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 30 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse
Rank 267 329 242
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -87
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 421 262 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.72% 0.51% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.72% 4.31% 7.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 145 184
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £260 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £550 £532
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 12
Average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £40.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -19.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £21.49 £32.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £39.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £33.00 £40.75
% change year-on-year
+12.12% -19.01%

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
7361 6077 6013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.66% 11.76% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4966 3962 3440
Average daily rate £400 £383 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.37% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 144 234
Average hourly rate £38.00 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.21 £19.04 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £36.07 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.81% +3.04%

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 October 2014.

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 30 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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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 +38 349 £400 - 98
London -6 110 £425 -5.55% 33
South East +44 109 £400 - 20
Hampshire +27 66 £455 +4.00% 6
East of England +23 55 £403 +8.26% 6
Scotland +29 34 £367 +1.23% 1
Hertfordshire +15 32 £403 -19.50% 3
Edinburgh +24 30 £358 +2.14% 1
Southampton +18 29 £463 +5.71% 2
South West -22 27 £380 +26.66% 10
North West -7 25 £325 - 14
City of London +22 23 £445 -15.23% 15
Essex -8 17 £425 +74.18%
Berkshire +11 15 £337 +19.11% 3
Bristol - 12 £365 - 3
East Midlands +7 11 £325 -7.14% 1
Wales -16 11 £410 - 4
Reading +16 10 £345 +48.38% 1
South Wales -7 10 £415 - 3
Cheshire +10 9 £375 - 3
Lancashire - 9 £340 - 1
Surrey 0 8 £425 +17.24% 7
Buckinghamshire -7 8 £303 - 1
Manchester -14 7 £325 +44.44% 10
Wiltshire -12 6 £375 +66.66% 2
Somerset -5 5 £380 +26.66% 1
Nottinghamshire +8 4 £425 - 1
Nottingham +6 4 £425 - 1
Gloucestershire -9 4 £485 +49.23% 4
West Midlands -18 4 £268 +0.94% 3

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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.

1 623 (85.69%) Java
2 349 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
3 266 (36.59%) Web Services
4 260 (35.76%) Spring
5 253 (34.80%) HTML
6 252 (34.66%) JavaScript
7 230 (31.64%) XML
8 220 (30.26%) SQL
9 219 (30.12%) CSS
10 215 (29.57%) Maven
11 204 (28.06%) Subversion
12 191 (26.27%) J2EE
13 170 (23.38%) Linux
14 168 (23.11%) TDD
15 164 (22.56%) JUnit
16 159 (21.87%) Oracle
17 157 (21.60%) JSP
18 154 (21.18%) Scrum
19 152 (20.91%) Tomcat
20 151 (20.77%) OO
21 148 (20.36%) Hibernate
22 143 (19.67%) Apache
23 140 (19.26%) Ant
24 136 (18.71%) SOAP
25 129 (17.74%) UNIX
26 125 (17.19%) REST
27 124 (17.06%) jQuery
28 122 (16.78%) Finance
29 117 (16.09%) JIRA
30 114 (15.68%) Java EE

