The table below looks at the statistics for FreeHand skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe FreeHand
Rank - 574 539
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England - 0.004% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category - 0.030% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £225 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +125.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 England region.

Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6225 6778 5897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.30% 13.19% 13.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3420 3591 3025
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 613 651 693
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.97 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.07% -6.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £10.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -9.09%

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FreeHand across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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