Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 812 790
Rank change year-on-year +5 -22 -4
Contract jobs citing InDesign 64 87 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.064% 0.082% 0.087%
As % of the Applications category 0.73% 0.90% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 60 61
UK median daily rate £325 £273 £210
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.27% +29.76% -20.00%
10th Percentile £133 £140 £106
90th Percentile £475 £464 £365
UK excluding London median daily rate £308 £325 £154
% change year-on-year -5.38% +110.70% -41.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 8
UK median hourly rate £15.87 £29.33 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -45.90% +134.62% -26.47%
10th Percentile £10.12 £14.05 £10.00
90th Percentile £28.20 £131.88 £69.61
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.23 £9.50 £11.63
% change year-on-year +7.68% -18.28% -16.96%

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 8754 9712 11869
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.81% 9.13% 10.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5273 5678 6882
UK median daily rate £350 £330 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £145 £145 £155
90th Percentile £550 £525 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year +1.56% -1.54% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 677 973 1151
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.00 £9.99
90th Percentile £38.00 £40.45 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £14.50
% change year-on-year -7.69% +12.07% -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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +16 63 £325 +18.18% 19
London +4 40 £325 +20.37% 11
UK excluding London +27 23 £308 -5.38% 8
South East +9 8 £184 -2.00% 1
Midlands +24 6 £438 +34.62% 5
North of England +85 4 £381 +8.93% 1
West Midlands +24 4 £450 +38.46% 3
South West +15 4 £308 -29.71%
Yorkshire +37 2 £325 -
North West +32 2 £438 +25.00%
East Midlands +2 2 £295 -21.33% 2
East of England -20 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 64 (100.00%) Adobe
2 50 (78.13%) Photoshop
3 47 (73.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 24 (37.50%) HTML
5 23 (35.94%) User Experience
6 20 (31.25%) CSS
6 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 15 (23.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 14 (21.88%) Wireframes
10 13 (20.31%) Graphic Design
11 12 (18.75%) User Stories
12 11 (17.19%) JIRA
12 11 (17.19%) Marketing
12 11 (17.19%) Finance
13 10 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 9 (14.06%) Information Management
14 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
14 9 (14.06%) hybris
14 9 (14.06%) Axure RP
14 9 (14.06%) BDD
14 9 (14.06%) Adobe After Effects
14 9 (14.06%) OpenText
14 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
14 9 (14.06%) Business Process Modelling
15 8 (12.50%) Adobe Premiere
15 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
15 8 (12.50%) Social Media
16 7 (10.94%) HTML5
16 7 (10.94%) 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 5 (7.81%) CMS
2 3 (4.69%) Confluence
3 2 (3.13%) Drupal
3 2 (3.13%) Marvel
3 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 50 (78.13%) Photoshop
2 47 (73.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 15 (23.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (15.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (14.06%) Adobe After Effects
6 8 (12.50%) Adobe Premiere
7 6 (9.38%) InVision
8 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
9 4 (6.25%) OmniGraffle
10 3 (4.69%) Acrobat
10 3 (4.69%) Edge Animate
11 2 (3.13%) MS Visio
11 2 (3.13%) Pixate
11 2 (3.13%) RoboHelp
11 2 (3.13%) UXPin
12 1 (1.56%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (1.56%) Chatbot
12 1 (1.56%) Fireworks
12 1 (1.56%) PaintShop Pro
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (25.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (1.56%) Dropbox
2 1 (1.56%) GitHub
2 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) Slack
2 1 (1.56%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Intranet
1 1 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 11 (17.19%) JIRA
2 9 (14.06%) Axure RP
3 3 (4.69%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Website Optimizer
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
1 11 (17.19%) Marketing
2 6 (9.38%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Banking
4 4 (6.25%) Publishing
5 3 (4.69%) Games
6 2 (3.13%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Designer
2 14 (21.88%) UX Designer
3 9 (14.06%) Graphic Designer
4 8 (12.50%) Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Digital Analyst
4 8 (12.50%) Digital Business Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Asset Management Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 7 (10.94%) Digital Designer
5 7 (10.94%) UI Designer
5 7 (10.94%) UI/UX Designer
6 6 (9.38%) Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (4.69%) Print Designer
8 3 (4.69%) Web Designer
8 3 (4.69%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Author
9 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) HTML
2 20 (31.25%) CSS
3 7 (10.94%) HTML5
4 6 (9.38%) CSS3
5 3 (4.69%) jQuery
6 2 (3.13%) Web Services
7 1 (1.56%) Flash
7 1 (1.56%) Handlebars
7 1 (1.56%) LESS
7 1 (1.56%) Mustache
7 1 (1.56%) React
7 1 (1.56%) Sass
7 1 (1.56%) SVG
7 1 (1.56%) Twig
Miscellaneous
1 23 (35.94%) User Experience
2 13 (20.31%) Graphic Design
3 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 8 (12.50%) Social Media
4 5 (7.81%) Video Editing
5 4 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.69%) Animation
6 3 (4.69%) Motion Graphics
6 3 (4.69%) Photography
7 2 (3.13%) Podcast
8 1 (1.56%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.56%) Fintech
8 1 (1.56%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.56%) Android
1 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (21.88%) Wireframes
3 12 (18.75%) User Stories
4 9 (14.06%) BDD
4 9 (14.06%) Business Process Modelling
4 9 (14.06%) Data Modelling
4 9 (14.06%) Information Management
4 9 (14.06%) Manual Testing
5 7 (10.94%) Asset Management
5 7 (10.94%) Web Development
6 6 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 6 (9.38%) Prototyping
7 5 (7.81%) Content Management
7 5 (7.81%) Copywriting
7 5 (7.81%) Scrum
7 5 (7.81%) Typography
8 4 (6.25%) Front End Development
8 4 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 4 (6.25%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.56%) ActionScript
2 1 (1.56%) C
2 1 (1.56%) Java
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) QA
1 1 (1.56%) WCAG
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Adobe
2 9 (14.06%) hybris
2 9 (14.06%) OpenText
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.13%) Facebook
4 2 (3.13%) Google
4 2 (3.13%) Optimizely
4 2 (3.13%) Qubit
4 2 (3.13%) Twitter
5 1 (1.56%) Apple
5 1 (1.56%) Selligent