The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP)
Rank 584 545 577
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +32
Contract jobs citing Eclipse RCP 4 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.023% 0.013%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.058% 0.20% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
Average daily rate £325 £413 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +26.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £344 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £500 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £338
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6913 5399 5852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 11.30% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 3425 3417
Average daily rate £375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

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 15 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 17 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
England -35 4 £325 -31.57% 4
South East - 2 £325 - 1
South West -27 1 - - 1
Aldershot - 1 £350 -
Bristol - 1 - - 1
London - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Middlesex - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Gloucester - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Birmingham - - - - 1
West Midlands - - - - 2

Eclipse RCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (87.50%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
4 4 (50.00%) OO
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (37.50%) Derivative
5 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Linux
5 3 (37.50%) DB2
5 3 (37.50%) MySQL
5 3 (37.50%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) GWT
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) Maven
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
7 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
7 1 (12.50%) Green Hills

Eclipse RCP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) GlassFish
2 1 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) DB2
2 3 (37.50%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Hudson
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Developer
3 1 (12.50%) UI Programmer
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (37.50%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (25.00%) GWT
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) EJB
4 1 (12.50%) Struts
4 1 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (12.50%) Swing
4 1 (12.50%) JFace
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
4 1 (12.50%) SWT
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (12.50%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
1 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) Groovy
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
2 1 (12.50%) Green Hills
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase