The table below looks at the statistics for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 25 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe InDesign
Rank - 122 -
Contract jobs citing InDesign 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.12% -
As % of the Applications category - 0.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £200 £192 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -38.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £9.50 £11.63 £14.00
% change year-on-year
-18.27% -16.96%
InDesign
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Applications Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
338 305 377
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.54% 12.06% 14.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 149 165
Median daily rate £370 £310 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +6.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £190 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 56 55
Median hourly rate £15.00 £25.66 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.54% +46.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.93 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £31.44 £32.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.01
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.41%

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing InDesign as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

InDesign Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

InDesign
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing InDesign across the West Midlands region.

InDesign Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

InDesign
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing InDesign across the West Midlands region.

InDesign Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

InDesign
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for InDesign.

1 8 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 8 (100.00%) Adobe
2 7 (87.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) Marketing
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) User Experience
5 4 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
5 4 (50.00%) HTML5
5 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 4 (50.00%) Web Development
6 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (25.00%) Graphic Design
7 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
8 1 (12.50%) Typography
8 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
8 1 (12.50%) Video Editing
8 1 (12.50%) WordPress
8 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
8 1 (12.50%) Web Design
8 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
8 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
8 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
8 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 7 (87.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
4 4 (50.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 2 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (12.50%) Acrobat
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
General
1 6 (75.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Designer
2 5 (62.50%) UX Designer
3 4 (50.00%) Senior Designer
4 3 (37.50%) Senior UX Designer
4 3 (37.50%) UI Designer
4 3 (37.50%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (25.00%) Digital Designer
5 2 (25.00%) Digital UX Designer
5 2 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior Digital Designer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior UI Designer
5 2 (25.00%) Senior UI/UX Designer
6 1 (12.50%) Creative Designer
6 1 (12.50%) Senior Creative Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 4 (50.00%) Digital Media
3 2 (25.00%) Graphic Design
4 1 (12.50%) Learning Management System
4 1 (12.50%) Video Editing
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Development
2 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (25.00%) Wireframes
4 1 (12.50%) Cross-Browser Development
4 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
4 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 1 (12.50%) Typography
4 1 (12.50%) Web Design
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Adobe