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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Eclipse
Rank 127 111 105
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 21 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.58% 0.81% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.19% 8.10% 6.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 6
Average daily rate
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£400 £316 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.58% +13.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £253 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £375 £309
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £40.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -1.84%
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
405 284 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.23% 10.02% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 145 87
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £271 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £29.96
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.25 £25.47
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.09 £49.00 £85.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.80 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +2.16%

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -16 12 £500 +57.72% 6
Lancashire - 5 £400 - 2
Cheshire -1 2 £325 - 2
Eclipse
England

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 44 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (63.64%) Linux
2 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
4 21 (47.73%) Windows
4 21 (47.73%) Oracle
5 19 (43.18%) TDD
6 18 (40.91%) Web Services
7 17 (38.64%) SQL
7 17 (38.64%) Test Scripting
8 15 (34.09%) JMS
8 15 (34.09%) Oracle Database
9 14 (31.82%) OO
10 13 (29.55%) XML
10 13 (29.55%) JUnit
10 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 12 (27.27%) Selenium
11 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
11 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
12 11 (25.00%) HTML
12 11 (25.00%) J2EE
12 11 (25.00%) JSON
12 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
12 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
13 10 (22.73%) V-Model
13 10 (22.73%) Hadoop
13 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
13 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
13 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 9 (20.45%) WebLogic
1 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
2 7 (15.91%) Confluence
3 3 (6.82%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 1 (2.27%) ColdFusion
5 1 (2.27%) Railo
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Internet
1 7 (15.91%) AMQP
2 5 (11.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (34.09%) Oracle Database
2 10 (22.73%) Hadoop
2 10 (22.73%) MongoDB
3 7 (15.91%) NoSQL
3 7 (15.91%) Big Data
3 7 (15.91%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (11.36%) Oracle9i Database
5 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (2.27%) SQLite
7 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.27%) MySQL
7 1 (2.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) JUnit
2 12 (27.27%) Selenium
3 11 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 10 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (22.73%) Gradle
4 10 (22.73%) JIRA
4 10 (22.73%) Ant
5 9 (20.45%) Maven
6 8 (18.18%) Subversion
7 7 (15.91%) Cucumber
7 7 (15.91%) Mercurial
8 5 (11.36%) Jenkins
8 5 (11.36%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (4.55%) JBehave
10 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
11 1 (2.27%) Rational Application Developer
11 1 (2.27%) NetBeans
General
1 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (84.09%) Developer
2 24 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 6 (13.64%) AWS Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
4 3 (6.82%) Software Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.27%) Lead Developer
6 1 (2.27%) ColdFusion Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 1 (2.27%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) Web Services
2 15 (34.09%) JMS
3 13 (29.55%) XML
4 11 (25.00%) HTML
4 11 (25.00%) J2EE
4 11 (25.00%) JSON
5 8 (18.18%) Java EE
6 7 (15.91%) EJB
7 6 (13.64%) JDBC
7 6 (13.64%) Struts
7 6 (13.64%) Spring
8 5 (11.36%) Grails
8 5 (11.36%) Servlets
8 5 (11.36%) J2SE
9 4 (9.09%) JSP
9 4 (9.09%) Ajax
9 4 (9.09%) jQuery
10 3 (6.82%) HTML5
10 3 (6.82%) CSS
10 3 (6.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Open Source
1 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (2.27%) iSeries
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (63.64%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Windows
3 13 (29.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.55%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.27%) Android
5 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (52.27%) Software Engineering
3 19 (43.18%) TDD
4 17 (38.64%) Test Scripting
5 14 (31.82%) OO
6 10 (22.73%) Validation
6 10 (22.73%) Scrum
6 10 (22.73%) Software Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (22.73%) V-Model
6 10 (22.73%) Waterfall
6 10 (22.73%) Test Planning
7 9 (20.45%) BDD
8 7 (15.91%) MapReduce
8 7 (15.91%) User Stories
8 7 (15.91%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.82%) Time Management
9 3 (6.82%) Workflow
9 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 44 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (38.64%) SQL
3 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (6.82%) Perl
5 3 (6.82%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.82%) Python
5 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.55%) C++
6 2 (4.55%) C
7 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (22.73%) DV Cleared
2 10 (22.73%) HND
2 10 (22.73%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) Degree
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Puppet
2 7 (15.91%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (47.73%) Oracle
2 12 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.91%) Atlassian
4 5 (11.36%) IBM
5 3 (6.82%) HP
6 1 (2.27%) Google
6 1 (2.27%) Kony