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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse
Rank 293 319 244
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -75
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 370 283 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.64% 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.05% 4.52% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 167 209
Average daily rate
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£400 £402 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.37% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £358
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 14
Average hourly rate £33.78 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.18% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £22.28 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.95 £46.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.78 £36.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-6.18% -20.00%

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
7329 6261 6389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.68% 11.86% 10.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4841 4057 3561
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.41% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 128 223
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.90 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -0.67%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +4 323 £400 -1.23% 124
London -21 125 £450 -6.25% 36
South East +45 95 £400 +6.95% 19
Hampshire +17 54 £450 +14.94% 4
East of England 0 40 £386 - 12
City of London +22 30 £456 -13.09% 15
Scotland +15 28 £366 -2.40% 2
North West +5 27 £340 +4.61% 18
Edinburgh +20 24 £350 -6.66% 1
Hertfordshire -10 21 £391 - 4
Southampton +3 17 £425 -2.85% 2
South West -32 17 £365 +21.66% 15
Essex +3 14 £363 - 3
Hook -9 14 £469 +24.00%
Berkshire +15 12 £363 +9.84% 2
Manchester -8 12 £325 +14.03% 16
Buckinghamshire +9 11 £308 - 2
Cheshire +11 8 £375 - 1
Surrey +6 8 £425 +19.71% 9
West Midlands -12 7 £268 -6.14% 4
Lancashire -17 7 £340 - 1
Reading +18 6 £400 - 1
East Midlands +2 6 £350 - 1
Somerset -6 6 £275 -8.33%
Gloucestershire -15 5 £439 +35.00% 1
Bristol -16 5 £350 +27.27% 8
North East -35 5 £325 -3.70% 1
Slough - 4 £332 - 1
Basingstoke +14 3 £285 -
Leicestershire +6 3 £350 - 1

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 632 (87.17%) Java
2 319 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (37.52%) Spring
4 239 (32.97%) Web Services
5 238 (32.83%) JavaScript
6 237 (32.69%) HTML
7 231 (31.86%) SQL
8 220 (30.34%) XML
9 199 (27.45%) Maven
10 194 (26.76%) Subversion
11 193 (26.62%) J2EE
12 191 (26.34%) CSS
13 183 (25.24%) Oracle
14 163 (22.48%) JUnit
15 161 (22.21%) OO
16 154 (21.24%) Hibernate
17 150 (20.69%) Linux
18 137 (18.90%) Scrum
19 136 (18.76%) Finance
20 135 (18.62%) TDD
21 134 (18.48%) JSP
22 132 (18.21%) Tomcat
23 129 (17.79%) Ant
24 122 (16.83%) MVC
25 121 (16.69%) jQuery
26 119 (16.41%) SOAP
27 117 (16.14%) Apache
28 114 (15.72%) UNIX
29 108 (14.90%) REST
30 107 (14.76%) JBoss

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 132 (18.21%) Tomcat
2 117 (16.14%) Apache
3 63 (8.69%) WebSphere
4 40 (5.52%) WebLogic
5 33 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 23 (3.17%) CMS
7 16 (2.21%) Documentum
7 16 (2.21%) Apache Solr
7 16 (2.21%) Confluence
8 12 (1.66%) MQSeries
9 10 (1.38%) Adobe CQ
10 9 (1.24%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.97%) WebSphere Portal
11 7 (0.97%) GlassFish
11 7 (0.97%) FileNet
11 7 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 6 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
12 6 (0.83%) Liferay
12 6 (0.83%) Quickr
12 6 (0.83%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (1.66%) Photoshop
2 10 (1.38%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.10%) MS Office
4 4 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.28%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.28%) Simulink
7 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
7 1 (0.14%) Blender
Business Applications
1 9 (1.24%) SAP PM
1 9 (1.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.69%) Tridion
4 4 (0.55%) RMDS
5 3 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.14%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
6 1 (0.14%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.14%) Endur
6 1 (0.14%) Summit
6 1 (0.14%) Rolfe and Nolan
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.62%) SaaS
3 7 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (0.97%) GitHub
4 6 (0.83%) Force.com
5 5 (0.69%) Amazon S3
5 5 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
5 5 (0.69%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.14%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 34 (4.69%) Internet
2 24 (3.31%) HTTP
3 9 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 5 (0.69%) DNS
4 5 (0.69%) SSL
4 5 (0.69%) AMQP
5 4 (0.55%) LDAP
6 3 (0.41%) VPN
7 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.28%) SNMP
7 2 (0.28%) IPv4
7 2 (0.28%) IPv6
7 2 (0.28%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.28%) VoIP
7 2 (0.28%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.28%) Wireless
7 2 (0.28%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.28%) Intranet
8 1 (0.14%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.14%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (12.41%) Relational Database
2 78 (10.76%) MySQL
3 66 (9.10%) Oracle Database
4 50 (6.90%) SQL Server
5 44 (6.07%) RDBMS
6 32 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
7 27 (3.72%) Oracle Database 11g
8 21 (2.90%) DB2
8 21 (2.90%) NoSQL
9 14 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (1.66%) Hadoop
10 12 (1.66%) MongoDB
11 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database 10g
12 9 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 9 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (1.10%) Big Data
14 7 (0.97%) Pentaho
14 7 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.83%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 199 (27.45%) Maven
2 194 (26.76%) Subversion
3 163 (22.48%) JUnit
4 129 (17.79%) Ant
5 105 (14.48%) JIRA
6 90 (12.41%) Jenkins
7 63 (8.69%) Git (software)
8 61 (8.41%) IntelliJ
9 57 (7.86%) Selenium
10 49 (6.76%) Cucumber
11 45 (6.21%) Hudson
12 33 (4.55%) Mockito
13 25 (3.45%) FitNesse
14 24 (3.31%) NetBeans
15 19 (2.62%) JMeter
15 19 (2.62%) Gradle
16 17 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (2.34%) SoapUI
17 16 (2.21%) WebDriver
17 16 (2.21%) CruiseControl
General
1 136 (18.76%) Finance
2 61 (8.41%) Banking
3 32 (4.41%) Retail
4 30 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 26 (3.59%) Marketing
6 22 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 15 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 14 (1.93%) Front Office
9 9 (1.24%) Legal
10 7 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 7 (0.97%) Electronics
11 6 (0.83%) Aerospace
12 5 (0.69%) Back Office
12 5 (0.69%) Publishing
13 4 (0.55%) Automotive
14 3 (0.41%) Games
14 3 (0.41%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
15 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 532 (73.38%) Developer
2 341 (47.03%) Java Developer
3 46 (6.34%) Senior Developer
4 43 (5.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 37 (5.10%) Analyst
6 34 (4.69%) Android Developer
7 33 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
8 31 (4.28%) Architect
9 30 (4.14%) Software Engineer
10 22 (3.03%) Web Developer
10 22 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (3.03%) JavaScript Developer
11 21 (2.90%) UI Developer
12 19 (2.62%) J2EE Developer
13 18 (2.48%) Tester
14 16 (2.21%) Java Web Developer
14 16 (2.21%) UI Programmer
15 15 (2.07%) Front-End Developer
15 15 (2.07%) Software Developer
15 15 (2.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 272 (37.52%) Spring
2 239 (32.97%) Web Services
3 237 (32.69%) HTML
4 220 (30.34%) XML
5 193 (26.62%) J2EE
6 191 (26.34%) CSS
7 154 (21.24%) Hibernate
8 134 (18.48%) JSP
9 121 (16.69%) jQuery
10 119 (16.41%) SOAP
11 108 (14.90%) REST
12 106 (14.62%) Java EE
13 105 (14.48%) Ajax
14 86 (11.86%) XSLT
15 73 (10.07%) Struts
