The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Eclipse
Rank 275 290 296
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 387 303 335
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.63% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.60% 5.61% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 195 192
Average daily rate £375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £345 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 7 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.80 £32.65 £27.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
6913 5399 5852
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.27% 11.30% 9.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4411 3425 3417
Average daily rate £375 £385 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -0.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £330
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 143 206
Average hourly rate £39.25 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £17.00 £23.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.50 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +14 339 £375 -9.09% 148
London -34 142 £450 +5.88% 55
South East -5 64 £320 -10.17% 31
South West -9 39 £350 +16.66% 8
City of London -15 34 £500 +17.64% 17
Scotland -13 32 £278 -20.14% 12
Wiltshire - 32 £350 - 3
North West -3 28 £325 +14.03% 19
East of England -18 25 £400 - 4
Swindon - 24 £344 -
Manchester +7 23 £325 +20.37% 11
West Midlands -6 22 £285 +9.61% 8
Hertfordshire +2 20 £407 +1.62% 3
Surrey +7 19 £393 +8.27% 9
Hampshire -7 19 £350 +3.70% 3
Glasgow +10 15 £305 -10.63% 3
Yorkshire +2 13 £305 -10.24% 13
Berkshire -12 13 £300 -17.24% 6
Edinburgh -18 11 £255 -26.08% 4
Watford -9 8 - - 3
East Midlands -10 8 £325 - 7
Oxfordshire +2 7 £320 - 7
Northern Ireland - 7 £400 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £305 - 2
Guildford - 6 £475 - 5
Warwickshire -6 5 £275 -29.93%
Reading -10 5 £181 -56.24% 1
Sheffield - 5 £305 - 2
Leatherhead - 5 £375 -
Leeds - 5 £460 - 2

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 599 (83.66%) Java
2 295 (41.20%) Spring
3 260 (36.31%) XML
4 258 (36.03%) Subversion
5 250 (34.92%) Linux
6 244 (34.08%) SQL
7 233 (32.54%) HTML
8 225 (31.42%) Oracle
9 222 (31.01%) JavaScript
10 189 (26.40%) Maven
11 188 (26.26%) J2EE
11 188 (26.26%) CSS
12 161 (22.49%) Hibernate
13 160 (22.35%) Web Services
14 157 (21.93%) JUnit
15 156 (21.79%) Ant
16 142 (19.83%) jQuery
17 140 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
18 139 (19.41%) JSP
19 134 (18.72%) OO
20 132 (18.44%) UNIX
21 129 (18.02%) Tomcat
22 122 (17.04%) Finance
23 121 (16.90%) XSLT
24 109 (15.22%) Relational Database
25 105 (14.66%) UML
26 103 (14.39%) REST
27 102 (14.25%) MVC
28 101 (14.11%) TDD
29 100 (13.97%) Jenkins

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 129 (18.02%) Tomcat
2 81 (11.31%) Apache
3 75 (10.47%) WebLogic
4 55 (7.68%) WebSphere
5 49 (6.84%) CMS
6 30 (4.19%) WebSphere Application Server
7 20 (2.79%) MQSeries
8 15 (2.09%) IIS
9 13 (1.82%) SharePoint
10 12 (1.68%) Liferay
11 11 (1.54%) SAS
12 10 (1.40%) Alfresco
13 9 (1.26%) Documentum
13 9 (1.26%) Apache Solr
14 8 (1.12%) Confluence
15 7 (0.98%) ColdFusion
15 7 (0.98%) WebLogic Portal
15 7 (0.98%) Oracle Coherence
15 7 (0.98%) GlassFish
16 6 (0.84%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 19 (2.65%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.40%) MS Office
3 7 (0.98%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.56%) MS Project
5 4 (0.56%) Fireworks
5 4 (0.56%) Simulink
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.14%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 21 (2.93%) Tridion
2 12 (1.68%) BusinessWorks
3 7 (0.98%) Oracle Cash Management
4 6 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.84%) SAP PM
5 5 (0.70%) RiskWrite
6 4 (0.56%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.42%) SAP MII
7 3 (0.42%) Oracle Retail
8 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.28%) Maximo
9 1 (0.14%) RMDS
9 1 (0.14%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.40%) Force.com
2 4 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.14%) SaaS
4 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 38 (5.31%) LDAP
2 36 (5.03%) HTTP
2 36 (5.03%) Internet
3 17 (2.37%) SSL
4 12 (1.68%) X.509
5 9 (1.26%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.12%) SAN
7 5 (0.70%) AMQP
8 4 (0.56%) Firewall
8 4 (0.56%) VPN
9 3 (0.42%) SMTP
10 2 (0.28%) IMAP
10 2 (0.28%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.28%) Bluetooth
11 1 (0.14%) CDMA
11 1 (0.14%) LAN
11 1 (0.14%) SMS
11 1 (0.14%) 3GPP
11 1 (0.14%) UMTS
11 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (15.22%) Relational Database
2 71 (9.92%) Oracle Database
3 61 (8.52%) RDBMS
4 56 (7.82%) MySQL
4 56 (7.82%) SQL Server
5 38 (5.31%) DB2
6 33 (4.61%) NoSQL
7 21 (2.93%) MongoDB
8 17 (2.37%) Oracle Database 11g
8 17 (2.37%) Oracle Database 10g
9 14 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
11 11 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (1.40%) SQLite
13 9 (1.26%) Hadoop
14 8 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
15 7 (0.98%) DB2 UDB
15 7 (0.98%) IBM InfoSphere
16 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
16 5 (0.70%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 258 (36.03%) Subversion
2 189 (26.40%) Maven
3 157 (21.93%) JUnit
4 156 (21.79%) Ant
5 100 (13.97%) Jenkins
6 80 (11.17%) Git (software)
7 50 (6.98%) Hudson
8 41 (5.73%) JIRA
9 33 (4.61%) Log4j
10 31 (4.33%) IntelliJ
10 31 (4.33%) Selenium
11 25 (3.49%) Cucumber
12 23 (3.21%) Mockito
12 23 (3.21%) Visual Studio
13 21 (2.93%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
14 19 (2.65%) NetBeans
14 19 (2.65%) Gradle
15 16 (2.23%) WebDriver
16 15 (2.09%) CruiseControl
17 14 (1.96%) TeamCity
General
1 122 (17.04%) Finance
2 61 (8.52%) Banking
3 42 (5.87%) Retail
4 28 (3.91%) Telecoms
5 25 (3.49%) Manufacturing
6 20 (2.79%) Investment Banking
7 17 (2.37%) Front Office
8 12 (1.68%) Publishing
9 8 (1.12%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.84%) Legal
11 5 (0.70%) Back Office
12 4 (0.56%) Electronics
12 4 (0.56%) Games
12 4 (0.56%) Billing
12 4 (0.56%) Marketing
13 3 (0.42%) Automotive
14 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
14 2 (0.28%) Local Government
14 2 (0.28%) Military
15 1 (0.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 504 (70.39%) Developer
2 309 (43.16%) Java Developer
3 53 (7.40%) Architect
4 45 (6.28%) Web Developer
5 38 (5.31%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 33 (4.61%) Senior Developer
7 30 (4.19%) Analyst
8 29 (4.05%) Software Engineer
9 27 (3.77%) Java Web Developer
10 23 (3.21%) Android Developer
11 21 (2.93%) Mobile Developer
11 21 (2.93%) Software Developer
12 19 (2.65%) Senior Java Developer
13 18 (2.51%) Technical Architect
13 18 (2.51%) Applications Developer
14 17 (2.37%) J2EE Developer
15 16 (2.23%) Tester
15 16 (2.23%) Mobile Applications Developer
16 15 (2.09%) Salesforce.com Developer
16 15 (2.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (41.20%) Spring
2 260 (36.31%) XML
3 233 (32.54%) HTML
4 188 (26.26%) J2EE
4 188 (26.26%) CSS
5 161 (22.49%) Hibernate
6 160 (22.35%) Web Services
7 142 (19.83%) jQuery
8 139 (19.41%) JSP
9 121 (16.90%) XSLT
10 103 (14.39%) REST
11 99 (13.83%) SOAP
12 93 (12.99%) Ajax
13 79 (11.03%) JMS
14 77 (10.75%) Struts
15 76 (10.61%) Servlets
16 67 (9.36%) JSF
16 67 (9.36%) JSTL
17 64 (8.94%) Java EE
18 61 (8.52%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.61%) Mobile App
1 33 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (4.05%) Open Source
3 26 (3.63%) Web 2.0
4 17 (2.37%) Blackberry
5 15 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
6 11 (1.54%) iPhone
7 10 (1.40%) Management Information System
7 10 (1.40%) Equities
8 9 (1.26%) Clustering
9 8 (1.12%) Social Media
