Period
to 23 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 February 2018 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
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 801 796 803
Rank change year-on-year -5 +7 -20
Contract jobs citing InDesign 70 54 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.056% 0.068%
As % of the Applications category 0.79% 0.62% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 36 38
UK median daily rate £306 £225 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.11% - -14.29%
10th Percentile £111 £135 £125
90th Percentile £550 £438 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £225 £175
% change year-on-year +33.33% +28.57% -30.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £32.50 £14.67
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.15% +121.54% -21.76%
10th Percentile £11.34 £31.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £69.75 £146.75 £18.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.62 £32.50 £12.50
% change year-on-year +31.12% +160.00% -43.82%

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8,863 8,668 10,794
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.74% 9.03% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,428 5,131 6,356
UK median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £142 £145 £155
90th Percentile £559 £538 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 775 884 993
UK median hourly rate £15.25 £15.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.61% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.00 £9.99
90th Percentile £36.69 £40.59 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £14.75 £15.38
% change year-on-year -1.69% -4.10% +6.07%

InDesign
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing InDesign over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing InDesign over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2018. 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
England -2 69 £313 +38.89% 52
London -37 37 £313 +35.87% 17
UK excluding London +10 33 £300 +33.33% 38
South East +12 22 £270 +20.00% 4
Midlands +6 5 £313 -21.88% 7
West Midlands +7 3 £450 +12.50% 4
North of England +33 2 £250 +56.25% 7
South West +14 2 £308 -25.45% 8
East Midlands - 2 £165 - 3
North West +7 1 £175 +9.38% 3
East of England -10 1 - - 9
Scotland -13 1 £160 -28.89%
Yorkshire - 1 £325 - 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing InDesign also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for InDesign.

1 70 (100.00%) Adobe
2 65 (92.86%) Photoshop
3 54 (77.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 37 (52.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 21 (30.00%) User Experience
5 21 (30.00%) Finance
6 20 (28.57%) HTML
7 19 (27.14%) Marketing
8 16 (22.86%) Social Media
9 14 (20.00%) Graphic Design
9 14 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 13 (18.57%) Degree
10 13 (18.57%) Wireframes
11 12 (17.14%) Copywriting
11 12 (17.14%) Axure RP
11 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (17.14%) CSS
12 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Excel
13 10 (14.29%) HTML5
13 10 (14.29%) Facebook
13 10 (14.29%) Twitter
13 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (12.86%) Infographics
15 8 (11.43%) Typography
15 8 (11.43%) Banking
16 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
16 7 (10.00%) Content Management
16 7 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
16 7 (10.00%) Publishing

InDesign
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 7 (10.00%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.43%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) Marvel
Applications
1 65 (92.86%) Photoshop
2 54 (77.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (52.86%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 14 (20.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Excel
6 7 (10.00%) Adobe Premiere
7 4 (5.71%) Adobe After Effects
8 3 (4.29%) Acrobat
8 3 (4.29%) Adobe Captivate
8 3 (4.29%) InVision
8 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (2.86%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (1.43%) Chatbot
10 1 (1.43%) Edge Animate
10 1 (1.43%) Final Cut Pro
10 1 (1.43%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (1.43%) Pixate
10 1 (1.43%) RoboHelp
10 1 (1.43%) Snagit
10 1 (1.43%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Axure RP
2 6 (8.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.86%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.43%) JIRA
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (30.00%) Finance
2 19 (27.14%) Marketing
3 8 (11.43%) Banking
4 7 (10.00%) Publishing
5 4 (5.71%) Advertising
6 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.43%) Automotive
7 1 (1.43%) Games
7 1 (1.43%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.43%) Retail
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (45.71%) Designer
2 11 (15.71%) Analyst
3 10 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) UX Analyst
5 8 (11.43%) UX Designer
6 6 (8.57%) Digital Designer
7 5 (7.14%) Finance Business Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Service Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Artworker
8 4 (5.71%) Developer
9 3 (4.29%) Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Creative Designer
9 3 (4.29%) Finance Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) UI Designer
9 3 (4.29%) UI/UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.57%) HTML
2 12 (17.14%) CSS
3 10 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.43%) CSS3
5 1 (1.43%) Flash
5 1 (1.43%) Handlebars
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) LESS
5 1 (1.43%) Mustache
5 1 (1.43%) React
5 1 (1.43%) Sass
5 1 (1.43%) SVG
5 1 (1.43%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) User Experience
2 16 (22.86%) Social Media
3 14 (20.00%) Graphic Design
4 6 (8.57%) Virtual Team
5 4 (5.71%) Photography
5 4 (5.71%) Video Editing
6 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.86%) Blog
6 2 (2.86%) e-Learning
6 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) Wireframes
2 12 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.14%) Copywriting
3 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 9 (12.86%) Digital Marketing
4 9 (12.86%) Infographics
5 8 (11.43%) Typography
6 7 (10.00%) Content Management
6 7 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
6 7 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 7 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (7.14%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.71%) Time Management
8 4 (5.71%) Workflow
9 3 (4.29%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.29%) Data Management
9 3 (4.29%) Project Management
9 3 (4.29%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (4.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.29%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) C#
4 1 (1.43%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Adobe
2 10 (14.29%) Facebook
2 10 (14.29%) Twitter
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.43%) Apple
4 1 (1.43%) XMPie