The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe InDesign
Rank 533 545 536
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Contract jobs citing InDesign 57 25 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.049% 0.083%
As % of the Applications category 0.80% 0.38% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 10 22
Average daily rate
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£256 £150 £185
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.83% -19.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £144 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £348 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £232 £150 £186
% change year-on-year
+54.50% -19.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +89.65%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
7103 6503 7480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.98% 12.76% 12.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 3930 3535 3897
Average daily rate £325 £340 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £155 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £310 £305
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 736 665 772
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.25 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 24 July 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 24 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +13 54 £263 +75.00% 34
London +42 49 £263 -21.05% 17
City of London +38 17 £323 +115.00% 7
South East -10 4 £325 +116.66% 5
Berkshire +5 3 - - 1
Scotland - 3 £207 -
Hampshire -12 1 £325 +116.66% 3
West Midlands - 1 £250 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £200 -
Enfield - - - -
Epping - - - -
Fareham - - - -
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harpenden - - - -
Haywards Heath - - - -
Hemel Hempstead - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Leeds - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Devon - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Aldershot - - - -
Bideford - - - -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Cheadle - - - -
Coventry - - - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Adobe
2 114 (94.21%) Photoshop
3 109 (90.08%) Adobe Illustrator
4 73 (60.33%) HTML
5 58 (47.93%) CSS
6 49 (40.50%) Flash
7 32 (26.45%) Android
8 31 (25.62%) Social Media
9 26 (21.49%) Axure RP
10 24 (19.83%) Adobe After Effects
10 24 (19.83%) Microsoft
11 21 (17.36%) iPhone
11 21 (17.36%) OmniGraffle
12 17 (14.05%) Marketing
13 16 (13.22%) Fireworks
14 15 (12.40%) E-Commerce
14 15 (12.40%) Dreamweaver
15 14 (11.57%) Degree
15 14 (11.57%) Graphic Design
15 14 (11.57%) Information Architecture
16 13 (10.74%) MS Office
16 13 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
17 12 (9.92%) Mobile App
18 11 (9.09%) Apple iOS
18 11 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
18 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
18 11 (9.09%) Web Design
18 11 (9.09%) Finance
18 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
18 11 (9.09%) Windows

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 3 (2.48%) CMS
1 3 (2.48%) Drupal
2 2 (1.65%) WordPress
2 2 (1.65%) Lync
3 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.83%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.83%) Joomla!
Applications
1 114 (94.21%) Photoshop
2 109 (90.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 24 (19.83%) Adobe After Effects
4 21 (17.36%) OmniGraffle
5 16 (13.22%) Fireworks
6 13 (10.74%) MS Office
7 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (7.44%) MS Visio
9 6 (4.96%) MS Excel
9 6 (4.96%) MS Project
10 3 (2.48%) Acrobat
11 2 (1.65%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.83%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
1 2 (1.65%) Magento
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) Big Data
1 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (21.49%) Axure RP
2 15 (12.40%) Dreamweaver
3 6 (4.96%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 17 (14.05%) Marketing
2 11 (9.09%) Finance
3 9 (7.44%) Interactive Media
3 9 (7.44%) Advertising
4 8 (6.61%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.31%) Publishing
5 4 (3.31%) Games
6 3 (2.48%) Banking
7 2 (1.65%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.83%) Legal
8 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.83%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (81.82%) Designer
2 24 (19.83%) Digital Designer
3 22 (18.18%) User Experience Designer
4 17 (14.05%) Graphic Designer
5 15 (12.40%) Web Designer
6 12 (9.92%) UI Designer
6 12 (9.92%) Photoshop Designer
7 9 (7.44%) Architect
7 9 (7.44%) Developer
7 9 (7.44%) User Experience Architect
8 8 (6.61%) Visual Designer
9 5 (4.13%) Junior
9 5 (4.13%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Designer
9 5 (4.13%) Junior Designer
10 3 (2.48%) Analyst
10 3 (2.48%) Creative Designer
10 3 (2.48%) Flash Designer
10 3 (2.48%) Flash Developer
11 2 (1.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (60.33%) HTML
2 58 (47.93%) CSS
3 49 (40.50%) Flash
4 7 (5.79%) HTML5
5 6 (4.96%) XHTML
6 5 (4.13%) jQuery
7 4 (3.31%) CSS3
8 2 (1.65%) .NET
8 2 (1.65%) XML
9 1 (0.83%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 31 (25.62%) Social Media
2 21 (17.36%) iPhone
3 14 (11.57%) Graphic Design
4 12 (9.92%) Mobile App
5 5 (4.13%) Animation
6 4 (3.31%) Digital Media
7 3 (2.48%) Photography
8 2 (1.65%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.65%) E-Learning
8 2 (1.65%) iPad
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) NHS
9 1 (0.83%) RIA
9 1 (0.83%) FMCG
9 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.45%) Android
2 11 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 11 (9.09%) Windows
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.65%) Windows XP
3 2 (1.65%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (12.40%) E-Commerce
2 14 (11.57%) Information Architecture
3 13 (10.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
4 11 (9.09%) Web Design
5 10 (8.26%) Project Management
5 10 (8.26%) Usability Testing
6 7 (5.79%) Test Scripting
7 4 (3.31%) Email Marketing
7 4 (3.31%) User Experience Design
7 4 (3.31%) OOP
7 4 (3.31%) OO
8 3 (2.48%) Analytics
8 3 (2.48%) Use Case
9 2 (1.65%) Time Management
10 1 (0.83%) Social Media Marketing
10 1 (0.83%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (0.83%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.83%) B2B
10 1 (0.83%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.31%) ActionScript 2.0
2 4 (3.31%) Java
2 4 (3.31%) PHP
2 4 (3.31%) ActionScript
3 3 (2.48%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (0.83%) SQL
4 1 (0.83%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.83%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (11.57%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (2.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) SCCM
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) Adobe
2 24 (19.83%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.61%) Apple
4 4 (3.31%) Facebook
5 3 (2.48%) Twitter
5 3 (2.48%) DoubleClick
6 2 (1.65%) Google
6 2 (1.65%) Nokia
6 2 (1.65%) MobileIron
7 1 (0.83%) SAP
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle
7 1 (0.83%) Quark
7 1 (0.83%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.83%) Lotus
7 1 (0.83%) Macromedia
7 1 (0.83%) Zend
Cwmbran, Gwent
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Rate: £24,000 per annum £24K p.a. Pro Rata
Posted: 5 hours ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Rate: From £200 to £200 per day 3 month contract
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Rate: £200 - £210 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £300 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £8.50 - 9.00 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: £150 - £170 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £150 - £165 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago