The table below looks at the statistics for Eclipse 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 over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Eclipse
Rank 298 310 291
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 393 345 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.67% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.17% 4.91% 5.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 237 172
Average daily rate £413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £323 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £400 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £38.45 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.03% +2.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £35.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £45.00 £43.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 £38.45 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+17.03% +3.22%

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
7597 7025 5984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.77% 13.57% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5056 4715 3786
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 217 127 130
Average hourly rate £42.00 £37.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.51% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.83 £25.20 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £47.50 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.80 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.46% +1.35%

Eclipse
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Eclipse Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Eclipse
Daily Rate Trend

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

Eclipse Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Eclipse
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Eclipse within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Eclipse Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Eclipse
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Eclipse Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Eclipse
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Eclipse within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Eclipse Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Eclipse
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eclipse within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +21 310 £420 +5.00% 103
London -24 110 £450 - 31
South East +47 85 £420 +8.38% 28
Scotland +21 64 £364 -9.06% 3
Edinburgh +25 52 £375 +7.14% 1
South West +24 34 £415 +3.75% 17
Surrey +15 28 £425 +41.66% 6
East Midlands +10 26 £425 +25.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +34 24 £315 -10.00% 3
City of London +33 21 £473 -6.89% 9
Berkshire +13 20 £475 +18.75% 7
West Midlands +6 20 £300 +36.36% 9
Gloucestershire +21 16 £520 +10.05% 4
Milton Keynes +17 16 £313 -19.61% 2
Leatherhead -2 16 £475 +58.33% 1
North West -28 14 £308 -23.00% 7
Wales -1 12 £408 -9.44%
North East -10 12 £325 -1.51% 2
Reading -2 11 £475 +18.75% 4
Tyne and Wear -20 11 £325 -1.51% 2
Northamptonshire - 11 £400 - 1
Somerset +9 10 £325 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -24 10 £325 -1.51% 1
Glasgow +13 9 £288 -24.34% 2
Hampshire +1 9 £325 -6.47% 7
South Wales -6 9 £415 -7.77%
Yorkshire -25 9 £390 +18.18% 5
Leeds -11 8 £381 +1.66% 5
West Yorkshire -12 8 £381 +15.53% 5
Nottinghamshire - 8 - - 1

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 675 (85.99%) Java
2 376 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
3 300 (38.22%) SQL
4 266 (33.89%) JavaScript
5 261 (33.25%) XML
6 242 (30.83%) HTML
7 240 (30.57%) Spring
8 231 (29.43%) Web Services
9 217 (27.64%) Maven
10 216 (27.52%) JBoss
11 211 (26.88%) Linux
12 209 (26.62%) CSS
13 200 (25.48%) SOAP
14 195 (24.84%) Oracle
15 189 (24.08%) Scrum
16 180 (22.93%) Subversion
17 174 (22.17%) J2EE
18 170 (21.66%) Git (software)
19 160 (20.38%) Hibernate
20 157 (20.00%) Java EE
20 157 (20.00%) Jenkins
21 149 (18.98%) Unix
22 148 (18.85%) TDD
23 147 (18.73%) JUnit
24 133 (16.94%) Security Cleared
24 133 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
25 123 (15.67%) PL/SQL
26 116 (14.78%) Ant
27 114 (14.52%) jQuery
28 112 (14.27%) Finance

