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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP)
Rank 562 554 536
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -18
Contract jobs citing Eclipse RCP 15 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.008% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.069% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
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£340 £300 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -35.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £427
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £300 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £465
% change year-on-year
- -35.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
6852 5790 5362
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.48% 11.89% 11.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4631 3680 3330
Average daily rate £400 £385 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £342 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.64% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 126 209
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £15.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.50 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%

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
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Eclipse RCP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Eclipse RCP Daily Rate Histogram 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 16 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 27 January 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
England -12 13 £340 +13.33% 5
London -5 6 £340 - 1
South East -16 5 £300 - 3
Surrey - 3 £300 - 3
South West - 1 £410 - 1
North West - 1 - -
West Midlands - - - -
City of London - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bristol - - - -
Esher - - - - 1
Guildford - - - - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -

Eclipse RCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) Java
1 27 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 12 (44.44%) Oracle
4 10 (37.04%) .NET
4 10 (37.04%) C++
4 10 (37.04%) OO
4 10 (37.04%) JBoss
4 10 (37.04%) Maven
4 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (33.33%) SWT
5 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 9 (33.33%) Swing
6 8 (29.63%) UNIX
6 8 (29.63%) C#
6 8 (29.63%) J2EE
6 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
6 8 (29.63%) EJB
6 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (29.63%) GlassFish
6 8 (29.63%) OOD
6 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
6 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
6 8 (29.63%) Hudson
7 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
7 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
7 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.93%) Sybase
8 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared

Eclipse RCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 10 (37.04%) JBoss
2 8 (29.63%) WebLogic
2 8 (29.63%) GlassFish
2 8 (29.63%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 27 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 10 (37.04%) Maven
3 8 (29.63%) Hudson
4 3 (11.11%) JUnit
4 3 (11.11%) Subversion
5 2 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.41%) Selenium
6 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (37.04%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Banking
3 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) Java Developer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.41%) UI Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) UI Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Software Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Java Applications Developer
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) .NET
2 9 (33.33%) SWT
2 9 (33.33%) Swing
3 8 (29.63%) J2EE
3 8 (29.63%) EJB
4 5 (18.52%) Hibernate
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
6 2 (7.41%) PrimeFaces
6 2 (7.41%) JPA
6 2 (7.41%) Facelets
6 2 (7.41%) Qt
6 2 (7.41%) RESTful
6 2 (7.41%) RichFaces
6 2 (7.41%) GTK+
6 2 (7.41%) JFace
6 2 (7.41%) JSF
6 2 (7.41%) HTML
6 2 (7.41%) CSS
6 2 (7.41%) Web Services
6 2 (7.41%) JavaBeans
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) GIS
2 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 8 (29.63%) UNIX
3 4 (14.81%) Windows NT
4 2 (7.41%) Android
4 2 (7.41%) Linux
4 2 (7.41%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) OO
2 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (29.63%) OOD
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
4 3 (11.11%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) Android Development
5 2 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
5 2 (7.41%) Extreme Programming
5 2 (7.41%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) C++
3 8 (29.63%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) C
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.41%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) DV Cleared
3 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 5 (18.52%) Sun Certification
4 1 (3.70%) PhD
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Sybase
3 5 (18.52%) Sun
4 1 (3.70%) Green Hills