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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse
Rank 286 297 219
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -78
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 381 313 425
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.61% 0.86%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.22% 5.21% 7.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 170 225
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £578 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 15
Average hourly rate £37.25 £36.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.65 £30.65 £32.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -10.25%

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
7295 6008 5832
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.19% 11.62% 11.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5022 3856 3589
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 145 243
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £20.00 £24.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -4 308 £413 +3.12% 104
London +27 128 £450 -6.25% 32
South East -20 70 £413 +8.19% 23
Scotland +7 39 £400 +19.40% 3
East of England +14 32 £405 +16.71% 9
Hampshire -9 29 £475 +1.49% 1
South West -21 27 £380 -24.22% 21
Edinburgh +10 25 £373 +29.56% 2
Berkshire +9 20 £388 +46.22% 2
City of London +5 19 £469 -1.31% 10
North West -7 19 £350 -6.66% 15
Hertfordshire +13 15 £405 -14.73% 6
Wales -10 15 £420 -6.66% 1
Southampton +6 14 £500 +38.88%
South Wales -5 14 £435 -3.33% 1
East Midlands +5 12 £375 +6.38%
Bristol 0 12 £400 - 15
Reading +21 11 £388 +61.45% 2
Stirling - 10 £425 - 1
Lancashire - 9 £400 - 2
Manchester -12 7 £350 -6.66% 10
Wiltshire -19 6 £375 -25.22%
Tyne and Wear -25 6 £306 -4.49%
Newcastle upon Tyne -27 6 £306 -4.49%
North East -29 6 £306 -4.49%
Yorkshire -25 5 £325 -7.14% 1
Gloucestershire - 5 £380 - 3
Nottinghamshire +3 4 £425 +17.24%
Basingstoke +3 4 - -
Nottingham +2 4 £425 +17.24%

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 645 (85.54%) Java
2 381 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (35.15%) HTML
4 261 (34.62%) Spring
5 247 (32.76%) Web Services
6 243 (32.23%) SQL
7 234 (31.03%) XML
8 232 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 231 (30.64%) Maven
10 219 (29.05%) Subversion
11 199 (26.39%) CSS
12 196 (25.99%) JUnit
13 194 (25.73%) J2EE
14 192 (25.46%) TDD
15 187 (24.80%) Oracle
16 186 (24.67%) Linux
17 171 (22.68%) JSP
18 170 (22.55%) Scrum
19 151 (20.03%) UNIX
20 150 (19.89%) OO
20 150 (19.89%) Ant
21 148 (19.63%) Hibernate
22 143 (18.97%) Tomcat
23 136 (18.04%) SOAP
24 135 (17.90%) JIRA
25 134 (17.77%) Apache
26 129 (17.11%) Jenkins
27 126 (16.71%) REST
28 120 (15.92%) JSON
29 117 (15.52%) Finance

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 143 (18.97%) Tomcat
2 134 (17.77%) Apache
3 99 (13.13%) JBoss
4 68 (9.02%) WebSphere
5 56 (7.43%) WebLogic
6 26 (3.45%) WebSphere Application Server
7 21 (2.79%) CMS
8 20 (2.65%) Documentum
9 19 (2.52%) Confluence
10 18 (2.39%) Apache Solr
11 17 (2.25%) GlassFish
12 10 (1.33%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (0.80%) WebSphere Process Server
13 6 (0.80%) Node.js
13 6 (0.80%) Quickr
13 6 (0.80%) WebSphere Portal
14 5 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
14 5 (0.66%) Tuxedo
14 5 (0.66%) MQSeries
15 4 (0.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 8 (1.06%) MS Excel
1 8 (1.06%) Photoshop
2 4 (0.53%) MS Office
2 4 (0.53%) GIMP
3 2 (0.27%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.13%) Blender
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.13%) Maya
4 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.66%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.27%) RMDS
2 2 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.13%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 1 (0.13%) Rolfe and Nolan
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.13%) Radian6
3 1 (0.13%) Summit
3 1 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.13%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.13%) Endur
3 1 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (1.86%) GitHub
2 14 (1.86%) SaaS
3 5 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.40%) Amazon S3
4 3 (0.40%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (0.40%) CloudFront
