The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North West 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 113 105 111
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 29 14 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.92% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 9.48% 5.83% 5.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 10
Average daily rate £321 £289 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.16% -14.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £260 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £350 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £336 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.34% -9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.49 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Development Applications Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
306 240 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 9.68% 9.76% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 104 147
Average daily rate £350 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £238 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 14
Average hourly rate £37.49 £33.73 £25.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.14% +30.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.74 £28.46 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £120.25 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +8.00%
Eclipse
England

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 23 April 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 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
Manchester +11 24 £321 +18.88% 4
Merseyside +1 3 £300 -14.28%
Cheshire -6 2 £400 +33.33% 1
Lancashire - - - - 1
Eclipse
England

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 37 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (45.95%) Spring
3 15 (40.54%) HTML
4 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 14 (37.84%) CSS
5 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
6 12 (32.43%) Oracle
6 12 (32.43%) Web Services
6 12 (32.43%) XML
6 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database
7 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
7 11 (29.73%) Groovy
8 10 (27.03%) Subversion
8 10 (27.03%) TDD
8 10 (27.03%) JSP
8 10 (27.03%) OOP
9 9 (24.32%) SOAP
9 9 (24.32%) Finance
10 8 (21.62%) MVC
10 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
10 8 (21.62%) HTTP
10 8 (21.62%) jQuery
11 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
11 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
11 7 (18.92%) WCF
11 7 (18.92%) Apex Code
11 7 (18.92%) CRM
11 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (18.92%) Linux
11 7 (18.92%) C#

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) Apache
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.41%) Alfresco
2 2 (5.41%) Mule
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.70%) AquaLogic
3 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) SAP PM
2 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) HTTP
2 2 (5.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.70%) SQLite
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (27.03%) Subversion
2 6 (16.22%) JUnit
3 5 (13.51%) JIRA
4 4 (10.81%) NetBeans
5 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.11%) Maven
6 1 (2.70%) Hudson
6 1 (2.70%) Gradle
6 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.70%) Selenium
6 1 (2.70%) Ant
6 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (24.32%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (78.38%) Developer
2 15 (40.54%) Java Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Software Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (8.11%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.41%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Technical Developer
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Java Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Swing Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) Spring
2 15 (40.54%) HTML
3 14 (37.84%) CSS
4 12 (32.43%) Web Services
4 12 (32.43%) XML
5 10 (27.03%) JSP
6 9 (24.32%) SOAP
7 8 (21.62%) Hibernate
7 8 (21.62%) jQuery
8 7 (18.92%) WCF
8 7 (18.92%) J2EE
8 7 (18.92%) REST
9 6 (16.22%) Grails
10 5 (13.51%) Middleware
11 4 (10.81%) XSLT
11 4 (10.81%) JMS
11 4 (10.81%) Java SE
11 4 (10.81%) Java EE
11 4 (10.81%) JPA
11 4 (10.81%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) W3C
3 2 (5.41%) RIA
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) Visualisation
4 1 (2.70%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) Windows
3 2 (5.41%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) TDD
2 10 (27.03%) OOP
3 8 (21.62%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) Unit Testing
4 7 (18.92%) Integration Testing
4 7 (18.92%) CRM
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) OO
7 4 (10.81%) Security Testing
8 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Workflow
9 2 (5.41%) Content Management
9 2 (5.41%) Android Development
9 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.70%) Web Development
10 1 (2.70%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 37 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) JavaScript
4 11 (29.73%) Groovy
5 7 (18.92%) Apex Code
5 7 (18.92%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.11%) XPath
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) XQuery
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Delphi
Vendors
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle
2 7 (18.92%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (16.22%) JBoss
3 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 5 (13.51%) SAP
5 2 (5.41%) Perforce
6 1 (2.70%) BEA
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