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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe FreeHand
Rank - 198 206
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.035% 0.017%
As % of the Applications category - 0.28% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
FreeHand
London

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
312 721 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.27% 12.56% 11.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 517 465
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 38 28
Median hourly rate £18.25 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.86% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £34.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £14.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+13.79% -6.45%

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing FreeHand as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

FreeHand
Top 6 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FreeHand 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 City of London region with a requirement for FreeHand.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation