Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 18 August 2019 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
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 838 903 -
Rank change year-on-year +65 - +912
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.003% -
As % of the Applications category 0.066% 0.034% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
UK median daily rate £450 £288 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +56.52% - -
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for software application skills.

All Software Application Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 7,563 8,786 8,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 8.37% 8.53% 8.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,477 5,219 5,016
UK median daily rate £375 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +6.51%
10th Percentile £150 £148 £150
90th Percentile £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 765 696
UK median hourly rate £17.25 £16.50 £16.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.55% +1.76% -1.73%
10th Percentile £10.80 £10.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £48.63 £39.20 £43.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year +6.45% - -6.06%

FreeHand
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FreeHand in the UK

FreeHand
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeHand in the UK

FreeHand
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing FreeHand over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for FreeHand in the UK

FreeHand
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FreeHand in the UK

FreeHand
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeHand within the UK over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +66 5 £450 +56.52%
London +53 5 £450 +56.52%

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing FreeHand also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads with a requirement for FreeHand.

1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 3 (60.00%) W3C
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Validation
2 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 3 (60.00%) Ajax
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Animation
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Android
2 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 3 (60.00%) Handlebars
2 3 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
2 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
2 3 (60.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
2 3 (60.00%) A/B Testing
2 3 (60.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
2 3 (60.00%) Sketch
2 3 (60.00%) Zeplin
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office

FreeHand
Co-occurring 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 (60.00%) Sketch
1 3 (60.00%) Zeplin
2 2 (40.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (40.00%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (60.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Designer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior UI Designer
1 3 (60.00%) UI Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Ajax
1 3 (60.00%) CSS
1 3 (60.00%) Handlebars
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Animation
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
1 3 (60.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Android
1 3 (60.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) A/B Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
1 3 (60.00%) Prototyping
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
1 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
1 3 (60.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
1 3 (60.00%) Validation
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Adobe
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft