The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for FreeMarker skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FreeMarker over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

FreeMarker
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 168 210
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.029% 0.034%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.084% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £398 £155
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +156.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £488 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FreeMarker is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1251 1184 1730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.96% 34.78% 29.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1018 1013 1407
Median daily rate £500 £450 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.00% +4.65%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 12
Median hourly rate £24.86 £31.79 £24.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.78% +31.18%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £22.36 £15.64
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.80 £41.21 £187.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

FreeMarker
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing FreeMarker as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for FreeMarker in the City of London

FreeMarker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing FreeMarker in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeMarker in the City of London