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 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Eclipse
Rank 396 347 289
Rank change year-on-year
-49 -58
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 283 340 388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.60% 0.71%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.43% 4.63% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 199 217
Average daily rate £420 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 19
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.10 £34.51 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.90 £41.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%

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
8243 7343 6831
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 14.75% 12.94% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 5597 4708 4380
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 £313 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £518
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 146 135
Average hourly rate £42.37 £37.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.40 £25.95 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.20 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.29 £37.02 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.23% -4.46%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 1 May 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
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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 -42 238 £440 +10.00% 86
London -35 95 £481 +1.31% 21
South East -11 63 £463 +15.62% 24
Surrey +7 30 £500 +25.00% 10
Scotland -14 26 £300 -24.05% 5
Leatherhead -14 20 £500 +25.00%
City of London +41 19 £523 +16.11% 3
West Midlands +1 18 £440 +100.00% 3
Wales +4 16 £388 -9.88% 3
South West -2 15 £550 +42.85% 6
Glasgow +16 13 £300 -31.42% 3
South Wales -10 13 £400 -6.97% 3
Yorkshire -11 13 £390 +4.00% 9
North West -13 13 £300 -25.09% 9
Buckinghamshire +12 12 £338 -3.57%
Edinburgh -7 11 £340 -13.92% 2
North East -24 10 £308 -6.81% 1
Tyne and Wear -27 10 £308 -6.81% 1
Lancashire +8 9 £300 -20.00% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne -33 9 £304 -7.95% 1
East Midlands +8 8 £331 -2.57% 2
Milton Keynes +5 8 £325 -21.21%
Gloucestershire +3 7 £550 +29.41% 1
South Yorkshire +1 7 £390 -29.09%
Sheffield -12 7 £390 -29.09%
Berkshire -4 6 £463 +34.05% 3
Leeds -10 6 £413 +10.00% 7
West Yorkshire -15 6 £413 +10.00% 8
Cardiff -16 6 - -
Kent -25 6 - - 2

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 531 (82.45%) Java
2 308 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (40.53%) XML
4 240 (37.27%) Maven
5 225 (34.94%) JavaScript
6 211 (32.76%) Web Services
6 211 (32.76%) Spring
7 206 (31.99%) SQL
8 198 (30.75%) HTML
9 179 (27.80%) JBoss
10 175 (27.17%) CSS
11 169 (26.24%) Oracle
12 167 (25.93%) J2EE
13 163 (25.31%) SOAP
14 161 (25.00%) Linux
14 161 (25.00%) Subversion
15 153 (23.76%) TDD
16 150 (23.29%) Git (software)
17 146 (22.67%) Scrum
18 142 (22.05%) Hibernate
19 136 (21.12%) JUnit
20 125 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
21 123 (19.10%) Java EE
22 122 (18.94%) Security Cleared
23 117 (18.17%) Jenkins
24 107 (16.61%) OO
25 104 (16.15%) REST
26 101 (15.68%) XSLT
27 98 (15.22%) Ant
27 98 (15.22%) SOA

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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
1 179 (27.80%) JBoss
2 82 (12.73%) Tomcat
3 79 (12.27%) WebLogic
4 75 (11.65%) WebSphere
5 71 (11.02%) Apache
6 28 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (3.26%) Confluence
8 18 (2.80%) GlassFish
9 15 (2.33%) CMS
9 15 (2.33%) IIS
10 12 (1.86%) Node.js
11 9 (1.40%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (1.24%) Oracle Coherence
12 8 (1.24%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.24%) Tuxedo
13 7 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.93%) FileNet
14 6 (0.93%) GeoServer
14 6 (0.93%) LiveCycle
14 6 (0.93%) TPMS
Applications
1 27 (4.19%) MS Excel
2 13 (2.02%) MS Office
