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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 437 -
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London - 0.009% -
As % of the Applications category - 0.085% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £225 -
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 1881 2358 2330
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 9.62% 10.51% 10.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1633 1520
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £180 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +0.74% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 103 123
Median hourly rate £21.00 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.52% -2.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £27.50 £34.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +13.79%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing FreeHand as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Applications category.

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for FreeHand.

1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (100.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (100.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (100.00%) Photoshop
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Marketing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation