The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Belfast region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - 0.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £54.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-35.77% +36.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 23 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 27.27% 22.55% 29.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 15
Average daily rate £325 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £400 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Swing
County Antrim

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
Belfast, County Antrim
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day
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