The first table below looks at the demand for FreeHand skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Applications category for the Hertfordshire region.

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 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe FreeHand
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Applications category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Applications Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
128 115 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 16.62% 18.00% 15.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 44
Average daily rate £300 £370 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +23.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £144 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 13 30
Average hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £15.43
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.04 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £21.50 £39.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -8.82%
FreeHand
East of England

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FreeHand Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

FreeHand
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FreeHand Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

FreeHand
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

FreeHand Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire