Interim & freelance contracts in 2018: movemeon freelance report out this month

Interim & freelance contracts in 2018: movemeon freelance report out this month

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Summary

To answer some of the common questions (‘What’s the average day rate for an associate-level freelancer?’ ‘What are the most important parts of a freelance project brief?’), we’ve decided to publish an in-depth freelance report and guide.

The freelance market has seen significant growth in recent years. Movemeon began working in the freelance market in 2015 with movemeon freelance, and launched a dedicated freelance site, mmofreelance, in 2016. So we’ve been around for the sudden explosion of both talent and projects – and we’ve received a lot of questions from both employers and candidates.

To answer some of the common questions (‘What’s the average day rate for an associate-level freelancer?’ ‘What are the most important parts of a freelance project brief?’), we’ve decided to publish an in-depth freelance report and guide.

Coming at the end of October, this report will answer common questions, as well as provide data, tips and case studies for both employers and candidates. If you’d like to receive it, complete the form at the end of this article.

While you wait for the report to be published, we’ve also put together 2 early insights:

1. The growth of the market has been driven by an increase in the number of employers realising the potential of freelance hires.

At movemeon, we’ve seen a 189% increase in the number of employers looking to hire freelancers in any year. This is because employers in all industries now realise that freelance consultants are not only quicker to hire, but they can also bring the same skills and often even more expertise than permanent hires.

2. Speed is essential to employers looking to hire freelance/interim consultants

90% of candidates hired for freelance projects are available immediately. It is clear that employers are looking for speed as well as quality when they turn to freelancers – 83% of candidates hired also apply within one week of the project brief being shared.

For more insights, just request our full report:

If you are interested in finding out more about our service to employers, visit our employer page. 

 

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Anna

Anna worked as a journalist and teacher before joining movemeon. She studied History at Oxford and writes about productivity, stress & start-up life. She is responsible for content production - which mainly means acting as the resident grammar patrol.

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