The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
FreeMarker
UK
Rank 590 625 612
Rank change year-on-year +35 -13  
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 9 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.006% 0.017%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.064% 0.020% 0.065%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 6
Median daily rate - £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +13.33%  
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 with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 14008 14779 13928
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 31.32% 27.98% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9711 10236 9022
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 227 188
Median hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.67% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £13.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

FreeMarker
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

FreeMarker
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FreeMarker in the UK

FreeMarker
Top 7 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 23 March 2017. 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 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 +41 9 - - 4
Exeter - 4 - -
Devon - 4 - -
South West - 4 - -
East Midlands - 3 - -
London +16 1 - - 2
South Coast - 1 - -

FreeMarker
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 with a requirement for FreeMarker.

1 13 (100.00%) HTML
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) CSS
4 8 (61.54%) Spring
5 7 (53.85%) HTML5
5 7 (53.85%) CMS
6 6 (46.15%) Ajax
7 5 (38.46%) jQuery
7 5 (38.46%) CSS3
7 5 (38.46%) JSP
7 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
8 4 (30.77%) SDLC
8 4 (30.77%) XML
8 4 (30.77%) Linux
8 4 (30.77%) HTTP
8 4 (30.77%) SQL
8 4 (30.77%) ActionScript
8 4 (30.77%) J2EE
8 4 (30.77%) MySQL
8 4 (30.77%) Oracle
8 4 (30.77%) MVC
8 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
8 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
8 4 (30.77%) Ext JS
8 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Maven
9 3 (23.08%) Social Network
9 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
9 3 (23.08%) Hibernate

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 7 (53.85%) CMS
2 1 (7.69%) CoreMedia CMS
2 1 (7.69%) Magnolia
2 1 (7.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Google Analytics
2 1 (7.69%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) MongoDB
1 4 (30.77%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Maven
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Bower
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Grunt
3 1 (7.69%) gulp
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) Mercurial
3 1 (7.69%) webpack
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Developer
2 9 (69.23%) Java Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Software Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
6 1 (7.69%) CMS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) HTML CSS Developer
6 1 (7.69%) HTML Developer
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) Spring
4 7 (53.85%) HTML5
5 6 (46.15%) Ajax
6 5 (38.46%) CSS3
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) JSP
7 4 (30.77%) Ext JS
7 4 (30.77%) J2EE
7 4 (30.77%) Spring MVC
7 4 (30.77%) XML
8 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
9 1 (7.69%) Angular 2
9 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
9 1 (7.69%) DWR
9 1 (7.69%) JSON
9 1 (7.69%) RequireJS
9 1 (7.69%) Sass
9 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Social Network
2 1 (7.69%) Blog
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Front End Development
2 4 (30.77%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) B2B
4 1 (7.69%) Code Optimisation
4 1 (7.69%) Content Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Statistics
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Use Case
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (76.92%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) ActionScript
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) Groovy
4 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft