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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe InDesign
Rank 605 583 555
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Contract jobs citing InDesign 37 50 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.089% 0.13%
As % of the Applications category 0.66% 0.74% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 17 37
Median daily rate £325 £163 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £113 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £343 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £125 £275
% change year-on-year
+150.00% -54.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £27.41 £13.67 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.47% -31.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.67 -

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
5617 6741 6998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.59% 12.03% 12.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3376 3806 3800
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £158 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 465 651 720
Median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £10.28 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 £35.00 £35.00
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 25 June 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 21 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 25 June 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 -13 35 £325 +100.00% 35
London +15 23 £325 +15.04% 14
West Midlands -14 8 £325 +173.68% 3
Birmingham -2 7 £325 - 2
City of London +32 3 £275 -12.00% 3
East of England +15 1 £184 +63.33% 5
South West +3 1 £450 +176.92% 1
Yorkshire +1 1 £140 -56.92% 2
Reading -4 1 £125 -50.00% 1
Edinburgh -10 1 £425 +112.50%
South East -15 1 £125 -13.04% 4
Scotland -15 1 £425 +112.50% 3
Berkshire -20 1 £125 -50.00% 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £184 - 3
North Yorkshire - 1 £140 -
Borehamwood - 1 £184 - 1
Bristol - 1 £450 -
Cardiff - 1 £300 -
South Wales - 1 £300 -
Harrogate - 1 £140 -
Wales - 1 £300 -

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 58 (100.00%) Adobe
2 55 (94.83%) Photoshop
3 52 (89.66%) Adobe Illustrator
4 32 (55.17%) User Experience
5 26 (44.83%) HTML
6 25 (43.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 24 (41.38%) CSS
8 17 (29.31%) HTML5
9 13 (22.41%) Marketing
9 13 (22.41%) Typography
10 12 (20.69%) Wireframes
10 12 (20.69%) MS Office
10 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
11 10 (17.24%) CSS3
12 9 (15.52%) Graphic Design
13 8 (13.79%) Project Management
13 8 (13.79%) Web Design
13 8 (13.79%) Prototyping
14 7 (12.07%) MS PowerPoint
14 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
14 7 (12.07%) Acrobat
14 7 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
14 7 (12.07%) Axure RP
15 6 (10.34%) Information Architecture
15 6 (10.34%) Android
15 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
15 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
15 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
15 6 (10.34%) SharePoint

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 (10.34%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.62%) WordPress
3 4 (6.90%) CMS
4 1 (1.72%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 55 (94.83%) Photoshop
2 52 (89.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 25 (43.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 12 (20.69%) MS Office
5 7 (12.07%) Acrobat
5 7 (12.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (10.34%) MS Excel
7 5 (8.62%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (3.45%) Fireworks
8 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
8 2 (3.45%) QuarkXPress
8 2 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (1.72%) Adobe After Effects
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (5.17%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) Internet
1 2 (3.45%) WebEx
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Axure RP
2 4 (6.90%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.72%) Jasmine
General
1 13 (22.41%) Marketing
2 3 (5.17%) Banking
2 3 (5.17%) Interactive Media
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
2 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Games
4 1 (1.72%) Advertising
4 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Designer
2 17 (29.31%) Digital Designer
3 12 (20.69%) UX Designer
4 9 (15.52%) UI Designer
5 8 (13.79%) UI/UX Designer
6 7 (12.07%) Creative Designer
6 7 (12.07%) Graphic Designer
7 6 (10.34%) Print Designer
8 5 (8.62%) Developer
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Designer
9 4 (6.90%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (5.17%) Digital UX Designer
10 3 (5.17%) Head of Design
10 3 (5.17%) Head of Mobile
10 3 (5.17%) Head of User Experience
10 3 (5.17%) Senior UX Designer
11 2 (3.45%) HTML CSS Designer
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Digital Designer
11 2 (3.45%) Senior UI/UX Designer
11 2 (3.45%) UI/UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.83%) HTML
2 24 (41.38%) CSS
3 17 (29.31%) HTML5
4 10 (17.24%) CSS3
5 5 (8.62%) LESS
5 5 (8.62%) Sass
6 4 (6.90%) Flash
7 3 (5.17%) ATL
8 1 (1.72%) Ajax
8 1 (1.72%) jQuery
8 1 (1.72%) JSON
8 1 (1.72%) Node.js
8 1 (1.72%) React
8 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 32 (55.17%) User Experience
2 9 (15.52%) Graphic Design
3 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (6.90%) Digital Media
6 3 (5.17%) Learning Management System
7 2 (3.45%) Animation
7 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
7 2 (3.45%) e-Learning
7 2 (3.45%) Fintech
7 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.45%) SCORM
7 2 (3.45%) Smartphone
7 2 (3.45%) Social Media
8 1 (1.72%) Minimum Viable Product
8 1 (1.72%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (1.72%) NHS
8 1 (1.72%) Psychology
8 1 (1.72%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.34%) Android
1 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.17%) Mac OS X
3 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) Typography
2 12 (20.69%) Wireframes
3 8 (13.79%) Project Management
3 8 (13.79%) Prototyping
3 8 (13.79%) Web Design
4 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.07%) Responsive Web Design
5 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.34%) Information Architecture
6 4 (6.90%) Content Management
6 4 (6.90%) Front End Development
6 4 (6.90%) Web Development
7 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (3.45%) Document Management
8 2 (3.45%) Presales
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
9 1 (1.72%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (1.72%) CRM
9 1 (1.72%) Cross-Browser Development
9 1 (1.72%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.69%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.90%) PHP
3 1 (1.72%) Perl
3 1 (1.72%) Ruby
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) Adobe
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) Marketo
4 2 (3.45%) Apple
4 2 (3.45%) Quark
5 1 (1.72%) Facebook
5 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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