The table below looks at the statistics for FreeMarker skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeMarker over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeMarker
Rank 555 514 485
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -29
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 2 25 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.057% 0.074%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.016% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 18 27
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£465 £400 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% +24.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £323
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12683 12009 11563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.31% 27.30% 28.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 8620 7684 7424
Average daily rate £398 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.00% +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 249 314
Average hourly rate £33.50 £33.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.99 £14.08 £19.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

FreeMarker
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FreeMarker across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

FreeMarker Jobs Demand Trend in England

FreeMarker
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FreeMarker across the England region.

FreeMarker Daily Rate Trend in England

FreeMarker
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FreeMarker across the England region.

FreeMarker Hourly Rate Trend in England

FreeMarker
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeMarker within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -27 2 £465 +16.25%
East Midlands - - - -
South East - - - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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UK

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FreeMarker also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FreeMarker.

1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 18 (85.71%) Java
2 18 (85.71%) Spring
3 16 (76.19%) MVC
3 16 (76.19%) XML
4 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
5 12 (57.14%) jQuery
6 11 (52.38%) Spring MVC
6 11 (52.38%) Struts2
6 11 (52.38%) XSD
6 11 (52.38%) Struts
6 11 (52.38%) HTML
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
7 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
8 9 (42.86%) Velocity
8 9 (42.86%) Ant
9 8 (38.10%) Sybase
9 8 (38.10%) SQL
9 8 (38.10%) CSS
9 8 (38.10%) Banking
9 8 (38.10%) JMS
9 8 (38.10%) JSON
10 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
10 7 (33.33%) Finance
10 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (33.33%) TDD
10 7 (33.33%) Oracle
11 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 6 (28.57%) Subversion
11 6 (28.57%) Ajax

FreeMarker
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing FreeMarker also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited FreeMarker. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (42.86%) Ant
2 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (28.57%) Subversion
4 4 (19.05%) Maven
5 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (14.29%) MyEclipse
5 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 3 (14.29%) NetBeans
5 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (9.52%) JUnit
6 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
6 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.76%) Gradle
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 13 (61.90%) Java Developer
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (14.29%) Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Hybris Consultant
7 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (85.71%) Spring
2 16 (76.19%) XML
3 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 12 (57.14%) jQuery
5 11 (52.38%) Spring MVC
5 11 (52.38%) Struts2
5 11 (52.38%) XSD
5 11 (52.38%) Struts
5 11 (52.38%) HTML
6 9 (42.86%) Velocity
7 8 (38.10%) CSS
7 8 (38.10%) JMS
7 8 (38.10%) JSON
8 6 (28.57%) Ajax
9 5 (23.81%) J2EE
10 4 (19.05%) Web Services
11 3 (14.29%) Smarty
11 3 (14.29%) HTML5
11 3 (14.29%) CSS3
11 3 (14.29%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Social Network
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
1 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
1 3 (14.29%) UNIX
1 3 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) MVC
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (33.33%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) BDD
5 3 (14.29%) BPEL
5 3 (14.29%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) UML
6 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
6 2 (9.52%) SEO
6 2 (9.52%) User Stories
7 1 (4.76%) DevOps
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 18 (85.71%) Java
3 8 (38.10%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Sybase
2 7 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) hybris
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft