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 3 months to 29 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.

Adobe InDesign
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 575 626 588
Rank change year-on-year +51 -38  
Contract jobs citing InDesign 30 22 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.066% 0.041% 0.069%
As % of the Applications category 0.62% 0.38% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 18
Median daily rate £300 £250 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.92%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £200 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £435 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £275
% change year-on-year +7.69% +18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 9
Median hourly rate £115.00 £10.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1050.00% -54.54%  
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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4877 5790 6502
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.78% 10.76% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2909 3456 3551
Median daily rate £350 £350 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +0.72%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £154 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 460 486 642
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +6.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.11 £10.50 £10.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

InDesign
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 29 March 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
Top 18 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 3 months to 29 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
England +58 28 £230 -3.15% 27
London +42 20 £230 -8.00% 6
Uxbridge - 8 - -
East of England 0 3 £130 - 3
Scotland +28 2 £475 +11.76%
Hertfordshire -1 2 £130 -
Glasgow - 2 £475 -
Manchester - 2 £173 - 1
Exeter - 2 £400 -
Watford - 2 £130 -
Devon - 2 £400 - 1
North West - 2 £173 - 1
South West - 2 £400 - 2
South East +10 1 £425 +88.88% 5
Folkestone - 1 £425 -
Basildon - 1 £300 -
Kent - 1 £425 -
Essex - 1 £300 - 2

For the 6 months to 29 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 with a requirement for InDesign.

1 56 (100.00%) Adobe
2 43 (76.79%) Photoshop
3 35 (62.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 26 (46.43%) HTML
5 20 (35.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (33.93%) CSS
7 15 (26.79%) Typography
7 15 (26.79%) Marketing
8 14 (25.00%) HTML5
8 14 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (21.43%) Google
10 11 (19.64%) Wireframes
11 10 (17.86%) User Experience
12 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (16.07%) CSS3
13 8 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
13 8 (14.29%) Finance
14 7 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
14 7 (12.50%) Axure RP
15 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
15 6 (10.71%) Graphic Design
15 6 (10.71%) Workflow
15 6 (10.71%) Adobe Premiere
16 5 (8.93%) Web Design
16 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (8.93%) Social Media
16 5 (8.93%) Web Development

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 3 (5.36%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (76.79%) Photoshop
2 35 (62.50%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (35.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (14.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (10.71%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (7.14%) SOLIDWORKS
7 3 (5.36%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (5.36%) InVision
7 3 (5.36%) UXPin
8 2 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (3.57%) Edge Animate
8 2 (3.57%) MS Office
8 2 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (1.79%) Acrobat
9 1 (1.79%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.57%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.79%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.79%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 14 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (5.36%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Axure RP
1 7 (12.50%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (5.36%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (26.79%) Marketing
2 8 (14.29%) Finance
3 4 (7.14%) Advertising
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
5 2 (3.57%) French Language
5 2 (3.57%) Games
5 2 (3.57%) Publishing
5 2 (3.57%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Designer
2 11 (19.64%) Artworker
3 10 (17.86%) Print Designer
3 10 (17.86%) Web Designer
4 8 (14.29%) UX Designer
5 6 (10.71%) Junior
6 5 (8.93%) Creative Artworker
6 5 (8.93%) Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Creative Designer
7 4 (7.14%) Digital Designer
7 4 (7.14%) Graphic Designer
7 4 (7.14%) UI Designer
8 3 (5.36%) Consultant
8 3 (5.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (5.36%) Junior Designer
8 3 (5.36%) UI/UX Designer
9 2 (3.57%) Database Team Leader
9 2 (3.57%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.57%) Support Team Leader
9 2 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) HTML
2 19 (33.93%) CSS
3 14 (25.00%) HTML5
4 9 (16.07%) CSS3
5 5 (8.93%) jQuery
5 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.57%) D3.js
6 2 (3.57%) DOM
6 2 (3.57%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (3.57%) JSON
6 2 (3.57%) Sass
6 2 (3.57%) XML
7 1 (1.79%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) Graphic Design
3 5 (8.93%) Social Media
4 3 (5.36%) Animation
5 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.57%) FMCG
5 2 (3.57%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (3.57%) Video Editing
5 2 (3.57%) W3C
6 1 (1.79%) Blog
6 1 (1.79%) Fintech
6 1 (1.79%) iPad
6 1 (1.79%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
1 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.79%) Typography
2 11 (19.64%) Wireframes
3 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (10.71%) Workflow
5 5 (8.93%) Prototyping
5 5 (8.93%) Web Design
5 5 (8.93%) Web Development
6 3 (5.36%) Front End Development
6 3 (5.36%) Infographics
6 3 (5.36%) Usability Testing
7 2 (3.57%) Content Management
7 2 (3.57%) Copywriting
7 2 (3.57%) CRM
7 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.57%) Line Management
7 2 (3.57%) Multichannel Marketing
7 2 (3.57%) Network Design
7 2 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 2 (3.57%) Scrum
7 2 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (5.36%) PHP
3 2 (3.57%) AppleScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Adobe
2 12 (21.43%) Google
3 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (7.14%) Apple
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco
5 2 (3.57%) SAP
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