Period
to 22 January 2020

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 22 January 2020 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
22 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 696 827 816
Rank change year-on-year +131 -11 -4
Contract jobs citing InDesign 60 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.083% 0.052% 0.075%
As % of the Applications category 0.95% 0.62% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 27 57
UK median daily rate £300 £250 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% +31.87%
10th Percentile £114 £113 £125
90th Percentile £436 £388 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £238 £220 £300
% change year-on-year +7.95% -26.67% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
UK median hourly rate £13.35 - £17.50
10th Percentile £13.17 - £10.12
90th Percentile £13.52 - £27.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.35 - £10.23

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 6,315 8,413 8,876
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.69% 8.44% 8.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,655 4,937 5,453
UK median daily rate £360 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14% +0.86%
10th Percentile £138 £145 £140
90th Percentile £550 £550 £556
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £350 £335
% change year-on-year -5.71% +4.48% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 639 749 725
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% -
10th Percentile £11.59 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.05 £41.15 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.32 £14.50
% change year-on-year +14.27% +5.62% -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 22 January 2020.

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 9 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 22 January 2020. 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 +131 58 £300 +20.00% 36
London +125 33 £375 +50.00% 15
UK excluding London +100 27 £238 +7.95% 23
South East +69 11 £200 - 3
South West +19 11 £325 +4.00% 4
Wales - 2 - -
East of England - 2 £275 - 3
North of England +36 1 £125 -33.33% 5
North West +16 1 £125 -33.33% 2

For the 6 months to 22 January 2020, 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 60 (100.00%) Adobe
2 54 (90.00%) Photoshop
3 38 (63.33%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (45.00%) HTML
5 20 (33.33%) HTML5
5 20 (33.33%) User Experience
6 19 (31.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 19 (31.67%) Wireframes
6 19 (31.67%) CSS
6 19 (31.67%) Marketing
7 15 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
7 15 (25.00%) Sketch
8 11 (18.33%) Axure RP
8 11 (18.33%) Data Analytics
8 11 (18.33%) Analytics
8 11 (18.33%) Retail
8 11 (18.33%) Adobe After Effects
8 11 (18.33%) Publishing
8 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
8 11 (18.33%) Interaction Design
8 11 (18.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
8 11 (18.33%) Adobe XD
9 10 (16.67%) Instructional Design
9 10 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 10 (16.67%) Graphic Design
10 9 (15.00%) Social Media
11 8 (13.33%) Mobile First
11 8 (13.33%) Infographics
11 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (11.67%) Google

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 10 (16.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 7 (11.67%) CMS
3 6 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.67%) CoreMedia CMS
Applications
1 54 (90.00%) Photoshop
2 38 (63.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (31.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 15 (25.00%) Sketch
5 11 (18.33%) Adobe After Effects
5 11 (18.33%) Adobe XD
6 5 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (6.67%) InVision
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
9 1 (1.67%) Acrobat
9 1 (1.67%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (1.67%) Camtasia
9 1 (1.67%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (1.67%) Fireworks
9 1 (1.67%) Lectora
9 1 (1.67%) Marvel
9 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
9 1 (1.67%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon S3
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (5.00%) AWS
2 3 (5.00%) GitHub
2 3 (5.00%) Route 53
Development Applications
1 11 (18.33%) Axure RP
2 3 (5.00%) CircleCI
2 3 (5.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 19 (31.67%) Marketing
2 11 (18.33%) Publishing
2 11 (18.33%) Retail
3 5 (8.33%) Police
4 3 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (3.33%) Advertising
5 2 (3.33%) Electronics
5 2 (3.33%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.67%) Finance
6 1 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 48 (80.00%) Designer
2 17 (28.33%) Graphic Designer
3 13 (21.67%) UX Designer
4 7 (11.67%) Digital Designer
5 6 (10.00%) UI Designer
5 6 (10.00%) UI/UX Designer
6 5 (8.33%) Creative Designer
6 5 (8.33%) Web Designer
7 3 (5.00%) Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Developer
7 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce Designer
8 2 (3.33%) Artworker
8 2 (3.33%) Digital Artworker
8 2 (3.33%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Creative Director
9 1 (1.67%) Games Designer
9 1 (1.67%) Photoshop Designer
9 1 (1.67%) Senior Graphic Designer
9 1 (1.67%) Training Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (45.00%) HTML
2 20 (33.33%) HTML5
3 19 (31.67%) CSS
4 4 (6.67%) Apache Sling
4 4 (6.67%) J2SE
4 4 (6.67%) Lucene
4 4 (6.67%) OSGi
4 4 (6.67%) REST
4 4 (6.67%) SAML
5 3 (5.00%) Flash
5 3 (5.00%) XML
5 3 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) User Experience
2 10 (16.67%) Graphic Design
3 9 (15.00%) Social Media
4 7 (11.67%) e-Learning
5 5 (8.33%) iPad
5 5 (8.33%) Learning Management System
6 3 (5.00%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (3.33%) Animation
7 2 (3.33%) Photography
7 2 (3.33%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.67%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Wireframes
2 11 (18.33%) Analytics
2 11 (18.33%) Data Analytics
2 11 (18.33%) Interaction Design
2 11 (18.33%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
3 10 (16.67%) Instructional Design
4 8 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (13.33%) Infographics
4 8 (13.33%) Mobile First
5 7 (11.67%) CRM
5 7 (11.67%) Information Architecture
6 6 (10.00%) Project Management
7 5 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (8.33%) User Stories
8 4 (6.67%) Copywriting
8 4 (6.67%) Epics
8 4 (6.67%) Time Management
8 4 (6.67%) Typography
8 4 (6.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (10.00%) PHP
3 4 (6.67%) Java
3 4 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) WCAG
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 13485
2 1 (1.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Adobe
2 7 (11.67%) Google
3 6 (10.00%) Facebook
3 6 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 6 (10.00%) Twitter
4 3 (5.00%) Okta
5 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (1.67%) Instagram
6 1 (1.67%) Qubit
6 1 (1.67%) SAP
6 1 (1.67%) YouTube