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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Eclipse
Rank 138 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +5
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 17 28 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.90% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.08% 9.40% 4.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 6
Average daily rate
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£401 £325 £296
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.23% +9.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £255 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £320 £339
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.12% -
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
417 298 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 10.68% 9.55% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 158 105
Average daily rate £350 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 8
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.49 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.02% +24.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £25.33 £29.96
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £53.00 £112.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £38.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
-3.79% +1.85%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -27 10 £500 +53.84% 11
Lancashire - 3 £375 - 1
Cheshire -5 2 £375 -6.18%
Merseyside -13 1 - -
Eclipse
England

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 39 (97.50%) Java
2 26 (65.00%) Linux
3 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
4 21 (52.50%) Oracle
5 20 (50.00%) Windows
6 17 (42.50%) SQL
6 17 (42.50%) TDD
6 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
7 15 (37.50%) Web Services
7 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database
8 14 (35.00%) JUnit
8 14 (35.00%) JMS
9 13 (32.50%) OO
9 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
10 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
11 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
11 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
11 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
11 11 (27.50%) JIRA
12 10 (25.00%) Selenium
12 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
12 10 (25.00%) ISEB
12 10 (25.00%) Scrum
12 10 (25.00%) Hadoop
12 10 (25.00%) Puppet
12 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
12 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (22.50%) WebLogic
2 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.50%) Confluence
4 3 (7.50%) JBoss
4 3 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.50%) Railo
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.50%) Maximo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.50%) Internet
1 7 (17.50%) AMQP
2 5 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 10 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 10 (25.00%) MongoDB
3 8 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 7 (17.50%) Oracle Database 10g
4 7 (17.50%) Big Data
5 5 (12.50%) Oracle9i Database
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (5.00%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.50%) MySQL
8 1 (2.50%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) JUnit
2 11 (27.50%) Git (software)
2 11 (27.50%) JIRA
3 10 (25.00%) Selenium
3 10 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (25.00%) Ant
3 10 (25.00%) Gradle
4 9 (22.50%) Subversion
4 9 (22.50%) Maven
5 7 (17.50%) Cucumber
5 7 (17.50%) Mercurial
6 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
7 3 (7.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (7.50%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.50%) Cactus
General
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (15.00%) AWS Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Test Engineer
5 1 (2.50%) Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) Lead Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.50%) ColdFusion Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) Web Services
2 14 (35.00%) JMS
3 10 (25.00%) JSON
3 10 (25.00%) J2EE
3 10 (25.00%) XML
4 8 (20.00%) HTML
5 7 (17.50%) EJB
5 7 (17.50%) Java EE
6 6 (15.00%) Servlets
7 5 (12.50%) JDBC
7 5 (12.50%) J2SE
7 5 (12.50%) Grails
7 5 (12.50%) Spring
7 5 (12.50%) jQuery
8 4 (10.00%) HTML5
8 4 (10.00%) Ajax
8 4 (10.00%) JSP
9 3 (7.50%) Struts
9 3 (7.50%) OSGi
9 3 (7.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Open Source
2 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Linux
2 20 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (32.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (52.50%) Software Engineering
3 17 (42.50%) TDD
3 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
4 13 (32.50%) OO
5 11 (27.50%) Continuous Integration
5 11 (27.50%) Waterfall
6 10 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
6 10 (25.00%) V-Model
6 10 (25.00%) Validation
6 10 (25.00%) Test Planning
7 9 (22.50%) BDD
8 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
8 7 (17.50%) MapReduce
8 7 (17.50%) User Stories
8 7 (17.50%) Software Delivery
9 3 (7.50%) SOA
9 3 (7.50%) Workflow
9 3 (7.50%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (97.50%) Java
2 17 (42.50%) SQL
3 12 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.00%) PL/SQL
4 4 (10.00%) C#
5 3 (7.50%) Perl
5 3 (7.50%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.50%) XQuery
6 1 (2.50%) XPath
6 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Security Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) ISEB
2 10 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 10 (25.00%) HND
2 10 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (25.00%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) Oracle
2 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.50%) Atlassian
4 5 (12.50%) IBM
5 3 (7.50%) HP
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.50%) Perforce
6 1 (2.50%) Capita