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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe InDesign
UK
Rank 576 584 545
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -39
Contract jobs citing InDesign 24 34 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.067% 0.11%
As % of the Applications category 0.51% 0.59% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 27
Median daily rate £225 £219 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £138 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £388 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £175 £263
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £31.13

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
4671 5718 6055
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.42% 11.24% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 2813 3311 3515
Median daily rate £355 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 500 583
Median hourly rate £14.87 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.09% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.41 £10.00 £10.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-12.72% +10.00%

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 18 January 2017.

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 19 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +14 22 £213 - 23
London +2 12 £275 +22.22% 9
South East +21 5 £225 - 3
Kent - 4 £225 -
Tunbridge Wells - 3 £225 -
Watford - 2 £130 -
Uxbridge - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £130 - 3
East of England - 2 £130 - 6
Scotland +23 1 £330 +32.00%
North West +16 1 £93 -47.14%
Manchester +13 1 £93 -47.14%
West Midlands -1 1 £400 +220.00% 1
South West - 1 - - 2
Hampshire - 1 £225 - 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Stirling - 1 £330 -
Maidstone - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £225 -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 65 (100.00%) Adobe
2 54 (83.08%) Photoshop
3 51 (78.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (43.08%) HTML
5 25 (38.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 23 (35.38%) CSS
7 21 (32.31%) Marketing
8 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
9 16 (24.62%) User Experience
10 15 (23.08%) HTML5
11 14 (21.54%) Wireframes
12 12 (18.46%) CSS3
12 12 (18.46%) Typography
13 11 (16.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 11 (16.92%) Social Media
13 11 (16.92%) Prototyping
14 10 (15.38%) Web Design
15 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
15 9 (13.85%) Adobe After Effects
15 9 (13.85%) Responsive Web Design
16 8 (12.31%) Front End Development
16 8 (12.31%) Dreamweaver
17 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
17 7 (10.77%) Windows
17 7 (10.77%) Flash
17 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
17 7 (10.77%) Finance
17 7 (10.77%) Advertising
17 7 (10.77%) jQuery
17 7 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint

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 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.15%) WordPress
3 3 (4.62%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.54%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 54 (83.08%) Photoshop
2 51 (78.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (38.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (13.85%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (10.77%) MS Excel
5 7 (10.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (6.15%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (6.15%) CINEMA 4D
6 4 (6.15%) InVision
6 4 (6.15%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (4.62%) MS Office
7 3 (4.62%) UXPin
8 2 (3.08%) Edge Animate
8 2 (3.08%) Fireworks
9 1 (1.54%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (1.54%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.62%) Sage X3
1 3 (4.62%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.92%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (4.62%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.54%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Intranet
1 3 (4.62%) Skype
2 1 (1.54%) LAN
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.54%) WAN
2 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Dreamweaver
2 6 (9.23%) Axure RP
3 4 (6.15%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Blend
4 2 (3.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.08%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.54%) JIRA
General
1 21 (32.31%) Marketing
2 7 (10.77%) Advertising
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Games
4 4 (6.15%) Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.08%) Multimedia
5 2 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (3.08%) Publishing
6 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 40 (61.54%) Designer
2 10 (15.38%) Developer
3 8 (12.31%) Digital Designer
3 8 (12.31%) Print Designer
3 8 (12.31%) UX Designer
4 7 (10.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 6 (9.23%) UX Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Artworker
6 5 (7.69%) Web Designer
7 4 (6.15%) Graphic Designer
7 4 (6.15%) HTML CSS Designer
7 4 (6.15%) IT Support
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Junior
8 3 (4.62%) Angular Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Creative Designer
8 3 (4.62%) UI Designer
8 3 (4.62%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.62%) UI/UX Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.08%) HTML
2 23 (35.38%) CSS
3 15 (23.08%) HTML5
4 12 (18.46%) CSS3
5 7 (10.77%) Flash
5 7 (10.77%) jQuery
6 3 (4.62%) Ajax
6 3 (4.62%) AngularJS
6 3 (4.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.08%) Adobe AIR
7 2 (3.08%) DOM
7 2 (3.08%) JSON
7 2 (3.08%) PhoneGap
7 2 (3.08%) Sass
7 2 (3.08%) XML
8 1 (1.54%) LESS
8 1 (1.54%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.62%) User Experience
2 11 (16.92%) Social Media
3 6 (9.23%) Graphic Design
4 4 (6.15%) Animation
5 3 (4.62%) W3C
6 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.08%) Blog
6 2 (3.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
6 2 (3.08%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (1.54%) Copywriting
7 1 (1.54%) iPad
7 1 (1.54%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.54%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.77%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.08%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.54%) Android
4 1 (1.54%) Unix
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Wireframes
2 12 (18.46%) Typography
3 11 (16.92%) Prototyping
4 10 (15.38%) Web Design
5 9 (13.85%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (13.85%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (12.31%) Front End Development
7 6 (9.23%) CRM
7 6 (9.23%) Workflow
8 5 (7.69%) Information Architecture
9 4 (6.15%) SEO
9 4 (6.15%) Web Development
10 3 (4.62%) ERP
10 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
10 3 (4.62%) Online Marketing
10 3 (4.62%) Rapid Prototyping
10 3 (4.62%) Scrum
11 2 (3.08%) Content Management
11 2 (3.08%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (26.15%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.15%) PHP
3 2 (3.08%) ActionScript
3 2 (3.08%) ActionScript 2.0
3 2 (3.08%) ActionScript 3.0
3 2 (3.08%) AppleScript
3 2 (3.08%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) DBS Check
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Adobe
2 7 (10.77%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.23%) Google
4 5 (7.69%) Apple
5 3 (4.62%) Barracuda Networks
5 3 (4.62%) HEAT Software
5 3 (4.62%) Sage
6 2 (3.08%) Cisco
6 2 (3.08%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.54%) arcserve
7 1 (1.54%) IBM
7 1 (1.54%) Meraki
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