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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
FreeMarker
Rank 588 550 575
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +25
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 5 18 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.035% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.13% 0.061%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 5
Average daily rate
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£300 £280 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 £314
% change year-on-year
- -12.35%
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
15077 14208 14854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.58% 27.84% 25.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 9714 9035 9071
Average daily rate £375 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 296 366
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%

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 16 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 25 July 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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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 -2 5 £300 -14.28% 3
England -41 5 £300 +7.14% 7
Ealing - - - - 1
Chichester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 1
Oxford - - - - 3
Reading - - - -
Street - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 3
Somerset - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
City of London - - - -
South East - - - - 3
South West - - - - 1

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 11 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Subversion
3 7 (63.64%) Spring
3 7 (63.64%) jQuery
3 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
3 7 (63.64%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
5 5 (45.45%) Maven
6 4 (36.36%) Content Management
6 4 (36.36%) Web Development
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) JSP
6 4 (36.36%) HTML5
6 4 (36.36%) CSS3
6 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
7 3 (27.27%) OOCSS
7 3 (27.27%) Mocha
7 3 (27.27%) Grunt
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) SQL
7 3 (27.27%) Scrum
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (27.27%) Social Network
7 3 (27.27%) Google

FreeMarker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) OpenCms
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Jetty
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (9.09%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Subversion
2 5 (45.45%) Maven
3 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) Mocha
4 3 (27.27%) Jasmine
4 3 (27.27%) Grunt
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
5 2 (18.18%) Hudson
5 2 (18.18%) Subclipse
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) jMock
5 2 (18.18%) TestNG
5 2 (18.18%) EasyMock
5 2 (18.18%) Ant
5 2 (18.18%) JUnit
5 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 2 (18.18%) Log4j
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 7 (63.64%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (9.09%) CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) HTML
1 7 (63.64%) CSS
1 7 (63.64%) Spring
1 7 (63.64%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) Hibernate
3 4 (36.36%) JSP
3 4 (36.36%) HTML5
3 4 (36.36%) CSS3
4 3 (27.27%) OOCSS
5 2 (18.18%) Backbone.js
5 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
5 2 (18.18%) Ehcache
5 2 (18.18%) RESTful
5 2 (18.18%) Spring MVC
5 2 (18.18%) GWT
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) JDBC
5 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) SiteMesh
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Social Network
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
2 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
3 1 (9.09%) Semantic Web
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
2 4 (36.36%) Content Management
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Scrum
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) AOP
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) SEO
5 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Google
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
3 1 (9.09%) Adobe
3 1 (9.09%) Facebook