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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 540 549 532
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing InDesign 55 33 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.064% 0.050%
As % of the Applications category 0.80% 0.49% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 15 8
Average daily rate
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£263 £260 £144
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.96% +80.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £180 £136
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £275 £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £238 £260 £144
% change year-on-year
-8.65% +80.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 3
Average hourly rate £16.51 £21.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.23% +43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £15.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £23.26 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £9.75 £24.15 £12.69
% change year-on-year
-59.61% +90.30%

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
6873 6680 6215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.46% 12.94% 12.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 3978 3646 3135
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 708 658 743
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.74 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -6.45%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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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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 -8 53 £269 +3.36% 27
London +25 26 £275 +22.22% 12
South East -19 12 £225 -13.46% 7
Yorkshire - 9 £275 - 2
West Yorkshire - 8 £275 - 2
City of London +12 7 £310 +12.72% 3
Berkshire +4 7 £225 -13.46% 2
South West -20 3 £375 - 1
Oxfordshire -24 3 - - 3
Leeds - 3 - -
East Midlands +3 2 £225 -
Surrey -5 2 - - 1
Leicestershire - 2 £225 -
Scotland - 2 £200 -
Leicester - 2 £225 -
North West -8 1 - - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Slough - - - - 1
Southampton - - - - 1
Stourbridge - - - -
Trowbridge - - - -
Warrington - - - -
Watford - - - -
Witney - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Derbyshire - - - -
East Sussex - - - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 98 (100.00%) Adobe
2 91 (92.86%) Photoshop
3 83 (84.69%) Adobe Illustrator
4 53 (54.08%) HTML
5 38 (38.78%) CSS
6 36 (36.73%) User Experience
7 35 (35.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 25 (25.51%) Dreamweaver
9 23 (23.47%) HTML5
10 18 (18.37%) Marketing
11 17 (17.35%) Finance
11 17 (17.35%) Axure RP
12 16 (16.33%) Acrobat
13 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
13 15 (15.31%) MS Office
13 15 (15.31%) Degree
14 14 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 13 (13.27%) CSS3
16 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
17 10 (10.20%) Flash
17 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
18 9 (9.18%) OmniGraffle
19 8 (8.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
19 8 (8.16%) Windows
19 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
19 8 (8.16%) Advertising
20 7 (7.14%) Publishing
20 7 (7.14%) Apple
20 7 (7.14%) Project Management
20 7 (7.14%) Fireworks

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (5.10%) CMS
1 5 (5.10%) WordPress
2 4 (4.08%) Drupal
3 2 (2.04%) Lync
4 1 (1.02%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.02%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 91 (92.86%) Photoshop
2 83 (84.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 35 (35.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (16.33%) Acrobat
5 15 (15.31%) MS Office
6 11 (11.22%) MS Excel
7 9 (9.18%) OmniGraffle
8 8 (8.16%) MS Visio
9 7 (7.14%) Fireworks
9 7 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (5.10%) Adobe Premiere
10 5 (5.10%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (5.10%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (3.06%) CorelDRAW
12 2 (2.04%) Final Cut Pro
13 1 (1.02%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (1.02%) Inkscape
Business Applications
1 1 (1.02%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.04%) Intranet
1 2 (2.04%) FTP
2 1 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 25 (25.51%) Dreamweaver
2 17 (17.35%) Axure RP
3 8 (8.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 18 (18.37%) Marketing
2 17 (17.35%) Finance
3 8 (8.16%) Advertising
4 7 (7.14%) Publishing
5 6 (6.12%) Telecoms
6 5 (5.10%) Interactive Media
6 5 (5.10%) Banking
6 5 (5.10%) Retail
7 4 (4.08%) Manufacturing
8 3 (3.06%) Games
9 2 (2.04%) Legal
10 1 (1.02%) Electronics
10 1 (1.02%) Music Industry
10 1 (1.02%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 63 (64.29%) Designer
2 15 (15.31%) Web Designer
3 13 (13.27%) Graphic Designer
3 13 (13.27%) Photoshop Designer
3 13 (13.27%) Digital Designer
4 12 (12.24%) UI Designer
5 7 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 7 (7.14%) UX Designer
6 6 (6.12%) User Experience Architect
6 6 (6.12%) Junior Designer
6 6 (6.12%) Architect
6 6 (6.12%) Junior
6 6 (6.12%) Developer
7 5 (5.10%) E-Learning Developer
8 4 (4.08%) Marketing Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Creative Designer
8 4 (4.08%) Marketing Project Manager
8 4 (4.08%) Junior Graphic Designer
9 3 (3.06%) Interface Designer
9 3 (3.06%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (54.08%) HTML
2 38 (38.78%) CSS
3 23 (23.47%) HTML5
4 13 (13.27%) CSS3
5 10 (10.20%) Flash
6 5 (5.10%) jQuery
7 3 (3.06%) XHTML
8 1 (1.02%) J2SE
8 1 (1.02%) XML
8 1 (1.02%) XSLT
8 1 (1.02%) Ajax
8 1 (1.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.02%) Sass
8 1 (1.02%) LESS
8 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.02%) Apache Sling
8 1 (1.02%) REST
8 1 (1.02%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.73%) User Experience
2 7 (7.14%) Graphic Design
2 7 (7.14%) Digital Media
2 7 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.12%) Visualisation
3 6 (6.12%) E-Learning
4 3 (3.06%) W3C
4 3 (3.06%) Open Source
4 3 (3.06%) Social Media
5 2 (2.04%) iPad
5 2 (2.04%) New Media
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) Statistics
5 2 (2.04%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.04%) iPhone
5 2 (2.04%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.02%) GIS
6 1 (1.02%) Copywriting
6 1 (1.02%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.16%) Windows
2 7 (7.14%) Android
3 6 (6.12%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.04%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.02%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 7 (7.14%) Project Management
3 6 (6.12%) Information Architecture
4 5 (5.10%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (4.08%) Asset Management
5 4 (4.08%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (4.08%) Email Marketing
5 4 (4.08%) Time Management
5 4 (4.08%) Web Design
5 4 (4.08%) Workflow
6 3 (3.06%) B2B
6 3 (3.06%) Content Management
7 2 (2.04%) Analytics
7 2 (2.04%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (2.04%) Rapid Prototyping
7 2 (2.04%) SEO
8 1 (1.02%) SOA
8 1 (1.02%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.02%) CAD
8 1 (1.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.20%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.02%) C
2 1 (1.02%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.02%) VBA
2 1 (1.02%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (15.31%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) HND
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Adobe
2 15 (15.31%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.14%) Apple
4 4 (4.08%) Google
5 3 (3.06%) Quark
5 3 (3.06%) SolidWorks
6 2 (2.04%) MobileIron
7 1 (1.02%) Mapinfo
7 1 (1.02%) Nokia
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