The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for FreeHand skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FreeHand over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 433 433
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Applications category - 0.051% 0.081%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £201 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.16%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Contract Software Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 1728 1960 2457
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 8.32% 9.03% 10.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1807 2335 2522
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% -1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £174 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +3.84% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 107 187
Median hourly rate £22.00 £17.50 £17.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.71% +0.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.88 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.06% +17.85%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for FreeHand in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeHand in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FreeHand in London