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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 517 534 521
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Contract jobs citing InDesign 67 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.058% 0.098%
As % of the Applications category 0.98% 0.45% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 13 22
Average daily rate
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£300 £188 £186
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% +1.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £144 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £341 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £207 £150 £186
% change year-on-year
+37.83% -19.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +89.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.75
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6863 6407 7306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.01% 12.79% 12.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 3776 3482 3741
Average daily rate £325 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £308 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 728 670 763
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £32.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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 10 July 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 10 July 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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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 +18 64 £325 +73.33% 23
London +50 56 £325 +6.55% 9
City of London +46 23 £520 +246.66% 2
South East -6 5 £325 +73.33% 3
Scotland - 3 £207 -
North West -4 1 £185 - 1
Hampshire -9 1 £325 +116.66% 1
West Midlands - 1 £250 - 2
Edinburgh - 1 £200 -
Enfield - - - -
Epping - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Bideford - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Bristol - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Cheadle - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Nottingham - - - - 2
Peterborough - - - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Adobe
2 112 (93.33%) Photoshop
3 108 (90.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 75 (62.50%) HTML
5 60 (50.00%) CSS
6 51 (42.50%) Flash
7 32 (26.67%) Android
7 32 (26.67%) Social Media
8 26 (21.67%) Axure RP
9 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
10 24 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
11 21 (17.50%) iPhone
11 21 (17.50%) OmniGraffle
12 17 (14.17%) Marketing
12 17 (14.17%) Fireworks
13 16 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
14 15 (12.50%) Graphic Design
15 14 (11.67%) Information Architecture
15 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
15 14 (11.67%) MS Office
15 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
16 13 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (10.83%) Degree
17 12 (10.00%) Mobile App
18 11 (9.17%) Responsive Web Design
18 11 (9.17%) Apple iOS
18 11 (9.17%) Web Design
18 11 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
18 11 (9.17%) Finance
18 11 (9.17%) Project Management

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 (2.50%) CMS
1 3 (2.50%) Drupal
2 2 (1.67%) WordPress
2 2 (1.67%) Lync
3 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 112 (93.33%) Photoshop
2 108 (90.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (20.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 21 (17.50%) OmniGraffle
5 17 (14.17%) Fireworks
6 14 (11.67%) MS Office
7 11 (9.17%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (7.50%) MS Visio
9 6 (5.00%) MS Excel
9 6 (5.00%) MS Project
10 4 (3.33%) Acrobat
11 2 (1.67%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.67%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Intranet
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) MySQL
1 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 26 (21.67%) Axure RP
2 16 (13.33%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (5.00%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 17 (14.17%) Marketing
2 11 (9.17%) Finance
3 9 (7.50%) Interactive Media
4 8 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 8 (6.67%) Advertising
5 5 (4.17%) Publishing
6 4 (3.33%) Games
7 3 (2.50%) Banking
8 2 (1.67%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.83%) Legal
9 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.83%) Retail
9 1 (0.83%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 98 (81.67%) Designer
2 22 (18.33%) User Experience Designer
2 22 (18.33%) Digital Designer
3 18 (15.00%) Graphic Designer
4 15 (12.50%) Web Designer
5 12 (10.00%) Photoshop Designer
6 11 (9.17%) UI Designer
7 10 (8.33%) Developer
8 9 (7.50%) Architect
8 9 (7.50%) User Experience Architect
9 7 (5.83%) Visual Designer
10 5 (4.17%) Senior Designer
10 5 (4.17%) Junior Designer
10 5 (4.17%) Junior
10 5 (4.17%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Analyst
11 3 (2.50%) Creative Designer
11 3 (2.50%) Flash Developer
11 3 (2.50%) Flash Designer
12 2 (1.67%) Senior Visual Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (62.50%) HTML
2 60 (50.00%) CSS
3 51 (42.50%) Flash
4 9 (7.50%) HTML5
5 6 (5.00%) XHTML
5 6 (5.00%) jQuery
6 5 (4.17%) CSS3
7 3 (2.50%) XML
8 2 (1.67%) .NET
9 1 (0.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.67%) Social Media
2 21 (17.50%) iPhone
3 15 (12.50%) Graphic Design
4 12 (10.00%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.17%) Animation
6 4 (3.33%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.50%) Photography
7 3 (2.50%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.67%) iPad
9 1 (0.83%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.83%) NHS
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) SCORM
9 1 (0.83%) Statistics
9 1 (0.83%) RIA
9 1 (0.83%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.67%) Android
2 11 (9.17%) Apple iOS
2 11 (9.17%) Windows
3 2 (1.67%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.67%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Phone
3 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.67%) E-Commerce
1 14 (11.67%) Information Architecture
2 13 (10.83%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (9.17%) Web Design
3 11 (9.17%) Project Management
3 11 (9.17%) Responsive Web Design
4 10 (8.33%) Usability Testing
5 7 (5.83%) Test Scripting
6 4 (3.33%) User Experience Design
6 4 (3.33%) OOP
6 4 (3.33%) OO
7 3 (2.50%) Use Case
7 3 (2.50%) Email Marketing
7 3 (2.50%) Analytics
8 2 (1.67%) Social Media Marketing
8 2 (1.67%) Online Marketing
8 2 (1.67%) Time Management
8 2 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (1.67%) Web Development
9 1 (0.83%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (11.67%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.17%) ActionScript
3 4 (3.33%) Java
3 4 (3.33%) PHP
3 4 (3.33%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (2.50%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (0.83%) C#
5 1 (0.83%) SQL
5 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (10.83%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 120 (100.00%) Adobe
2 25 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.67%) Apple
4 4 (3.33%) Facebook
5 3 (2.50%) Twitter
5 3 (2.50%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.67%) Google
6 2 (1.67%) MobileIron
6 2 (1.67%) Nokia
7 1 (0.83%) Lotus
7 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.83%) Quark
7 1 (0.83%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Zend
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