First Survey

Jun 14, 2023 May 24, 2023 - Jun 7, 2023 71 participants
Our first survey shows that 60% of respondents consider their current project situation worse than 12 months ago, versus only 10% that consider it being slightly better. However, 45% expect the next 12 months to show positive development on that front, versus only 14% that expect the situation to worsen.

The question about the current hourly rate shows that the 100€-109€ and 80-89€ ranges are the most popular.

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The combined results of this survey can be downloaded here:

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How do you assess your current project situation compared to 12 months ago?

Please consider the following aspects from the past few months:
  • Number of inquiries from recruiters and end customers
  • Feedback on your own marketing and sales initiatives
  • Willingness of end customers to start new projects and continue ongoing ones
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What was your average hourly rate in the past 3 months?

If you didn’t bill hourly in the past few months or had multiple projects with different hourly rates, please provide an approximate average earnings per hour if possible.
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What is your assessment of how the project situation will develop for you personally in the next 12 months?

Compared to the last 12 months, do you anticipate it will be easier or harder to find new customers and retain current ones?
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Due to rounding, the presented numbers may not add up precisely to the totals provided, and percentages may not precisely reflect the absolute figures.