The table below looks at the statistics for FreeHand skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 - 566 560
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.008% 0.002%
As % of the Applications category - 0.060% 0.016%
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 - - -

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

Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Applications category
6709 6676 6089
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.37% 13.04% 12.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3942 3614 3073
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 695 658 733
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £9.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.98 £32.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.70
% change year-on-year
- -4.45%

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FreeHand Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FreeHand
Daily Rate Trend

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

FreeHand Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FreeHand
Hourly Rate Trend

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

FreeHand Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FreeHand
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeHand within the UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
England - - - -