Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 786 819 797
Rank change year-on-year +33 -22 -71
Contract jobs citing InDesign 65 75 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.069% 0.084%
As % of the Applications category 0.77% 0.75% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 52 53
UK median daily rate £400 £275 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +45.45% +22.22% -25.00%
10th Percentile £163 £141 £106
90th Percentile £488 £436 £401
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £250 £163
% change year-on-year +52.00% +53.85% -45.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
UK median hourly rate £28.50 £10.00 £12.21
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +185.00% -18.10% -38.95%
10th Percentile £21.85 £9.40 £10.00
90th Percentile £104.15 £25.65 £104.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £9.75 £10.75
% change year-on-year - -9.30% -23.21%

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 8464 10054 12115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.78% 9.25% 10.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4956 5954 6836
UK median daily rate £357 £338 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.63% - +3.85%
10th Percentile £150 £150 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £533
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +3.13% -1.54% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 695 897 1161
UK median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.94% +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £42.95 £38.75 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79% -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 18 August 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 18 August 2017.

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 18 August 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 +43 62 £384 +39.55% 27
London +17 40 £420 +52.73% 10
UK excluding London +42 24 £380 +52.00% 17
South East +13 9 £256 +46.43% 5
South West +16 4 £390 -13.33% 2
North of England +65 3 £438 +25.00% 3
Midlands +23 3 £425 +30.77% 7
East of England -7 3 £250 +36.05%
North West +28 2 £438 +25.00% 2
Scotland +28 2 £475 +11.76%
East Midlands -11 2 £295 -21.33%
West Midlands +40 1 £450 +38.46% 7
Yorkshire +29 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 65 (100.00%) Adobe
2 48 (73.85%) Photoshop
3 42 (64.62%) Adobe Illustrator
4 27 (41.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 25 (38.46%) HTML
6 19 (29.23%) CSS
6 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (29.23%) User Experience
7 13 (20.00%) Marketing
8 12 (18.46%) Wireframes
9 11 (16.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 11 (16.92%) User Stories
9 11 (16.92%) HTML5
9 11 (16.92%) Web Development
10 10 (15.38%) Graphic Design
10 10 (15.38%) Adobe After Effects
10 10 (15.38%) JIRA
10 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.85%) Data Modelling
11 9 (13.85%) Finance
11 9 (13.85%) OpenText
11 9 (13.85%) Manual Testing
11 9 (13.85%) Information Management
11 9 (13.85%) hybris
11 9 (13.85%) Axure RP
11 9 (13.85%) BDD
11 9 (13.85%) CSS3
11 9 (13.85%) Business Process Modelling
12 8 (12.31%) Typography
12 8 (12.31%) 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 5 (7.69%) CMS
2 2 (3.08%) Confluence
2 2 (3.08%) Drupal
2 2 (3.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.54%) Marvel
Applications
1 48 (73.85%) Photoshop
2 42 (64.62%) Adobe Illustrator
3 11 (16.92%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (15.38%) Adobe After Effects
5 7 (10.77%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (10.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 5 (7.69%) Acrobat
6 5 (7.69%) InVision
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Excel
7 3 (4.62%) OmniGraffle
8 2 (3.08%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (3.08%) Edge Animate
8 2 (3.08%) Fireworks
8 2 (3.08%) RoboHelp
8 2 (3.08%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (1.54%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (1.54%) Flinto
9 1 (1.54%) MS Visio
9 1 (1.54%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.54%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (1.54%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 2 (3.08%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.54%) Dropbox
3 1 (1.54%) GitHub
3 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.54%) Slack
3 1 (1.54%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.54%) Intranet
1 1 (1.54%) Skype
Development Applications
1 10 (15.38%) JIRA
2 9 (13.85%) Axure RP
3 3 (4.62%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.08%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (20.00%) Marketing
2 9 (13.85%) Finance
3 7 (10.77%) Retail
4 5 (7.69%) Banking
4 5 (7.69%) Publishing
5 2 (3.08%) Advertising
5 2 (3.08%) French Language
5 2 (3.08%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (53.85%) Designer
2 12 (18.46%) UX Designer
3 10 (15.38%) Graphic Designer
4 9 (13.85%) Analyst
4 9 (13.85%) UI Designer
5 8 (12.31%) Business Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Digital Analyst
5 8 (12.31%) Digital Business Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Asset Management Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 7 (10.77%) Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Print Designer
6 7 (10.77%) UI/UX Designer
7 6 (9.23%) Junior
7 6 (9.23%) Web Designer
8 5 (7.69%) Artworker
8 5 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (4.62%) Creative Designer
9 3 (4.62%) Junior Designer
9 3 (4.62%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (38.46%) HTML
2 19 (29.23%) CSS
3 11 (16.92%) HTML5
4 9 (13.85%) CSS3
5 7 (10.77%) jQuery
6 2 (3.08%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.08%) D3.js
6 2 (3.08%) Highcharts JS
6 2 (3.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.08%) Web Services
7 1 (1.54%) Flash
7 1 (1.54%) Framer.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (29.23%) User Experience
2 10 (15.38%) Graphic Design
3 8 (12.31%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.69%) Social Media
5 4 (6.15%) Video Editing
6 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.62%) Animation
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.62%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (3.08%) Fintech
7 2 (3.08%) Podcast
8 1 (1.54%) FMCG
8 1 (1.54%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Windows
1 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.54%) Android
2 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.23%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.46%) Wireframes
3 11 (16.92%) User Stories
3 11 (16.92%) Web Development
4 9 (13.85%) BDD
4 9 (13.85%) Business Process Modelling
4 9 (13.85%) Data Modelling
4 9 (13.85%) Information Management
4 9 (13.85%) Manual Testing
5 8 (12.31%) Typography
6 7 (10.77%) Asset Management
7 6 (9.23%) Prototyping
8 5 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 5 (7.69%) Front End Development
8 5 (7.69%) Infographics
9 4 (6.15%) Scrum
9 4 (6.15%) Web Design
9 4 (6.15%) Workflow
10 3 (4.62%) Content Management
10 3 (4.62%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.31%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.54%) Java
2 1 (1.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Degree
2 1 (1.54%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (1.54%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (3.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 65 (100.00%) Adobe
2 10 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.85%) hybris
3 9 (13.85%) OpenText
4 8 (12.31%) Google
5 2 (3.08%) Apple
5 2 (3.08%) Optimizely
5 2 (3.08%) Qubit
5 2 (3.08%) SAP
6 1 (1.54%) Selligent