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platypus5207120dI just build it into the day rate. Clients pay for my full capability while include time, kit, software, etc.
Tools aren't really that expensive when compared to time.
unsignedint841120dI would prefer to provide my own equipment, mainly because most IT departments provide next to useless equipment and refuse to upgrade it because "it doesnt fit in with our 3-year desktop refresh plan".
If you have to buy something extra just for that job (eg I purchased a Raspberry Pi for one job because they wanted to run Docker images on ARM and I needed to test) - the path of least resistance is to bill a few extra hours to cover it.
If you've fucked up and given a fixed price amount - you'll probably have to wear it
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fullstacker5This big multi-million consulting company hired me as freelance. They did it in a hurry, because "the project ...