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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeMarker
Rank 577 590 530
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -60
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 20 3 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.006% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.13% 0.020% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 9
Average daily rate
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£375 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £235 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £338
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
14908 14984 12930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.07% 27.65% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9842 9913 8138
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 193 359
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.86 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.04 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -

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 28 May 2015.

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 3 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 28 May 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 +35 20 £375 +36.36% 5
England 0 20 £375 +36.36% 9
City of London - 4 £155 - 2

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 16 (80.00%) jQuery
2 15 (75.00%) Java
3 14 (70.00%) HTML
4 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (60.00%) TDD
5 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
5 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
6 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (50.00%) CSS
7 9 (45.00%) Spring
7 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
8 8 (40.00%) JSP
9 7 (35.00%) Internet
9 7 (35.00%) MVC
9 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (30.00%) Jasmine
10 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
10 6 (30.00%) CSS3
10 6 (30.00%) Redis
10 6 (30.00%) OOCSS
10 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
10 6 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (30.00%) Grunt
10 6 (30.00%) Play Framework
10 6 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 6 (30.00%) Ehcache
10 6 (30.00%) RESTful
10 6 (30.00%) Scala
10 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
10 6 (30.00%) WebDriver

FreeMarker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 12 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (15.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (30.00%) Redis
2 6 (30.00%) Hadoop
2 6 (30.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (30.00%) Jasmine
2 6 (30.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Grunt
2 6 (30.00%) WebDriver
2 6 (30.00%) TestNG
2 6 (30.00%) Mockito
2 6 (30.00%) Mocha
2 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
2 6 (30.00%) Subversion
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
2 6 (30.00%) JUnit
2 6 (30.00%) Liquibase
3 3 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Front-End Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) jQuery
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) CSS
4 9 (45.00%) Spring
5 8 (40.00%) JSP
6 6 (30.00%) Spring MVC
6 6 (30.00%) CSS3
6 6 (30.00%) OOCSS
6 6 (30.00%) Play Framework
6 6 (30.00%) Ehcache
6 6 (30.00%) RESTful
6 6 (30.00%) HTML5
6 6 (30.00%) Memcached
7 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (15.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) XML
8 1 (5.00%) Velocity
8 1 (5.00%) Sass
8 1 (5.00%) LESS
8 1 (5.00%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Copywriting
2 3 (15.00%) Social Network
3 2 (10.00%) User Experience
4 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (30.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) BDD
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
4 6 (30.00%) Web Development
4 6 (30.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (30.00%) Scala
4 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) Google