16 71 (9.79%) JSON
17 59 (8.14%) JMS
18 57 (7.86%) Spring MVC
19 56 (7.72%) RESTful
20 52 (7.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.21%) Open Source
2 32 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (4.14%) User Experience
4 19 (2.62%) Mobile App
5 17 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.07%) GIS
7 14 (1.93%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.66%) Web 2.0
8 12 (1.66%) Taxonomies
9 10 (1.38%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.38%) Fixed Income
10 9 (1.24%) Derivative
11 7 (0.97%) Data Integration
11 7 (0.97%) Client/Server
11 7 (0.97%) Social Media
12 6 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (0.83%) W3C
12 6 (0.83%) Cryptography
13 5 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 150 (20.69%) Linux
2 114 (15.72%) UNIX
3 66 (9.10%) Windows
4 51 (7.03%) Android
5 42 (5.79%) Apple iOS
6 27 (3.72%) Solaris
7 19 (2.62%) Mac OS X
8 12 (1.66%) HPUX
9 11 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (0.55%) CentOS
11 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000
11 4 (0.55%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.41%) zOS
12 3 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.28%) MVS
13 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (0.28%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 319 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (22.21%) OO
3 137 (18.90%) Scrum
4 135 (18.62%) TDD
5 122 (16.83%) MVC
6 82 (11.31%) SOA
7 73 (10.07%) Continuous Integration
8 66 (9.10%) UML
9 65 (8.97%) Software Engineering
10 54 (7.45%) E-Commerce
11 51 (7.03%) BDD
12 47 (6.48%) Unit Testing
13 45 (6.21%) Web Development
14 40 (5.52%) Android Development
15 38 (5.24%) Content Management
16 36 (4.97%) RAD
17 34 (4.69%) OOD
18 33 (4.55%) Multithreading
18 33 (4.55%) Web Application Development
19 29 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 632 (87.17%) Java
2 238 (32.83%) JavaScript
3 231 (31.86%) SQL
4 49 (6.76%) PL/SQL
5 48 (6.62%) C++
6 40 (5.52%) C#
7 31 (4.28%) Shell Script
8 28 (3.86%) Bash Shell
9 27 (3.72%) C
10 24 (3.31%) Perl
11 23 (3.17%) Python
12 21 (2.90%) XPath
13 19 (2.62%) Groovy
14 14 (1.93%) Scala
14 14 (1.93%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.79%) PHP
16 11 (1.52%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.24%) Apex Code
18 8 (1.10%) Ruby
19 7 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 58 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 41 (5.66%) Degree
3 35 (4.83%) SC Cleared
4 19 (2.62%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.07%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.97%) ISEB
7 2 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.28%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.28%) PhD
8 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.41%) QA
2 8 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.41%) HL7
4 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.28%) COBIT
5 1 (0.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 10 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.41%) VirtualBox
2 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.41%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.28%) vCloud
4 1 (0.14%) KVM
4 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.14%) NFS
Systems Management
1 23 (3.17%) Puppet
2 7 (0.97%) Vagrant
3 5 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.55%) WebInspect
5 3 (0.41%) Oozie
6 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Netcool
6 1 (0.14%) Control-M
6 1 (0.14%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.14%) YUM
Vendors
1 183 (25.24%) Oracle
2 107 (14.76%) JBoss
3 63 (8.69%) IBM
4 19 (2.62%) VMware
5 18 (2.48%) Google
6 17 (2.34%) SAP
6 17 (2.34%) Red Hat
7 16 (2.21%) Sybase
8 15 (2.07%) Microsoft
8 15 (2.07%) Adobe
8 15 (2.07%) Sun
9 14 (1.93%) Alterian
10 13 (1.79%) hybris
10 13 (1.79%) ATG
11 12 (1.66%) Interwoven
12 11 (1.52%) Perforce
13 9 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.24%) Twitter
13 9 (1.24%) Atlassian
14 8 (1.10%) Lotus
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