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 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe InDesign
Rank 625 599 523
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -76
Contract jobs citing InDesign 31 50 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.091% 0.14%
As % of the Applications category 0.53% 0.74% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 35
Median daily rate £298 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.46% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £163 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £410 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £225 £275 £250
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Median hourly rate £10.00 £16.84 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.59% -13.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 £13.67 -
% change year-on-year
-26.84% -

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
5810 6740 6867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.65% 12.21% 13.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 3501 3680 3664
Median daily rate £350 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £163 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +6.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 450 685 716
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.79
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.85 £34.40 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

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 28 May 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 18 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 28 May 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 -31 28 £293 -10.00% 27
London -9 21 £298 -20.66% 9
South East -16 3 £125 -23.07% 8
Berkshire -18 3 £125 - 3
City of London +36 2 £275 -31.33% 4
Edinburgh -4 2 £425 +112.50%
West Midlands -5 2 £325 - 2
Scotland -19 2 £425 +112.50% 1
Yorkshire +9 1 £140 -56.92% 1
East of England +9 1 - - 2
Birmingham +5 1 £150 - 1
Reading +1 1 £125 - 2
Harrogate - 1 £140 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £140 -
Cardiff - 1 £300 - 1
South Wales - 1 £300 - 1
Wales - 1 £300 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 - - 1

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 52 (100.00%) Adobe
2 49 (94.23%) Photoshop
3 46 (88.46%) Adobe Illustrator
4 23 (44.23%) User Experience
5 21 (40.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 18 (34.62%) HTML
7 16 (30.77%) CSS
8 12 (23.08%) HTML5
8 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
9 11 (21.15%) Graphic Design
9 11 (21.15%) Typography
10 9 (17.31%) Wireframes
10 9 (17.31%) CSS3
10 9 (17.31%) Project Management
11 8 (15.38%) Acrobat
11 8 (15.38%) Marketing
11 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.46%) Web Design
12 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
12 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
13 6 (11.54%) MS Office
13 6 (11.54%) Flash
13 6 (11.54%) CMS
13 6 (11.54%) Axure RP
13 6 (11.54%) WordPress
13 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
14 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
14 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
14 5 (9.62%) Information Architecture

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 6 (11.54%) CMS
1 6 (11.54%) WordPress
2 5 (9.62%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.85%) Drupal
4 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 49 (94.23%) Photoshop
2 46 (88.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (40.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (15.38%) Acrobat
5 7 (13.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (11.54%) MS Office
7 4 (7.69%) OmniGraffle
7 4 (7.69%) QuarkXPress
8 3 (5.77%) MS Excel
9 2 (3.85%) Edge Animate
9 2 (3.85%) Fireworks
9 2 (3.85%) MS Visio
9 2 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (1.92%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (5.77%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
1 2 (3.85%) WebEx
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.77%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (5.77%) JIRA
3 2 (3.85%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.92%) Jasmine
General
1 8 (15.38%) Marketing
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
2 3 (5.77%) Retail
2 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.85%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Games
3 2 (3.85%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Designer
2 16 (30.77%) Digital Designer
3 7 (13.46%) Graphic Designer
4 6 (11.54%) Creative Designer
4 6 (11.54%) Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Print Designer
5 5 (9.62%) UX Designer
6 4 (7.69%) Artworker
6 4 (7.69%) UI Designer
7 3 (5.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.77%) Head of Design
7 3 (5.77%) Head of Mobile
7 3 (5.77%) Head of User Experience
7 3 (5.77%) UI/UX Designer
8 2 (3.85%) Bid Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Data Centre Manager
8 2 (3.85%) Digital Artworker
8 2 (3.85%) Photoshop Designer
8 2 (3.85%) UI/UX Developer
8 2 (3.85%) User Experience Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (34.62%) HTML
2 16 (30.77%) CSS
3 12 (23.08%) HTML5
4 9 (17.31%) CSS3
5 6 (11.54%) Flash
6 4 (7.69%) LESS
6 4 (7.69%) Sass
7 3 (5.77%) ATL
7 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.85%) jQuery
9 1 (1.92%) Ajax
9 1 (1.92%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (44.23%) User Experience
2 11 (21.15%) Graphic Design
3 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (9.62%) Mobile App
5 4 (7.69%) e-Learning
6 3 (5.77%) Learning Management System
7 2 (3.85%) Animation
7 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.85%) Fintech
7 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.85%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (3.85%) SCORM
7 2 (3.85%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.85%) Social Media
8 1 (1.92%) Blog
8 1 (1.92%) RIA
8 1 (1.92%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Android
1 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.77%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.85%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.15%) Typography
2 9 (17.31%) Project Management
2 9 (17.31%) Wireframes
3 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.46%) Web Design
5 6 (11.54%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (9.62%) E-Commerce
6 5 (9.62%) Information Architecture
7 4 (7.69%) Content Management
8 3 (5.77%) Front End Development
9 2 (3.85%) Content Development
9 2 (3.85%) Document Management
9 2 (3.85%) Presales
9 2 (3.85%) Time Management
9 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
10 1 (1.92%) CRM
10 1 (1.92%) Product Management
10 1 (1.92%) Scrum
10 1 (1.92%) Usability Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Web Marketing
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.77%) PHP
3 1 (1.92%) Perl
3 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Adobe
2 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) Apple
3 4 (7.69%) Quark
4 3 (5.77%) Marketo
5 1 (1.92%) Facebook
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter
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