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 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 646 -
Contract jobs citing FreeHand 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.005% -
As % of the Applications category - 0.058% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £201 -
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 with a requirement for software application skills.

Contract Software Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for software application skills 4129 5163 6179
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.76% 9.24% 11.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 3125 3389
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year +1.53% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 433 584
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +4.62%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.48 £37.50 £32.94
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £16.10 £15.00
% change year-on-year +0.52% +7.30%  

FreeHand
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 with a requirement for FreeHand.

1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation

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 1 (50.00%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (50.00%) AutoCAD
1 1 (50.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL