The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Eclipse RCP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Eclipse RCP over the 3 months to 29 March 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 Rich Client Platform (RCP)
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 265
Contract jobs citing Eclipse RCP 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.031%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £310
% change year-on-year - +77.41%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £45.00

Eclipse RCP 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 South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 1199 1243 1205
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 15.24% 13.30% 12.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 695 801 691
Median daily rate £405 £380 £362
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.57% +5.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 50 38
Median hourly rate £45.87 £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.25% +10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £37.50 £21.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £126.25 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
% change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  

Eclipse RCP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Eclipse RCP in the South East

Eclipse RCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Eclipse RCP in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Eclipse RCP in the South East