £150 - 4
Berkshire +4 1 - -
Cambridgeshire +3 1 £275 -
South West - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Peterborough - 1 £275 -
Plymouth - - - -
Preston - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - -
Southampton - - - - 1
Swindon - - - -
Waltham Abbey - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Berkhamsted - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Cheltenham - - - -
Doncaster - - - -
Epping - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Leeds - - - - 2
South Yorkshire - - - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Adobe
2 105 (94.59%) Photoshop
3 101 (90.99%) Adobe Illustrator
4 67 (60.36%) HTML
5 59 (53.15%) CSS
6 46 (41.44%) Flash
7 42 (37.84%) User Experience
8 27 (24.32%) Android
9 23 (20.72%) Adobe After Effects
9 23 (20.72%) Social Media
10 18 (16.22%) iPhone
10 18 (16.22%) OmniGraffle
10 18 (16.22%) Axure RP
11 17 (15.32%) HTML5
11 17 (15.32%) Marketing
11 17 (15.32%) Fireworks
12 16 (14.41%) Dreamweaver
13 15 (13.51%) Degree
13 15 (13.51%) Mobile App
14 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
15 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
15 13 (11.71%) Finance
15 13 (11.71%) Advertising
15 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (11.71%) CSS3
16 12 (10.81%) Apple iOS
16 12 (10.81%) Windows
17 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
17 11 (9.91%) Project Management
17 11 (9.91%) Graphic Design

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (2.70%) CMS
1 3 (2.70%) Lync
2 2 (1.80%) Drupal
3 1 (0.90%) WordPress
3 1 (0.90%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.90%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 105 (94.59%) Photoshop
2 101 (90.99%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (20.72%) Adobe After Effects
4 18 (16.22%) OmniGraffle
5 17 (15.32%) Fireworks
6 11 (9.91%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (5.41%) MS Project
7 6 (5.41%) MS Office
8 4 (3.60%) MS Excel
9 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
9 3 (2.70%) Acrobat
10 2 (1.80%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.90%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Magento
2 1 (0.90%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.90%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.70%) Intranet
2 2 (1.80%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Axure RP
2 16 (14.41%) Dreamweaver
3 5 (4.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 17 (15.32%) Marketing
2 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 13 (11.71%) Advertising
3 4 (3.60%) Games
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
4 3 (2.70%) Interactive Media
4 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.80%) Publishing
6 1 (0.90%) Legal
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 98 (88.29%) Designer
2 26 (23.42%) Digital Designer
3 23 (20.72%) Photoshop Designer
4 20 (18.02%) User Experience Designer
5 19 (17.12%) Web Designer
6 15 (13.51%) Graphic Designer
7 10 (9.01%) UI Designer
8 9 (8.11%) Visual Designer
9 8 (7.21%) Developer
10 6 (5.41%) Junior
10 6 (5.41%) Junior Designer
11 4 (3.60%) Creative Designer
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Designer
11 4 (3.60%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.70%) Architect
12 3 (2.70%) Flash Designer
12 3 (2.70%) Flash Developer
12 3 (2.70%) User Experience Architect
13 2 (1.80%) Senior Visual Designer
13 2 (1.80%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (60.36%) HTML
2 59 (53.15%) CSS
3 46 (41.44%) Flash
4 17 (15.32%) HTML5
5 13 (11.71%) CSS3
6 6 (5.41%) XHTML
7 5 (4.50%) jQuery
8 3 (2.70%) XML
9 2 (1.80%) .NET
9 2 (1.80%) Ajax
10 1 (0.90%) Sass
10 1 (0.90%) LESS
10 1 (0.90%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 42 (37.84%) User Experience
2 23 (20.72%) Social Media
3 18 (16.22%) iPhone
4 15 (13.51%) Mobile App
5 11 (9.91%) Graphic Design
6 4 (3.60%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.70%) iPad
7 3 (2.70%) Animation
7 3 (2.70%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.90%) NHS
9 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.90%) Open Source
9 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.90%) E-Learning
9 1 (0.90%) Statistics
9 1 (0.90%) Photography
9 1 (0.90%) Copywriting
9 1 (0.90%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.32%) Android
2 12 (10.81%) Windows
2 12 (10.81%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.70%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (11.71%) Stakeholder Management
2 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
2 11 (9.91%) Project Management
2 11 (9.91%) Responsive Web Design
3 9 (8.11%) Usability Testing
4 7 (6.31%) Test Scripting
5 6 (5.41%) Web Design
6 4 (3.60%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (3.60%) OOP
6 4 (3.60%) OO
6 4 (3.60%) User Experience Design
6 4 (3.60%) Email Marketing
6 4 (3.60%) Information Architecture
7 3 (2.70%) B2B
8 2 (1.80%) Time Management
8 2 (1.80%) SEO
8 2 (1.80%) Analytics
8 2 (1.80%) Mobile Application Development
9 1 (0.90%) Mentoring
9 1 (0.90%) Brand Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (11.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.60%) Java
2 4 (3.60%) ActionScript
3 3 (2.70%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (2.70%) ActionScript 2.0
3 3 (2.70%) PHP
4 1 (0.90%) SQL
4 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 15 (13.51%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (3.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) Adobe
2 14 (12.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (9.01%) Apple
4 4 (3.60%) Google
4 4 (3.60%) Facebook
5 3 (2.70%) Twitter
5 3 (2.70%) MobileIron
5 3 (2.70%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.80%) Nokia
7 1 (0.90%) Lotus
7 1 (0.90%) Zend
7 1 (0.90%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.90%) Quark
7 1 (0.90%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.90%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.90%) Oracle
7 1 (0.90%) SAP
London
Stott & May
Rate: From £0 to £1 per annum £competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum + Flexi-time
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes
Profiles Creative
Rate: £150 - £180 per day
Posted: 16 days ago