The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 22 June 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
North West / Manchester
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 89 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing InDesign 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.073% - -
As % of the Applications category 0.93% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £438 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £250 £313 £125
% change year-on-year -20.00% +150.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £13.67
% change year-on-year - -26.84%  

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 advertised in Manchester with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
Manchester
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 108 135 173
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 7.84% 7.36% 11.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 75 92
Median daily rate £325 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £148 £149
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year +3.84% +1.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 15
Median hourly rate £16.00 £9.27 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.59% -28.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.09 £9.18 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £23.90 £18.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.71 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -4.80% +13.79%  

InDesign
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

InDesign
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for InDesign in Manchester

InDesign
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for InDesign in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for InDesign.

1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (66.67%) Typography
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) CSS3
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud

InDesign
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe Creative Cloud
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Artworker
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Artworker
2 1 (33.33%) Designer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Artworker
2 1 (33.33%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) FMCG
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Typography
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe