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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe InDesign
Rank 554 510 513
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +3
Contract jobs citing InDesign 53 72 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.14% 0.076%
As % of the Applications category 0.79% 1.04% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 35 14
Average daily rate
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£325 £310 £199
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% +55.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £187 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £494 £373
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £250 £188
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Average hourly rate £16.84 £19.50 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.66% -25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £17.90 £21.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.50 £21.10 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.67 - £25.00

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
6692 6907 6145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.35% 13.12% 13.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 3668 3692 3180
Average daily rate £343 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £305
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -0.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 674 722 699
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-7.93% +1.61%

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 22 May 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing InDesign within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

InDesign Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

InDesign
Top 25 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 22 May 2015. 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 -50 48 £325 +4.83% 32
London -38 22 £380 +4.82% 13
South East -4 19 £163 -45.83% 11
Berkshire +1 14 - -
City of London -16 4 £401 -19.90% 6
Scotland - 4 £200 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 2
West Yorkshire - 4 £325 - 1
Leeds - 4 £325 -
Edinburgh - 4 £200 -
High Wycombe - 3 - - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 - - 1
South West +11 2 £163 -24.41%
Reading +10 2 - -
East of England +8 1 £275 - 3
Kent +4 1 - - 4
Cambridgeshire 0 1 £275 - 2
West Midlands -9 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £163 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £163 - 2
Wiltshire - 1 £340 -
Oxford - 1 £163 -
Gloucester - 1 £163 -
Birmingham - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 £163 -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 96 (100.00%) Adobe
2 86 (89.58%) Photoshop
3 79 (82.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 54 (56.25%) HTML
5 35 (36.46%) CSS
6 32 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 29 (30.21%) User Experience
8 26 (27.08%) Marketing
9 22 (22.92%) Dreamweaver
10 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
10 21 (21.88%) HTML5
11 19 (19.79%) MS Office
12 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
12 18 (18.75%) Degree
12 18 (18.75%) Axure RP
13 15 (15.63%) Flash
13 15 (15.63%) Retail
14 14 (14.58%) Finance
14 14 (14.58%) Publishing
14 14 (14.58%) CSS3
15 13 (13.54%) CMS
16 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
16 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
17 11 (11.46%) Acrobat
17 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
17 11 (11.46%) Information Architecture
18 10 (10.42%) Apple
18 10 (10.42%) E-Learning
18 10 (10.42%) Web Design
18 10 (10.42%) jQuery

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 13 (13.54%) CMS
2 4 (4.17%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.17%) LiveCycle
2 4 (4.17%) WordPress
3 3 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.13%) Drupal
3 3 (3.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.04%) Joomla!
Applications
1 86 (89.58%) Photoshop
2 79 (82.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 19 (19.79%) MS Office
5 11 (11.46%) Acrobat
5 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
6 9 (9.38%) Adobe Captivate
6 9 (9.38%) MS Visio
7 8 (8.33%) OmniGraffle
8 7 (7.29%) Adobe After Effects
9 3 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
9 3 (3.13%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (3.13%) Fireworks
10 2 (2.08%) Final Cut Pro
10 2 (2.08%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (1.04%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Office 365
2 3 (3.13%) GitHub
3 2 (2.08%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.17%) Internet
2 3 (3.13%) Extranet
2 3 (3.13%) Intranet
3 2 (2.08%) Broadband
3 2 (2.08%) FTP
4 1 (1.04%) ATM
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Dreamweaver
2 18 (18.75%) Axure RP
3 4 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (3.13%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.08%) GCC
General
1 26 (27.08%) Marketing
2 15 (15.63%) Retail
3 14 (14.58%) Finance
3 14 (14.58%) Publishing
4 12 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 10 (10.42%) Advertising
5 10 (10.42%) Interactive Media
6 4 (4.17%) Electronics
6 4 (4.17%) Legal
7 3 (3.13%) Banking
8 2 (2.08%) Arabic Language
8 2 (2.08%) French Language
8 2 (2.08%) Italian Language
9 1 (1.04%) Local Government
9 1 (1.04%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) Designer
2 16 (16.67%) Web Designer
2 16 (16.67%) Developer
3 14 (14.58%) Junior
4 13 (13.54%) Graphic Designer
5 12 (12.50%) UI Designer
6 9 (9.38%) E-Learning Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Architect
8 7 (7.29%) User Experience Architect
8 7 (7.29%) Junior Designer
9 6 (6.25%) Junior Web Designer
9 6 (6.25%) Copywriter
9 6 (6.25%) Junior Graphic Designer
10 5 (5.21%) Senior Designer
10 5 (5.21%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.13%) PC Support
11 3 (3.13%) Consultant
11 3 (3.13%) Digital Designer
12 2 (2.08%) Creative Web Developer
12 2 (2.08%) Creative Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (56.25%) HTML
2 35 (36.46%) CSS
3 21 (21.88%) HTML5
4 15 (15.63%) Flash
5 14 (14.58%) CSS3
6 10 (10.42%) jQuery
7 3 (3.13%) .NET
7 3 (3.13%) Sass
8 1 (1.04%) XML
8 1 (1.04%) XHTML
8 1 (1.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.04%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 29 (30.21%) User Experience
2 10 (10.42%) E-Learning
3 4 (4.17%) iPad
3 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.17%) Social Network
3 4 (4.17%) Graphic Design
4 3 (3.13%) Video Editing
4 3 (3.13%) Learning Management System
4 3 (3.13%) W3C
4 3 (3.13%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.08%) New Media
5 2 (2.08%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.08%) Social Media
5 2 (2.08%) Open Source
5 2 (2.08%) Copywriting
5 2 (2.08%) Photography
6 1 (1.04%) Animation
6 1 (1.04%) RIA
6 1 (1.04%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.33%) Windows
2 3 (3.13%) Android
2 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (12.50%) E-Commerce
2 11 (11.46%) Information Architecture
3 10 (10.42%) Web Design
3 10 (10.42%) Content Management
4 7 (7.29%) Digital Marketing
5 5 (5.21%) Project Management
5 5 (5.21%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.17%) Workflow
6 4 (4.17%) Creative Marketing
6 4 (4.17%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (2.08%) Analytics
8 2 (2.08%) Mobile Marketing
8 2 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.08%) B2C
8 2 (2.08%) CRM
8 2 (2.08%) Time Management
8 2 (2.08%) Direct Marketing
8 2 (2.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.08%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.04%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (18.75%) Degree
2 4 (4.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.04%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 96 (100.00%) Adobe
2 21 (21.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.42%) Apple
4 4 (4.17%) Facebook
4 4 (4.17%) Twitter
5 3 (3.13%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.13%) EPiServer
5 3 (3.13%) Quark
6 2 (2.08%) hybris
6 2 (2.08%) ExactTarget
6 2 (2.08%) Omniture
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