The table below looks at the statistics for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe InDesign
Rank 105 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing InDesign 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% - -
As % of the Applications category 1.97% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £225 £275 £260
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +5.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £22.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +22.22%
InDesign
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Applications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
152 150 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 8.37% 10.58% 12.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 101 66
Average daily rate £300 £288 £180
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% +59.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £170 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 21 17
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.25 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.07% +20.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £10.10 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.10 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -4.47%

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing InDesign across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Applications category.

InDesign Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

InDesign
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing InDesign across the Manchester region.

InDesign Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

InDesign
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing InDesign across the Manchester region.

InDesign Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

InDesign
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing InDesign also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited InDesign.

1 7 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (57.14%) Marketing
2 4 (57.14%) Photography
2 4 (57.14%) Brand Management
2 4 (57.14%) New Media
2 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
2 4 (57.14%) User Experience
2 4 (57.14%) CSS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Apple
3 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
3 2 (28.57%) Quark
3 2 (28.57%) QuarkXPress

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing InDesign also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited InDesign. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (28.57%) Acrobat
2 2 (28.57%) QuarkXPress
General
1 4 (57.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Designer
2 3 (42.86%) Visual Designer
3 2 (28.57%) Artworker
3 2 (28.57%) Digital Artworker
4 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) New Media
1 4 (57.14%) Photography
1 4 (57.14%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Brand Management
1 4 (57.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (28.57%) Apple
2 2 (28.57%) Quark