3 12 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (1.09%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.93%) Gliffy
7 3 (0.47%) CATIA
7 3 (0.47%) GIMP
7 3 (0.47%) Siemens NX
8 2 (0.31%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.31%) Doxygen
9 1 (0.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.55%) OpenText Process Suite
2 6 (0.93%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.78%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.47%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 3 (0.47%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.31%) BigMachines
5 2 (0.31%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.71%) Force.com
1 11 (1.71%) GitHub
2 9 (1.40%) SaaS
3 2 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.31%) MailChimp
4 1 (0.16%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.16%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.28%) SSL
2 24 (3.73%) HTTP
2 24 (3.73%) TCP/IP
3 23 (3.57%) SNMP
4 17 (2.64%) Internet
5 9 (1.40%) HTTPS
6 8 (1.24%) SSH
6 8 (1.24%) Wireshark
7 7 (1.09%) Firewall
7 7 (1.09%) VoIP
8 6 (0.93%) FTP
8 6 (0.93%) LDAP
8 6 (0.93%) WinSCP
9 2 (0.31%) DVB
9 2 (0.31%) SMTP
9 2 (0.31%) SpaceWire
10 1 (0.16%) 3G
10 1 (0.16%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.16%) Ethernet
10 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (12.42%) Relational Database
2 79 (12.27%) SQL Server
3 63 (9.78%) Oracle Database
4 42 (6.52%) MySQL
4 42 (6.52%) RDBMS
5 25 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 23 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 21 (3.26%) BusinessObjects
8 14 (2.17%) DB2
9 13 (2.02%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 12 (1.86%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 8 (1.24%) Oracle Database 10g
12 7 (1.09%) Big Data
13 6 (0.93%) Apache Hive
13 6 (0.93%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 6 (0.93%) HBase
13 6 (0.93%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 240 (37.27%) Maven
2 161 (25.00%) Subversion
3 150 (23.29%) Git (software)
4 136 (21.12%) JUnit
5 117 (18.17%) Jenkins
6 98 (15.22%) Ant
7 83 (12.89%) JIRA
8 71 (11.02%) IntelliJ
9 61 (9.47%) Selenium
10 60 (9.32%) Visual Studio
11 46 (7.14%) JProfiler
12 45 (6.99%) Mockito
13 38 (5.90%) Hudson
14 35 (5.43%) SoapUI
15 34 (5.28%) Gradle
16 27 (4.19%) Toad
17 25 (3.88%) Cucumber
17 25 (3.88%) NetBeans
18 24 (3.73%) Android Studio
19 23 (3.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 86 (13.35%) Finance
2 79 (12.27%) Banking
3 20 (3.11%) Retail
4 17 (2.64%) Electronics
4 17 (2.64%) Telecoms
5 14 (2.17%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.02%) Front Office
7 7 (1.09%) Marketing
8 6 (0.93%) Automotive
8 6 (0.93%) Legal
8 6 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.78%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.78%) Back Office
10 4 (0.62%) Games
10 4 (0.62%) Military
11 3 (0.47%) Dutch Language
11 3 (0.47%) Law
11 3 (0.47%) Wholesale Banking
12 2 (0.31%) Avionics
12 2 (0.31%) French Language
Job Titles
1 492 (76.40%) Developer
2 340 (52.80%) Java Developer
3 72 (11.18%) Senior Developer
4 58 (9.01%) Senior Java Developer
5 44 (6.83%) Software Engineer
6 38 (5.90%) Agile Developer
7 37 (5.75%) Agile Java Developer
8 36 (5.59%) Android Developer
9 33 (5.12%) Java Engineer
10 26 (4.04%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 26 (4.04%) Software Developer
10 26 (4.04%) XML Developer
11 24 (3.73%) Programmer
12 23 (3.57%) J2EE Developer
13 22 (3.42%) Java Programmer
14 21 (3.26%) SC Cleared Java Developer
15 20 (3.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
15 20 (3.11%) Salesforce.com Developer
16 17 (2.64%) Applications Developer
16 17 (2.64%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (40.53%) XML
2 211 (32.76%) Spring
2 211 (32.76%) Web Services
3 198 (30.75%) HTML
4 175 (27.17%) CSS
5 167 (25.93%) J2EE
6 163 (25.31%) SOAP
7 142 (22.05%) Hibernate
8 123 (19.10%) Java EE
9 104 (16.15%) REST
10 101 (15.68%) XSLT
11 93 (14.44%) JSP
12 85 (13.20%) jQuery
13 82 (12.73%) Ajax
14 80 (12.42%) JSF
15 79 (12.27%) RESTful
16 67 (10.40%) HTML5
16 67 (10.40%) JSON
