The table below looks at the statistics for FreeHand skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Adobe FreeHand
UK / England
Rank 571 603 -
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.002% -
As % of the Applications category 0.047% 0.019% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £250 £250 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
4294 5164 5629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.33% 11.28% 12.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 2644 3003 3270
Median daily rate £365 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £161 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 329 474 566
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.55 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

FreeHand Jobs Demand Trend in England

FreeHand
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

FreeHand Daily Rate Trend in England

FreeHand
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

FreeHand Hourly Rate Trend in England

FreeHand
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeHand within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
London +12 1 £250 -
South East - 1 - -
FreeHand
UK

FreeHand
Top 14 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for FreeHand.

1 2 (66.67%) AutoCAD
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Vectorworks
2 1 (33.33%) Visualisation

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills in England 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%) AutoCAD
1 2 (66.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (33.33%) Vectorworks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3D Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Designer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree