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 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
FreeMarker
Rank 635 643 626
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 10 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.032% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.062% 0.12% 0.064%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 6
Median daily rate £550 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+64.17% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £275 -
% change year-on-year
+54.54% -
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
16167 16419 15518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.92% 28.02% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11211 11157 9833
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 289 216
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.75 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 August 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 2 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 August 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 -4 9 £550 +64.17% 4
London -23 9 £550 +25.00% 4

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (85.00%) HTML
1 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
1 17 (85.00%) CSS
1 17 (85.00%) HTML5
2 16 (80.00%) CSS3
3 13 (65.00%) Finance
4 12 (60.00%) Velocity
4 12 (60.00%) jQuery
5 10 (50.00%) JSON
5 10 (50.00%) Java
6 9 (45.00%) Ajax
6 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
7 8 (40.00%) Handlebars
8 7 (35.00%) Grunt
8 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (35.00%) TDD
9 6 (30.00%) Apache
9 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
10 5 (25.00%) gulp
10 5 (25.00%) Mustache
10 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
11 4 (20.00%) J2EE
11 4 (20.00%) Retail
11 4 (20.00%) Scala
11 4 (20.00%) Smarty
11 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
11 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
11 4 (20.00%) Grails

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 (30.00%) Apache
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Grunt
2 5 (25.00%) gulp
3 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (15.00%) Maven
3 3 (15.00%) Subversion
4 2 (10.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (10.00%) Mocha
5 1 (5.00%) JSUnit
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Back Office
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 7 (35.00%) UI Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (5.00%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Murex Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 1 (5.00%) XML Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) CSS
1 17 (85.00%) HTML
1 17 (85.00%) HTML5
2 16 (80.00%) CSS3
3 12 (60.00%) jQuery
3 12 (60.00%) Velocity
4 10 (50.00%) JSON
5 9 (45.00%) Ajax
5 9 (45.00%) AngularJS
6 8 (40.00%) Handlebars
7 5 (25.00%) Mustache
8 4 (20.00%) Grails
8 4 (20.00%) J2EE
8 4 (20.00%) Play Framework
8 4 (20.00%) Scalatra
8 4 (20.00%) Smarty
9 3 (15.00%) MooTools
9 3 (15.00%) Node.js
9 3 (15.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (35.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Front End Development
3 5 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
5 3 (15.00%) Data Mapping
5 3 (15.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Data Validation
5 3 (15.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 3 (15.00%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Validation
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
7 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Groovy
4 4 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (15.00%) AWK
5 3 (15.00%) Korn
5 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 3 (15.00%) sed
5 3 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.00%) ES6
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Murex
2 1 (5.00%) SAP