The table below looks at the statistics for Eclipse skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eclipse over the 3 months to 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse
Rank 116 115 119
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 26 18 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.80% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.82% 5.41% 6.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 16
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.92% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -20.00%
Eclipse
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
381 333 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.78% 11.58% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 167 189
Average daily rate £325 £323 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -1.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £31.56 £35.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.92% -11.73%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%

Eclipse
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Eclipse Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Eclipse
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Eclipse Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Eclipse
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Eclipse across the North West region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

Eclipse Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Eclipse
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Eclipse Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Eclipse
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eclipse within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 October 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 11 £325 +30.00% 12
Cheshire +5 8 £375 - 1
Lancashire -12 7 £340 - 1
Eclipse
England

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 34 (100.00%) Java
2 21 (61.76%) Web Services
3 15 (44.12%) Spring
4 14 (41.18%) IBM
5 12 (35.29%) JMS
5 12 (35.29%) Oracle
5 12 (35.29%) Java EE
6 11 (32.35%) Finance
6 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
7 10 (29.41%) J2EE
7 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 9 (26.47%) HTML
9 8 (23.53%) Struts
9 8 (23.53%) XML
9 8 (23.53%) Middleware
9 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
9 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (20.59%) TDD
10 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
10 7 (20.59%) Java SE
10 7 (20.59%) JPA
10 7 (20.59%) RESTful
10 7 (20.59%) JAX-RS
10 7 (20.59%) NetBeans
10 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
10 7 (20.59%) XSLT
10 7 (20.59%) Windows
10 7 (20.59%) EJB
10 7 (20.59%) CSS
10 7 (20.59%) JUnit

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 7 (20.59%) WebSphere
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 6 (17.65%) Quickr
2 6 (17.65%) Confluence
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Process Server
2 6 (17.65%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.94%) Mule
4 1 (2.94%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.94%) AquaLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) SAP PM
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) AMQP
2 1 (2.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) NetBeans
1 7 (20.59%) JUnit
2 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 6 (17.65%) Gradle
3 4 (11.76%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) Ant
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.94%) Xcode
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 7 (20.59%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (79.41%) Developer
2 21 (61.76%) Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 3 (8.82%) J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Environment Manager
4 3 (8.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.82%) WebSphere Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Programmer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Web Services
2 15 (44.12%) Spring
3 12 (35.29%) JMS
3 12 (35.29%) Java EE
4 10 (29.41%) J2EE
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
6 8 (23.53%) Struts
6 8 (23.53%) XML
6 8 (23.53%) Middleware
7 7 (20.59%) Java SE
7 7 (20.59%) JPA
7 7 (20.59%) RESTful
7 7 (20.59%) JAX-RS
7 7 (20.59%) XSLT
7 7 (20.59%) EJB
7 7 (20.59%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) DHTML
8 6 (17.65%) Struts2
8 6 (17.65%) JSR 286
8 6 (17.65%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) Social Media
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 1 (2.94%) UNIX
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.94%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
1 8 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) TDD
3 6 (17.65%) Scrum
4 4 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) Security Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.88%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) OOP
6 1 (2.94%) RAD
6 1 (2.94%) SOA
6 1 (2.94%) UML
6 1 (2.94%) Workflow
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.94%) Information Architecture
6 1 (2.94%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (2.94%) System Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
3 4 (11.76%) SQL
4 3 (8.82%) C++
4 3 (8.82%) Groovy
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.94%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
1 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) IBM
2 12 (35.29%) Oracle
3 6 (17.65%) Lotus
3 6 (17.65%) Atlassian
4 4 (11.76%) Red Hat
4 4 (11.76%) SAP
4 4 (11.76%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) BEA