4 3 (0.40%) Heroku
5 1 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.13%) Force.com
5 1 (0.13%) PaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 42 (5.57%) Internet
2 24 (3.18%) HTTP
3 8 (1.06%) LDAP
4 7 (0.93%) AMQP
4 7 (0.93%) SSL
4 7 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.66%) Intranet
6 4 (0.53%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.40%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.40%) DNS
7 3 (0.40%) SNMP
8 2 (0.27%) VoIP
8 2 (0.27%) IPv4
8 2 (0.27%) IPv6
8 2 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.27%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.13%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.13%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.13%) SSH
9 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (14.46%) Relational Database
2 95 (12.60%) MySQL
3 68 (9.02%) Oracle Database
4 61 (8.09%) RDBMS
5 56 (7.43%) SQL Server
6 44 (5.84%) PostgreSQL
7 30 (3.98%) DB2
8 23 (3.05%) Oracle Database 11g
9 22 (2.92%) NoSQL
10 18 (2.39%) MongoDB
11 15 (1.99%) Oracle Reports
12 12 (1.59%) Oracle Database 10g
13 9 (1.19%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.06%) Big Data
14 8 (1.06%) IBM InfoSphere
15 7 (0.93%) SQLite
16 6 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
17 5 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 231 (30.64%) Maven
2 219 (29.05%) Subversion
3 196 (25.99%) JUnit
4 150 (19.89%) Ant
5 135 (17.90%) JIRA
6 129 (17.11%) Jenkins
7 97 (12.86%) Git (software)
8 93 (12.33%) Selenium
9 74 (9.81%) IntelliJ
10 52 (6.90%) Cucumber
11 44 (5.84%) Mockito
12 39 (5.17%) Hudson
13 34 (4.51%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (4.51%) SoapUI
13 34 (4.51%) NetBeans
14 27 (3.58%) JMeter
15 25 (3.32%) Visual Studio
16 24 (3.18%) Eclipse RCP
17 23 (3.05%) FitNesse
17 23 (3.05%) Gradle
General
1 117 (15.52%) Finance
2 51 (6.76%) Banking
3 33 (4.38%) Marketing
4 26 (3.45%) Investment Banking
5 20 (2.65%) Retail
6 18 (2.39%) Telecoms
7 12 (1.59%) Front Office
7 12 (1.59%) Back Office
8 7 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.66%) Legal
10 4 (0.53%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.53%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.27%) Electronics
11 2 (0.27%) German Language
11 2 (0.27%) Games
11 2 (0.27%) Publishing
12 1 (0.13%) Billing
12 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.13%) Military
12 1 (0.13%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 552 (73.21%) Developer
2 353 (46.82%) Java Developer
3 70 (9.28%) Senior Developer
4 44 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
5 38 (5.04%) Analyst
6 36 (4.77%) Android Developer
7 34 (4.51%) Architect
8 29 (3.85%) Solutions Architect
9 27 (3.58%) Tester
9 27 (3.58%) Software Engineer
10 26 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 25 (3.32%) Software Developer
12 20 (2.65%) Front-End Developer
13 19 (2.52%) Lead Developer
14 16 (2.12%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (1.99%) Programmer
15 15 (1.99%) Consultant
15 15 (1.99%) Test Analyst
16 12 (1.59%) Lead Java Developer
17 11 (1.46%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (35.15%) HTML
2 261 (34.62%) Spring
3 247 (32.76%) Web Services
4 234 (31.03%) XML
5 199 (26.39%) CSS
6 194 (25.73%) J2EE
7 171 (22.68%) JSP
8 148 (19.63%) Hibernate
9 136 (18.04%) SOAP
10 126 (16.71%) REST
11 120 (15.92%) JSON
12 113 (14.99%) jQuery
13 112 (14.85%) Java EE
14 105 (13.93%) Ajax
15 88 (11.67%) Struts
16 79 (10.48%) HTML5
17 73 (9.68%) Servlets
18 70 (9.28%) JDBC
19 68 (9.02%) JPA
20 66 (8.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 64 (8.49%) Open Source
2 26 (3.45%) User Experience
3 23 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 18 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 18 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.86%) GIS
6 14 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.72%) Algorithms
8 12 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 12 (1.59%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.33%) PKI
10 9 (1.19%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.19%) Derivative
10 9 (1.19%) Taxonomies
11 8 (1.06%) Social Media
12 7 (0.93%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.66%) Equities
13 5 (0.66%) Web 2.0
14 4 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 186 (24.67%) Linux