10 7 (0.98%) W3C
10 7 (0.98%) Derivative
11 6 (0.84%) Taxonomies
11 6 (0.84%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.84%) Fixed Income
12 5 (0.70%) N-Tier
12 5 (0.70%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 250 (34.92%) Linux
2 132 (18.44%) UNIX
3 82 (11.45%) Windows
4 51 (7.12%) Android
5 49 (6.84%) Solaris
6 36 (5.03%) Apple iOS
7 22 (3.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (2.79%) HPUX
9 16 (2.23%) Windows 7
10 10 (1.40%) Mac OS X
11 7 (0.98%) BlackBerry OS
11 7 (0.98%) Windows 8
12 6 (0.84%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.42%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.42%) AIX
13 3 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.42%) CentOS
14 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.28%) bada
14 2 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (19.55%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (18.72%) OO
3 105 (14.66%) UML
4 102 (14.25%) MVC
5 101 (14.11%) TDD
6 97 (13.55%) Scrum
7 79 (11.03%) SOA
8 60 (8.38%) Software Engineering
9 59 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
10 52 (7.26%) Content Management
11 51 (7.12%) Unit Testing
12 49 (6.84%) E-Commerce
13 45 (6.28%) Configuration Management
14 41 (5.73%) OOD
15 40 (5.59%) Android Development
16 39 (5.45%) OOP
17 37 (5.17%) Multithreading
18 36 (5.03%) RAD
19 35 (4.89%) Web Development
20 34 (4.75%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 599 (83.66%) Java
2 244 (34.08%) SQL
3 222 (31.01%) JavaScript
4 75 (10.47%) PL/SQL
5 48 (6.70%) Perl
6 47 (6.56%) C++
7 46 (6.42%) Python
8 35 (4.89%) C#
9 34 (4.75%) Shell Script
9 34 (4.75%) XPath
10 31 (4.33%) Bash Shell
11 25 (3.49%) Groovy
11 25 (3.49%) C
12 23 (3.21%) PHP
13 18 (2.51%) Apex Code
14 17 (2.37%) Objective-C
15 13 (1.82%) Ruby
16 10 (1.40%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.12%) VC++
18 6 (0.84%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 53 (7.40%) Security Cleared
2 49 (6.84%) Degree
3 26 (3.63%) SC Cleared
4 21 (2.93%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.54%) Sun Certification
6 8 (1.12%) OCPJP
7 5 (0.70%) BC Cleared
8 4 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CISSP
10 1 (0.14%) OCP
10 1 (0.14%) OCA
10 1 (0.14%) CISA
10 1 (0.14%) GIAC
10 1 (0.14%) OCPJWCD
10 1 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (4.33%) QA
2 9 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.84%) SLA
5 3 (0.42%) HL7
6 1 (0.14%) JTAG
6 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 4 (0.56%) Squid
2 3 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 12 (1.68%) Puppet
2 8 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.28%) Capistrano
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.14%) Control-M
5 1 (0.14%) TIBCO Hawk
5 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 225 (31.42%) Oracle
2 81 (11.31%) JBoss
3 61 (8.52%) IBM
4 36 (5.03%) Sybase
5 34 (4.75%) Red Hat
6 33 (4.61%) ATG
7 29 (4.05%) Microsoft
8 28 (3.91%) Sun
9 24 (3.35%) Alterian
10 21 (2.93%) Google
10 21 (2.93%) Adobe
11 20 (2.79%) Interwoven
11 20 (2.79%) SAP
11 20 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
12 19 (2.65%) Elastic Path
12 19 (2.65%) Blue Martini
13 16 (2.23%) VMware
14 15 (2.09%) Murex
15 14 (1.96%) TIBCO
16 13 (1.82%) Reuters
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Expand Research LLP
Rate: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eaglecliff
Rate: Up to £40 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Experis IT
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Experis IT
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £39 - £47 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aston Carter
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £304.50 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
ARM Utilities
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Rate: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago