The table below looks at the statistics for InDesign skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited InDesign over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe InDesign
England / North West
Rank 134 151 140
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -11
Contract jobs citing InDesign 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.076% 0.079% 0.061%
As % of the Applications category 0.77% 0.93% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £173 £175 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £190 £225 £275
% change year-on-year
-15.55% -18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 - £22.50

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

Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
261 323 348
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.92% 8.54% 10.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 159 193
Median daily rate £339 £300 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.83% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £175 £138
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 55 64
Median hourly rate £16.00 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.25 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +13.79%

InDesign
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing InDesign as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Applications category.

InDesign Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

InDesign
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

InDesign Daily Rate Trend in the North West

InDesign
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

InDesign Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

InDesign
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing InDesign within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 February 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
Manchester +7 2 £173 -1.42%
InDesign
England

InDesign
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 across the North West region with a requirement for InDesign.

1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) FMCG
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Typography
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop

InDesign
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
General
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Artworker
1 3 (100.00%) Creative Artworker
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Artworker
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Typography
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe