The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 27 June 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 / Scotland
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 146 132
Contract jobs citing InDesign 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.034% 0.068%
As % of the Applications category - 0.42% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £425 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +112.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £313 £125
% change year-on-year -20.00% +150.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.67

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 Scotland with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 184 238 360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 8.39% 8.10% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 141 182
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £220 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 30
Median hourly rate £29.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.81% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.22 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.50 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

InDesign
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

InDesign
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for InDesign in Scotland

InDesign
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for InDesign in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for InDesign.

1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
2 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO

InDesign
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Captivate
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (50.00%) SAP FI/CO
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP ISU Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Utilities Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Training Consultant
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Adobe
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) SAP