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 3 August 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
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Eclipse
Rank 329 334 308
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -26
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 338 308 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.56% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.45% 4.36% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 201 181
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £341
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 11 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.52 £30.00 £31.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £36.80 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%

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
7592 7069 5888
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 13.33% 12.92% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4980 4540 3681
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 152 144
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.12 £30.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £71.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.80 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.82% +0.80%

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 3 August 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 3 August 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 3 August 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 -23 271 £400 +6.66% 119
London -30 110 £450 - 31
South East -15 71 £400 +6.66% 34
Scotland +19 36 £375 -8.53% 1
Surrey +20 27 £400 +31.68% 8
East of England +2 24 £331 +18.30% 3
City of London -27 22 £500 +5.26% 10
West Midlands +11 21 £150 -45.94% 3
Edinburgh +2 17 £350 -16.66% 1
Wales +5 16 £323 +7.50% 11
Leatherhead - 16 £400 - 1
South Wales +9 14 £325 +8.33% 11
Berkshire -2 13 £463 +49.19% 8
South West -3 13 £358 +30.00% 14
North West -16 12 £365 -5.80% 18
Yorkshire -16 10 £425 +37.09% 8
Essex -9 9 £325 -7.14% 1
West Yorkshire -17 9 £400 +14.28% 8
Somerset +3 8 £375 +36.36% 1
Cardiff +2 8 £258 +22.61% 8
Hertfordshire -6 7 £288 -23.33% 2
Brighton -2 6 £325 -
East Sussex -3 6 £325 -
Newport +8 5 £350 - 1
Yeovil -7 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire -7 5 £550 +175.00%
Manchester -11 5 £365 +12.30% 12
Leeds -22 5 £400 +14.28% 7
Hampshire -23 5 £450 +9.09% 5
Shropshire - 5 £418 -

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 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.

1 576 (85.84%) Java
2 291 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (38.15%) HTML
4 247 (36.81%) JavaScript
5 212 (31.59%) SQL
6 207 (30.85%) XML
7 200 (29.81%) Web Services
8 193 (28.76%) CSS
9 183 (27.27%) Subversion
10 175 (26.08%) Spring
10 175 (26.08%) Maven
11 172 (25.63%) Oracle
12 169 (25.19%) Linux
12 169 (25.19%) OO
13 145 (21.61%) J2EE
13 145 (21.61%) TDD
14 142 (21.16%) Scrum
15 133 (19.82%) JUnit
16 123 (18.33%) JBoss
17 122 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
18 116 (17.29%) SOAP
19 114 (16.99%) Ant
20 109 (16.24%) JSP
21 108 (16.10%) Tomcat
22 107 (15.95%) Hibernate
23 103 (15.35%) HTML5
24 102 (15.20%) Jenkins
24 102 (15.20%) UNIX
25 96 (14.31%) Relational Database
26 95 (14.16%) WebSphere