17 62 (9.63%) Struts
18 57 (8.85%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 53 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (6.83%) Mobile App
3 27 (4.19%) Enterprise Software
3 27 (4.19%) PKI
4 25 (3.88%) Computer Science
5 24 (3.73%) Algorithms
6 20 (3.11%) Cryptography
7 15 (2.33%) User Experience
8 14 (2.17%) Derivative
9 11 (1.71%) Clustering
10 10 (1.55%) Replication
11 9 (1.40%) Data Structures
12 6 (0.93%) IBM Mainframe
12 6 (0.93%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.93%) Visualisation
12 6 (0.93%) VSAM
13 4 (0.62%) Equities
13 4 (0.62%) Fintech
13 4 (0.62%) VLE
14 3 (0.47%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 161 (25.00%) Linux
2 87 (13.51%) Unix
3 66 (10.25%) Windows
4 42 (6.52%) Android
5 33 (5.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (2.17%) Windows Server
7 11 (1.71%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.24%) Solaris
8 8 (1.24%) VME
9 7 (1.09%) SUSE
10 6 (0.93%) AIX
10 6 (0.93%) MVS
10 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (0.62%) CentOS
11 4 (0.62%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.16%) Debian
13 1 (0.16%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 308 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (23.76%) TDD
3 146 (22.67%) Scrum
4 125 (19.41%) Continuous Integration
5 107 (16.61%) OO
6 98 (15.22%) SOA
7 92 (14.29%) UML
8 69 (10.71%) Software Engineering
9 59 (9.16%) Web Development
10 54 (8.39%) SDLC
11 49 (7.61%) MVC
12 44 (6.83%) BDD
13 43 (6.68%) E-Commerce
14 41 (6.37%) Application Performance Monitoring
14 41 (6.37%) Performance Monitoring
15 40 (6.21%) Android Development
16 39 (6.06%) Unit Testing
17 38 (5.90%) Multithreading
18 34 (5.28%) Open Source
18 34 (5.28%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 531 (82.45%) Java
2 225 (34.94%) JavaScript
3 206 (31.99%) SQL
4 80 (12.42%) PL/SQL
5 59 (9.16%) C
5 59 (9.16%) C#
6 48 (7.45%) C++
7 43 (6.68%) Python
8 36 (5.59%) PHP
9 34 (5.28%) Shell Script
10 31 (4.81%) Apex Code
11 30 (4.66%) Perl
12 27 (4.19%) COBOL
13 19 (2.95%) SOQL
14 15 (2.33%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.86%) Groovy
15 12 (1.86%) Scala
15 12 (1.86%) VB
16 11 (1.71%) PowerShell
16 11 (1.71%) VBA
Qualifications
1 122 (18.94%) Security Cleared
2 87 (13.51%) SC Cleared
3 61 (9.47%) Degree
4 31 (4.81%) DV Cleared
5 13 (2.02%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (1.86%) Sun Certification
7 10 (1.55%) ISTQB
8 9 (1.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 6 (0.93%) ISEB
9 6 (0.93%) PhD
10 5 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.47%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.31%) ACCA
12 2 (0.31%) CIMA
12 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.43%) QA
2 3 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.31%) GAAP
3 2 (0.31%) MISRA
3 2 (0.31%) MISRA C
3 2 (0.31%) SLA
4 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.16%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (3.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (2.48%) Docker
3 8 (1.24%) Active Directory
4 6 (0.93%) Time Sharing Option
5 4 (0.62%) Cygwin
6 2 (0.31%) BitLocker
6 2 (0.31%) Squid
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.16%) Firmware
7 1 (0.16%) HDFS
7 1 (0.16%) KVM
7 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 14 (2.17%) Puppet
2 9 (1.40%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (1.24%) Ansible
4 7 (1.09%) yum
5 5 (0.78%) Oozie
6 2 (0.31%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.16%) OSSEC
7 1 (0.16%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 169 (26.24%) Oracle
2 45 (6.99%) IBM
3 31 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
4 28 (4.35%) Microsoft
5 27 (4.19%) Red Hat
6 25 (3.88%) VMware
7 20 (3.11%) Micro Focus
7 20 (3.11%) SAP
8 18 (2.80%) Sybase
9 17 (2.64%) Adobe
10 16 (2.48%) HP
11 11 (1.71%) Informatica
12 9 (1.40%) Perforce
12 9 (1.40%) Sun
13 8 (1.24%) Cisco
13 8 (1.24%) ICL
14 7 (1.09%) Coverity
14 7 (1.09%) Google
14 7 (1.09%) hybris
14 7 (1.09%) Kofax
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