The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
Rank 244 255 262
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7  
Contract jobs citing InDesign 1 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.098% 0.072%
As % of the Applications category 0.10% 0.81% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Median daily rate £425 £225 £198
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +88.88% +13.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £225 £275
% change year-on-year +55.55% -18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.00
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 the South East with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 983 1108 1446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.52% 12.02% 14.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 497 594 727
Median daily rate £350 £330 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £335 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +1.51% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 105 112
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.40% +4.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.84 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £43.00 £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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

InDesign
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for InDesign in the South East

InDesign
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for InDesign in the South East

InDesign
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the South East 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
Kent - 1 £425 -
InDesign
England

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for InDesign.

1 6 (100.00%) Adobe
2 5 (83.33%) Photoshop
2 5 (83.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (66.67%) HTML
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Adobe Premiere
4 3 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
5 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
5 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
5 2 (33.33%) User Experience
5 2 (33.33%) Edge Animate
5 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (33.33%) Typography
5 2 (33.33%) Web Design
5 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) Advertising
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Web Development
6 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (16.67%) InVision
6 1 (16.67%) CSS3
6 1 (16.67%) Brand Management
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (83.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (83.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe After Effects
2 3 (50.00%) Adobe Premiere
3 2 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Edge Animate
4 1 (16.67%) Acrobat
4 1 (16.67%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (33.33%) Axure RP
3 1 (16.67%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Designer
2 3 (50.00%) Digital Designer
3 2 (33.33%) UX Designer
4 1 (16.67%) Artworker
4 1 (16.67%) Creative Artworker
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Prototyping
1 2 (33.33%) Typography
1 2 (33.33%) Web Design
1 2 (33.33%) Wireframes
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Brand Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Adobe