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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
1 123 (18.33%) JBoss
2 108 (16.10%) Tomcat
3 95 (14.16%) WebSphere
4 93 (13.86%) Apache
5 74 (11.03%) WebLogic
6 30 (4.47%) WebSphere Application Server
7 17 (2.53%) Confluence
8 15 (2.24%) GlassFish
9 13 (1.94%) FileNet
10 12 (1.79%) CMS
10 12 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 11 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (1.34%) MQSeries
12 9 (1.34%) Oracle Service Bus
13 8 (1.19%) Node.js
13 8 (1.19%) WebLogic Portal
14 7 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (1.04%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.60%) nginx
15 4 (0.60%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (1.19%) MS Office
2 7 (1.04%) MS Excel
3 4 (0.60%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.45%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.30%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.15%) GIMP
6 1 (0.15%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 11 (1.64%) Oracle BPM
2 8 (1.19%) Tridion
2 8 (1.19%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.30%) SAP TEM
5 1 (0.15%) Oracle BRM
5 1 (0.15%) Cordys
5 1 (0.15%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (2.38%) GitHub
3 7 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 5 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 3 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.30%) Force.com
6 2 (0.30%) SaaS
7 1 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.15%) HP Helion
7 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.15%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (4.17%) Internet
2 13 (1.94%) AMQP
3 11 (1.64%) Firewall
4 9 (1.34%) SSL
5 8 (1.19%) HTTP
5 8 (1.19%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.60%) Wireless
6 4 (0.60%) LTE
7 3 (0.45%) DMZ
7 3 (0.45%) VPN
7 3 (0.45%) LDAP
8 2 (0.30%) VoIP
8 2 (0.30%) SNMP
8 2 (0.30%) SAN
9 1 (0.15%) IPsec
9 1 (0.15%) SMTP
9 1 (0.15%) FTP
9 1 (0.15%) Broadband
9 1 (0.15%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (14.31%) Relational Database
2 77 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 46 (6.86%) SQL Server
4 42 (6.26%) MySQL
5 28 (4.17%) MongoDB
5 28 (4.17%) RDBMS
6 24 (3.58%) DB2
7 22 (3.28%) Hadoop
8 19 (2.83%) Oracle Database 11g
9 18 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 18 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
10 14 (2.09%) Big Data
11 9 (1.34%) Oracle Database 12c
12 8 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.89%) SQLite
15 5 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.45%) Data Mining
16 3 (0.45%) Oracle Reports
16 3 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 183 (27.27%) Subversion
2 175 (26.08%) Maven
3 133 (19.82%) JUnit
4 114 (16.99%) Ant
5 102 (15.20%) Jenkins
6 78 (11.62%) Git (software)
7 74 (11.03%) JIRA
8 72 (10.73%) Selenium
9 53 (7.90%) Cucumber
10 44 (6.56%) Visual Studio
11 43 (6.41%) IntelliJ
12 35 (5.22%) SoapUI
13 30 (4.47%) Gradle
14 28 (4.17%) WebDriver
15 24 (3.58%) Mockito
15 24 (3.58%) Hudson
16 23 (3.43%) NetBeans
16 23 (3.43%) Android Studio
17 22 (3.28%) JMeter
17 22 (3.28%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (12.37%) Finance
2 31 (4.62%) Banking
3 20 (2.98%) Marketing
4 19 (2.83%) Front Office
5 17 (2.53%) Military
6 15 (2.24%) Retail
7 12 (1.79%) Investment Banking
8 11 (1.64%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.34%) Electronics
11 7 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.04%) Publishing
12 3 (0.45%) Legal
12 3 (0.45%) Automotive
12 3 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.45%) Back Office
12 3 (0.45%) French Language
13 2 (0.30%) Avionics
13 2 (0.30%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.30%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 466 (69.45%) Developer
2 305 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 56 (8.35%) Senior Developer
4 42 (6.26%) Analyst
4 42 (6.26%) Senior Java Developer
5 41 (6.11%) Software Engineer
6 33 (4.92%) Android Developer
7 27 (4.02%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 25 (3.73%) Architect
9 23 (3.43%) Test Analyst
10 18 (2.68%) Tester
11 17 (2.53%) Software Developer
12 16 (2.38%) Web Developer
13 15 (2.24%) Test Engineer
14 14 (2.09%) COBOL Developer
14 14 (2.09%) JavaScript Developer
15 13 (1.94%) Front-End Developer
15 13 (1.94%) Java Software Engineer
16 12 (1.79%) UI Developer
16 12 (1.79%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (38.15%) HTML
2 207 (30.85%) XML
3 200 (29.81%) Web Services
4 193 (28.76%) CSS
5 175 (26.08%) Spring
6 145 (21.61%) J2EE
7 116 (17.29%) SOAP
8 109 (16.24%) JSP
9 107 (15.95%) Hibernate
10 103 (15.35%) HTML5
11 94 (14.01%) REST
12 83 (12.37%) Ajax
13 73 (10.88%) jQuery
14 71 (10.58%) JSON
15 70 (10.43%) Java EE
16 57 (8.49%) JMS
17 56 (8.35%) RESTful
18 54 (8.05%) XSLT
18 54 (8.05%) Servlets
19 53 (7.90%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 64 (9.54%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (3.58%) User Experience
2 24 (3.58%) Mobile App
3 13 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 12 (1.79%) Web 2.0
4 12 (1.79%) Equities
5 10 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (1.19%) PKI
7 7 (1.04%) Visualisation
8 6 (0.89%) Chemistry
8 6 (0.89%) GIS
9 5 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 5 (0.75%) Clustering
9 5 (0.75%) Life Science
9 5 (0.75%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.60%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 4 (0.60%) Smartphone
10 4 (0.60%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 169 (25.19%) Linux
2 102 (15.20%) UNIX
3 90 (13.41%) Windows
4 46 (6.86%) Android
5 42 (6.26%) Solaris
6 18 (2.68%) Apple iOS
7 17 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 14 (2.09%) SUSE
9 7 (1.04%) HPUX
10 5 (0.75%) Ubuntu
10 5 (0.75%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.60%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.45%) Mac OS
12 3 (0.45%) CentOS
13 1 (0.15%) VME
13 1 (0.15%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (25.19%) OO
3 145 (21.61%) TDD
4 142 (21.16%) Scrum
5 122 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 89 (13.26%) UML
7 82 (12.22%) Software Engineering
8 74 (11.03%) SOA
9 62 (9.24%) MVC
10 56 (8.35%) SDLC
11 51 (7.60%) Multithreading
12 48 (7.15%) Unit Testing
13 46 (6.86%) Open Source
14 45 (6.71%) Web Development
14 45 (6.71%) E-Commerce
15 44 (6.56%) User Stories
16 41 (6.11%) BDD
17 38 (5.66%) Android Development
18 37 (5.51%) Content Management
19 35 (5.22%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 576 (85.84%) Java
2 247 (36.81%) JavaScript
3 212 (31.59%) SQL
4 62 (9.24%) C#
5 51 (7.60%) C++
6 37 (5.51%) Python
7 31 (4.62%) Shell Script
8 27 (4.02%) Perl
9 26 (3.87%) PL/SQL
10 25 (3.73%) XPath
11 18 (2.68%) C
11 18 (2.68%) COBOL
12 17 (2.53%) Groovy
13 15 (2.24%) Ada
14 14 (2.09%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.94%) Ruby
16 12 (1.79%) PHP
17 7 (1.04%) Scala
18 6 (0.89%) PowerShell
18 6 (0.89%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 94 (14.01%) Security Cleared
2 57 (8.49%) SC Cleared
3 35 (5.22%) Degree
4 29 (4.32%) DV Cleared
5 9 (1.34%) Sun Certification
6 6 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 4 (0.60%) HND
8 4 (0.60%) ISEB
9 2 (0.30%) OCMJD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (3.58%) QA
2 6 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.45%) COBIT
3 3 (0.45%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.45%) COSO
4 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.89%) Docker
3 5 (0.75%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.60%) vCloud
4 4 (0.60%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.30%) Varnish
5 2 (0.30%) Cygwin
6 1 (0.15%) vSphere
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (3.87%) Puppet
2 17 (2.53%) Vagrant
3 12 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.75%) CA Single Sign-On
5 3 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.45%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.30%) TIBCO Hawk
6 2 (0.30%) MOM
7 1 (0.15%) Nagios
7 1 (0.15%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 172 (25.63%) Oracle
2 73 (10.88%) IBM
3 23 (3.43%) Red Hat
4 21 (3.13%) HP
5 19 (2.83%) Microsoft
5 19 (2.83%) Sybase
5 19 (2.83%) Micro Focus
6 18 (2.68%) Google
6 18 (2.68%) hybris
7 16 (2.38%) VMware
7 16 (2.38%) Adobe
8 15 (2.24%) Atlassian
9 10 (1.49%) ATG
10 9 (1.34%) TIBCO
10 9 (1.34%) SAP
11 8 (1.19%) webMethods
11 8 (1.19%) Elastic Path
11 8 (1.19%) SOASTA, Inc
12 7 (1.04%) Blue Martini
12 7 (1.04%) Interwoven
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