The first table below looks at the demand for Eclipse skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eclipse over the 3 months to 23 April 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 Cheshire 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse
Rank 67 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -6
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 2 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.24% 0.13% 0.83%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.27% 1.30% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate £400 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £336 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.34% -9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Development Applications Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
88 77 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 10.56% 9.99% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 25 38
Average daily rate £388 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £186 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £442 £394 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 1
Average hourly rate £40.57 £37.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.18% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Eclipse
North West

Eclipse
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Eclipse Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Eclipse
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

Eclipse Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

Eclipse
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Eclipse across the Cheshire region.

Eclipse Hourly Rate Trend in Cheshire

Eclipse
Contract Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eclipse within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Chester - - - - 2
Ellesmere Port - - - -
Knutsford - - - -
Macclesfield - - - -
Warrington - - - - 1
Wilmslow - - - -
Eclipse
North West

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) CSS
2 5 (83.33%) HTML
3 4 (66.67%) Spring
3 4 (66.67%) jQuery
3 4 (66.67%) JSP
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) JUnit
4 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 3 (50.00%) Subversion
5 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 2 (33.33%) CSS3
5 2 (33.33%) Perforce
5 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (33.33%) TDD
5 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (33.33%) Mule
5 2 (33.33%) ICEfaces
5 2 (33.33%) RichFaces
5 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 2 (33.33%) Apache Axis
5 2 (33.33%) RIA
5 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SQL

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 2 (33.33%) Mule
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Fireworks
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JUnit
1 3 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Android Developer
3 1 (16.67%) User Experience Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) CSS
1 5 (83.33%) HTML
2 4 (66.67%) Spring
2 4 (66.67%) jQuery
2 4 (66.67%) JSP
3 2 (33.33%) CSS3
3 2 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 2 (33.33%) ICEfaces
3 2 (33.33%) RichFaces
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Axis
3 2 (33.33%) J2EE
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) JAX-RPC
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) WSDL
4 1 (16.67%) Middleware
4 1 (16.67%) XML Schema
4 1 (16.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) RIA
2 1 (16.67%) W3C
2 1 (16.67%) Web 2.0
2 1 (16.67%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) SEO
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (33.33%) Perforce