The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 13 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 70 - 63
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Swing 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% - 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £338
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +21.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £32.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -18.75%
Swing
South West

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 Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
230 227 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 27.45% 26.67% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 166 143
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £46.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -0.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £25.25 £41.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £50.50
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 Bristol

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) JUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSL
2 1 (50.00%) XSLT
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) JMS
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Siemens
2 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Primavera
2 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (50.00%) PLM
2 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Google

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) BigMachines
1 1 (50.00%) Primavera
1 1 (50.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Flex
1 1 (50.00%) GWT
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Itk
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) JMS
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSL
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Document Management
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Loose Coupling
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) PLM
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Google
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (50.00%) Siemens
1 1 (50.00%) Tableau