The table below looks at the statistics for FreeHand skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe FreeHand
Rank - 639 609
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.002%
As % of the Applications category - 0.044% 0.014%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £300 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £135.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £135.00 -

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
5738 6772 7020
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 10.62% 11.89% 13.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3408 3925 3874
Median daily rate £350 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £159 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 467 664 734
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.04 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

FreeHand
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FreeHand as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FreeHand also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FreeHand.

1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 3 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (66.67%) SketchUp

FreeHand
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 3 (100.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (66.67%) SketchUp
General
1 3 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3D Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Creative Designer
1 2 (66.67%) Designer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Visualisation