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, 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
1 152 (20.91%) Tomcat
2 143 (19.67%) Apache
3 104 (14.31%) JBoss
4 65 (8.94%) WebSphere
5 34 (4.68%) WebLogic
6 29 (3.99%) WebSphere Application Server
7 24 (3.30%) CMS
8 20 (2.75%) Documentum
9 17 (2.34%) Apache Solr
10 16 (2.20%) Confluence
11 10 (1.38%) Oracle Service Bus
11 10 (1.38%) Node.js
12 9 (1.24%) GlassFish
12 9 (1.24%) Adobe CQ
13 8 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.96%) WebSphere Portal
15 6 (0.83%) Quickr
15 6 (0.83%) FileNet
15 6 (0.83%) WebSphere Process Server
16 5 (0.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (1.38%) Photoshop
2 7 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.96%) MS Office
3 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.14%) Simulink
5 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.14%) Maya
5 1 (0.14%) 3ds Max
5 1 (0.14%) Blender
5 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.41%) RMDS
2 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.14%) Endur
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.14%) Summit
3 1 (0.14%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.14%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (2.75%) SaaS
3 7 (0.96%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.96%) GitHub
4 5 (0.69%) CloudFront
4 5 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.41%) Heroku
5 3 (0.41%) Force.com
6 2 (0.28%) Google App Engine
7 1 (0.14%) PaaS
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.78%) Internet
2 21 (2.89%) HTTP
3 10 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.10%) SSL
5 6 (0.83%) LDAP
6 5 (0.69%) Intranet
6 5 (0.69%) DNS
7 4 (0.55%) AMQP
7 4 (0.55%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.41%) Bluetooth
8 3 (0.41%) VPN
8 3 (0.41%) SNMP
9 2 (0.28%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.28%) VoIP
9 2 (0.28%) Wireless
9 2 (0.28%) IPv4
9 2 (0.28%) IPv6
10 1 (0.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (13.48%) MySQL
2 82 (11.28%) Relational Database
3 52 (7.15%) Oracle Database
4 48 (6.60%) SQL Server
5 43 (5.91%) RDBMS
6 37 (5.09%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (3.99%) Oracle Database 11g
8 26 (3.58%) DB2
9 14 (1.93%) NoSQL
10 12 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.24%) Hadoop
12 8 (1.10%) SQLite
12 8 (1.10%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.83%) Big Data
14 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
15 5 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 215 (29.57%) Maven
2 204 (28.06%) Subversion
3 164 (22.56%) JUnit
4 140 (19.26%) Ant
5 117 (16.09%) JIRA
6 104 (14.31%) Jenkins
7 78 (10.73%) Selenium
8 74 (10.18%) Git (software)
9 69 (9.49%) IntelliJ
10 51 (7.02%) Hudson
11 48 (6.60%) Cucumber
12 40 (5.50%) Mockito
13 32 (4.40%) SoapUI
14 27 (3.71%) Team Foundation Server
15 26 (3.58%) Visual Studio
15 26 (3.58%) JMeter
16 24 (3.30%) Gradle
16 24 (3.30%) FitNesse
17 23 (3.16%) NetBeans
18 22 (3.03%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 122 (16.78%) Finance
2 51 (7.02%) Banking
3 32 (4.40%) Marketing
4 26 (3.58%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 20 (2.75%) Retail
7 12 (1.65%) Front Office
8 9 (1.24%) Back Office
9 8 (1.10%) Legal
9 8 (1.10%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.83%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.69%) Electronics
12 4 (0.55%) Games
12 4 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.41%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
15 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 524 (72.08%) Developer
2 335 (46.08%) Java Developer
3 58 (7.98%) Senior Developer
4 40 (5.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 40 (5.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (5.23%) Android Developer
6 37 (5.09%) Analyst
6 37 (5.09%) Architect
7 34 (4.68%) Software Engineer
8 31 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (3.16%) Tester
10 21 (2.89%) Front-End Developer
11 20 (2.75%) Software Developer
12 18 (2.48%) UI Developer
12 18 (2.48%) Web Developer
12 18 (2.48%) J2EE Developer
13 15 (2.06%) Test Analyst
13 15 (2.06%) JavaScript Developer
14 14 (1.93%) UI Programmer
14 14 (1.93%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (36.59%) Web Services
2 260 (35.76%) Spring
3 253 (34.80%) HTML
4 230 (31.64%) XML
5 219 (30.12%) CSS
6 191 (26.27%) J2EE
7 157 (21.60%) JSP
8 148 (20.36%) Hibernate
9 136 (18.71%) SOAP
10 125 (17.19%) REST
11 124 (17.06%) jQuery
12 114 (15.68%) Java EE
13 107 (14.72%) Ajax
14 102 (14.03%) JSON
15 71 (9.77%) XSLT
16 69 (9.49%) HTML5
17 65 (8.94%) Struts
17 65 (8.94%) RESTful
18 60 (8.25%) JPA
19 55 (7.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (7.57%) Open Source
2 34 (4.68%) User Experience
3 29 (3.99%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (2.75%) GIS
5 19 (2.61%) Mobile App
6 13 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 13 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 12 (1.65%) Taxonomies
8 11 (1.51%) Client/Server
8 11 (1.51%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.38%) Social Media
10 9 (1.24%) PKI
10 9 (1.24%) Algorithms
11 8 (1.10%) Fixed Income
11 8 (1.10%) Cryptography
11 8 (1.10%) Derivative
12 5 (0.69%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.69%) Web 2.0
12 5 (0.69%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 170 (23.38%) Linux
2 129 (17.74%) UNIX
3 74 (10.18%) Windows
4 54 (7.43%) Android
5 34 (4.68%) Apple iOS
6 29 (3.99%) Solaris
7 9 (1.24%) Mac OS X
7 9 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (0.96%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.83%) AIX
10 5 (0.69%) HPUX
10 5 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.55%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.55%) zOS
12 2 (0.28%) CentOS
12 2 (0.28%) VMS
12 2 (0.28%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (48.01%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (23.11%) TDD
3 154 (21.18%) Scrum
4 151 (20.77%) OO
5 107 (14.72%) SOA
5 107 (14.72%) MVC
6 92 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (9.08%) Software Engineering
8 62 (8.53%) Unit Testing
9 54 (7.43%) BDD
10 51 (7.02%) Web Development
11 45 (6.19%) UML
12 44 (6.05%) E-Commerce
13 43 (5.91%) Content Management
13 43 (5.91%) Multithreading
13 43 (5.91%) Android Development
14 37 (5.09%) OOD
15 33 (4.54%) User Stories
15 33 (4.54%) Waterfall
16 32 (4.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 623 (85.69%) Java
2 252 (34.66%) JavaScript
3 220 (30.26%) SQL
4 55 (7.57%) C#
5 52 (7.15%) C++
6 43 (5.91%) PL/SQL
7 28 (3.85%) Shell Script
8 25 (3.44%) Python
9 23 (3.16%) Perl
9 23 (3.16%) Bash Shell
10 22 (3.03%) C
11 20 (2.75%) PHP
12 16 (2.20%) Objective-C
13 14 (1.93%) XPath
14 12 (1.65%) Scala
15 11 (1.51%) T-SQL
16 10 (1.38%) Groovy
17 7 (0.96%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.83%) Ruby
19 5 (0.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 73 (10.04%) Security Cleared
2 45 (6.19%) SC Cleared
3 33 (4.54%) Degree
4 21 (2.89%) DV Cleared
5 10 (1.38%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.96%) ISEB
7 2 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.50%) QA
2 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.41%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) COBIT
4 2 (0.28%) JTAG
4 2 (0.28%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.69%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.55%) vCloud
4 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.28%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.14%) Squid
6 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.14%) KVM
Systems Management
1 22 (3.03%) Puppet
2 7 (0.96%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.55%) WebInspect
5 3 (0.41%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 3 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.41%) Oozie
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Netcool
6 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.14%) YUM
6 1 (0.14%) OpenAM
Vendors
1 159 (21.87%) Oracle
2 53 (7.29%) IBM
3 29 (3.99%) Google
4 23 (3.16%) VMware
5 19 (2.61%) Adobe
6 15 (2.06%) Microsoft
7 12 (1.65%) Canoo
7 12 (1.65%) Sun
7 12 (1.65%) Sybase
8 11 (1.51%) hybris
9 10 (1.38%) Perforce
9 10 (1.38%) Alterian
9 10 (1.38%) Red Hat
10 8 (1.10%) Atlassian
10 8 (1.10%) Lotus
11 7 (0.96%) SAP
12 6 (0.83%) Facebook
12 6 (0.83%) Progress
12 6 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.69%) ILOG
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