The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank - - 11
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £410 £331
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +23.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £32.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -19.75%
Swing
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
28 32 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 32.18% 37.21% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 12
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Belfast