More money for IT freelancers

Feb 17 2004 by Brian Amble Print This Article

Par rates for IT freelancers working in the UK financial services sector are on the rise, according to the Association of Technology Staffing Companies.

Average pay rises in the second half of last year were 2 per cent, reversing four years of falling wages. Unemployment also fell by a third.

Data warehouse specialists bucked the trend however, with their hourly rates shooting up by more than a third to £54.