The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Eclipse
England / South West
Rank 108 121 134
Rank change year-on-year +13 +13  
Contract jobs citing Eclipse 28 19 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.09% 0.65% 0.48%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.38% 4.76% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 11
Median daily rate £525 £466 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.60% +9.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £375 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £537 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 0
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year +5.12% -  

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 South West with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 520 399 455
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 20.20% 13.75% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 240 289
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £320 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 41 30
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +9.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £31.50 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.20 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

Eclipse
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Eclipse
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Eclipse in the South West

Eclipse
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Eclipse in the South West

Eclipse
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Eclipse in the South West

Eclipse
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Eclipse in the South West over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Eclipse in the South West

Eclipse
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Somerset +14 14 £525 - 2
Bristol +4 5 - -
Dorset - 1 £525 -
Eclipse
England

Eclipse
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 South West region with a requirement for Eclipse.

1 33 (76.74%) Java
2 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (69.77%) Scrum
4 20 (46.51%) Oracle
5 19 (44.19%) SQL
6 17 (39.53%) Ant
6 17 (39.53%) Web Services
7 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
7 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
8 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
8 15 (34.88%) UML
9 14 (32.56%) XML
9 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
10 13 (30.23%) Rational DOORS
10 13 (30.23%) CSS
10 13 (30.23%) HTML
10 13 (30.23%) C++
10 13 (30.23%) Linux
11 12 (27.91%) Windows
11 12 (27.91%) OO
11 12 (27.91%) Maven
11 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
12 11 (25.58%) JIRA
12 11 (25.58%) Spring
12 11 (25.58%) C#
12 11 (25.58%) JSP
12 11 (25.58%) SOAP
13 10 (23.26%) EJB
13 10 (23.26%) IntelliJ

Eclipse
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 (13.95%) Apache
2 5 (11.63%) Confluence
2 5 (11.63%) Tomcat
3 4 (9.30%) Cloud Foundry
3 4 (9.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
4 3 (6.98%) Anypoint
4 3 (6.98%) Mule
4 3 (6.98%) Mule ESB
4 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
5 2 (4.65%) GlassFish
6 1 (2.33%) Apache Solr
6 1 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (16.28%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.65%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Heroku
2 4 (9.30%) OpenShift
2 4 (9.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) Internet
1 5 (11.63%) PuTTY
1 5 (11.63%) WinSCP
2 2 (4.65%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.93%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.95%) Oracle Database
3 6 (13.95%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.30%) MongoDB
6 3 (6.98%) Hadoop
7 2 (4.65%) Big Data
7 2 (4.65%) DB2
7 2 (4.65%) MySQL
7 2 (4.65%) NoSQL
8 1 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
8 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (2.33%) OLAP
8 1 (2.33%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 17 (39.53%) Ant
2 16 (37.21%) Git (software)
3 15 (34.88%) Jenkins
4 13 (30.23%) Rational DOORS
5 12 (27.91%) Maven
6 11 (25.58%) JIRA
7 10 (23.26%) IntelliJ
8 9 (20.93%) JUnit
9 7 (16.28%) Gradle
9 7 (16.28%) Selenium
9 7 (16.28%) SoapUI
9 7 (16.28%) TeamCity
10 6 (13.95%) Apache Buildr
10 6 (13.95%) jMock
10 6 (13.95%) Mercurial
10 6 (13.95%) Subversion
11 5 (11.63%) HP UFT
11 5 (11.63%) NetBeans
11 5 (11.63%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (11.63%) Toad
General
1 7 (16.28%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Military
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Developer
2 9 (20.93%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Architect
3 8 (18.60%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Java Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Automation Tester
5 5 (11.63%) C++ Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Technical Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Business Systems Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Insurance Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Ada Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C# Developer
7 3 (6.98%) C++ Applications Developer
7 3 (6.98%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) Web Services
2 14 (32.56%) XML
3 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 13 (30.23%) HTML
4 11 (25.58%) JSP
4 11 (25.58%) SOAP
4 11 (25.58%) Spring
5 10 (23.26%) EJB
5 10 (23.26%) Hibernate
5 10 (23.26%) RESTful
6 9 (20.93%) JSON
7 7 (16.28%) .NET
8 6 (13.95%) Ajax
8 6 (13.95%) JSF
8 6 (13.95%) Struts
9 5 (11.63%) J2EE
9 5 (11.63%) JMS
9 5 (11.63%) REST
9 5 (11.63%) XSLT
10 4 (9.30%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) User Experience
2 5 (11.63%) RIA
2 5 (11.63%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.33%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.33%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Windows
3 8 (18.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server
4 5 (11.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (6.98%) Unix
6 1 (2.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (74.42%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (69.77%) Scrum
3 15 (34.88%) UML
4 14 (32.56%) Software Engineering
5 12 (27.91%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (27.91%) OO
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
7 9 (20.93%) BDD
7 9 (20.93%) Time Management
8 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
9 7 (16.28%) MVC
9 7 (16.28%) Unit Testing
10 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
10 6 (13.95%) Pair Programming
10 6 (13.95%) Refactoring
10 6 (13.95%) Test Automation
10 6 (13.95%) XML Parsing
11 5 (11.63%) API Testing
11 5 (11.63%) Microservices
11 5 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (76.74%) Java
2 19 (44.19%) SQL
3 13 (30.23%) C++
4 11 (25.58%) C#
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) Ada
7 5 (11.63%) F#
8 4 (9.30%) Scala
9 3 (6.98%) Perl
9 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
10 2 (4.65%) C
10 2 (4.65%) Groovy
10 2 (4.65%) MATLAB
10 2 (4.65%) Python
10 2 (4.65%) VB
10 2 (4.65%) VB.NET
10 2 (4.65%) VBScript
10 2 (4.65%) XPath
11 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (2.33%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Security Cleared
2 12 (27.91%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.98%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) Def Stans
1 2 (4.65%) MISRA
1 2 (4.65%) MISRA C
1 2 (4.65%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 9 (20.93%) Docker
2 5 (11.63%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (11.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.63%) Ansible
1 5 (11.63%) vRealize
2 2 (4.65%) CloudHub
Vendors
1 20 (46.51%) Oracle
2 8 (18.60%) Red Hat
3 6 (13.95%) ATG
4 5 (11.63%) HP
4 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 2 (4.65%) IBM
5 2 (4.65%) SAP
6 1 (2.33%) BEA
6 1 (2.33%) hybris
6 1 (2.33%) Informatica
6 1 (2.33%) MuleSoft