The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 1 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 53 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Swing 3 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.58% 0.20% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.51% 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £331 £350
% change year-on-year
+35.84% -5.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 - -
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 Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 191 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.27% 38.74% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 134 49
Average daily rate £363 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £47.50 £18.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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Top 26 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) RUP
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) SAS
3 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (33.33%) CDISC
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Management

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss
1 1 (33.33%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ODI
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Gradle
General
1 1 (33.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Swing Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) JPA
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) RUP
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Data Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cyber Security
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) PL/SQL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) CDISC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle