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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FreeMarker
Rank 628 627 610
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 18 11 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.020% 0.008%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.073% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 4
Median daily rate £550 £375 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +30.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £466 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 - -
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
15312 15167 14783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.43% 27.51% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10799 10141 9643
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 210 209
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.80 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +8.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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
England +3 16 £550 +46.66% 3
London -1 16 £550 +46.66%
City of London +36 1 £398 -
Glasgow - 1 £550 -
Scotland - 1 £550 - 1

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 17 (80.95%) HTML
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 16 (76.19%) HTML5
3 15 (71.43%) CSS3
4 12 (57.14%) Finance
4 12 (57.14%) Java
4 12 (57.14%) Velocity
4 12 (57.14%) jQuery
5 9 (42.86%) JSON
5 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (42.86%) TDD
6 8 (38.10%) Ajax
6 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
6 8 (38.10%) Handlebars
7 7 (33.33%) Grunt
7 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) Apache
8 6 (28.57%) Play Framework
8 6 (28.57%) Front End Development
8 6 (28.57%) Scala
9 5 (23.81%) Mustache
9 5 (23.81%) gulp
9 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
9 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
9 5 (23.81%) J2EE
9 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 4 (19.05%) Retail
10 4 (19.05%) Scrum

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 6 (28.57%) Apache
2 5 (23.81%) Tomcat
3 2 (9.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) Liferay
4 1 (4.76%) Magnolia
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Grunt
2 5 (23.81%) gulp
3 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
3 4 (19.05%) Maven
4 3 (14.29%) Subversion
5 2 (9.52%) Jasmine
5 2 (9.52%) JUnit
5 2 (9.52%) Mocha
5 2 (9.52%) Mockito
6 1 (4.76%) Ant
6 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.76%) JSUnit
6 1 (4.76%) Liquibase
6 1 (4.76%) TestNG
6 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Back Office
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 6 (28.57%) UI Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 1 (4.76%) HTML CSS Developer
5 1 (4.76%) HTML Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Murex Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Senior JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.76%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 16 (76.19%) CSS
2 16 (76.19%) HTML5
3 15 (71.43%) CSS3
4 12 (57.14%) jQuery
4 12 (57.14%) Velocity
5 9 (42.86%) JSON
6 8 (38.10%) Ajax
6 8 (38.10%) AngularJS
6 8 (38.10%) Handlebars
7 6 (28.57%) Play Framework
8 5 (23.81%) J2EE
8 5 (23.81%) Mustache
9 4 (19.05%) Grails
9 4 (19.05%) Scalatra
9 4 (19.05%) Smarty
10 3 (14.29%) MooTools
10 3 (14.29%) Node.js
10 3 (14.29%) Sass
10 3 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (42.86%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
6 3 (14.29%) Data Mapping
6 3 (14.29%) Data Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Data Validation
6 3 (14.29%) ETL
6 3 (14.29%) Migration
6 3 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
6 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Validation
6 3 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (9.52%) BDD
7 2 (9.52%) MVC
7 2 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
2 12 (57.14%) Java
3 7 (33.33%) SQL
4 6 (28.57%) Scala
5 4 (19.05%) Groovy
6 3 (14.29%) AWK
6 3 (14.29%) Korn
6 3 (14.29%) Perl
6 3 (14.29%) sed
6 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.76%) ES6
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Murex
2 1 (4.76%) SAP