Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 806 839 815
Rank change year-on-year +33 -24 +26
Contract jobs citing InDesign 34 62 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.061% 0.069%
As % of the Applications category 0.45% 0.71% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 41 40
UK median daily rate £238 £188 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -52.38% +43.18%
10th Percentile £157 £68 £163
90th Percentile £408 £538 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £125 £380
% change year-on-year +120.00% -67.11% +26.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £55.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.55% +92.98% +185.00%
10th Percentile £22.50 £47.50 £21.85
90th Percentile £27.50 £62.50 £104.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 7,543 8,709 8,492
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.40% 8.53% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,464 5,150 4,985
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.67%
10th Percentile £150 £148 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 645 767 685
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +1.54% -1.52%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.54 £10.04
90th Percentile £50.00 £39.70 £42.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +8.06% - -6.06%

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 August 2019.

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 7 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 August 2019. 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 +32 30 £238 +26.67% 65
UK excluding London +57 19 £275 +120.00% 49
London +36 15 £200 -48.39% 17
South East +19 10 £238 +102.13% 5
South West -20 5 £325 -3.70% 6
Scotland - 3 £180 - 1
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 34 (100.00%) Adobe
2 27 (79.41%) Photoshop
3 22 (64.71%) Adobe Illustrator
4 16 (47.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 10 (29.41%) Sketch
6 7 (20.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
6 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
7 6 (17.65%) Adobe After Effects
8 5 (14.71%) Publishing
8 5 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
8 5 (14.71%) Data Science
8 5 (14.71%) User Experience
9 4 (11.76%) Web Design
9 4 (11.76%) CSS
9 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
10 3 (8.82%) Retail
10 3 (8.82%) Google
10 3 (8.82%) Marketing
10 3 (8.82%) Copywriting
10 3 (8.82%) CMS
10 3 (8.82%) e-Learning
10 3 (8.82%) Finance
10 3 (8.82%) Desktop Publishing
10 3 (8.82%) HTML5
10 3 (8.82%) iPad
10 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
10 3 (8.82%) Analytics
10 3 (8.82%) Public Sector
11 2 (5.88%) Deadline-Driven

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 (8.82%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (2.94%) Confluence
2 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (79.41%) Photoshop
2 22 (64.71%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (47.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 10 (29.41%) Sketch
5 7 (20.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 6 (17.65%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (5.88%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (5.88%) Lectora
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (2.94%) Camtasia
8 1 (2.94%) Figma
8 1 (2.94%) InVision
8 1 (2.94%) SketchUp
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 1 (2.94%) Google Analytics
2 1 (2.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Axure RP
1 1 (2.94%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 5 (14.71%) Publishing
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
2 3 (8.82%) Public Sector
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Electronics
4 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Designer
2 7 (20.59%) Digital Designer
3 6 (17.65%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Graphic Designer
4 3 (8.82%) Artworker
4 3 (8.82%) Digital Artworker
4 3 (8.82%) Photoshop Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Creative Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 2 (5.88%) Training Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) UI Designer
5 2 (5.88%) UI/UX Designer
5 2 (5.88%) UX Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Creative Director
6 1 (2.94%) Graduate
6 1 (2.94%) Junior
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 1 (2.94%) ATL
4 1 (2.94%) Flash
4 1 (2.94%) Framer.js
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) User Experience
2 3 (8.82%) Digital Media
2 3 (8.82%) e-Learning
2 3 (8.82%) iPad
3 2 (5.88%) Animation
3 2 (5.88%) Graphic Design
3 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (2.94%) Blog
4 1 (2.94%) FMCG
4 1 (2.94%) Learning Management System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Photography
4 1 (2.94%) Podcast
4 1 (2.94%) SCORM
4 1 (2.94%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Mac OS
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) Data Science
2 4 (11.76%) Web Design
3 3 (8.82%) Analytics
3 3 (8.82%) Copywriting
3 3 (8.82%) Desktop Publishing
4 2 (5.88%) Data Entry
4 2 (5.88%) Deadline-Driven
4 2 (5.88%) Front End Development
4 2 (5.88%) Infographics
4 2 (5.88%) Information Architecture
4 2 (5.88%) Migration
4 2 (5.88%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) Prototyping
4 2 (5.88%) SEO
4 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.88%) Typography
4 2 (5.88%) Wireframes
5 1 (2.94%) Instructional Design
5 1 (2.94%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (2.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) CIPD
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 13485
1 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Adobe
2 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.82%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.94%) Facebook
4 1 (2.94%) Hootsuite
4 1 (2.94%) JDA
4 1 (2.94%) SAP
4 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.94%) Twitter
4 1 (2.94%) YouTube