The table below looks at the statistics for Eclipse RCP skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Eclipse RCP over the 3 months to 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP)
Rank 601 574 571
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -3
Contract jobs citing Eclipse RCP 12 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.006% 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.048% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 2
Average daily rate
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£315 £458 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.14% +22.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
- -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.00 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7439 6195 6084
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.75% 11.81% 11.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 5001 4023 3446
Average daily rate £400 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £366 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.90% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 146 234
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.50 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.90 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.85%

Eclipse RCP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Eclipse RCP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Eclipse RCP
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Eclipse RCP within the UK.

Eclipse RCP Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Eclipse RCP
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Eclipse RCP within the UK.

Eclipse RCP Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Eclipse RCP
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eclipse RCP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
England -24 5 £315 -31.14% 2
South East - 2 £315 -
London -6 1 - - 2
North West - 1 - -
Manchester - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
City of London - - - -
South West - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Leeds - - - -

Eclipse RCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Eclipse RCP 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 RCP.

1 21 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 20 (95.24%) Java
3 13 (61.90%) OO
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) Multithreading
5 11 (52.38%) Finance
6 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (47.62%) Hudson
6 10 (47.62%) Maven
7 9 (42.86%) OOD
7 9 (42.86%) C++
8 8 (38.10%) C#
8 8 (38.10%) .NET
9 6 (28.57%) Swing
9 6 (28.57%) SWT
10 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
10 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (23.81%) GlassFish
10 5 (23.81%) J2EE
10 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
10 5 (23.81%) EJB
10 5 (23.81%) JBoss
11 4 (19.05%) UNIX
11 4 (19.05%) Oracle
11 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
11 4 (19.05%) Sybase
11 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
11 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
11 4 (19.05%) JFace
11 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared

Eclipse RCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Eclipse RCP 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 RCP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
1 5 (23.81%) JBoss
1 5 (23.81%) WebSphere
1 5 (23.81%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 10 (47.62%) Maven
2 10 (47.62%) Hudson
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
3 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Front Office
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 10 (47.62%) Java Developer
3 5 (23.81%) UI Developer
4 4 (19.05%) UI Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Swing Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) Swing
2 6 (28.57%) SWT
3 5 (23.81%) J2EE
3 5 (23.81%) EJB
4 4 (19.05%) JFace
5 1 (4.76%) JFreeChart
5 1 (4.76%) XML
5 1 (4.76%) Qt
5 1 (4.76%) GTK+
5 1 (4.76%) J2SE
5 1 (4.76%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Algorithms
2 2 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (4.76%) Applied Mathematics
3 1 (4.76%) Physics
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
3 1 (4.76%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) OO
2 12 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 10 (47.62%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (42.86%) OOD
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 1 (4.76%) TDD
9 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
9 1 (4.76%) UML
9 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C++
3 8 (38.10%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) C
4 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) DV Cleared
1 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) PhD
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle
1 4 (19.05%) Sybase
2 3 (14.29%) Green Hills
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft