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 23 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe InDesign
UK
Rank 568 610 584
Rank change year-on-year +42 -26  
Contract jobs citing InDesign 31 18 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.034% 0.071%
As % of the Applications category 0.64% 0.31% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 18
Median daily rate £319 £225 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.66% -28.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £196 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £363 £433
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £225 £263
% change year-on-year +55.55% -14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 9
Median hourly rate £115.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 4864 5725 6382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 10.88% 10.84% 12.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2879 3409 3512
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £175 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £331 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +0.30% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 474 482 616
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.00 £10.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £40.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.93
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55%  

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 23 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 23 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 +48 29 £265 +17.77% 37
London +31 21 £284 +26.11% 10
Uxbridge - 8 - -
East of England - 3 £130 - 6
Scotland +28 2 £475 -
North West - 2 £173 -
Manchester - 2 £173 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £130 - 1
Watford - 2 £130 -
Devon - 2 £400 - 1
Exeter - 2 £400 -
Glasgow - 2 £475 -
South West - 2 £400 - 2
South East +9 1 £425 +88.88% 6
Kent - 1 £425 -
Basildon - 1 £300 -
Folkestone - 1 £425 -
Essex - 1 £300 - 3

InDesign
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 59 (100.00%) Adobe
2 45 (76.27%) Photoshop
3 35 (59.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 28 (47.46%) HTML
5 21 (35.59%) CSS
6 20 (33.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 17 (28.81%) Marketing
8 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
9 15 (25.42%) HTML5
9 15 (25.42%) Typography
9 15 (25.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 12 (20.34%) Wireframes
10 12 (20.34%) Google
11 11 (18.64%) User Experience
12 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (16.95%) CSS3
13 8 (13.56%) MS PowerPoint
13 8 (13.56%) Axure RP
13 8 (13.56%) Adobe After Effects
13 8 (13.56%) Finance
13 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
14 7 (11.86%) Dreamweaver
14 7 (11.86%) Workflow
14 7 (11.86%) Graphic Design
15 6 (10.17%) Degree
15 6 (10.17%) jQuery
15 6 (10.17%) Adobe Premiere
15 6 (10.17%) Web Design
15 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
15 6 (10.17%) Prototyping

InDesign
Top Related 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 (5.08%) CMS
2 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 45 (76.27%) Photoshop
2 35 (59.32%) Adobe Illustrator
3 20 (33.90%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (13.56%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (13.56%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (10.17%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (10.17%) MS Excel
6 4 (6.78%) InVision
6 4 (6.78%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (6.78%) UXPin
7 3 (5.08%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (3.39%) Adobe Captivate
8 2 (3.39%) Edge Animate
8 2 (3.39%) MS Office
8 2 (3.39%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (1.69%) Acrobat
9 1 (1.69%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (5.08%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.69%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.69%) SAP FI
2 1 (1.69%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (5.08%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Axure RP
2 7 (11.86%) Dreamweaver
3 4 (6.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.69%) Subversion
4 1 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (28.81%) Marketing
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Advertising
4 3 (5.08%) Banking
4 3 (5.08%) Games
5 2 (3.39%) French Language
5 2 (3.39%) Publishing
5 2 (3.39%) Retail
6 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 38 (64.41%) Designer
2 12 (20.34%) Print Designer
3 11 (18.64%) Web Designer
4 10 (16.95%) Artworker
5 9 (15.25%) UX Designer
6 7 (11.86%) Developer
7 6 (10.17%) Junior
8 4 (6.78%) Creative Artworker
8 4 (6.78%) Creative Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Digital Designer
8 4 (6.78%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (6.78%) Graphic Designer
8 4 (6.78%) UI Designer
9 3 (5.08%) Consultant
9 3 (5.08%) HTML CSS Designer
9 3 (5.08%) Junior Designer
9 3 (5.08%) UI/UX Designer
9 3 (5.08%) UX Developer
10 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Team Leader
10 2 (3.39%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (47.46%) HTML
2 21 (35.59%) CSS
3 15 (25.42%) HTML5
4 10 (16.95%) CSS3
5 6 (10.17%) jQuery
6 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.39%) D3.js
7 2 (3.39%) DOM
7 2 (3.39%) Highcharts JS
7 2 (3.39%) JSON
7 2 (3.39%) Sass
7 2 (3.39%) XML
8 1 (1.69%) Adobe AIR
8 1 (1.69%) Flash
8 1 (1.69%) LESS
8 1 (1.69%) PhoneGap
8 1 (1.69%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) User Experience
2 7 (11.86%) Graphic Design
3 5 (8.47%) Social Media
4 3 (5.08%) Animation
4 3 (5.08%) W3C
5 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.39%) FMCG
5 2 (3.39%) Motion Graphics
5 2 (3.39%) Video Editing
6 1 (1.69%) Blog
6 1 (1.69%) Fintech
6 1 (1.69%) iPad
6 1 (1.69%) Podcast
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.47%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Typography
2 12 (20.34%) Wireframes
3 10 (16.95%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) Workflow
5 6 (10.17%) Prototyping
5 6 (10.17%) Web Design
6 5 (8.47%) Front End Development
6 5 (8.47%) Web Development
7 3 (5.08%) CRM
7 3 (5.08%) Infographics
7 3 (5.08%) Rapid Prototyping
7 3 (5.08%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.08%) Usability Testing
8 2 (3.39%) Content Management
8 2 (3.39%) E-Commerce
8 2 (3.39%) Line Management
8 2 (3.39%) Multichannel Marketing
8 2 (3.39%) Network Design
8 2 (3.39%) Scrum
8 2 (3.39%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (27.12%) JavaScript
2 4 (6.78%) PHP
3 2 (3.39%) AppleScript
4 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
4 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (1.69%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) DBS Check
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 59 (100.00%) Adobe
2 12 (20.34%) Google
3 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (6.78%) Apple
5 2 (3.39%) Cisco
5 2 (3.39%) SAP
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