2 151 (20.03%) UNIX
3 96 (12.73%) Windows
4 52 (6.90%) Android
5 32 (4.24%) Apple iOS
6 28 (3.71%) Solaris
7 12 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (1.06%) Mac OS X
8 8 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.06%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.80%) AIX
9 6 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (0.66%) VME
10 5 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.66%) HPUX
11 4 (0.53%) zOS
11 4 (0.53%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.53%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.53%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 381 (50.53%) Agile Software Development
2 192 (25.46%) TDD
3 170 (22.55%) Scrum
4 150 (19.89%) OO
5 117 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
6 110 (14.59%) SOA
7 109 (14.46%) MVC
8 65 (8.62%) Software Engineering
9 61 (8.09%) BDD
10 60 (7.96%) Unit Testing
11 58 (7.69%) UML
12 45 (5.97%) User Stories
13 44 (5.84%) Content Management
14 41 (5.44%) E-Commerce
14 41 (5.44%) Waterfall
14 41 (5.44%) Android Development
15 39 (5.17%) OOD
16 37 (4.91%) Web Development
17 36 (4.77%) Multithreading
18 35 (4.64%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 645 (85.54%) Java
2 243 (32.23%) SQL
3 232 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 67 (8.89%) C#
5 58 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 46 (6.10%) C++
7 40 (5.31%) Python
8 27 (3.58%) Perl
9 24 (3.18%) Bash Shell
9 24 (3.18%) Shell Script
10 21 (2.79%) PHP
11 17 (2.25%) XPath
11 17 (2.25%) Objective-C
12 15 (1.99%) C
13 11 (1.46%) Ruby
14 10 (1.33%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.33%) Groovy
15 8 (1.06%) Scala
16 7 (0.93%) COBOL
17 6 (0.80%) JPQL
Qualifications
1 98 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 58 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 33 (4.38%) Degree
4 32 (4.24%) DV Cleared
5 21 (2.79%) ISEB
5 21 (2.79%) Sun Certification
6 9 (1.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (1.19%) OCPJP
6 9 (1.19%) HND
6 9 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.27%) PhD
9 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.13%) PMP
9 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (6.10%) QA
2 6 (0.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.13%) HL7
3 1 (0.13%) JTAG
3 1 (0.13%) COBIT
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (0.66%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.53%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.53%) vCloud
4 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
5 2 (0.27%) Squid
5 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.27%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.13%) XenApp
6 1 (0.13%) KVM
6 1 (0.13%) NFS
Systems Management
1 24 (3.18%) Puppet
2 9 (1.19%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.66%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 4 (0.53%) WebInspect
4 4 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.40%) Oozie
6 2 (0.27%) Control-M
7 1 (0.13%) yum
7 1 (0.13%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.13%) Ansible
7 1 (0.13%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.13%) Netcool
7 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 187 (24.80%) Oracle
2 56 (7.43%) IBM
3 32 (4.24%) Google
4 24 (3.18%) Sybase
4 24 (3.18%) VMware
5 19 (2.52%) Microsoft
5 19 (2.52%) Red Hat
6 18 (2.39%) Adobe
7 14 (1.86%) Sun
7 14 (1.86%) Canoo
8 13 (1.72%) SAP
9 11 (1.46%) Atlassian
10 9 (1.19%) hybris
10 9 (1.19%) Alterian
11 6 (0.80%) ILOG
11 6 (0.80%) Lotus
11 6 (0.80%) Progress
11 6 (0.80%) Perforce
11 6 (0.80%) Facebook
12 5 (0.66%) Twitter
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Rate: £330 - £370 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Rate: £450 - £575 per day + competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Rate: £1 per annum + Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
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Rate: £Neg
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
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Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Rate: £425 - £500+ per day
Posted: 14 days ago
London
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Rate: Market related
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