The table below looks at the statistics for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe InDesign
Rank 606 619 600
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -19
Contract jobs citing InDesign 46 54 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.093% 0.070%
As % of the Applications category 0.80% 0.82% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 25
Median daily rate £206 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £149 £157
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £375 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £206 £175 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.69% -36.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Median hourly rate £9.50 £12.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.00% -29.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £11.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -16.96%

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
5760 6549 7620
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.81% 11.31% 13.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3404 3868 4192
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £159 £165 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 531 645 754
Median hourly rate £16.29 £15.06 £15.73
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.16% -4.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £35.00 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £14.51 £15.25
% change year-on-year
+11.99% -4.85%

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing InDesign as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 September 2016.

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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 44 £213 -5.55% 17
London +12 23 £210 -32.25% 3
South East +22 15 £200 +33.33% 2
Gatwick - 10 - -
West Sussex - 10 - - 1
Surrey +14 4 £188 +25.00%
North West +10 2 £350 +99.72% 1
Manchester -15 2 £350 +99.72%
Greenwich - 2 £225 -
Epsom - 2 £200 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £388 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £388 -
North East - 2 £388 -
Reading +16 1 £213 +41.66%
Edinburgh +13 1 £130 -
Scotland +9 1 £130 -10.34% 2
Berkshire +4 1 £213 +41.66%
West Midlands -29 1 £350 +55.55% 5
South Wales - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - - 1
Halifax - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Redhill - 1 £175 -
Chessington - 1 £188 -
Wales - 1 - - 1

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing InDesign also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for InDesign.

1 84 (100.00%) Adobe
2 75 (89.29%) Photoshop
2 75 (89.29%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (51.19%) User Experience
4 41 (48.81%) HTML
5 40 (47.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 38 (45.24%) CSS
7 30 (35.71%) HTML5
8 24 (28.57%) Marketing
9 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
10 22 (26.19%) Web Design
11 20 (23.81%) CSS3
12 17 (20.24%) Front End Development
13 16 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
13 16 (19.05%) Wireframes
14 14 (16.67%) jQuery
15 13 (15.48%) MS Office
15 13 (15.48%) Prototyping
15 13 (15.48%) Social Media
15 13 (15.48%) Information Architecture
16 11 (13.10%) Typography
17 10 (11.90%) Ajax
17 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
18 9 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 9 (10.71%) Flash
18 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
18 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
19 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
19 8 (9.52%) Windows
19 8 (9.52%) CMS

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (9.52%) CMS
1 8 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 8 (9.52%) WordPress
2 4 (4.76%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.38%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 75 (89.29%) Adobe Illustrator
1 75 (89.29%) Photoshop
2 40 (47.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (15.48%) MS Office
4 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
5 8 (9.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (7.14%) InVision
7 4 (4.76%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (3.57%) SOLIDWORKS
9 2 (2.38%) Fireworks
10 1 (1.19%) Acrobat
10 1 (1.19%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (1.19%) Pixelapse
10 1 (1.19%) QuarkXPress
10 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (1.19%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Sage X3
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (3.57%) Google Drive
2 3 (3.57%) Slack
3 1 (1.19%) Basecamp
3 1 (1.19%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.76%) Intranet
1 4 (4.76%) Skype
2 2 (2.38%) LAN
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.38%) WAN
2 2 (2.38%) WebEx
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (1.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Axure RP
2 4 (4.76%) JIRA
3 3 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.38%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (2.38%) Subversion
4 2 (2.38%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.19%) Jasmine
General
1 24 (28.57%) Marketing
2 6 (7.14%) Advertising
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
3 5 (5.95%) Games
4 3 (3.57%) Finance
4 3 (3.57%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.38%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.19%) Interactive Media
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (59.52%) Designer
2 17 (20.24%) Developer
3 16 (19.05%) UX Designer
4 15 (17.86%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 13 (15.48%) Digital Designer
6 12 (14.29%) UX Developer
7 11 (13.10%) Graphic Designer
7 11 (13.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 11 (13.10%) UI Developer
7 11 (13.10%) UI/UX Developer
8 10 (11.90%) Angular Developer
8 10 (11.90%) UI Designer
9 8 (9.52%) Senior Designer
10 7 (8.33%) UI/UX Designer
11 4 (4.76%) HTML CSS Designer
11 4 (4.76%) Lead UX Designer
11 4 (4.76%) Print Designer
11 4 (4.76%) Senior Graphic Designer
12 3 (3.57%) Head of Design
12 3 (3.57%) Head of Mobile
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (48.81%) HTML
2 38 (45.24%) CSS
3 30 (35.71%) HTML5
4 20 (23.81%) CSS3
5 14 (16.67%) jQuery
6 10 (11.90%) Ajax
6 10 (11.90%) AngularJS
7 9 (10.71%) Flash
8 5 (5.95%) LESS
8 5 (5.95%) Sass
9 2 (2.38%) Adobe AIR
9 2 (2.38%) PhoneGap
10 1 (1.19%) JSON
10 1 (1.19%) Node.js
10 1 (1.19%) React
10 1 (1.19%) Semantic HTML
10 1 (1.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 43 (51.19%) User Experience
2 13 (15.48%) Social Media
3 8 (9.52%) Graphic Design
4 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.14%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.76%) Copywriting
7 3 (3.57%) Animation
7 3 (3.57%) Blog
7 3 (3.57%) Learning Management System
8 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Data Centre
8 2 (2.38%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.38%) Fintech
8 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (2.38%) SCORM
8 2 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (1.19%) Minimum Viable Product
9 1 (1.19%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (1.19%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.19%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Windows
2 7 (8.33%) Android
2 7 (8.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.19%) Unix
5 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.19%) Web Design
2 17 (20.24%) Front End Development
3 16 (19.05%) Responsive Web Design
3 16 (19.05%) Wireframes
4 13 (15.48%) Information Architecture
4 13 (15.48%) Prototyping
5 11 (13.10%) Typography
6 8 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (8.33%) Project Management
7 7 (8.33%) Web Development
8 6 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.95%) CRM
10 4 (4.76%) B2B
10 4 (4.76%) B2C
10 4 (4.76%) Content Management
10 4 (4.76%) Document Management
10 4 (4.76%) ERP
10 4 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (4.76%) SEO
11 3 (3.57%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.57%) PHP
3 2 (2.38%) ActionScript
3 2 (2.38%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (2.38%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (2.38%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (3.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) Adobe
2 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (7.14%) Apple
4 4 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (4.76%) FrontRange
4 4 (4.76%) Sage
5 3 (3.57%) Google
6 2 (2.38%) arcserve
6 2 (2.38%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.38%) Meraki
7 1 (1.19%) Facebook
7 1 (1.19%) IBM
7 1 (1.19%) Marketo
7 1 (1.19%) Quark
7 1 (1.19%) Twitter
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