Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 811 790 842
Rank change year-on-year -21 +52 -60
Contract jobs citing InDesign 68 56 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.061% 0.053%
As % of the Applications category 0.79% 0.69% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 33 38
UK median daily rate £300 £300 £281
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +2.27%
10th Percentile £83 £135 £146
90th Percentile £575 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £144 £300 £263
% change year-on-year -52.08% +14.29% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £73.75 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.42% +294.33% -6.49%
10th Percentile £22.50 £38.88 £11.52
90th Percentile £78.50 £113.63 £27.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £75.00 £32.50 £10.00
% change year-on-year +130.77% +225.00% -55.06%

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 8,594 8,142 9,967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.59% 8.93% 9.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,135 4,701 5,959
UK median daily rate £365 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +3.70% +0.75%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £154
90th Percentile £550 £538 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.85% +1.56% -1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 784 738 876
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £10.50 £9.99 £10.00
90th Percentile £40.00 £43.75 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.33% -9.09% +13.79%

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 21 June 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 21 June 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for InDesign in the UK

InDesign
Top 10 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 21 June 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 -36 68 £300 +9.09% 53
London -33 39 £375 +22.45% 19
UK excluding London +8 29 £144 -52.08% 38
South East +2 23 £121 -63.40% 11
South West +4 2 £283 -29.38% 6
North West -9 2 £250 +35.14% 4
North of England -32 2 £250 +35.14% 6
East of England 0 1 - - 4
East Midlands -2 1 £175 -40.68% 2
Midlands -13 1 £175 -40.68% 7

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 68 (100.00%) Adobe
2 64 (94.12%) Photoshop
3 56 (82.35%) Adobe Illustrator
4 39 (57.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 29 (42.65%) HTML
6 25 (36.76%) Graphic Design
7 22 (32.35%) Marketing
7 22 (32.35%) HTML5
8 21 (30.88%) Social Media
8 21 (30.88%) Infographics
9 20 (29.41%) User Experience
9 20 (29.41%) Copywriting
10 19 (27.94%) Finance
11 17 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
12 16 (23.53%) Publishing
12 16 (23.53%) Facebook
12 16 (23.53%) Twitter
13 15 (22.06%) Wireframes
13 15 (22.06%) Virtual Team
13 15 (22.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 12 (17.65%) CSS
15 11 (16.18%) Banking
16 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
16 10 (14.71%) Axure RP
17 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
17 9 (13.24%) CMS
18 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
18 8 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 7 (10.29%) JIRA

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 9 (13.24%) CMS
2 3 (4.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.94%) Confluence
4 1 (1.47%) Drupal
4 1 (1.47%) Marvel
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 64 (94.12%) Photoshop
2 56 (82.35%) Adobe Illustrator
3 39 (57.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (22.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (14.71%) Microsoft Excel
6 6 (8.82%) Acrobat
6 6 (8.82%) Adobe After Effects
6 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Office
7 5 (7.35%) InVision
8 4 (5.88%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (4.41%) UXPin
10 2 (2.94%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (1.47%) Chatbot
11 1 (1.47%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (1.47%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (1.47%) Lectora
11 1 (1.47%) Moqups
11 1 (1.47%) Pixate
11 1 (1.47%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.47%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.47%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.82%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 10 (14.71%) Axure RP
2 7 (10.29%) JIRA
3 5 (7.35%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (2.94%) Xcode
General
1 22 (32.35%) Marketing
2 19 (27.94%) Finance
3 16 (23.53%) Publishing
4 11 (16.18%) Banking
5 4 (5.88%) Retail
6 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.94%) Advertising
7 2 (2.94%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.47%) Games
8 1 (1.47%) Interactive Media
8 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Designer
2 20 (29.41%) Graphic Designer
3 8 (11.76%) Analyst
4 6 (8.82%) Developer
4 6 (8.82%) UX Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.35%) Digital Designer
6 4 (5.88%) Architect
6 4 (5.88%) User Experience Architect
6 4 (5.88%) UX Designer
7 3 (4.41%) Author
7 3 (4.41%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Financial Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Financial Services Business Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Junior
7 3 (4.41%) Junior Designer
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Service Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.65%) HTML
2 22 (32.35%) HTML5
3 12 (17.65%) CSS
4 3 (4.41%) jQuery
4 3 (4.41%) XML
5 2 (2.94%) .NET
5 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.94%) CSS3
5 2 (2.94%) Flash
6 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.47%) FreeMarker
6 1 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (36.76%) Graphic Design
2 21 (30.88%) Social Media
3 20 (29.41%) User Experience
4 15 (22.06%) Virtual Team
5 5 (7.35%) e-Learning
6 4 (5.88%) Video Editing
7 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (4.41%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.94%) Animation
8 2 (2.94%) Blog
8 2 (2.94%) Digital Wallet
8 2 (2.94%) Fintech
8 2 (2.94%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.47%) Motion Graphics
9 1 (1.47%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.94%) Android
1 2 (2.94%) Apple iOS
1 2 (2.94%) Mac OS X
2 1 (1.47%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) Infographics
2 20 (29.41%) Copywriting
3 17 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 15 (22.06%) Wireframes
5 8 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (8.82%) Content Management
6 6 (8.82%) Information Architecture
7 5 (7.35%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
7 5 (7.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (7.35%) Typography
7 5 (7.35%) Workflow
8 4 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 4 (5.88%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.88%) Prototyping
8 4 (5.88%) Strategic Thinking
8 4 (5.88%) Time Management
9 3 (4.41%) Data Management
9 3 (4.41%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
2 3 (4.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.94%) C#
4 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (10.29%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (1.47%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 68 (100.00%) Adobe
2 16 (23.53%) Facebook
2 16 (23.53%) Twitter
3 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (7.35%) Google
5 3 (4.41%) Apple
6 2 (2.94%) ATG
7 1 (1.47%) Hotjar
7 1 (1.47%) MakerBot
7 1 (1.47%) XMPie