Prolancer Fees and Charges

For Hirers / Employers

Prolancer is free to sign up, to post a job or project, and to receive proposals from freelancers. You can review the freelancer's profile and discuss the project/job requirements too. We charge a small project fee relative to the value of the selected proposal, as an introduction fee when you choose to award the project.

The total fee and how this is charged, depends on whether it is a project or a job.

Hiring Professional Freelancers

A hirer can post a project by choosing either Basic or Pro packages. By hiring through Outsource Pro, a dedicated relationship manager from our team will be assigned to the Hirer to lead the management of job advertisement, screening and shortlisting the right freelancer for your project.

Services
Outsource Basic
Outsource Pro
Post a job - Administration Fee FREE £199.00 + VAT
Project listing duration 14 days 30 days
Fast-track talent finding – Sponsored project advertisement via partnered sites
Project workstream – In-built project & budget management tools
Secure escrow account
Dedicated relationship manager assistance
Targeted screening and shortlisting
Technical assessment test and reports *
Risk free trial *
Guaranteed candidate
* Assessment tests and Risk free trial may not be available for certain jobs. A Hirer shall confirm this with their dedicated Relationship Manager.


Service Fee

A fee is levied at the time a project has been awarded by a Hirer to a Freelancer.

OUTSOURCE TYPE SERVICE Fee
Outsource Basic 8.99% or £8.99 GBP (whichever is greater) + VAT
Outsource Pro 11.99% or £11.99 GBP (whichever is greater) + VAT

Note: In situations where there is a change in project scope and increase in budget; an additional fee will be added to the original proposal amount.


Hiring Contractors / Employees

An Employer can post a job by choosing either Recruit Basic or Recruit Pro packages. By hiring through Recruit Pro, a dedicated relationship manager from our team will be assigned to lead the management of your job advertisement, screening and shortlisting the right candidates.

Services
Recruit Basic
Recruit Pro
Post a job - Administration Fee FREE £199.00 + VAT
Project listing duration 14 days 30 days
Fast-track talent finding – Sponsored project advertisement via partnered sites
Dedicated relationship manager assistance
Targeted screening and shortlisting
Technical assessment test and reports *
* Assessment tests may not be available for certain jobs. A Hirer shall confirm this with their dedicated Relationship Manager.


Service Fee

A fee is levied at the time a project has been awarded by a Hirer to a Freelancer.

Recruitment type Service Fee
Recruit Basic FREE
Recruit Pro 15% of offered salary (No Hire - No Fee) + VAT

Freelancers Fees

Prolancer is free to sign up, manage your profile, showcase your key skills, upload your work portfolio, receive project notifications, discuss project or job details with the Hirer directly and apply for suitable projects or jobs.

Freelance Project Fees

Prolancer Service fee is charged at the following percentage scales of transaction value.

TRANSACTION VALUE SERVICE FEE
£0.00 - £600.00 10% or £10.00 (whichever is greater) + VAT
£600.01 and up (10% for first £600.00) + 6% for the remaining + VAT
Employment / Contract Jobs

It is free to apply for Recruit Basic or Recruit Pro employment jobs. There is no fee applicable to users if they are accepted for the job.

Payment Processing Fees

Prolancer will charge Users a payment processing and administration fee of the total amount of each payment made for the withdrawals as following:

Payment Types Fee
Credit & debit cards 3% or £3.00 (whichever is greater) +VAT

Additional Services Fee

Users can optionally purchase additional services such as proposal credit upgrades or assigning an assessment test to a job posting. Each additional service will be charged at the time of purchase.

PROPOSAL CREDITS UPGRADE

Users can send proposals for free. There is a monthly allowance of 15 proposal credits per month that gets renewed on first of each month. However, users can buy additional proposal credits if they run out of monthly allowance.

Addional Proposal Credits Fee
5 Proposal Credits £3.99 + VAT
15 Proposal Credits £6.99 + VAT
25 Proposal Credits £9.99 + VAT
50 Proposal Credits £16.99 + VAT

Assessmen Test Fee

Hirers/Employers can add a technical test from our test library to the jobs or projects that they post under Outsource Basic or Recruit Basic packages.
There is a fee of £9.99 + VAT to add a technical assessment test. Technical test fees are included in Outsource Pro and Recruit Pro packages.


Dispute Handling Fee

Prolancer encourage users to resolve disagreements between themselves. If a dispute is escalated to Dispute Resolution Team, Prolancer will charge a dispute handling fee of 5% or £15.00 (whichever is greater) + VAT of the total dispute amount. The fee will be deducted from the total available dispute funds when the funds are released from the escrow account to the winning party’s account. Learn more about our dispute resolution policy.