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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Eclipse
Rank 308 284 294
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +10
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 342 378 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.61% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.71% 5.50% 5.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 210 196
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £265 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £325 £343
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -5.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 7
Average hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.51 £35.80 £32.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.12% +2.56%

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
7264 6877 5491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.00% 12.20% 11.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4638 4378 3472
Average daily rate £400 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £526
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 138 122 150
Average hourly rate £37.50 £39.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £31.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.27 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.64% +5.33%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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 -28 299 £400 +6.66% 113
London -8 121 £450 - 39
South East -27 57 £375 +15.38% 29
East of England +25 30 £375 -3.28% 8
Yorkshire -1 27 £375 +23.15% 3
Scotland -5 27 £393 +41.44% 4
City of London +13 25 £450 -10.00% 18
South West -12 23 £413 +17.85% 15
West Yorkshire +5 19 £375 -37.50% 2
Leeds 0 19 £375 -37.50% 2
North West -28 17 £400 +23.15% 14
Essex +24 14 £400 - 3
Hampshire -14 13 £319 -8.92% 5
Wales +8 12 £430 - 4
South Wales +12 11 £430 - 4
Surrey -8 11 £400 +3.22% 5
Buckinghamshire +10 10 £350 +32.07% 1
Berkshire +5 10 £375 +36.98% 2
Hertfordshire -1 10 £375 -7.74% 3
Newport -7 10 £430 - 1
Gloucestershire - 10 £425 -
Edinburgh -7 9 £395 +54.90% 4
Manchester -20 9 £500 +53.84% 9
Somerset +7 8 - - 5
Milton Keynes 0 8 £413 +55.66% 1
Stirling -5 8 £400 -
East Midlands +3 6 £340 +4.61% 4
North Yorkshire -2 6 £400 -
West Midlands -30 6 £220 -22.80% 1
Southampton -9 5 £348 -13.12% 2

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 589 (88.04%) Java
2 331 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (31.84%) JavaScript
4 212 (31.69%) HTML
5 208 (31.09%) Oracle
6 203 (30.34%) SQL
7 200 (29.90%) Spring
8 185 (27.65%) XML
9 184 (27.50%) Web Services
10 181 (27.06%) Subversion
11 179 (26.76%) TDD
12 170 (25.41%) Maven
12 170 (25.41%) J2EE
13 166 (24.81%) JUnit
14 163 (24.36%) OO
15 157 (23.47%) Linux
16 155 (23.17%) CSS
17 126 (18.83%) Scrum
18 125 (18.68%) Hibernate
19 124 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
20 114 (17.04%) JSP
21 112 (16.74%) Ant
22 110 (16.44%) Tomcat
23 107 (15.99%) Security Cleared
23 107 (15.99%) Relational Database
24 104 (15.55%) Jenkins
25 99 (14.80%) SOAP
25 99 (14.80%) UNIX
26 97 (14.50%) JBoss
27 96 (14.35%) JSON

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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
1 110 (16.44%) Tomcat
2 97 (14.50%) JBoss
3 86 (12.86%) WebSphere
4 85 (12.71%) WebLogic
5 66 (9.87%) Apache
6 21 (3.14%) GlassFish
7 20 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
8 19 (2.84%) Confluence
9 11 (1.64%) FileNet
9 11 (1.64%) CMS
10 9 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
11 7 (1.05%) Oracle Service Bus
12 6 (0.90%) Tuxedo
13 5 (0.75%) Node.js
13 5 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.60%) Jetty
15 3 (0.45%) Alfresco
15 3 (0.45%) Mule
15 3 (0.45%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.45%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 13 (1.94%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.20%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.05%) GIMP
4 3 (0.45%) MS Office
5 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.15%) Maya
5 1 (0.15%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (1.20%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.45%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (0.30%) Tridion
4 1 (0.15%) Radian6
4 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.15%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.15%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.94%) GitHub
2 5 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.30%) Force.com
3 2 (0.30%) Heroku
4 1 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.15%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.89%) Internet
2 22 (3.29%) HTTP
3 15 (2.24%) SSL
3 15 (2.24%) AMQP
4 13 (1.94%) Firewall
5 3 (0.45%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.45%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.30%) LDAP
6 2 (0.30%) SAN
6 2 (0.30%) SNMP
7 1 (0.15%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.15%) IKE
7 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.15%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.15%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.15%) IPsec
7 1 (0.15%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.15%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (15.99%) Relational Database
2 93 (13.90%) Oracle Database
3 52 (7.77%) SQL Server
4 44 (6.58%) MySQL
5 41 (6.13%) RDBMS
6 37 (5.53%) MongoDB
7 32 (4.78%) NoSQL
8 31 (4.63%) Oracle Database 11g
9 26 (3.89%) Hadoop
10 22 (3.29%) PostgreSQL
11 19 (2.84%) DB2
12 16 (2.39%) Big Data
13 12 (1.79%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (1.05%) IBM InfoSphere
15 7 (1.05%) SQLite
16 6 (0.90%) OLTP
17 5 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.75%) Oracle9i Database
18 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 181 (27.06%) Subversion
2 170 (25.41%) Maven
3 166 (24.81%) JUnit
4 112 (16.74%) Ant
5 104 (15.55%) Jenkins
6 81 (12.11%) Git (software)
7 80 (11.96%) JIRA
8 76 (11.36%) Selenium
9 61 (9.12%) Cucumber
10 39 (5.83%) IntelliJ
11 29 (4.33%) NetBeans
12 26 (3.89%) WebDriver
12 26 (3.89%) Eclipse RCP
13 25 (3.74%) ClearCase
13 25 (3.74%) Visual Studio
14 24 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (3.59%) Hudson
14 24 (3.59%) Android Studio
15 22 (3.29%) Gradle
16 21 (3.14%) TeamCity
General
1 60 (8.97%) Finance
2 39 (5.83%) Banking
3 17 (2.54%) Marketing
4 16 (2.39%) Front Office
5 13 (1.94%) Investment Banking
6 10 (1.49%) Retail
7 8 (1.20%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.05%) Telecoms
9 5 (0.75%) Military
10 4 (0.60%) Advertising
10 4 (0.60%) Publishing
11 3 (0.45%) Legal
11 3 (0.45%) Back Office
11 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.15%) Local Government
13 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 510 (76.23%) Developer
2 328 (49.03%) Java Developer
3 43 (6.43%) Senior Developer
4 36 (5.38%) Analyst
5 32 (4.78%) Android Developer
6 27 (4.04%) AWS Developer
7 25 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 25 (3.74%) Software Engineer
8 24 (3.59%) Software Developer
9 23 (3.44%) Senior Java Developer
10 18 (2.69%) Test Analyst
10 18 (2.69%) Lead Developer
11 17 (2.54%) JavaScript Developer
12 16 (2.39%) Programmer
12 16 (2.39%) Tester
13 13 (1.94%) Architect
13 13 (1.94%) Test Engineer
14 12 (1.79%) Front-End Developer
15 11 (1.64%) UI Developer
15 11 (1.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (31.69%) HTML
2 200 (29.90%) Spring
3 185 (27.65%) XML
4 184 (27.50%) Web Services
5 170 (25.41%) J2EE
6 155 (23.17%) CSS
7 125 (18.68%) Hibernate
8 114 (17.04%) JSP
9 99 (14.80%) SOAP
10 96 (14.35%) JSON
11 87 (13.00%) HTML5
12 81 (12.11%) jQuery
13 77 (11.51%) REST
14 72 (10.76%) Java EE
15 68 (10.16%) JMS
16 66 (9.87%) Ajax
17 64 (9.57%) Servlets
18 60 (8.97%) Struts
19 59 (8.82%) RESTful
20 53 (7.92%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.22%) Open Source
1 55 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.19%) User Experience
3 25 (3.74%) Mobile App
4 20 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.54%) Computer Science
6 13 (1.94%) Equities
7 12 (1.79%) Algorithms
8 11 (1.64%) Client/Server
9 9 (1.35%) Derivative
9 9 (1.35%) Chemistry
10 7 (1.05%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.05%) GIS
11 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
11 5 (0.75%) Life Science
11 5 (0.75%) Data Structures
12 4 (0.60%) Ontologies
13 3 (0.45%) Fixed Income
13 3 (0.45%) Clustering
13 3 (0.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 157 (23.47%) Linux
2 99 (14.80%) UNIX
3 88 (13.15%) Windows
4 49 (7.32%) Android
5 35 (5.23%) Solaris
6 24 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (3.29%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.90%) VME
9 4 (0.60%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.45%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.30%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.15%) AIX
12 1 (0.15%) HPUX
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 179 (26.76%) TDD
3 163 (24.36%) OO
4 126 (18.83%) Scrum
5 124 (18.54%) Continuous Integration
6 82 (12.26%) SOA
7 71 (10.61%) Software Engineering
8 68 (10.16%) UML
9 64 (9.57%) Unit Testing
10 61 (9.12%) BDD
11 53 (7.92%) MVC
12 49 (7.32%) User Stories
13 48 (7.17%) Multithreading
14 41 (6.13%) Test Scripting
15 39 (5.83%) Android Development
16 36 (5.38%) OOP
17 35 (5.23%) Software Testing
18 34 (5.08%) Validation
19 30 (4.48%) Waterfall
20 29 (4.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 589 (88.04%) Java
2 213 (31.84%) JavaScript
3 203 (30.34%) SQL
4 57 (8.52%) Python
5 52 (7.77%) C#
6 43 (6.43%) PL/SQL
7 23 (3.44%) C++
8 21 (3.14%) XPath
9 16 (2.39%) Perl
10 14 (2.09%) C
11 13 (1.94%) Ruby
12 11 (1.64%) Shell Script
12 11 (1.64%) Objective-C
13 10 (1.49%) Groovy
14 9 (1.35%) PHP
15 7 (1.05%) COBOL
15 7 (1.05%) XQuery
16 6 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 6 (0.90%) JPQL
17 5 (0.75%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 107 (15.99%) Security Cleared
2 55 (8.22%) SC Cleared
3 49 (7.32%) DV Cleared
4 33 (4.93%) Degree
5 25 (3.74%) ISEB
6 21 (3.14%) HND
7 20 (2.99%) Sun Certification
8 19 (2.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
9 9 (1.35%) OCPJP
10 6 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.30%) OCMJD
11 2 (0.30%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.15%) PMP
12 1 (0.15%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.15%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.15%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.68%) QA
2 5 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.30%) HL7
4 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.15%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.30%) Squid
2 2 (0.30%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.15%) XenApp
3 1 (0.15%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 24 (3.59%) Puppet
2 17 (2.54%) Vagrant
3 13 (1.94%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
4 2 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 2 (0.30%) Ansible
4 2 (0.30%) Control-M
5 1 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 208 (31.09%) Oracle
2 61 (9.12%) IBM
3 39 (5.83%) Red Hat
3 39 (5.83%) Google
4 35 (5.23%) Sybase
5 27 (4.04%) Microsoft
6 15 (2.24%) Atlassian
7 13 (1.94%) Sun
7 13 (1.94%) CA
8 12 (1.79%) HP
8 12 (1.79%) Adobe
9 11 (1.64%) SAP
10 10 (1.49%) hybris
11 9 (1.35%) VMware
12 8 (1.20%) Appcelerator
12 8 (1.20%) JD Edwards
13 7 (1.05%) Micro Focus
13 7 (1.05%) Apple
14 5 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.60%) TIBCO
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