The first table below looks at the demand for Eclipse skills in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 South 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 103 105 120
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 39 22 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.19% 0.94% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 8.53% 7.53% 6.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 18
Average daily rate £350 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £225 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £450 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £336 £373
% change year-on-year
-3.34% -9.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +14.70%
Development Applications Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
457 292 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 13.92% 12.45% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 280 179 261
Average daily rate £340 £350 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £520 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 15 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.40 £31.70 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £47.50 £40.00
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 South West

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

Eclipse Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Eclipse
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Eclipse Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Eclipse
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Eclipse across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 April 2014.

Eclipse Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Eclipse
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Eclipse Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Eclipse
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South 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
Wiltshire - 32 £350 - 4
Somerset -19 2 £350 +16.66% 1
Bristol -26 1 - - 3
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Eclipse
England

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 35 (68.63%) Java
2 30 (58.82%) Jenkins
3 28 (54.90%) CSS
3 28 (54.90%) Spring
4 26 (50.98%) XML
5 25 (49.02%) Ant
5 25 (49.02%) Maven
6 23 (45.10%) jQuery
7 22 (43.14%) Oracle
7 22 (43.14%) Linux
8 21 (41.18%) XML Schema
8 21 (41.18%) Configuration Management
8 21 (41.18%) Subversion
8 21 (41.18%) CSS3
9 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
9 18 (35.29%) SQL
10 17 (33.33%) JSF
11 16 (31.37%) JUnit
12 15 (29.41%) WebLogic
12 15 (29.41%) PL/SQL
12 15 (29.41%) UNIX
12 15 (29.41%) LDAP
12 15 (29.41%) Oracle Database
12 15 (29.41%) JAX-WS
13 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
14 11 (21.57%) J2EE
15 10 (19.61%) Finance
16 9 (17.65%) MVC
16 9 (17.65%) Mockito
17 8 (15.69%) WebDriver

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South 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 15 (29.41%) WebLogic
2 8 (15.69%) CMS
3 7 (13.73%) ColdFusion
4 6 (11.76%) WebSphere
4 6 (11.76%) IIS
4 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 6 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 5 (9.80%) SAS
5 5 (9.80%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (7.84%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (7.84%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) LDAP
2 6 (11.76%) X.509
2 6 (11.76%) SSL
3 4 (7.84%) AMQP
4 1 (1.96%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) Oracle Database
2 6 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 6 (11.76%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.84%) IBM InfoSphere
3 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (58.82%) Jenkins
2 25 (49.02%) Ant
2 25 (49.02%) Maven
3 21 (41.18%) Subversion
4 16 (31.37%) JUnit
5 13 (25.49%) Git (software)
6 9 (17.65%) Mockito
7 8 (15.69%) WebDriver
7 8 (15.69%) Hudson
7 8 (15.69%) Selenium
8 5 (9.80%) Gradle
9 2 (3.92%) JIRA
10 1 (1.96%) JDeveloper
10 1 (1.96%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Java Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) Support Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) UI Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.84%) UI Programmer
6 4 (7.84%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Programmer
7 3 (5.88%) Java Web Developer
7 3 (5.88%) J2EE Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Front-End Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Development Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Software Development Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (54.90%) CSS
1 28 (54.90%) Spring
2 26 (50.98%) XML
3 23 (45.10%) jQuery
4 21 (41.18%) XML Schema
4 21 (41.18%) CSS3
5 17 (33.33%) JSF
6 15 (29.41%) JAX-WS
7 11 (21.57%) J2EE
8 7 (13.73%) HTML
8 7 (13.73%) Spring MVC
8 7 (13.73%) REST
9 5 (9.80%) XHTML
9 5 (9.80%) Web Services
9 5 (9.80%) HTML5
10 4 (7.84%) Apache Camel
10 4 (7.84%) OSGi
10 4 (7.84%) Guice
10 4 (7.84%) Hibernate
10 4 (7.84%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Open Source
2 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (43.14%) Linux
2 15 (29.41%) UNIX
3 1 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Configuration Management
2 9 (17.65%) MVC
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL V3
3 8 (15.69%) Validation
3 8 (15.69%) Content Management
3 8 (15.69%) ITIL
4 7 (13.73%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (13.73%) Software Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) UML
5 5 (9.80%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.80%) Release Management
6 4 (7.84%) Dependency Injection
6 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.84%) Workflow
6 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Software Testing
7 3 (5.88%) SOA
7 3 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.88%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 35 (68.63%) Java
2 18 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 18 (35.29%) SQL
3 15 (29.41%) PL/SQL
4 4 (7.84%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 2 (3.92%) Shell Script
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
5 2 (3.92%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.96%) VC++
6 1 (1.96%) C
6 1 (1.96%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.96%) Degree
3 1 (1.96%) OCPJWCD
3 1 (1.96%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 8 (15.69%) ISO 9001
2 5 (9.80%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 22 (43.14%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) IBM
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Sun
4 1 (1.96%) Actuate
4 1 (1.96%) JBoss
4 1 (1.96%) Business Objects
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