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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse
Rank 301 325 241
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -84
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 352 287 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.54% 0.78%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.83% 4.64% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 166 215
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £29.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £45.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%

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
7292 6185 6391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.89% 11.74% 11.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 4675 3967 3639
Average daily rate £388 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 132 223
Average hourly rate £37.80 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.80% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £23.72 £20.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.16% -1.33%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 £400 -1.53% 115
London -8 132 £450 -10.00% 47
South East +14 73 £388 +8.39% 23
East of England +5 38 £338 - 5
Hampshire -1 37 £425 +12.43% 6
City of London +18 32 £463 -11.90% 17
Scotland +5 25 £378 +0.92% 5
Edinburgh +10 22 £366 -2.40% 2
North West -3 21 £333 -11.33% 22
Hertfordshire -1 18 £391 - 3
Berkshire +16 15 £375 +13.63% 2
West Midlands -2 15 £280 -11.11% 1
South West -37 15 £328 +13.91% 8
Southampton -2 12 £370 -15.42% 1
Manchester -4 12 £325 +0.77% 17
Essex +3 11 £375 -
Reading +14 10 £400 -
Buckinghamshire +4 8 £290 -14.70% 3
East Midlands +3 8 £350 -15.15%
North East -20 7 £325 -7.14%
Hook -12 6 £519 +37.94%
Cheshire 0 5 £375 - 3
Cambridgeshire -1 5 £200 - 2
Cambridge -6 5 £200 - 2
South Wales - 5 £250 - 3
Wales - 5 £250 - 5
Lancashire -8 4 £340 - 2
Somerset -8 4 £275 -8.33% 1
Bristol -19 4 £380 +38.18% 1
Tyne and Wear -24 4 £325 -7.14%

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 612 (86.56%) Java
2 264 (37.34%) Spring
3 233 (32.96%) SQL
4 231 (32.67%) Web Services
5 228 (32.25%) XML
5 228 (32.25%) HTML
6 225 (31.82%) JavaScript
7 195 (27.58%) Oracle
8 192 (27.16%) Subversion
8 192 (27.16%) Maven
9 191 (27.02%) CSS
10 184 (26.03%) J2EE
11 172 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
12 160 (22.63%) Linux
13 153 (21.64%) Hibernate
14 150 (21.22%) OO
15 148 (20.93%) JUnit
16 142 (20.08%) Finance
17 131 (18.53%) Ant
18 128 (18.10%) jQuery
19 127 (17.96%) JSP
19 127 (17.96%) Scrum
20 126 (17.82%) Tomcat
21 124 (17.54%) TDD
22 121 (17.11%) UNIX
23 120 (16.97%) SOAP
24 119 (16.83%) REST
25 111 (15.70%) MVC
26 101 (14.29%) Apache
27 98 (13.86%) Java EE

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 126 (17.82%) Tomcat
2 101 (14.29%) Apache
3 64 (9.05%) WebSphere
4 45 (6.36%) WebLogic
5 34 (4.81%) WebSphere Application Server
6 28 (3.96%) CMS
7 16 (2.26%) Confluence
8 14 (1.98%) Apache Solr
8 14 (1.98%) MQSeries
9 10 (1.41%) Oracle Service Bus
9 10 (1.41%) Oracle Coherence
10 9 (1.27%) Adobe CQ
11 8 (1.13%) GlassFish
11 8 (1.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.99%) FileNet
12 7 (0.99%) Documentum
13 6 (0.85%) Node.js
14 5 (0.71%) Liferay
14 5 (0.71%) Mule
15 4 (0.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (1.84%) Photoshop
2 12 (1.70%) MS Excel
3 7 (0.99%) MS Office
4 4 (0.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.42%) Simulink
5 3 (0.42%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.14%) Blender
Business Applications
1 9 (1.27%) SAP PM
1 9 (1.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.99%) Tridion
3 6 (0.85%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.57%) RMDS
