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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
FreeMarker
Rank 606 606 566
Rank change year-on-year
0 -40
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 19 10 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.018% 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.064% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 6 15
Average daily rate
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£335 £325 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% +22.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £214
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - £265
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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 7 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 28 August 2015. 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
England -2 19 £335 +3.07% 4
London +20 11 £440 +35.38%
Kent - 4 £275 -
South East - 4 £275 - 1
East of England - 4 £275 -
Essex - 4 £275 -
City of London - 2 £440 -

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 25 (64.10%) Java
1 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (58.97%) TDD
4 21 (53.85%) jQuery
5 20 (51.28%) CSS
6 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
6 18 (46.15%) Spring
7 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
8 16 (41.03%) MVC
9 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
10 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
11 12 (30.77%) BDD
11 12 (30.77%) JIRA
12 11 (28.21%) Subversion
12 11 (28.21%) Internet
13 10 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (25.64%) Apache
13 10 (25.64%) JUnit
13 10 (25.64%) Domain-Driven Design
13 10 (25.64%) Ehcache
13 10 (25.64%) RESTful
13 10 (25.64%) TestNG
13 10 (25.64%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (25.64%) Play Framework
13 10 (25.64%) Liquibase
13 10 (25.64%) Apache Shiro
13 10 (25.64%) Redis
13 10 (25.64%) Scala

FreeMarker
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 17 (43.59%) Tomcat
2 10 (25.64%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (25.64%) Apache
3 8 (20.51%) Magnolia
3 8 (20.51%) CMS
4 3 (7.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 10 (25.64%) Redis
2 10 (25.64%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (15.38%) Hadoop
4 5 (12.82%) Relational Database
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (46.15%) Git (software)
2 12 (30.77%) JIRA
3 11 (28.21%) Subversion
4 10 (25.64%) JUnit
4 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
4 10 (25.64%) Mockito
4 10 (25.64%) TestNG
4 10 (25.64%) Liquibase
5 9 (23.08%) Cucumber
6 8 (20.51%) Grunt
7 7 (17.95%) Jasmine
7 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
7 7 (17.95%) Mocha
7 7 (17.95%) Maven
8 5 (12.82%) Ant
9 1 (2.56%) Yeoman
9 1 (2.56%) gulp
General
1 4 (10.26%) Publishing
1 4 (10.26%) Banking
1 4 (10.26%) Investment Banking
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 32 (82.05%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) Web Developer
4 8 (20.51%) CMS Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Programmer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Java Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (61.54%) HTML
2 21 (53.85%) jQuery
3 20 (51.28%) CSS
4 18 (46.15%) Spring
5 15 (38.46%) Spring MVC
6 10 (25.64%) Ehcache
6 10 (25.64%) RESTful
6 10 (25.64%) Memcached
6 10 (25.64%) Play Framework
7 8 (20.51%) Hibernate
7 8 (20.51%) HTML5
7 8 (20.51%) JSP
8 7 (17.95%) OOCSS
8 7 (17.95%) CSS3
9 6 (15.38%) XML
10 5 (12.82%) XSD
10 5 (12.82%) JMS
10 5 (12.82%) JSON
10 5 (12.82%) Struts
10 5 (12.82%) Struts2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Copywriting
2 3 (7.69%) Social Network
2 3 (7.69%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (58.97%) TDD
3 16 (41.03%) MVC
4 12 (30.77%) BDD
5 10 (25.64%) Domain-Driven Design
6 9 (23.08%) Responsive Web Design
6 9 (23.08%) Scrum
7 8 (20.51%) Content Management
8 7 (17.95%) OO
8 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
8 7 (17.95%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (15.38%) SMACSS
9 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 6 (15.38%) Web Development
10 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
10 1 (2.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (64.10%) Java
1 25 (64.10%) JavaScript
2 10 (25.64%) Scala
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 10 (25.64%) Apache Shiro
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Sybase
2 1 (2.56%) Google