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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Eclipse Rich Client Platform (RCP)
UK
Rank 601 629 610
Rank change year-on-year +28 -19  
Contract jobs citing Eclipse RCP 8 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.023% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 7
Median daily rate £475 £550 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.63% +77.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £305
% change year-on-year - +80.32%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7747 7746 6990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.32% 14.56% 13.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5227 5162 4464
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 188 132
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.89 £31.80 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Eclipse RCP.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Eclipse RCP in the UK

Eclipse RCP
Top 3 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 26 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
London +35 8 £475 +11.76%
England +35 8 £475 -13.63% 1
City of London - 6 £456 -

Eclipse RCP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
2 7 (77.78%) JavaFX
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 5 (55.56%) Logistics
4 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (44.44%) Swing
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) Banking
7 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
7 2 (22.22%) SWT
7 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
7 2 (22.22%) GlassFish
7 2 (22.22%) JBoss
7 2 (22.22%) J2EE
7 2 (22.22%) Oracle
7 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
7 2 (22.22%) EJB
7 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
8 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
8 1 (11.11%) JFace
8 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (11.11%) Analytics

Eclipse RCP
Top Related 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 (22.22%) GlassFish
1 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Eclipse
2 7 (77.78%) Jenkins
2 7 (77.78%) Maven
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 4 (44.44%) UI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Commodities Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior UI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) JavaFX
2 4 (44.44%) Swing
3 2 (22.22%) EJB
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) SWT
4 1 (11.11%) AWT
4 1 (11.11%) JFace
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Logistics
3 5 (55.56%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Analytics
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Sun
2 1 (11.11%) Sybase