5 2 (0.28%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.14%) Endur
6 1 (0.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 25 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.12%) SaaS
3 7 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
4 6 (0.85%) Force.com
5 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.71%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.71%) CloudFront
5 5 (0.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (4.38%) Internet
2 27 (3.82%) HTTP
3 13 (1.84%) LDAP
4 7 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.85%) SSL
6 5 (0.71%) AMQP
7 3 (0.42%) VPN
7 3 (0.42%) DNS
8 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.28%) Bluetooth
8 2 (0.28%) SAN
9 1 (0.14%) Modbus
9 1 (0.14%) Profibus
9 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.14%) iBeacon
9 1 (0.14%) CDMA
9 1 (0.14%) SMS
9 1 (0.14%) UMTS
9 1 (0.14%) WCDMA
9 1 (0.14%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.73%) Relational Database
2 74 (10.47%) Oracle Database
3 71 (10.04%) MySQL
4 46 (6.51%) SQL Server
5 44 (6.22%) RDBMS
6 25 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
7 22 (3.11%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (2.97%) DB2
8 21 (2.97%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 14 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.70%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.70%) Hadoop
11 11 (1.56%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 7 (0.99%) Pentaho
13 7 (0.99%) Big Data
14 5 (0.71%) Apache Hive
14 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 192 (27.16%) Subversion
1 192 (27.16%) Maven
2 148 (20.93%) JUnit
3 131 (18.53%) Ant
4 98 (13.86%) JIRA
5 91 (12.87%) Jenkins
6 65 (9.19%) Git (software)
7 60 (8.49%) Selenium
8 56 (7.92%) IntelliJ
9 47 (6.65%) Hudson
10 46 (6.51%) Cucumber
11 26 (3.68%) WebDriver
11 26 (3.68%) NetBeans
12 22 (3.11%) Mockito
13 20 (2.83%) Gradle
14 18 (2.55%) FitNesse
15 17 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
16 16 (2.26%) Log4j
16 16 (2.26%) JMeter
17 14 (1.98%) Visual Studio
General
1 142 (20.08%) Finance
2 65 (9.19%) Banking
3 35 (4.95%) Retail
4 28 (3.96%) Investment Banking
5 21 (2.97%) Telecoms
6 17 (2.40%) Manufacturing
6 17 (2.40%) Marketing
7 15 (2.12%) Front Office
8 12 (1.70%) Legal
9 11 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.99%) Electronics
11 6 (0.85%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.85%) Publishing
12 4 (0.57%) Automotive
12 4 (0.57%) Back Office
13 3 (0.42%) Games
13 3 (0.42%) German Language
14 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
14 1 (0.14%) French Language
14 1 (0.14%) Military
Job Titles
1 520 (73.55%) Developer
2 325 (45.97%) Java Developer
3 46 (6.51%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 44 (6.22%) Senior Developer
5 39 (5.52%) Analyst
6 36 (5.09%) Android Developer
7 33 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
8 29 (4.10%) Web Developer
9 27 (3.82%) Software Engineer
10 24 (3.39%) Architect
10 24 (3.39%) UI Developer
11 23 (3.25%) JavaScript Developer
12 22 (3.11%) J2EE Developer
13 20 (2.83%) Java Web Developer
14 19 (2.69%) Tester
15 17 (2.40%) UI Programmer
16 15 (2.12%) Test Analyst
16 15 (2.12%) Solutions Architect
17 13 (1.84%) Java Software Engineer
17 13 (1.84%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (37.34%) Spring
2 231 (32.67%) Web Services
3 228 (32.25%) XML
3 228 (32.25%) HTML
4 191 (27.02%) CSS
5 184 (26.03%) J2EE
6 153 (21.64%) Hibernate
7 128 (18.10%) jQuery
8 127 (17.96%) JSP
9 120 (16.97%) SOAP
10 119 (16.83%) REST
11 98 (13.86%) Java EE
12 96 (13.58%) XSLT
13 92 (13.01%) Ajax
14 69 (9.76%) Struts
15 62 (8.77%) JSON
16 54 (7.64%) JMS
17 50 (7.07%) Spring MVC
18 48 (6.79%) Servlets
18 48 (6.79%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.66%) Open Source
