The table below looks at the statistics for FreeHand skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe FreeHand
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
650 696 759
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 12.03% 11.69% 11.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 459 533
Average daily rate £395 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £522 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £303 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.57 £17.50 £17.87
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.04% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £22.30 £31.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.45% -

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

FreeHand Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

FreeHand
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FreeHand across the City of London region.

FreeHand Daily Rate Trend in the City of London