The first table below looks at the demand for Eclipse skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eclipse over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the Birmingham region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse
Rank 57 57 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.33% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.15% 3.39% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£278 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £311 £341 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.79% -9.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -10.00%
Development Applications Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
65 59 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 9.12% 9.74% 8.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 33 13
Average daily rate £328 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £270 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £600 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +12.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.80% -
Eclipse
West Midlands

Eclipse
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Eclipse across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Eclipse Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Eclipse
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Eclipse across the Birmingham region.

Eclipse Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Eclipse 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 Eclipse.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (75.00%) CMS
2 6 (75.00%) J2EE
2 6 (75.00%) Ant
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSLT
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
2 6 (75.00%) Alterian
2 6 (75.00%) Subversion
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 6 (75.00%) jQuery
2 6 (75.00%) JSTL
2 6 (75.00%) REST
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Xcode
4 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 2 (25.00%) Android Development
4 2 (25.00%) Android
5 1 (12.50%) Google
5 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing Eclipse 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 Eclipse. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) Apache
1 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (75.00%) CMS
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Ant
1 6 (75.00%) Subversion
1 6 (75.00%) Maven
2 2 (25.00%) Xcode
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Android Developer
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) J2EE
1 6 (75.00%) CSS
1 6 (75.00%) JSP
1 6 (75.00%) XML
1 6 (75.00%) XSLT
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
1 6 (75.00%) JSTL
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
1 6 (75.00%) REST
1 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Digital Media
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Alterian
2 1 (12.50%) Google