The table below looks at the statistics for FreeMarker skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeMarker over the 3 months to 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeMarker
Rank 592 565 585
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +20
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 14 27 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.051% 0.041%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.18% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 19 14
Average daily rate
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£408 £308 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.52% -15.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £316 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.13% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15699 15243 15940
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.31% 28.86% 27.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10130 9794 9627
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 273 369
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.55 £17.50 £16.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

FreeMarker
Jobs Demand Trend

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

FreeMarker Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FreeMarker
Daily Rate Trend

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

FreeMarker Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FreeMarker
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing FreeMarker within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

FreeMarker Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

FreeMarker
Hourly Rate Trend

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

FreeMarker Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FreeMarker
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeMarker within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
England -16 13 £408 +32.52% 5
London +12 12 £465 +60.34% 2
Yorkshire -4 1 £300 -5.13% 3
South Yorkshire - 1 £300 - 2
Sheffield - 1 £300 - 2
Sittingbourne - - - -
Street - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Ealing - - - -

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (100.00%) Java
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
2 16 (88.89%) Hibernate
3 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) HTML
4 10 (55.56%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 9 (50.00%) Struts2
5 9 (50.00%) Subversion
5 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 9 (50.00%) Struts
5 9 (50.00%) XML
6 8 (44.44%) Ant
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle
8 6 (33.33%) CSS
8 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
8 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
8 6 (33.33%) Social Network
8 6 (33.33%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 5 (27.78%) JSON
9 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (27.78%) JMS
9 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
9 5 (27.78%) XSD
9 5 (27.78%) Web Services
9 5 (27.78%) Sybase
9 5 (27.78%) J2EE
9 5 (27.78%) Velocity

FreeMarker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (22.22%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) OpenCms
3 1 (5.56%) Node.js
3 1 (5.56%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Subversion
2 8 (44.44%) Ant
3 6 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 4 (22.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 4 (22.22%) Maven
4 4 (22.22%) JIRA
4 4 (22.22%) MyEclipse
4 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 4 (22.22%) NetBeans
5 2 (11.11%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) IntelliJ
6 1 (5.56%) Gradle
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) Java Developer
1 14 (77.78%) Developer
2 2 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (5.56%) Hybris Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) Spring
2 16 (88.89%) Hibernate
3 10 (55.56%) HTML
3 10 (55.56%) jQuery
4 9 (50.00%) Struts2
4 9 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) Struts
5 6 (33.33%) CSS
5 6 (33.33%) Spring MVC
6 5 (27.78%) JSON
6 5 (27.78%) Velocity
6 5 (27.78%) J2EE
6 5 (27.78%) XSD
6 5 (27.78%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) JMS
7 4 (22.22%) WSDL
7 4 (22.22%) SOAP
7 4 (22.22%) Ajax
7 4 (22.22%) XSL
7 4 (22.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Social Network
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
1 4 (22.22%) Windows 2000
1 4 (22.22%) Windows XP
2 3 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) MVC
2 6 (33.33%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) E-Commerce
4 4 (22.22%) SOA
4 4 (22.22%) UML
4 4 (22.22%) BPEL
4 4 (22.22%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) Content Management
5 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.56%) Web Development
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Python
4 4 (22.22%) Shell Script
4 4 (22.22%) C
4 4 (22.22%) C++
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Sybase
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 4 (22.22%) hybris
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