The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 June 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)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 604 641 643
Rank change year-on-year +37 +2  
Contract jobs citing Eclipse RCP 6 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.019% 0.004%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.072% 0.12% 0.027%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 10 2
Median daily rate £418 £575 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -27.39% +67.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £543 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £605 £361
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £575 £343
% change year-on-year -28.69% +67.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 8279 8360 7382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.58% 15.52% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5639 5758 4879
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £363
% change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 126 123
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £25.00 £22.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £49.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £41.50 £37.04
% change year-on-year +4.21% +12.04%  

Eclipse RCP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

Eclipse RCP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Eclipse RCP in the UK

Eclipse RCP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Eclipse RCP in the UK

Eclipse RCP
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Eclipse RCP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 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
England +33 6 £418 -27.39% 2
Manchester - 3 £410 -
North West - 3 £410 -
Oxfordshire - 2 - -
Abingdon - 2 - -
South East - 2 - - 1
London +11 1 £425 -24.44%

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Eclipse RCP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Eclipse RCP.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) JavaFX
4 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 7 (50.00%) Degree
4 7 (50.00%) Maven
5 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 6 (42.86%) SWT
6 5 (35.71%) Logistics
6 5 (35.71%) Swing
7 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (28.57%) OO
8 3 (21.43%) Analytics
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Automotive
9 2 (14.29%) HTML
9 2 (14.29%) Banking
9 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
9 2 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
9 2 (14.29%) Physics
9 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (14.29%) OOD
9 2 (14.29%) Sun Certification
9 2 (14.29%) HTML5
9 2 (14.29%) OSGi
9 2 (14.29%) JFace

Eclipse RCP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (14.29%) Apache Spark
2 1 (7.14%) GlassFish
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) WebLogic
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (7.14%) Gradle
3 1 (7.14%) JUnit
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Commodities Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior UI Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) JavaFX
2 6 (42.86%) SWT
3 5 (35.71%) Swing
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 2 (14.29%) JFace
4 2 (14.29%) OSGi
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) AWT
5 1 (7.14%) EJB
5 1 (7.14%) J2EE
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Logistics
5 4 (28.57%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Applied Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Big Data Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Data Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
7 2 (14.29%) Microservices
7 2 (14.29%) OOD
7 2 (14.29%) Physics
8 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Sun Certification
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle