The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for InDesign skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe InDesign
UK / England
Rank 556 596 565
Rank change year-on-year +40 -31  
Contract jobs citing InDesign 29 19 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.069% 0.039% 0.067%
As % of the Applications category 0.65% 0.36% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 17
Median daily rate £265 £238 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.57% -26.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £199 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £351 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £225 £275
% change year-on-year +55.55% -18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Median hourly rate £115.00 £10.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1050.00% -50.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -55.55%  

InDesign is in the software application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4467 5322 5861
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 10.69% 10.85% 12.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2664 3198 3228
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 427 450 582
Median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.51% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.50 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.10 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.85
% change year-on-year -9.09% +11.11%  

InDesign
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing InDesign as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for InDesign in England

InDesign
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing InDesign in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for InDesign in England

InDesign
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing InDesign in England over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for InDesign in England

InDesign
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for InDesign in England

InDesign
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the England region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. 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 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
London +46 21 £284 +13.50% 9
East of England +1 3 £130 - 5
North West - 2 £173 -
South West - 2 £400 - 2
South East +11 1 £425 +88.88% 6
InDesign
UK

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for InDesign.

1 54 (100.00%) Adobe
2 42 (77.78%) Photoshop
3 32 (59.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 26 (48.15%) HTML
5 20 (37.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (35.19%) CSS
7 15 (27.78%) Typography
7 15 (27.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
8 14 (25.93%) Marketing
9 13 (24.07%) HTML5
10 12 (22.22%) Google
10 12 (22.22%) Wireframes
11 11 (20.37%) User Experience
12 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (14.81%) Axure RP
13 8 (14.81%) CSS3
13 8 (14.81%) Adobe After Effects
14 7 (12.96%) Dreamweaver
14 7 (12.96%) Workflow
15 6 (11.11%) Finance
15 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
15 6 (11.11%) Adobe Premiere
15 6 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
15 6 (11.11%) Degree
15 6 (11.11%) Graphic Design
15 6 (11.11%) jQuery
15 6 (11.11%) Prototyping
16 5 (9.26%) Social Media
16 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 3 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 42 (77.78%) Photoshop
2 32 (59.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (37.04%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (14.81%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (11.11%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (11.11%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (7.41%) InVision
6 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
6 4 (7.41%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (7.41%) UXPin
7 3 (5.56%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (3.70%) Edge Animate
8 2 (3.70%) MS Office
8 2 (3.70%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (1.85%) Acrobat
9 1 (1.85%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (27.78%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (5.56%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) Axure RP
2 7 (12.96%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (7.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 14 (25.93%) Marketing
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Advertising
4 3 (5.56%) Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Games
5 2 (3.70%) French Language
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (68.52%) Designer
2 12 (22.22%) Print Designer
3 11 (20.37%) Web Designer
4 10 (18.52%) Artworker
5 9 (16.67%) UX Designer
6 7 (12.96%) Developer
7 6 (11.11%) Junior
8 4 (7.41%) Creative Artworker
8 4 (7.41%) Creative Designer
8 4 (7.41%) Digital Designer
8 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (7.41%) UI Designer
9 3 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
9 3 (5.56%) HTML CSS Designer
9 3 (5.56%) Junior Designer
9 3 (5.56%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (5.56%) UX Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 2 (3.70%) Junior Developer
10 2 (3.70%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 19 (35.19%) CSS
3 13 (24.07%) HTML5
4 8 (14.81%) CSS3
5 6 (11.11%) jQuery
6 5 (9.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.70%) D3.js
7 2 (3.70%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (3.70%) Sass
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe AIR
8 1 (1.85%) Flash
8 1 (1.85%) LESS
8 1 (1.85%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.85%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) User Experience
2 6 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 5 (9.26%) Social Media
4 3 (5.56%) Animation
4 3 (5.56%) W3C
5 2 (3.70%) FMCG
5 2 (3.70%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (3.70%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.85%) Blog
6 1 (1.85%) Fintech
6 1 (1.85%) iPad
6 1 (1.85%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Windows
2 4 (7.41%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Typography
2 12 (22.22%) Wireframes
3 10 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (12.96%) Workflow
5 6 (11.11%) Prototyping
6 5 (9.26%) Front End Development
6 5 (9.26%) Web Design
6 5 (9.26%) Web Development
7 3 (5.56%) CRM
7 3 (5.56%) Infographics
7 3 (5.56%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (5.56%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.56%) Usability Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Copywriting
8 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.70%) Information Architecture
8 2 (3.70%) Line Management
8 2 (3.70%) Multichannel Marketing
8 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.70%) PHP
3 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
3 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 2.0
3 1 (1.85%) ActionScript 3.0
3 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
3 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Adobe
2 12 (22.22%) Google
3 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.41%) Apple
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
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