The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 27 April 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
England / London
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 438 419
Rank change year-on-year +29 -19  
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 2 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.010% 0.017% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.055% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 9
Median daily rate - £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +18.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £313 -
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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7064 7320 6808
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.86% 31.77% 30.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 5289 5518 4843
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 25 33
Median hourly rate £43.50 £26.25 £22.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.71% +18.34%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £17.35 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £54.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +21.42% -4.10%  

FreeMarker
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

FreeMarker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeMarker in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, 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 across the London region with a requirement for FreeMarker.

1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
3 2 (50.00%) CMS
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) Content Management
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) Social Network
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) WordPress
4 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) CoreMedia CMS
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Blog
4 1 (25.00%) Servlets
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

FreeMarker
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (25.00%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (25.00%) WordPress
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
3 2 (50.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (50.00%) HTML5
3 2 (50.00%) JSP
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) JDBC
4 1 (25.00%) Servlets
4 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Social Network
2 1 (25.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Content Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle