Period
to 23 November 2017

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 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 809 801
Rank change year-on-year -16 -8 0
Contract jobs citing InDesign 62 82 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.078% 0.083%
As % of the Applications category 0.68% 0.85% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 57 61
UK median daily rate £325 £230 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.30% +9.52% -11.58%
10th Percentile £130 £140 £106
90th Percentile £475 £468 £388
UK excluding London median daily rate £300 £275 £125
% change year-on-year +9.09% +120.00% -54.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
UK median hourly rate £15.87 £29.33 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.90% +134.62% -15.28%
10th Percentile £10.12 £14.05 £10.38
90th Percentile £28.20 £131.88 £18.43
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.23 £9.50 £11.63
% change year-on-year +7.68% -18.28% -2.11%

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 9073 9676 11628
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.80% 9.19% 10.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5670 6779
UK median daily rate £350 £342 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.34% -2.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £143 £150 £150
90th Percentile £560 £525 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 751 952 1100
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.03 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.28% +3.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.14 £9.50
90th Percentile £35.50 £39.95 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.45% +3.33% -

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Top 12 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 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
England -2 61 £325 +30.00% 31
London -22 35 £325 +41.30% 10
UK excluding London +21 26 £300 +9.09% 22
South East -1 11 £180 -10.00% 1
Midlands +22 7 £450 +38.46% 8
West Midlands +29 5 £450 +38.46% 4
South West -3 4 £308 -29.71% 2
North of England +58 3 £325 -7.14% 6
Yorkshire +22 2 £325 - 1
East Midlands -6 2 £295 -21.33% 4
North West +20 1 - - 4
East of England -19 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for InDesign.

1 62 (100.00%) Adobe
2 49 (79.03%) Photoshop
2 49 (79.03%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (37.10%) HTML
4 21 (33.87%) User Experience
5 19 (30.65%) CSS
5 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (24.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 13 (20.97%) Wireframes
7 13 (20.97%) User Stories
7 13 (20.97%) Marketing
7 13 (20.97%) Graphic Design
8 11 (17.74%) Social Media
8 11 (17.74%) JIRA
8 11 (17.74%) Adobe Premiere
8 11 (17.74%) Finance
8 11 (17.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 10 (16.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 10 (16.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 9 (14.52%) Information Management
10 9 (14.52%) Manual Testing
10 9 (14.52%) hybris
10 9 (14.52%) Axure RP
10 9 (14.52%) BDD
10 9 (14.52%) OpenText
10 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
10 9 (14.52%) Business Process Modelling
11 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
12 7 (11.29%) Asset Management
13 6 (9.68%) InVision

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 5 (8.06%) CMS
2 3 (4.84%) Confluence
3 2 (3.23%) Drupal
3 2 (3.23%) Marvel
3 2 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (79.03%) Adobe Illustrator
1 49 (79.03%) Photoshop
2 15 (24.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 11 (17.74%) Adobe Premiere
4 10 (16.13%) Adobe After Effects
4 10 (16.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (9.68%) InVision
6 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Excel
7 4 (6.45%) OmniGraffle
8 3 (4.84%) Edge Animate
8 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (3.23%) Acrobat
9 2 (3.23%) MS Visio
9 2 (3.23%) Pixate
9 2 (3.23%) UXPin
10 1 (1.61%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (1.61%) Chatbot
10 1 (1.61%) Fireworks
10 1 (1.61%) PaintShop Pro
10 1 (1.61%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.61%) Dropbox
2 1 (1.61%) GitHub
2 1 (1.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.61%) Slack
2 1 (1.61%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Intranet
1 1 (1.61%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) JIRA
2 9 (14.52%) Axure RP
3 3 (4.84%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.23%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.97%) Marketing
2 11 (17.74%) Finance
3 3 (4.84%) Banking
3 3 (4.84%) Games
3 3 (4.84%) Publishing
3 3 (4.84%) Retail
4 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Advertising
5 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (50.00%) Designer
2 12 (19.35%) UX Designer
3 8 (12.90%) Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Digital Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Digital Business Analyst
3 8 (12.90%) Graphic Designer
4 7 (11.29%) Asset Management Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 7 (11.29%) Digital Designer
5 6 (9.68%) Developer
5 6 (9.68%) UI Designer
5 6 (9.68%) UI/UX Designer
6 4 (6.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (4.84%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.23%) Communications Specialist
8 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.23%) Junior
8 2 (3.23%) Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (37.10%) HTML
2 19 (30.65%) CSS
3 6 (9.68%) HTML5
4 4 (6.45%) CSS3
5 3 (4.84%) jQuery
6 2 (3.23%) Web Services
7 1 (1.61%) Flash
7 1 (1.61%) Handlebars
7 1 (1.61%) LESS
7 1 (1.61%) Mustache
7 1 (1.61%) React
7 1 (1.61%) Sass
7 1 (1.61%) SVG
7 1 (1.61%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 21 (33.87%) User Experience
2 13 (20.97%) Graphic Design
3 11 (17.74%) Social Media
4 8 (12.90%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.06%) Video Editing
6 4 (6.45%) Photography
7 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.84%) Animation
7 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
7 3 (4.84%) Motion Graphics
8 2 (3.23%) Podcast
8 2 (3.23%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.61%) Fintech
9 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.61%) Android
1 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.97%) User Stories
2 13 (20.97%) Wireframes
3 9 (14.52%) BDD
3 9 (14.52%) Business Process Modelling
3 9 (14.52%) Data Modelling
3 9 (14.52%) Information Management
3 9 (14.52%) Manual Testing
4 7 (11.29%) Asset Management
5 5 (8.06%) Content Management
5 5 (8.06%) Copywriting
5 5 (8.06%) Prototyping
5 5 (8.06%) Web Development
6 4 (6.45%) Front End Development
6 4 (6.45%) Infographics
6 4 (6.45%) Matrix Organization
6 4 (6.45%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (6.45%) Strategic Thinking
6 4 (6.45%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.61%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.61%) C
2 1 (1.61%) Java
2 1 (1.61%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (9.68%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) DBS Check
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) Adobe
2 9 (14.52%) hybris
2 9 (14.52%) OpenText
3 3 (4.84%) Facebook
3 3 (4.84%) Twitter
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.23%) Optimizely
4 2 (3.23%) Qubit
5 1 (1.61%) Apple
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Selligent