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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe InDesign
Rank 603 610 593
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Contract jobs citing InDesign 44 49 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.085% 0.092%
As % of the Applications category 0.75% 0.73% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 30 35
Median daily rate £245 £200 £238
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £149 £113 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £355 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £125 £338
% change year-on-year
+160.00% -62.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Median hourly rate £18.45 £10.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.65% -36.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.29 £10.15 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.61 £17.42 £21.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £10.38 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-8.43% -25.89%

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
5835 6693 7190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.79% 11.64% 12.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3440 3913 4035
Median daily rate £350 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £160 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 515 642 705
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £37.95 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+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 30 August 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing InDesign within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

InDesign Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

InDesign
Top 30 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 30 August 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 +7 43 £245 +22.50% 20
South East +22 14 £188 +25.00% 5
London -28 14 £220 -22.12% 5
Gatwick - 10 - -
West Sussex - 10 - -
West Midlands -32 6 £325 +44.44%
Birmingham - 6 £325 -
Surrey - 4 £188 - 2
East of England +16 2 £184 +63.33% 1
North West +9 2 £350 +99.72% 2
Manchester -9 2 £350 +99.72% 1
Epsom - 2 £200 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £388 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £388 -
Borehamwood - 2 £184 -
North East - 2 £388 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £184 -
City of London +21 1 £275 -21.42% 1
East Midlands -2 1 £375 +215.78% 2
South West - 1 £450 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 4
Wales - 1 - -
Chessington - 1 £188 -
Leicester - 1 £375 -
Redhill - 1 £175 -
Halifax - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 74 (100.00%) Adobe
2 68 (91.89%) Photoshop
2 68 (91.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 44 (59.46%) User Experience
4 42 (56.76%) HTML
5 38 (51.35%) CSS
6 35 (47.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 31 (41.89%) HTML5
8 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
9 22 (29.73%) Web Design
10 21 (28.38%) Marketing
10 21 (28.38%) CSS3
11 16 (21.62%) Wireframes
12 15 (20.27%) Front End Development
13 14 (18.92%) Responsive Web Design
13 14 (18.92%) Information Architecture
13 14 (18.92%) MS Office
14 12 (16.22%) jQuery
15 11 (14.86%) Prototyping
16 10 (13.51%) Ajax
16 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
16 10 (13.51%) Social Media
16 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
17 9 (12.16%) CMS
17 9 (12.16%) WordPress
18 8 (10.81%) Android
18 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (10.81%) Project Management
18 8 (10.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 8 (10.81%) Typography

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 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
2 9 (12.16%) CMS
2 9 (12.16%) WordPress
3 4 (5.41%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 68 (91.89%) Adobe Illustrator
1 68 (91.89%) Photoshop
2 35 (47.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 14 (18.92%) MS Office
4 6 (8.11%) MS Excel
4 6 (8.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (6.76%) InVision
5 5 (6.76%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (2.70%) Fireworks
6 2 (2.70%) QuarkXPress
6 2 (2.70%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (1.35%) Acrobat
7 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
7 1 (1.35%) Pixelapse
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (4.05%) MailChimp
2 3 (4.05%) Slack
3 2 (2.70%) Google Drive
4 1 (1.35%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.76%) Intranet
2 4 (5.41%) Skype
3 2 (2.70%) LAN
3 2 (2.70%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.70%) WAN
3 2 (2.70%) WebEx
3 2 (2.70%) Wireless
4 1 (1.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (4.05%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.46%) Axure RP
2 4 (5.41%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (5.41%) JIRA
3 2 (2.70%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.35%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.35%) Subversion
4 1 (1.35%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 21 (28.38%) Marketing
2 3 (4.05%) Advertising
2 3 (4.05%) Banking
2 3 (4.05%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Interactive Media
4 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
4 1 (1.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (52.70%) Designer
2 16 (21.62%) Developer
3 15 (20.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 13 (17.57%) UX Designer
5 12 (16.22%) Digital Designer
5 12 (16.22%) UI Developer
5 12 (16.22%) UI/UX Developer
5 12 (16.22%) UX Developer
6 11 (14.86%) Graphic Designer
7 10 (13.51%) Angular Developer
7 10 (13.51%) JavaScript Developer
7 10 (13.51%) UI Designer
8 8 (10.81%) Senior Designer
9 7 (9.46%) UI/UX Designer
10 4 (5.41%) Senior Graphic Designer
11 3 (4.05%) Artworker
11 3 (4.05%) Head of User Experience
11 3 (4.05%) IT Support
11 3 (4.05%) Photoshop Designer
11 3 (4.05%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (56.76%) HTML
2 38 (51.35%) CSS
3 31 (41.89%) HTML5
4 21 (28.38%) CSS3
5 12 (16.22%) jQuery
6 10 (13.51%) Ajax
6 10 (13.51%) AngularJS
7 5 (6.76%) Flash
7 5 (6.76%) LESS
7 5 (6.76%) Sass
8 1 (1.35%) Adobe AIR
8 1 (1.35%) JSON
8 1 (1.35%) Node.js
8 1 (1.35%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.35%) React
8 1 (1.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 44 (59.46%) User Experience
2 10 (13.51%) Social Media
3 7 (9.46%) Graphic Design
3 7 (9.46%) Mobile App
4 6 (8.11%) Digital Media
5 4 (5.41%) Copywriting
6 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.05%) Blog
6 3 (4.05%) Learning Management System
7 2 (2.70%) Animation
7 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.70%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.70%) Fintech
7 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.70%) SCORM
7 2 (2.70%) Smartphone
7 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.35%) NHS
8 1 (1.35%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Android
2 7 (9.46%) Apple iOS
2 7 (9.46%) Windows
3 4 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 3 (4.05%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.70%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Phone
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Web Design
2 16 (21.62%) Wireframes
3 15 (20.27%) Front End Development
4 14 (18.92%) Information Architecture
4 14 (18.92%) Responsive Web Design
5 11 (14.86%) Prototyping
6 8 (10.81%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.81%) Project Management
6 8 (10.81%) Typography
7 7 (9.46%) Web Development
8 6 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (6.76%) Content Management
10 4 (5.41%) B2B
10 4 (5.41%) B2C
10 4 (5.41%) CRM
10 4 (5.41%) Document Management
10 4 (5.41%) E-Commerce
10 4 (5.41%) ERP
10 4 (5.41%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (5.41%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
2 4 (5.41%) PHP
3 1 (1.35%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.35%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.35%) Perl
3 1 (1.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) Adobe
2 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
3 6 (8.11%) Apple
4 4 (5.41%) Barracuda Networks
4 4 (5.41%) FrontRange
4 4 (5.41%) Sage
5 3 (4.05%) Marketo
6 2 (2.70%) arcserve
6 2 (2.70%) Google
6 2 (2.70%) Kaspersky
6 2 (2.70%) Meraki
6 2 (2.70%) Quark
7 1 (1.35%) Facebook
7 1 (1.35%) IBM
7 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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