The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeMarker
Rank 591 542 574
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +32
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 12 10 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.021% 0.030%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.078% 0.077% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 11
Average daily rate £383 £325 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% -43.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £304 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £351 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate - £324 £600
% change year-on-year
- -46.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15377 12977 15258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.75% 26.71% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9880 8116 8998
Average daily rate £375 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 361 383
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.95 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%

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 April 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 17 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 12 £383 +17.69% 7
London -29 10 £383 +17.69% 6
City of London - 3 £375 - 2
South East - - - -
South West - - - -
Bath - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sittingbourne - - - -
Swindon - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - -

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 32 (88.89%) Java
2 28 (77.78%) CSS
2 28 (77.78%) HTML
3 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
4 20 (55.56%) Subversion
5 17 (47.22%) Web Development
5 17 (47.22%) MVC
5 17 (47.22%) Hibernate
6 16 (44.44%) XML
7 15 (41.67%) JSP
8 14 (38.89%) TDD
8 14 (38.89%) Tomcat
8 14 (38.89%) Spring
9 13 (36.11%) Ajax
9 13 (36.11%) jQuery
10 12 (33.33%) Eclipse
10 12 (33.33%) SQL
11 11 (30.56%) Struts
11 11 (30.56%) Maven
12 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
12 10 (27.78%) Sybase
12 10 (27.78%) CSS3
13 9 (25.00%) Hudson
13 9 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (25.00%) Oracle
13 9 (25.00%) Web Services
13 9 (25.00%) JUnit
13 9 (25.00%) Scrum
13 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration

FreeMarker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (38.89%) Tomcat
2 6 (16.67%) CMS
3 5 (13.89%) WebLogic
3 5 (13.89%) Apache
4 3 (8.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (8.33%) Jetty
5 2 (5.56%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (5.56%) Magnolia
6 1 (2.78%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) MySQL
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.33%) JasperReports
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (55.56%) Subversion
2 12 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 11 (30.56%) Maven
4 9 (25.00%) JUnit
4 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 9 (25.00%) Hudson
5 6 (16.67%) Ant
5 6 (16.67%) IntelliJ
6 5 (13.89%) jMock
6 5 (13.89%) EasyMock
7 4 (11.11%) Selenium
8 3 (8.33%) TestNG
8 3 (8.33%) JSUnit
8 3 (8.33%) Log4j
8 3 (8.33%) Mocha
8 3 (8.33%) Subclipse
8 3 (8.33%) WebDriver
8 3 (8.33%) Jasmine
8 3 (8.33%) Grunt
9 2 (5.56%) Mockito
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.56%) Marketing
3 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 20 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 8 (22.22%) Front-End Developer
4 6 (16.67%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Mid-Level Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (77.78%) HTML
1 28 (77.78%) CSS
2 17 (47.22%) Hibernate
3 16 (44.44%) XML
4 15 (41.67%) JSP
5 14 (38.89%) Spring
6 13 (36.11%) Ajax
6 13 (36.11%) jQuery
7 11 (30.56%) Struts
8 10 (27.78%) CSS3
9 9 (25.00%) Web Services
9 9 (25.00%) HTML5
9 9 (25.00%) Velocity
10 8 (22.22%) Spring MVC
11 7 (19.44%) JMS
11 7 (19.44%) XSD
12 6 (16.67%) J2EE
12 6 (16.67%) JSON
12 6 (16.67%) WebWork
13 5 (13.89%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Social Network
2 4 (11.11%) Equities
2 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) Semantic Web
2 4 (11.11%) Hedge funds
3 3 (8.33%) Digital Media
3 3 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.33%) Open Source
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) iPad
5 1 (2.78%) Wiki
5 1 (2.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (5.56%) UNIX
3 1 (2.78%) Windows
3 1 (2.78%) Android
3 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) MVC
1 17 (47.22%) Web Development
2 14 (38.89%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
4 9 (25.00%) Scrum
5 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 8 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 6 (16.67%) Content Management
7 5 (13.89%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (13.89%) OO
7 5 (13.89%) SEO
8 4 (11.11%) Workflow
9 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 3 (8.33%) AOP
10 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.56%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) Java
2 26 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 12 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (19.44%) PHP
5 6 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 6 (16.67%) Groovy
6 4 (11.11%) C#
6 4 (11.11%) Ruby
6 4 (11.11%) Python
7 1 (2.78%) XPath
7 1 (2.78%) PHP5
7 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (27.78%) Sybase
2 9 (25.00%) Oracle
3 6 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 5 (13.89%) JBoss
5 4 (11.11%) Facebook
6 3 (8.33%) Google
7 1 (2.78%) Adobe