I am a developer / designer, and I'm interested in establishing a retainer position.
How do you structure a retainer arrangement?
Is a flat monthly rate preferred? A client will likely want to know how many hours they get out of that monthly flat rate. Again, we are back to the hourly rate. How do you deal with this?
Do you put a cap on the hours in that month, or charge an 'overage' fee for going over that limit? Do you use a contract, and is there up-front payment involved?