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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse
Rank 125 119 112
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 19 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.59% 0.60% 0.70%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.99% 5.88% 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 16
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £346 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%
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
381 289 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 11.79% 10.20% 9.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 155 177
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £442 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £335
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 21 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £32.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.62% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.03 £16.00 £14.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £36.52 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Lancashire - 9 £400 - 2
Manchester -10 7 £350 -6.66% 12
Cheshire +6 3 - - 3
Merseyside - - - - 1
Eclipse
England

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 46 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (52.17%) Web Services
3 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (36.96%) TDD
4 17 (36.96%) Linux
5 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
6 15 (32.61%) Spring
6 15 (32.61%) J2EE
6 15 (32.61%) JMS
7 14 (30.43%) XML
8 13 (28.26%) Windows
8 13 (28.26%) HTML
8 13 (28.26%) IBM
9 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
9 12 (26.09%) Java EE
10 11 (23.91%) Oracle
10 11 (23.91%) Struts
11 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database
12 9 (19.57%) CSS
12 9 (19.57%) JUnit
12 9 (19.57%) SQL
12 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
12 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
12 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 8 (17.39%) Atlassian
13 8 (17.39%) JSON
13 8 (17.39%) JIRA
13 8 (17.39%) Selenium
13 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
13 8 (17.39%) WebSphere

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 8 (17.39%) WebSphere
1 8 (17.39%) Confluence
2 7 (15.22%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Portal
3 6 (13.04%) WebSphere Process Server
3 6 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 6 (13.04%) Quickr
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.17%) JBoss
5 1 (2.17%) GlassFish
5 1 (2.17%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) AMQP
2 3 (6.52%) HTTP
3 2 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle Database
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (4.35%) Big Data
3 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.35%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQLite
4 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (19.57%) JUnit
2 8 (17.39%) JIRA
2 8 (17.39%) Selenium
2 8 (17.39%) Gradle
3 7 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 6 (13.04%) Mercurial
5 5 (10.87%) NetBeans
6 4 (8.70%) Subversion
6 4 (8.70%) Maven
7 3 (6.52%) Ant
7 3 (6.52%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.35%) Eclipse RCP
8 2 (4.35%) JBehave
9 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 1 (2.17%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.17%) Xcode
9 1 (2.17%) WebDriver
9 1 (2.17%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 27 (58.70%) Java Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Software Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (6.52%) Environment Manager
4 3 (6.52%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Analyst
5 1 (2.17%) Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (2.17%) HTML Developer
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (2.17%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.17%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (2.17%) Senior Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) Web Services
2 15 (32.61%) Spring
2 15 (32.61%) J2EE
2 15 (32.61%) JMS
3 14 (30.43%) XML
4 13 (28.26%) HTML
5 12 (26.09%) Java EE
6 11 (23.91%) Struts
7 9 (19.57%) CSS
8 8 (17.39%) JSON
8 8 (17.39%) EJB
8 8 (17.39%) XSLT
8 8 (17.39%) Struts2
9 6 (13.04%) JSR 286
9 6 (13.04%) Dojo
9 6 (13.04%) DHTML
9 6 (13.04%) Servlets
10 5 (10.87%) JAX-RS
10 5 (10.87%) Middleware
10 5 (10.87%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Open Source
1 2 (4.35%) Social Media
1 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 2 (4.35%) GIS
2 1 (2.17%) iSeries
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Linux
2 13 (28.26%) Windows
3 9 (19.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.35%) Android
4 2 (4.35%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.17%) UNIX
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) TDD
3 16 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 8 (17.39%) Test Scripting
4 8 (17.39%) Scrum
5 7 (15.22%) Waterfall
6 6 (13.04%) V-Model
6 6 (13.04%) Validation
6 6 (13.04%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.04%) BDD
6 6 (13.04%) Test Planning
7 5 (10.87%) OO
8 4 (8.70%) Configuration Management
9 3 (6.52%) MVC
10 2 (4.35%) MapReduce
10 2 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
10 2 (4.35%) User Stories
10 2 (4.35%) Android Development
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (4.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (26.09%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 5 (10.87%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) C
6 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) Security Cleared
2 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.04%) HND
3 6 (13.04%) ISEB
3 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
4 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) Puppet
1 2 (4.35%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (28.26%) IBM
2 11 (23.91%) Oracle
3 9 (19.57%) Red Hat
4 8 (17.39%) Atlassian
5 6 (13.04%) Lotus
6 1 (2.17%) SAP
6 1 (2.17%) Google
6 1 (2.17%) Kony
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