The table below looks at the statistics for FreeHand skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe FreeHand
Rank - 413 387
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London - 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Applications category - 0.15% 0.039%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £276 £165
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +67.27%
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 London region.

Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
2569 2698 2534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 11.29% 11.34% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1761 1715 1594
Average daily rate £358 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £171 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 150 164
Average hourly rate £15.51 £17.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.76% -4.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £30.30 £29.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

FreeHand Jobs Demand Trend in London

FreeHand
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

FreeHand Daily Rate Trend in London

FreeHand
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

FreeHand Hourly Rate Trend in London