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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
1 216 (27.52%) JBoss
2 105 (13.38%) Tomcat
3 100 (12.74%) WebSphere
4 89 (11.34%) WebLogic
5 81 (10.32%) Apache
6 35 (4.46%) WebSphere Application Server
7 31 (3.95%) Confluence
8 28 (3.57%) Node.js
9 19 (2.42%) IIS
10 17 (2.17%) GlassFish
11 15 (1.91%) CMS
12 13 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
13 11 (1.40%) FileNet
14 10 (1.27%) SharePoint
15 9 (1.15%) Jetty
15 9 (1.15%) Mule
16 6 (0.76%) Oracle Coherence
16 6 (0.76%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.76%) WebLogic Portal
16 6 (0.76%) WildFly
Applications
1 24 (3.06%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.29%) MS Office
3 16 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 10 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.38%) GIMP
7 2 (0.25%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.13%) CATIA
8 1 (0.13%) Doxygen
8 1 (0.13%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 23 (2.93%) OpenText Process Suite
2 18 (2.29%) Oracle BRM
3 9 (1.15%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (0.51%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.38%) ResourceLink
5 3 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.25%) BigMachines
6 2 (0.25%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.25%) Magento
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.13%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 21 (2.68%) GitHub
2 13 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.15%) SaaS
4 8 (1.02%) Force.com
5 4 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.25%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.31%) HTTP
2 25 (3.18%) Internet
3 21 (2.68%) SSL
4 18 (2.29%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.91%) SNMP
6 10 (1.27%) Firewall
6 10 (1.27%) FTP
7 8 (1.02%) SMTP
8 6 (0.76%) SSH
8 6 (0.76%) WinSCP
9 5 (0.64%) HTTPS
9 5 (0.64%) LDAP
9 5 (0.64%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.51%) DMZ
10 4 (0.51%) VoIP
10 4 (0.51%) VPN
11 2 (0.25%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (0.25%) DVB
11 2 (0.25%) RFID
12 1 (0.13%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (12.74%) SQL Server
2 93 (11.85%) Relational Database
3 90 (11.46%) Oracle Database
4 57 (7.26%) MySQL
5 39 (4.97%) RDBMS
6 38 (4.84%) Oracle Database 11g
7 34 (4.33%) MongoDB
8 26 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (3.18%) DB2
10 19 (2.42%) Hadoop
11 16 (2.04%) NoSQL
12 15 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
13 14 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.66%) Apache Hive
15 12 (1.53%) Big Data
15 12 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 11 (1.40%) HBase
16 11 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 11 (1.40%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 217 (27.64%) Maven
2 180 (22.93%) Subversion
3 170 (21.66%) Git (software)
4 157 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 147 (18.73%) JUnit
6 116 (14.78%) Ant
7 85 (10.83%) JIRA
8 65 (8.28%) Selenium
9 63 (8.03%) Visual Studio
10 57 (7.26%) IntelliJ
11 54 (6.88%) JProfiler
12 48 (6.11%) Gradle
13 45 (5.73%) Hudson
14 41 (5.22%) Mockito
15 39 (4.97%) NetBeans
16 35 (4.46%) Toad
17 31 (3.95%) Android Studio
18 30 (3.82%) Cucumber
19 28 (3.57%) SoapUI
20 27 (3.44%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 112 (14.27%) Finance
2 66 (8.41%) Banking
3 26 (3.31%) Retail
4 20 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 18 (2.29%) Electronics
6 16 (2.04%) Billing
7 11 (1.40%) Front Office
7 11 (1.40%) Marketing
8 10 (1.27%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.15%) Military
10 5 (0.64%) Aerospace
10 5 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.51%) Back Office
11 4 (0.51%) Games
11 4 (0.51%) Legal
12 3 (0.38%) Automotive
12 3 (0.38%) French Language
12 3 (0.38%) Wholesale Banking
13 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 570 (72.61%) Developer
2 401 (51.08%) Java Developer
3 70 (8.92%) Senior Developer
4 68 (8.66%) Software Engineer
5 62 (7.90%) Java Engineer
6 55 (7.01%) Senior Java Developer
7 48 (6.11%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 46 (5.86%) Android Developer
9 38 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
10 37 (4.71%) Agile Developer
11 36 (4.59%) Agile Java Developer
12 33 (4.20%) SQL Developer
13 31 (3.95%) Analyst
14 30 (3.82%) UI Developer
15 29 (3.69%) JavaScript Developer
15 29 (3.69%) Software Developer
16 28 (3.57%) Architect
16 28 (3.57%) Programmer
17 27 (3.44%) Java Programmer
17 27 (3.44%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (33.25%) XML
2 242 (30.83%) HTML
3 240 (30.57%) Spring
4 231 (29.43%) Web Services
