I was paid in advance to do 10 sessions of tutoring, once a week. Unfortunately, I did not think to keep track of how many times it actually happened, as there were some weeks where it didn't work ...
I'm working on some bug fixes on web project for a client/friend. He has everything set up and working, but called me to fix a handful of bugs. I've never used his system, I barely know how it runs, ...
As you know, IT recruiting firms provide client companies with skilled contractors on an hourly rate which is also called the billing rate. The recruiter takes a "small" percentage of this rate and ...
Say you're doing contract development work that is accounted for and billed on an hourly basis. There has been no design work done/provided up front, and the project involves a number of problems ...
I'm a software engineer out of Quebec, Canada. My current contract is going through a headhunting firm. I bill the headhunting firm and they bill the company I'm actually doing work for and take a ...
If I start a new job and I'm asked to do some work for a client. The company bills the client in 15min increments, I spend time learning my companies' setup, where things are, etc... I end up billing ...
I work for a company that uses outsourced contract developers paid hourly but physically located in our office. At the end of every month we get an excel sheet from their outsourcing companies with ...
Recently, I've been doing a lot of production support that requires off-hour work. Recently, I've been asked a couple of times to get up at 3:00 am and check the status of our data, which only takes 5 ...
How do you document or proof the hours you were coding when on an hourly paid freelance job? I normally use timesheets for in-house consulting, but if a customer would question the billed hours that ...
I am developing a project for a client where I have a little bit of experience in a particular clientside framework - however not that much. There are times I have to go off and spend anywhere from 10 ...
How should I [ethically] divide my billable time, when my work is mutually beneficial to multiple customers?
Consider the circumstance where someone works for multiple customers and charges them on an hourly rate. This is pretty common. However, how should an hourly, contractual worker bill their customers ...