The table below looks at the statistics for FreeMarker skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeMarker over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeMarker
Rank 393 396 370
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -26
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 9 29 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.40% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 14 14
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£465 £406 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.46% +1.56%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 £323
% change year-on-year
- -6.97%
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6901 7306 6635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.83% 30.02% 30.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 5275 5295 4834
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 53 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £18.00 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £49.02
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

FreeMarker
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

FreeMarker Jobs Demand Trend in London

FreeMarker
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

FreeMarker Daily Rate Trend in London

FreeMarker
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FreeMarker across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

FreeMarker Daily Rate Histogram in London

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 18 (85.71%) Java
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 18 (85.71%) Spring
2 16 (76.19%) XML
3 15 (71.43%) MVC
3 15 (71.43%) Hibernate
4 13 (61.90%) jQuery
5 12 (57.14%) HTML
6 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
6 11 (52.38%) XSD
6 11 (52.38%) Struts
6 11 (52.38%) Struts2
7 10 (47.62%) Spring MVC
7 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
8 9 (42.86%) CSS
8 9 (42.86%) SQL
9 8 (38.10%) Sybase
9 8 (38.10%) Ant
9 8 (38.10%) JMS
9 8 (38.10%) Banking
9 8 (38.10%) JSON
9 8 (38.10%) Velocity
10 7 (33.33%) Finance
10 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
10 7 (33.33%) Oracle
11 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
11 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (28.57%) TDD
11 6 (28.57%) Subversion
11 6 (28.57%) Ajax

FreeMarker
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (47.62%) Relational Database
3 3 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Ant
2 7 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 6 (28.57%) Subversion
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (14.29%) MyEclipse
4 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (14.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (14.29%) NetBeans
4 3 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (14.29%) Bugzilla
5 2 (9.52%) IntelliJ
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 7 (33.33%) Finance
3 5 (23.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Retail
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 13 (61.90%) jQuery
5 12 (57.14%) HTML
6 11 (52.38%) XSD
6 11 (52.38%) Struts
6 11 (52.38%) Struts2
7 10 (47.62%) Spring MVC
8 9 (42.86%) CSS
9 8 (38.10%) JMS
9 8 (38.10%) JSON
9 8 (38.10%) Velocity
10 6 (28.57%) Ajax
11 4 (19.05%) J2EE
12 3 (14.29%) Smarty
12 3 (14.29%) HTML5
12 3 (14.29%) MyBatis
12 3 (14.29%) CSS3
12 3 (14.29%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Social Network
2 2 (9.52%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.52%) Wiki
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 15 (71.43%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 3 (14.29%) UML
4 3 (14.29%) SOA
4 3 (14.29%) BPEL
4 3 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (9.52%) SEO
5 2 (9.52%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) Java
1 18 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) C
3 3 (14.29%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) Python
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 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