Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Adobe InDesign
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 782 786 771
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 -15
Contract jobs citing InDesign 60 78 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.064% 0.080% 0.086%
As % of the Applications category 0.72% 0.87% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 54 63
England median daily rate £325 £240 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.42% +14.29% -18.05%
10th Percentile £129 £147 £106
90th Percentile £475 £471 £383
UK median daily rate £325 £228 £210
% change year-on-year +42.86% +8.33% -11.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
England median hourly rate £15.87 £29.33 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.90% +99.91% -0.58%
10th Percentile £10.12 £14.05 £11.00
90th Percentile £28.20 £131.88 £103.30
UK median hourly rate £15.87 £29.33 £12.50
% change year-on-year -45.90% +134.62% -15.28%

InDesign is in the Software Applications category. The following 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.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8289 9005 10859
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.89% 9.25% 10.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 5086 5291 6389
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - +4.48%
10th Percentile £148 £150 £154
90th Percentile £573 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 685 879 1032
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.28 £9.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.50 £36.95
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.75
% change year-on-year -4.02% +2.54% +5.00%

InDesign
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing InDesign as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

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 6 months to 19 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for InDesign in England

InDesign
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing InDesign in England over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -32 35 £325 +42.86% 3
South East 0 10 £155 -22.50%
Midlands +25 7 £450 +38.46% 4
West Midlands +24 5 £450 +38.46% 1
South West +9 4 £308 -29.71%
North of England +55 3 £325 -7.14% 3
Yorkshire +23 2 £325 - 1
East Midlands +11 2 £295 -21.33% 3
North West +22 1 - - 2
East of England -15 1 - - 3
InDesign
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 60 (100.00%) Adobe
2 47 (78.33%) Photoshop
2 47 (78.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 22 (36.67%) HTML
4 20 (33.33%) User Experience
5 18 (30.00%) CSS
5 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (21.67%) Marketing
7 13 (21.67%) Graphic Design
8 12 (20.00%) User Stories
8 12 (20.00%) Wireframes
9 11 (18.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 11 (18.33%) Social Media
9 11 (18.33%) JIRA
9 11 (18.33%) Finance
10 10 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
10 10 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
10 10 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
11 9 (15.00%) Information Management
11 9 (15.00%) Manual Testing
11 9 (15.00%) hybris
11 9 (15.00%) BDD
11 9 (15.00%) OpenText
11 9 (15.00%) Data Modelling
11 9 (15.00%) Business Process Modelling
12 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
12 8 (13.33%) Axure RP
13 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
14 6 (10.00%) InVision

InDesign
Co-occurring 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 5 (8.33%) CMS
2 3 (5.00%) Confluence
3 2 (3.33%) Drupal
3 2 (3.33%) Marvel
3 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 47 (78.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 47 (78.33%) Photoshop
2 15 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 10 (16.67%) Adobe After Effects
3 10 (16.67%) Adobe Premiere
3 10 (16.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (10.00%) InVision
5 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
6 4 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
7 3 (5.00%) Edge Animate
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
8 2 (3.33%) Acrobat
8 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
8 2 (3.33%) Pixate
8 2 (3.33%) UXPin
9 1 (1.67%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (1.67%) Chatbot
9 1 (1.67%) Fireworks
9 1 (1.67%) PaintShop Pro
9 1 (1.67%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.67%) Dropbox
2 1 (1.67%) GitHub
2 1 (1.67%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.67%) Slack
2 1 (1.67%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Intranet
1 1 (1.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) JIRA
2 8 (13.33%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.33%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (21.67%) Marketing
2 11 (18.33%) Finance
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
3 3 (5.00%) Games
3 3 (5.00%) Publishing
3 3 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Designer
2 11 (18.33%) UX Designer
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Digital Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Digital Business Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Graphic Designer
4 7 (11.67%) Asset Management Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 7 (11.67%) Digital Designer
5 6 (10.00%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) UI Designer
5 6 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
6 4 (6.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Communications Specialist
8 2 (3.33%) Consultant
8 2 (3.33%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.33%) Junior
8 2 (3.33%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) HTML
2 18 (30.00%) CSS
3 6 (10.00%) HTML5
4 4 (6.67%) CSS3
5 3 (5.00%) jQuery
6 2 (3.33%) Web Services
7 1 (1.67%) Flash
7 1 (1.67%) Handlebars
7 1 (1.67%) LESS
7 1 (1.67%) Mustache
7 1 (1.67%) React
7 1 (1.67%) Sass
7 1 (1.67%) SVG
7 1 (1.67%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) User Experience
2 13 (21.67%) Graphic Design
3 11 (18.33%) Social Media
4 8 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.33%) Video Editing
6 4 (6.67%) Photography
7 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (5.00%) Animation
7 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
7 3 (5.00%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (3.33%) Podcast
8 2 (3.33%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (1.67%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.67%) Fintech
9 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Android
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (20.00%) User Stories
2 12 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 9 (15.00%) BDD
3 9 (15.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 9 (15.00%) Data Modelling
3 9 (15.00%) Information Management
3 9 (15.00%) Manual Testing
4 7 (11.67%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.33%) Content Management
5 5 (8.33%) Copywriting
5 5 (8.33%) Prototyping
5 5 (8.33%) Web Development
6 4 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 4 (6.67%) Infographics
6 4 (6.67%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.67%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (6.67%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.67%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.67%) C
2 1 (1.67%) Java
2 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Adobe
2 9 (15.00%) hybris
2 9 (15.00%) OpenText
3 3 (5.00%) Facebook
3 3 (5.00%) Twitter
4 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.33%) Optimizely
4 2 (3.33%) Qubit
5 1 (1.67%) Apple
5 1 (1.67%) Google
5 1 (1.67%) Selligent