Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for FreeHand skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FreeHand over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Adobe FreeHand
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 875 869
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England - 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Applications category - 0.011% 0.019%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
England median daily rate - - £300
UK median daily rate - - £212
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £135.00

FreeHand is in the Software Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 8374 8941 10809
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 8.90% 9.25% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5142 5248 6365
England median daily rate £355 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.43% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £148 £150 £153
90th Percentile £575 £525 £538
UK median daily rate £350 £340 £350
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 690 875 1031
England median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.30 £9.75
90th Percentile £35.00 £40.50 £36.50
UK median hourly rate £15.50 £16.15 £15.63
% change year-on-year -4.02% +3.36% +4.17%

FreeHand
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing FreeHand as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for FreeHand in England

FreeHand
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeHand in England

FreeHand
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FreeHand in England