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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 555 549 546
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Contract jobs citing InDesign 51 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.057% 0.078%
As % of the Applications category 0.70% 0.45% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 22
Average daily rate
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£238 £150 £234
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -35.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £152 £143 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £290 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £150 £238
% change year-on-year
+125.00% -36.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +20.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

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
7309 6641 7533
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.92% 12.60% 13.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4109 3620 3918
Average daily rate £338 £333 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.50% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £150 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 717 655 794
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.64
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.20 £27.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.29%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +3 48 £263 +75.00% 11
London +39 38 £225 -6.25% 4
City of London +22 10 £183 -20.13% 1
East of England -24 6 £350 +144.32% 1
Hertfordshire -13 5 £350 +144.32%
Watford - 5 £350 -
South East -16 4 £238 +58.33% 2
Berkshire +9 1 - - 1
Hampshire -15 1 £325 +116.66% 1
Bletchley - - - -
South West - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 3
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 1
Essex - - - -
Welwyn Garden City - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - - 1
Lancashire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Warwickshire - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Adobe
2 116 (93.55%) Photoshop
3 113 (91.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 74 (59.68%) HTML
5 64 (51.61%) CSS
6 48 (38.71%) Flash
7 30 (24.19%) Android
8 28 (22.58%) Social Media
9 25 (20.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 21 (16.94%) Axure RP
11 20 (16.13%) iPhone
12 19 (15.32%) Marketing
13 18 (14.52%) OmniGraffle
14 17 (13.71%) Degree
14 17 (13.71%) Fireworks
15 16 (12.90%) HTML5
16 15 (12.10%) Mobile App
16 15 (12.10%) Finance
16 15 (12.10%) Dreamweaver
16 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
17 14 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
18 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
18 13 (10.48%) Advertising
18 13 (10.48%) Graphic Design
18 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
19 12 (9.68%) Windows
19 12 (9.68%) Apple iOS
19 12 (9.68%) CSS3
20 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
20 11 (8.87%) Project Management

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (3.23%) CMS
2 3 (2.42%) Lync
2 3 (2.42%) Drupal
3 2 (1.61%) WordPress
4 1 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Joomla!
Applications
1 116 (93.55%) Photoshop
2 113 (91.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (20.16%) Adobe After Effects
4 18 (14.52%) OmniGraffle
5 17 (13.71%) Fireworks
6 11 (8.87%) MS PowerPoint
7 8 (6.45%) MS Office
8 6 (4.84%) MS Project
9 5 (4.03%) MS Excel
10 3 (2.42%) MS Visio
11 2 (1.61%) Adobe Captivate
11 2 (1.61%) Adobe Premiere
11 2 (1.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Magento
1 2 (1.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.42%) Intranet
2 2 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.81%) Big Data
1 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (16.94%) Axure RP
2 15 (12.10%) Dreamweaver
3 8 (6.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 19 (15.32%) Marketing
2 15 (12.10%) Finance
3 13 (10.48%) Advertising
4 6 (4.84%) Games
5 4 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.42%) Publishing
6 3 (2.42%) Interactive Media
6 3 (2.42%) Banking
7 2 (1.61%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.81%) Legal
8 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) Retail
8 1 (0.81%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 109 (87.90%) Designer
2 29 (23.39%) Digital Designer
3 24 (19.35%) User Experience Designer
4 22 (17.74%) Photoshop Designer
5 20 (16.13%) Graphic Designer
6 18 (14.52%) Web Designer
7 11 (8.87%) UI Designer
8 9 (7.26%) Developer
8 9 (7.26%) Visual Designer
9 6 (4.84%) Junior Designer
9 6 (4.84%) Junior
10 5 (4.03%) Web Developer
10 5 (4.03%) Senior Designer
11 4 (3.23%) Creative Designer
12 3 (2.42%) User Experience Architect
12 3 (2.42%) Architect
12 3 (2.42%) Analyst
12 3 (2.42%) Flash Developer
12 3 (2.42%) Flash Designer
13 2 (1.61%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (59.68%) HTML
2 64 (51.61%) CSS
3 48 (38.71%) Flash
4 16 (12.90%) HTML5
5 12 (9.68%) CSS3
6 6 (4.84%) jQuery
6 6 (4.84%) XHTML
7 3 (2.42%) XML
8 2 (1.61%) Ajax
8 2 (1.61%) .NET
9 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.81%) Sass
9 1 (0.81%) LESS
9 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (22.58%) Social Media
2 20 (16.13%) iPhone
3 15 (12.10%) Mobile App
4 13 (10.48%) Graphic Design
5 4 (3.23%) Animation
5 4 (3.23%) Digital Media
6 3 (2.42%) iPad
6 3 (2.42%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.42%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.81%) Open Source
7 1 (0.81%) NHS
7 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Statistics
7 1 (0.81%) Photography
7 1 (0.81%) FMCG
7 1 (0.81%) Copywriting
7 1 (0.81%) RIA
7 1 (0.81%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.19%) Android
2 12 (9.68%) Windows
2 12 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.42%) Windows XP
3 3 (2.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.61%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (11.29%) Responsive Web Design
2 13 (10.48%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (8.87%) E-Commerce
3 11 (8.87%) Project Management
4 9 (7.26%) Usability Testing
5 8 (6.45%) Web Design
6 7 (5.65%) Test Scripting
6 7 (5.65%) Information Architecture
7 4 (3.23%) Email Marketing
7 4 (3.23%) OOP
7 4 (3.23%) OO
7 4 (3.23%) B2B
7 4 (3.23%) User Experience Design
7 4 (3.23%) Analytics
8 3 (2.42%) SEO
8 3 (2.42%) Use Case
9 2 (1.61%) Time Management
9 2 (1.61%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (0.81%) Mobile Commerce
10 1 (0.81%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.23%) Java
2 4 (3.23%) PHP
2 4 (3.23%) ActionScript
3 3 (2.42%) ActionScript 3.0
3 3 (2.42%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (0.81%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.81%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (13.71%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) SCCM
Vendors
1 124 (100.00%) Adobe
2 15 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 9 (7.26%) Apple
4 4 (3.23%) Google
4 4 (3.23%) Facebook
5 3 (2.42%) Twitter
5 3 (2.42%) MobileIron
5 3 (2.42%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.61%) Nokia
7 1 (0.81%) Lotus
7 1 (0.81%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.81%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.81%) Quark
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle
7 1 (0.81%) SAP
7 1 (0.81%) Zend