The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Eclipse skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Eclipse over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Eclipse
England / North West
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 150 144
Rank change year-on-year +43 -6  
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 28 14 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.01% 0.35% 0.44%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.05% 2.62% 4.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 9 13
Median daily rate £394 £300 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.25% -25.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £375 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £384 £400
% change year-on-year +4.23% -4.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.00 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +31.42% -5.40%  

Eclipse is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 463 535 418
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 16.68% 13.27% 10.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 337 258
Median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £365
% change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 24 9
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +10.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £35.00 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.21 £46.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.45 £37.02
% change year-on-year +0.11% +14.66%  

Eclipse
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Eclipse as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Eclipse in the North West

Eclipse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Eclipse in the North West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Eclipse in the North West

Eclipse
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Eclipse in the North West over the 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Eclipse in the North West

Eclipse
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eclipse in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Eclipse in the North West

Eclipse
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eclipse within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +25 16 £405 +11.72% 2
Cheshire - 11 £388 - 1
Eclipse
England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Eclipse also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the North West region with a requirement for Eclipse.

1 32 (80.00%) Java
2 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Spring
4 15 (37.50%) HTML
5 14 (35.00%) SOAP
5 14 (35.00%) IntelliJ
6 13 (32.50%) Oracle
6 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
6 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
7 12 (30.00%) REST
7 12 (30.00%) JIRA
7 12 (30.00%) JUnit
7 12 (30.00%) MySQL
7 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
8 11 (27.50%) SQL
9 10 (25.00%) J2EE
9 10 (25.00%) Web Services
9 10 (25.00%) Hudson
10 9 (22.50%) Gradle
10 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
10 9 (22.50%) XML
10 9 (22.50%) XSLT
10 9 (22.50%) Banking
11 8 (20.00%) Maven
11 8 (20.00%) JSON
11 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 8 (20.00%) EJB
11 8 (20.00%) OO

Eclipse
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.50%) JBoss
2 5 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (12.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (2.50%) Drupal
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) Bluetooth
1 2 (5.00%) HTTP
1 2 (5.00%) NFC
1 2 (5.00%) SSL
1 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) MySQL
2 9 (22.50%) Relational Database
3 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (15.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (15.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (15.00%) RDBMS
5 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
6 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (7.50%) JasperReports
7 3 (7.50%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (2.50%) Big Data
8 1 (2.50%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 14 (35.00%) IntelliJ
2 13 (32.50%) Git (software)
2 13 (32.50%) Jenkins
3 12 (30.00%) JIRA
3 12 (30.00%) JUnit
4 10 (25.00%) Hudson
5 9 (22.50%) Gradle
6 8 (20.00%) Maven
7 5 (12.50%) JProfiler
8 4 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (10.00%) Bitbucket
8 4 (10.00%) Mockito
8 4 (10.00%) MyEclipse
9 3 (7.50%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (7.50%) SonarQube
9 3 (7.50%) Subversion
9 3 (7.50%) Xcode
10 2 (5.00%) Ant
10 2 (5.00%) JBehave
10 2 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (30.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Automotive
4 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (72.50%) Developer
2 26 (65.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Consultant
4 3 (7.50%) Middleware Consultant
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Applications Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Mobile Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Java Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Programmer
6 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Spring
2 15 (37.50%) HTML
3 14 (35.00%) SOAP
4 12 (30.00%) REST
5 10 (25.00%) J2EE
5 10 (25.00%) Web Services
6 9 (22.50%) XML
6 9 (22.50%) XSLT
7 8 (20.00%) EJB
7 8 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 8 (20.00%) JSON
8 7 (17.50%) EJB 3.0
8 7 (17.50%) HTML5
9 6 (15.00%) JPA
9 6 (15.00%) jQuery
9 6 (15.00%) JSF
10 5 (12.50%) AngularJS
10 5 (12.50%) CSS
10 5 (12.50%) RESTful
11 4 (10.00%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Clustering
2 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Android
2 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
2 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (32.50%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (20.00%) OO
3 8 (20.00%) Scrum
3 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 6 (15.00%) TDD
5 5 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 5 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (7.50%) API Design
6 3 (7.50%) API Development
6 3 (7.50%) Microservices
6 3 (7.50%) RAD
7 2 (5.00%) CRM
7 2 (5.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.00%) Defect Tracking
7 2 (5.00%) MVVM
7 2 (5.00%) Open Source
7 2 (5.00%) Scrum-ban
Programming Languages
1 32 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
2 11 (27.50%) SQL
3 3 (7.50%) C#
3 3 (7.50%) Scala
4 2 (5.00%) Apple Swift
4 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) Clojure
5 1 (2.50%) Groovy
5 1 (2.50%) Perl
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.50%) Plesk
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Oracle
2 7 (17.50%) Perforce
3 6 (15.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.50%) Google
5 2 (5.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft