The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe InDesign
England / North West
Rank 130 - 153
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing InDesign 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.077% - 0.055%
As % of the Applications category 0.70% - 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £173 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £225 £275
% change year-on-year +55.55% -18.18%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £10.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -55.55%  

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 the North West with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 285 369 436
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 11.04% 9.61% 11.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 180 199
Median daily rate £336 £350 £304
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.92% +15.13%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £175 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 56 62
Median hourly rate £37.48 £17.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.14% +25.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £47.33 £49.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

InDesign
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

InDesign
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for InDesign in the North West

InDesign
Contractor 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 in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for InDesign 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 27 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
Manchester - 2 £173 -
InDesign
England

InDesign
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 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 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