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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe InDesign
Rank 562 522 502
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -20
Contract jobs citing InDesign 37 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.092% 0.082%
As % of the Applications category 0.57% 0.70% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 18 18
Average daily rate
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£338 £239 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.36% -6.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £168 £132
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £436 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 £275 £205
% change year-on-year
- +34.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £22.00 £21.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +115.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 - £10.00

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
6548 6816 5965
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.20% 13.13% 12.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3592 3523 3045
Average daily rate £350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 641 652 697
Average hourly rate £15.35 £16.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.09% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-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 27 March 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 27 March 2015.

InDesign Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 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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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 -21 32 £338 +42.10% 34
London -3 19 £360 +68.42% 14
South East -38 6 £198 -34.16% 9
City of London +5 4 £388 +19.23% 5
Scotland - 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £288 - 1
East of England +7 2 £275 - 5
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £275 - 1
Cheshire - 2 - -
Oxford - 2 - -
Knutsford - 2 - -
North West - 2 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Hampshire -11 1 £195 -61.00% 1
Berkshire -18 1 - - 2
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 2
East Sussex - 1 £200 - 1
Sheffield - 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £195 -
Brighton - 1 £200 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - - - - 2
Wiltshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 2
Leicestershire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Nottinghamshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 2
Midlands - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 92 (100.00%) Adobe
2 82 (89.13%) Photoshop
3 74 (80.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 48 (52.17%) HTML
5 31 (33.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 30 (32.61%) CSS
7 28 (30.43%) User Experience
8 19 (20.65%) HTML5
8 19 (20.65%) Axure RP
9 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
10 17 (18.48%) Dreamweaver
10 17 (18.48%) Marketing
11 16 (17.39%) MS Office
11 16 (17.39%) Finance
12 15 (16.30%) Publishing
12 15 (16.30%) Acrobat
13 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
14 13 (14.13%) Degree
15 12 (13.04%) CMS
15 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
16 11 (11.96%) CSS3
17 10 (10.87%) Content Management
17 10 (10.87%) Flash
17 10 (10.87%) E-Learning
17 10 (10.87%) Apple
18 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
18 9 (9.78%) jQuery
18 9 (9.78%) Adobe Captivate
19 8 (8.70%) Retail
19 8 (8.70%) Windows

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 12 (13.04%) CMS
2 4 (4.35%) Drupal
2 4 (4.35%) WordPress
2 4 (4.35%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (3.26%) LiveCycle
3 3 (3.26%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.09%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.09%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 82 (89.13%) Photoshop
2 74 (80.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 31 (33.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (17.39%) MS Office
5 15 (16.30%) Acrobat
6 12 (13.04%) MS Excel
7 9 (9.78%) MS Visio
7 9 (9.78%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (7.61%) Adobe After Effects
9 6 (6.52%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (5.43%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (5.43%) Fireworks
11 4 (4.35%) Adobe Premiere
12 2 (2.17%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (1.09%) CINEMA 4D
13 1 (1.09%) Inkscape
13 1 (1.09%) PaintShop Pro
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Office 365
2 3 (3.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.26%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) Extranet
2 2 (2.17%) Broadband
2 2 (2.17%) FTP
2 2 (2.17%) Intranet
3 1 (1.09%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.65%) Axure RP
2 17 (18.48%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (6.52%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 3 (3.26%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.17%) GCC
General
1 17 (18.48%) Marketing
2 16 (17.39%) Finance
3 15 (16.30%) Publishing
4 8 (8.70%) Retail
5 6 (6.52%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.43%) Interactive Media
7 4 (4.35%) Banking
7 4 (4.35%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.17%) Legal
8 2 (2.17%) Arabic Language
9 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
9 1 (1.09%) Music Industry
9 1 (1.09%) Advertising
9 1 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (51.09%) Designer
2 16 (17.39%) UI Designer
3 13 (14.13%) Developer
3 13 (14.13%) Graphic Designer
4 11 (11.96%) Web Designer
5 9 (9.78%) E-Learning Developer
6 7 (7.61%) Junior Designer
6 7 (7.61%) Architect
6 7 (7.61%) Project Manager
6 7 (7.61%) Junior
7 6 (6.52%) Junior Web Designer
7 6 (6.52%) User Experience Architect
7 6 (6.52%) Junior Graphic Designer
8 4 (4.35%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (4.35%) Senior Designer
8 4 (4.35%) Marketing Project Manager
8 4 (4.35%) UX Designer
9 3 (3.26%) Interface Designer
9 3 (3.26%) Photoshop Designer
9 3 (3.26%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (52.17%) HTML
2 30 (32.61%) CSS
3 19 (20.65%) HTML5
4 11 (11.96%) CSS3
5 10 (10.87%) Flash
6 9 (9.78%) jQuery
7 3 (3.26%) Sass
7 3 (3.26%) .NET
8 1 (1.09%) XML
8 1 (1.09%) XSLT
8 1 (1.09%) J2SE
8 1 (1.09%) OSGi
8 1 (1.09%) REST
8 1 (1.09%) Apache Sling
Miscellaneous
1 28 (30.43%) User Experience
2 10 (10.87%) E-Learning
3 7 (7.61%) Visualisation
4 6 (6.52%) Graphic Design
4 6 (6.52%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.35%) iPad
5 4 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 3 (3.26%) W3C
6 3 (3.26%) Learning Management System
6 3 (3.26%) Photography
7 2 (2.17%) Video Editing
7 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.17%) Open Source
7 2 (2.17%) Social Media
7 2 (2.17%) New Media
7 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.09%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.09%) RIA
8 1 (1.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.70%) Windows
2 5 (5.43%) Android
2 5 (5.43%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (10.87%) Content Management
2 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
2 8 (8.70%) Information Architecture
3 6 (6.52%) Web Design
4 5 (5.43%) Project Management
4 5 (5.43%) Workflow
5 4 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.35%) Time Management
5 4 (4.35%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (3.26%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.17%) Web Development
7 2 (2.17%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (2.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (1.09%) User Stories
8 1 (1.09%) Mobile Application Development
8 1 (1.09%) Performance Management
8 1 (1.09%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.09%) Product Management
8 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Content Management
8 1 (1.09%) Online Marketing
Programming Languages
1 14 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.17%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.09%) VBA
3 1 (1.09%) R
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (14.13%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) HND
System Software
1 5 (5.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) Adobe
2 18 (19.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.87%) Apple
4 3 (3.26%) EPiServer
4 3 (3.26%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.17%) Quark
6 1 (1.09%) Mapinfo
6 1 (1.09%) hybris
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