5 209 (26.62%) CSS
6 200 (25.48%) SOAP
7 174 (22.17%) J2EE
8 160 (20.38%) Hibernate
9 157 (20.00%) Java EE
10 114 (14.52%) jQuery
11 100 (12.74%) JSF
12 91 (11.59%) HTML5
13 90 (11.46%) JSP
14 89 (11.34%) XSLT
15 87 (11.08%) REST
16 86 (10.96%) RESTful
17 79 (10.06%) Ajax
18 76 (9.68%) JPA
19 72 (9.17%) JSON
20 67 (8.54%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (5.99%) Mobile App
3 33 (4.20%) Computer Science
4 31 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 26 (3.31%) Algorithms
6 23 (2.93%) Grid Computing
6 23 (2.93%) User Experience
7 20 (2.55%) Fixed Income
8 14 (1.78%) Clustering
9 11 (1.40%) PKI
10 9 (1.15%) Client/Server
10 9 (1.15%) Cryptography
10 9 (1.15%) Replication
11 8 (1.02%) Data Structures
11 8 (1.02%) Ontologies
12 7 (0.89%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.76%) IBM Mainframe
13 6 (0.76%) VSAM
14 5 (0.64%) iPad
14 5 (0.64%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 211 (26.88%) Linux
2 149 (18.98%) Unix
3 81 (10.32%) Windows
4 52 (6.62%) Android
5 18 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 17 (2.17%) Windows Server
7 12 (1.53%) Solaris
8 11 (1.40%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.89%) CentOS
9 7 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (0.76%) MVS
11 5 (0.64%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.51%) SUSE
12 4 (0.51%) VME
13 3 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
14 2 (0.25%) AIX
14 2 (0.25%) VxWorks
15 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (47.90%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (24.08%) Scrum
3 148 (18.85%) TDD
4 133 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (14.14%) OO
6 109 (13.89%) SOA
7 96 (12.23%) Software Engineering
8 95 (12.10%) UML
9 65 (8.28%) Unit Testing
10 57 (7.26%) Web Development
11 53 (6.75%) MVC
12 52 (6.62%) E-Commerce
12 52 (6.62%) SDLC
13 51 (6.50%) Android Development
14 49 (6.24%) Open Source
15 48 (6.11%) Waterfall
16 45 (5.73%) Performance Monitoring
17 43 (5.48%) Application Performance Monitoring
18 41 (5.22%) BDD
19 39 (4.97%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 675 (85.99%) Java
2 300 (38.22%) SQL
3 266 (33.89%) JavaScript
4 123 (15.67%) PL/SQL
5 78 (9.94%) C
6 75 (9.55%) Shell Script
7 73 (9.30%) C#
8 63 (8.03%) C++
8 63 (8.03%) Python
9 48 (6.11%) Perl
10 42 (5.35%) PHP
11 29 (3.69%) Jython
12 28 (3.57%) Bash Shell
12 28 (3.57%) PowerShell
13 26 (3.31%) Scala
14 23 (2.93%) Apex Code
14 23 (2.93%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 22 (2.80%) VBA
16 21 (2.68%) COBOL
17 14 (1.78%) sed
Qualifications
1 133 (16.94%) Security Cleared
2 95 (12.10%) SC Cleared
3 60 (7.64%) Degree
4 31 (3.95%) DV Cleared
5 14 (1.78%) ISEB
6 13 (1.66%) ISTQB
7 12 (1.53%) BPSS Clearance
8 9 (1.15%) Sun Certification
9 7 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (0.76%) PhD
11 4 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (0.51%) OCPJP
11 4 (0.51%) OCPJWCD
12 3 (0.38%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.25%) ACCA
13 2 (0.25%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (7.52%) QA
2 6 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.64%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 5 (0.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) GAAP
4 2 (0.25%) MISRA
4 2 (0.25%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) SDET
5 1 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 24 (3.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (1.66%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.66%) Docker
3 11 (1.40%) Platform Symphony
4 6 (0.76%) BitLocker
4 6 (0.76%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.51%) vCloud
6 3 (0.38%) Cygwin
7 2 (0.25%) NFS
8 1 (0.13%) Firmware
8 1 (0.13%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) Shibboleth
8 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 15 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
1 15 (1.91%) Puppet
2 13 (1.66%) Oozie
3 8 (1.02%) CA Wily
4 5 (0.64%) Ansible
4 5 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (0.64%) yum
5 4 (0.51%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.13%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 195 (24.84%) Oracle
2 59 (7.52%) IBM
3 33 (4.20%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.08%) VMware
5 26 (3.31%) Red Hat
6 25 (3.18%) HP
7 24 (3.06%) Salesforce.com
8 21 (2.68%) Informatica
9 17 (2.17%) SAP
10 14 (1.78%) Adobe
10 14 (1.78%) hybris
10 14 (1.78%) Perforce
10 14 (1.78%) Sybase
11 13 (1.66%) Sun
12 12 (1.53%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.53%) CA
12 12 (1.53%) Micro Focus
13 11 (1.40%) Google
14 10 (1.27%) ILOG
14 10 (1.27%) SOASTA, Inc
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