The table below looks at the statistics for FreeMarker skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FreeMarker over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FreeMarker
Rank 633 590 609
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +19
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 10 20 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.037% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.067% 0.14% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 3
Median daily rate £525 £375 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
14869 14628 14562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.99% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9658 9678
Median daily rate £418 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 202 181
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.64 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

FreeMarker
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing FreeMarker as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FreeMarker within the UK over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 9 £500 +33.33% 2
England -19 9 £500 +33.33% 7
City of London +38 2 £449 +189.51%
Glasgow - 1 £550 -
Scotland - 1 £550 -

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing FreeMarker also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for FreeMarker.

1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 7 (58.33%) CSS3
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Velocity
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Scala
4 6 (50.00%) Play Framework
5 5 (41.67%) Grunt
5 5 (41.67%) Handlebars
5 5 (41.67%) Finance
5 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
5 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (33.33%) Grails
6 4 (33.33%) Groovy
6 4 (33.33%) Retail
6 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (33.33%) gulp
6 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
6 4 (33.33%) Scalatra
6 4 (33.33%) Mustache
6 4 (33.33%) Smarty
6 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (25.00%) JSON

FreeMarker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (25.00%) Apache
1 3 (25.00%) Node.js
1 3 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (16.67%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (8.33%) Apache Solr
3 1 (8.33%) CMS
3 1 (8.33%) Liferay
3 1 (8.33%) Magnolia
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (8.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Grunt
2 4 (33.33%) gulp
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) JUnit
3 2 (16.67%) Maven
3 2 (16.67%) Mockito
4 1 (8.33%) Ant
4 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (8.33%) Liquibase
4 1 (8.33%) Mocha
4 1 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (8.33%) TestNG
4 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) UI Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Murex Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
2 8 (66.67%) CSS
2 8 (66.67%) HTML5
3 7 (58.33%) CSS3
3 7 (58.33%) Velocity
4 6 (50.00%) Play Framework
5 5 (41.67%) Handlebars
5 5 (41.67%) J2EE
5 5 (41.67%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) Grails
6 4 (33.33%) Mustache
6 4 (33.33%) Scalatra
6 4 (33.33%) Smarty
7 3 (25.00%) Ajax
7 3 (25.00%) AngularJS
7 3 (25.00%) JSON
8 2 (16.67%) Spring
8 2 (16.67%) Spring MVC
8 2 (16.67%) XML
8 2 (16.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (16.67%) BDD
4 2 (16.67%) Data Mapping
4 2 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 2 (16.67%) Data Validation
4 2 (16.67%) ETL
4 2 (16.67%) Migration
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Validation
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Pair Programming
5 1 (8.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) Java
3 6 (50.00%) Scala
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Groovy
5 2 (16.67%) AWK
5 2 (16.67%) Korn
5 2 (16.67%) Perl
5 2 (16.67%) sed
5 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Murex
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