2 25 (3.54%) Mobile App
3 18 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (1.98%) Web 2.0
5 13 (1.84%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.70%) GIS
6 12 (1.70%) Fixed Income
7 11 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 9 (1.27%) Derivative
9 7 (0.99%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.99%) Taxonomies
9 7 (0.99%) Data Integration
9 7 (0.99%) W3C
10 6 (0.85%) Social Media
10 6 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
11 5 (0.71%) N-Tier
11 5 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.71%) PKI
11 5 (0.71%) Statistics
11 5 (0.71%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 160 (22.63%) Linux
2 121 (17.11%) UNIX
3 65 (9.19%) Windows
4 57 (8.06%) Android
5 46 (6.51%) Apple iOS
6 29 (4.10%) Solaris
7 22 (3.11%) Mac OS X
8 14 (1.98%) HPUX
9 10 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.85%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.71%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.57%) CentOS
14 4 (0.57%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.28%) zOS
15 2 (0.28%) MVS
15 2 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (24.33%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (21.22%) OO
3 127 (17.96%) Scrum
4 124 (17.54%) TDD
5 111 (15.70%) MVC
6 75 (10.61%) SOA
7 71 (10.04%) UML
8 70 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
9 66 (9.34%) Software Engineering
10 54 (7.64%) E-Commerce
10 54 (7.64%) BDD
11 46 (6.51%) Android Development
12 45 (6.36%) Unit Testing
13 43 (6.08%) Web Development
14 41 (5.80%) RAD
15 33 (4.67%) Web Application Development
16 32 (4.53%) OOP
17 31 (4.38%) Content Management
18 30 (4.24%) OOA/OOD
18 30 (4.24%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 612 (86.56%) Java
2 233 (32.96%) SQL
3 225 (31.82%) JavaScript
4 63 (8.91%) PL/SQL
5 41 (5.80%) C#
6 39 (5.52%) C++
7 35 (4.95%) Shell Script
8 30 (4.24%) Bash Shell
9 26 (3.68%) C
10 25 (3.54%) Python
11 24 (3.39%) XPath
12 21 (2.97%) Perl
13 18 (2.55%) Groovy
14 14 (1.98%) Scala
14 14 (1.98%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.84%) T-SQL
16 12 (1.70%) Ruby
16 12 (1.70%) Apex Code
17 10 (1.41%) PHP
18 7 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 46 (6.51%) Security Cleared
2 42 (5.94%) Degree
3 26 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.12%) Sun Certification
5 13 (1.84%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.85%) ISEB
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.28%) OCPJP
8 1 (0.14%) PhD
8 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (4.95%) QA
2 8 (1.13%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.57%) SLA
4 3 (0.42%) COBIT
4 3 (0.42%) HL7
5 1 (0.14%) JTAG
5 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.42%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.28%) vCloud
4 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
5 1 (0.14%) KVM
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 19 (2.69%) Puppet
2 5 (0.71%) Vagrant
3 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.42%) WebInspect
4 3 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.28%) Oozie
6 1 (0.14%) YUM
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Netcool
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 195 (27.58%) Oracle
2 96 (13.58%) JBoss
3 66 (9.34%) IBM
4 20 (2.83%) Sybase
5 19 (2.69%) Sun
6 17 (2.40%) SAP
6 17 (2.40%) ATG
6 17 (2.40%) Alterian
6 17 (2.40%) Google
7 16 (2.26%) Microsoft
8 15 (2.12%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.98%) VMware
9 14 (1.98%) Interwoven
9 14 (1.98%) hybris
10 13 (1.84%) Adobe
10 13 (1.84%) Perforce
11 12 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (1.27%) Atlassian
12 9 (1.27%) Twitter
13 7 (0.99%) Elastic Path
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