The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank - - 21
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke - - 3.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 13.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £405 £331 £338
% change year-on-year
+22.26% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
-23.52% +15.64%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 80 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 34.87% 35.24% 27.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 51 18
Average daily rate £350 £365 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +26.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £313 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Swing across the Basingstoke region.

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Basingstoke region.

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in Basingstoke

Swing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Swing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Swing.

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (75.00%) Web Services
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) J2SE
2 3 (75.00%) Java RMI
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
2 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (50.00%) Software AG
3 2 (50.00%) webMethods
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) JUnit
3 2 (50.00%) BPMN
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Apache Axis
4 1 (25.00%) Grails
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) JMS

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Swing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Swing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Swing Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Java Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) J2SE
1 3 (75.00%) Java RMI
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Axis
3 1 (25.00%) Grails
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) OOD
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) BPMN
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Software AG
1 2 (50.00%) webMethods
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle