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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe FreeHand
Rank - 564 -
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Applications category - 0.030% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £225 -
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
6267 6709 5856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.94% 13.35% 13.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 3525 3487 3020
Average daily rate £338 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £138 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 620 681
Average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £15.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.61% +0.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £10.00 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £37.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £15.00

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