The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 523 504 510
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Contract jobs citing InDesign 64 34 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.071% 0.12%
As % of the Applications category 0.90% 0.55% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 16 11
Average daily rate £300 £205 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.34% -25.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £275 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £250 £194 £200
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 15
Average hourly rate £21.50 £25.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.00% +28.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £21.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.30 £31.00 £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £25.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
- +49.25%
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7085 6191 7452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.98% 12.98% 12.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3738 3177 3778
Average daily rate £325 £335 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -1.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £306 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 660 704 799
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.75 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £36.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -6.06%

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 24 April 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 24 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
England -17 64 £300 +50.00% 20
London +22 41 £310 +27.17% 11
City of London +25 25 £510 - 4
South East -3 13 £300 +54.83% 2
Berkshire -11 10 £300 +60.00%
East Midlands - 5 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - -
Reading -11 1 £145 -22.66%
South West -14 1 £215 +104.76% 1
Cambridgeshire -15 1 - - 1
North West -23 1 £185 - 1
East of England -27 1 - - 3
Surrey - 1 £250 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £250 -
Harrogate - - - -
Hounslow - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Leamington Spa - - - -
Leicester - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Newmarket - - - -
Norwich - - - -
Nottingham - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Barnstaple - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Brighton - - - -
Bristol - - - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 99 (100.00%) Adobe
2 86 (86.87%) Photoshop
3 81 (81.82%) Adobe Illustrator
4 57 (57.58%) HTML
5 41 (41.41%) CSS
6 26 (26.26%) Flash
7 23 (23.23%) Social Media
8 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
9 19 (19.19%) Marketing
10 18 (18.18%) Axure RP
11 16 (16.16%) Adobe After Effects
11 16 (16.16%) Dreamweaver
12 14 (14.14%) MS Office
12 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
12 14 (14.14%) Graphic Design
12 14 (14.14%) Android
13 13 (13.13%) Degree
14 12 (12.12%) Web Design
14 12 (12.12%) Acrobat
14 12 (12.12%) Fireworks
14 12 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
14 12 (12.12%) OmniGraffle
15 11 (11.11%) Information Architecture
15 11 (11.11%) Finance
16 10 (10.10%) Apple
16 10 (10.10%) Windows
17 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
17 9 (9.09%) iPhone
18 8 (8.08%) jQuery
18 8 (8.08%) Usability Testing

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (2.02%) IIS
1 2 (2.02%) SharePoint
1 2 (2.02%) Confluence
2 1 (1.01%) CMS
2 1 (1.01%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.01%) Drupal
2 1 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 86 (86.87%) Photoshop
2 81 (81.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (16.16%) Adobe After Effects
4 14 (14.14%) MS Office
5 12 (12.12%) Acrobat
5 12 (12.12%) Fireworks
5 12 (12.12%) OmniGraffle
6 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
6 8 (8.08%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (6.06%) MS Visio
8 3 (3.03%) MS Project
9 2 (2.02%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.01%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) SAN
2 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) Big Data
2 1 (1.01%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Axure RP
2 16 (16.16%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (4.04%) JIRA
3 4 (4.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 19 (19.19%) Marketing
2 11 (11.11%) Finance
3 6 (6.06%) Publishing
3 6 (6.06%) Interactive Media
4 5 (5.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.04%) Advertising
6 3 (3.03%) Games
6 3 (3.03%) Banking
7 2 (2.02%) Retail
7 2 (2.02%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.01%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.01%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (71.72%) Designer
2 20 (20.20%) Graphic Designer
3 16 (16.16%) Digital Designer
4 11 (11.11%) User Experience Designer
4 11 (11.11%) Developer
5 9 (9.09%) UI Designer
6 8 (8.08%) Web Designer
6 8 (8.08%) Visual Designer
7 7 (7.07%) Photoshop Designer
8 6 (6.06%) Architect
8 6 (6.06%) User Experience Architect
9 5 (5.05%) Analyst
9 5 (5.05%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.04%) Junior
10 4 (4.04%) Creative Designer
10 4 (4.04%) Junior Designer
11 3 (3.03%) Flash Designer
11 3 (3.03%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.03%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (57.58%) HTML
2 41 (41.41%) CSS
3 26 (26.26%) Flash
4 8 (8.08%) jQuery
5 7 (7.07%) HTML5
6 6 (6.06%) CSS3
7 4 (4.04%) XHTML
8 3 (3.03%) .NET
9 2 (2.02%) XML
10 1 (1.01%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (1.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (23.23%) Social Media
2 14 (14.14%) Graphic Design
3 9 (9.09%) iPhone
4 5 (5.05%) Animation
5 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.03%) Photography
6 3 (3.03%) E-Learning
7 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.02%) Wiki
7 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.01%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.01%) RIA
8 1 (1.01%) FMCG
8 1 (1.01%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.14%) Android
2 10 (10.10%) Windows
3 6 (6.06%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.12%) Web Design
1 12 (12.12%) Responsive Web Design
2 11 (11.11%) Information Architecture
3 9 (9.09%) E-Commerce
4 8 (8.08%) Stakeholder Management
4 8 (8.08%) Usability Testing
5 6 (6.06%) B2B
5 6 (6.06%) Project Management
6 5 (5.05%) Service Management
6 5 (5.05%) B2C
6 5 (5.05%) Analytics
6 5 (5.05%) Time Management
7 4 (4.04%) OOP
8 3 (3.03%) OO
8 3 (3.03%) Social Media Marketing
9 2 (2.02%) Online Marketing
9 2 (2.02%) Scrum
9 2 (2.02%) Web Development
9 2 (2.02%) Use Case
9 2 (2.02%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.14%) JavaScript
2 5 (5.05%) ActionScript
3 4 (4.04%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (3.03%) ActionScript 3.0
4 3 (3.03%) Java
4 3 (3.03%) PHP
5 2 (2.02%) SQL
6 1 (1.01%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.01%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (13.13%) Degree
2 2 (2.02%) ACDT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 99 (100.00%) Adobe
2 20 (20.20%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.10%) Apple
4 5 (5.05%) Google
4 5 (5.05%) Facebook
5 3 (3.03%) Twitter
5 3 (3.03%) DoubleClick
6 2 (2.02%) VMware
6 2 (2.02%) Orchard
6 2 (2.02%) HP
6 2 (2.02%) Citrix
6 2 (2.02%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.01%) Zend
7 1 (1.01%) ATG
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