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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeMarker
Rank 590 552 567
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +15
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 10 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.043% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.065% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 16 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £265 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.64% -21.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £215 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate - £265 £323
% change year-on-year
- -17.82%
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
15459 15268 15752
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.81% 28.61% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9792 9812 9695
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £529
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 270 375
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 £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 21 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 27 August 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
London -9 9 £325 +44.44% 1
England -29 9 £325 +22.64% 3
Ealing - - - -
Chichester - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Reading - - - -
Sheffield - - - - 1
Sittingbourne - - - -
Street - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Somerset - - - -
South Yorkshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
City of London - - - - 1
South East - - - -
South West - - - -

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (92.31%) Spring
3 11 (84.62%) jQuery
3 11 (84.62%) HTML
4 10 (76.92%) SQL
4 10 (76.92%) Hibernate
5 7 (53.85%) Subversion
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) CSS
6 6 (46.15%) Social Network
7 5 (38.46%) Velocity
7 5 (38.46%) Ajax
7 5 (38.46%) Python
7 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
8 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
8 4 (30.77%) SOA
8 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
8 4 (30.77%) WSDL
8 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
8 4 (30.77%) SOAP
8 4 (30.77%) Struts
8 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) XSL
8 4 (30.77%) ODBC
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) Windows 2000
8 4 (30.77%) UML
8 4 (30.77%) OO
8 4 (30.77%) JDBC

FreeMarker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 2 (15.38%) Tomcat
1 2 (15.38%) OpenCms
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
2 1 (7.69%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Subversion
2 4 (30.77%) JIRA
2 4 (30.77%) MyEclipse
2 4 (30.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (30.77%) Eclipse
2 4 (30.77%) Bugzilla
2 4 (30.77%) NetBeans
2 4 (30.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 2 (15.38%) Apache Ivy
3 2 (15.38%) Ant
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) Java Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) CSS Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Hybris Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) Spring
2 11 (84.62%) HTML
2 11 (84.62%) jQuery
3 10 (76.92%) Hibernate
4 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 5 (38.46%) Ajax
5 5 (38.46%) Velocity
6 4 (30.77%) JDBC
6 4 (30.77%) J2EE
6 4 (30.77%) SOAP
6 4 (30.77%) Struts
6 4 (30.77%) Web Services
6 4 (30.77%) XML
6 4 (30.77%) XSL
6 4 (30.77%) ODBC
6 4 (30.77%) WSDL
6 4 (30.77%) Struts2
6 4 (30.77%) MyBatis
7 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
7 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Social Network
2 1 (7.69%) Semantic Web
2 1 (7.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 2000
1 4 (30.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
2 4 (30.77%) SOA
2 4 (30.77%) UML
2 4 (30.77%) OO
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) BPEL
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 2 (15.38%) Content Management
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
5 1 (7.69%) SEO
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
4 5 (38.46%) Python
5 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 4 (30.77%) C
5 4 (30.77%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) C#
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) hybris
2 1 (7.69%) Facebook
2 1 (7.69%) Adobe