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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank - 21 -
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - 0.93% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £275 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -
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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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6 38 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 10.71% 35.19% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 18 10
Average daily rate £325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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