The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 200 192 196
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Swing 11 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.70% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 13
Average daily rate
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£508 £450 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.77% -21.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £400 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £565 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £54.50
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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 City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1794 1723 2162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.37% 29.45% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1462 1289 1654
Average daily rate £450 £445 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 24
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.02 £16.00 £30.52
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £187.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Swing
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Swing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Swing Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 25 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 11 (44.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (36.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (32.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (28.00%) TDD
7 6 (24.00%) Web Services
7 6 (24.00%) Linux
8 5 (20.00%) OO
8 5 (20.00%) XML
8 5 (20.00%) C++
8 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
8 5 (20.00%) Spring
9 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
9 4 (16.00%) Banking
9 4 (16.00%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) SOAP
10 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 3 (12.00%) Back Office
10 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
10 3 (12.00%) Retail
10 3 (12.00%) Maven
10 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
10 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (12.00%) REST
10 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (8.00%) JBoss
1 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Navigator
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Maven
2 2 (8.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (4.00%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) VisualAge
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
3 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
3 1 (4.00%) NetBeans
3 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 9 (36.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
3 3 (12.00%) Back Office
4 2 (8.00%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (8.00%) Front Office
5 1 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (88.00%) Developer
2 19 (76.00%) Java Developer
3 10 (40.00%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) XML
2 5 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (20.00%) Spring
3 4 (16.00%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (16.00%) SOAP
4 3 (12.00%) REST
5 2 (8.00%) JDBC
5 2 (8.00%) HTML
5 2 (8.00%) .NET
5 2 (8.00%) XSLT
5 2 (8.00%) JPA
5 2 (8.00%) Spring MVC
5 2 (8.00%) WCF
5 2 (8.00%) WPF
5 2 (8.00%) Java EE
5 2 (8.00%) JAXB
5 2 (8.00%) Middleware
6 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
6 1 (4.00%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.00%) Physics
4 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) Multithreading
2 8 (32.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (28.00%) TDD
4 5 (20.00%) OO
5 4 (16.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (8.00%) Investment Management
7 2 (8.00%) Analytics
7 2 (8.00%) UML
7 2 (8.00%) MVC
7 2 (8.00%) Workflow
7 2 (8.00%) Scrum
8 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) OOP
8 1 (4.00%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (52.00%) SQL
3 5 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (8.00%) C#
6 1 (4.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) GridGain
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Oracle
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (8.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (8.00%) Talarian
3 1 (4.00%) IBM
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