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 24 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
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 593 626 634
Rank change year-on-year +33 +8  
Contract jobs citing FreeMarker 8 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.017% 0.033% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.054% 0.12% 0.078%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 13 10
Median daily rate £550 £550 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +46.66%  
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 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 14826 15294 15382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 32.05% 28.44% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 10246 10766 10266
Median daily rate £426 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.30% +8.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 181 209
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £18.80 £17.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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 3 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 24 June 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 +42 8 £550 - 1
London +6 6 £550 -
East Midlands - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
3 13 (76.47%) Java
4 11 (64.71%) Spring
4 11 (64.71%) CSS
5 10 (58.82%) Oracle
5 10 (58.82%) MVC
6 9 (52.94%) CMS
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
7 8 (47.06%) JSP
7 8 (47.06%) Ajax
8 7 (41.18%) Spring MVC
8 7 (41.18%) Maven
8 7 (41.18%) ActionScript
8 7 (41.18%) jQuery
8 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
9 6 (35.29%) HTTP
10 5 (29.41%) Windows
11 4 (23.53%) Workflow
11 4 (23.53%) Content Management
11 4 (23.53%) XML
11 4 (23.53%) J2EE
11 4 (23.53%) MySQL
11 4 (23.53%) SQL
11 4 (23.53%) CSS3
11 4 (23.53%) SDLC
11 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 4 (23.53%) Ext JS
11 4 (23.53%) CoreMedia CMS
11 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared

FreeMarker
Co-occurring 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 9 (52.94%) CMS
2 4 (23.53%) CoreMedia CMS
3 3 (17.65%) Apache Solr
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (5.88%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) HTTP
2 2 (11.76%) BGP
2 2 (11.76%) DNS
2 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (11.76%) FTP
2 2 (11.76%) HSRP
2 2 (11.76%) HTTPS
2 2 (11.76%) LDAP
2 2 (11.76%) OSPF
2 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 2 (11.76%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MongoDB
2 4 (23.53%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Maven
2 3 (17.65%) Hudson
2 3 (17.65%) IntelliJ
2 3 (17.65%) Jenkins
2 3 (17.65%) JUnit
2 3 (17.65%) Liquibase
2 3 (17.65%) Subversion
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 9 (52.94%) Java Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Full Stack Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Software Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Java Web Developer
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
4 3 (17.65%) SQL Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 2 (11.76%) AWS Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Unix Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) CMS Developer
6 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
6 1 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) HTML
2 11 (64.71%) CSS
2 11 (64.71%) Spring
3 8 (47.06%) Ajax
3 8 (47.06%) JSP
4 7 (41.18%) jQuery
4 7 (41.18%) Spring MVC
5 4 (23.53%) CSS3
5 4 (23.53%) Ext JS
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) J2EE
5 4 (23.53%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) Apache Camel
6 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
6 3 (17.65%) JDBC
6 3 (17.65%) Servlets
6 3 (17.65%) Struts
6 3 (17.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
8 1 (5.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) Content Management
2 4 (23.53%) Front End Development
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Workflow
3 3 (17.65%) Collateral Management
3 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (17.65%) Regression Testing
3 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Web Development
4 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) OO
4 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) JavaScript
2 13 (76.47%) Java
3 7 (41.18%) ActionScript
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
5 2 (11.76%) Perl
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
5 2 (11.76%) Tcl
6 1 (5.88%) C#
6 1 (5.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Progress
2 3 (17.65%) Sybase
3 2 (11.76%) F5
4 1 (5.88%) Microsoft