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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 157 159 191
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +32
Contract jobs citing Swing 5 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.36% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 9
Median daily rate £515 £488 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.64% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £458 £473
10% offered a daily rate of more than £622 £518 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%
Swing
London

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
1196 1109 1693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 37.38% 32.05% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 933 1350
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 5
Median hourly rate - £26.32 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Swing as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 7 December 2016.

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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Swing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Swing.

1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
4 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) Unix
5 10 (45.45%) HTML
5 10 (45.45%) Spring
5 10 (45.45%) MVC
5 10 (45.45%) jQuery
5 10 (45.45%) Spring MVC
6 9 (40.91%) TDD
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) J2EE
6 9 (40.91%) XML
7 8 (36.36%) Linux
7 8 (36.36%) HTML5
8 7 (31.82%) JIRA
8 7 (31.82%) Spring Integration
8 7 (31.82%) Finance
8 7 (31.82%) Scrum
8 7 (31.82%) Web Services
8 7 (31.82%) EJB
8 7 (31.82%) CSS
8 7 (31.82%) JSP
8 7 (31.82%) Oracle
9 6 (27.27%) JUnit
9 6 (27.27%) SOAP
9 6 (27.27%) Maven
9 6 (27.27%) DevOps
9 6 (27.27%) User Experience

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (22.73%) JBoss
1 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.64%) GlassFish
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) Big Data
2 3 (13.64%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (4.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) JIRA
2 6 (27.27%) JUnit
2 6 (27.27%) Maven
3 5 (22.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 4 (18.18%) JBehave
5 3 (13.64%) Eclipse RCP
5 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
6 2 (9.09%) Ant
6 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 2 (9.09%) Mockito
6 2 (9.09%) NetBeans
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium
6 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
6 2 (9.09%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (9.09%) Spock
6 2 (9.09%) Subversion
6 2 (9.09%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (4.55%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Banking
3 3 (13.64%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 20 (90.91%) Developer
2 15 (68.18%) Java Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 7 (31.82%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Swing Developer
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell Developer
5 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Java Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Java Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (68.18%) AngularJS
2 10 (45.45%) HTML
2 10 (45.45%) jQuery
2 10 (45.45%) Spring
2 10 (45.45%) Spring MVC
3 9 (40.91%) J2EE
3 9 (40.91%) XML
4 8 (36.36%) HTML5
5 7 (31.82%) CSS
5 7 (31.82%) EJB
5 7 (31.82%) JSP
5 7 (31.82%) Spring Integration
5 7 (31.82%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) SOAP
7 5 (22.73%) CSS3
7 5 (22.73%) Hibernate
7 5 (22.73%) Node.js
8 4 (18.18%) JSON
8 4 (18.18%) REST
8 4 (18.18%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) User Experience
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Unix
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 3 (13.64%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) MVC
3 9 (40.91%) TDD
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) DevOps
6 5 (22.73%) Refactoring
7 4 (18.18%) BDD
8 3 (13.64%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (13.64%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (13.64%) Low Latency
8 3 (13.64%) Multithreading
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
8 3 (13.64%) Waterfall
9 2 (9.09%) Change Management
9 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
9 2 (9.09%) UML
10 1 (4.55%) RUP
10 1 (4.55%) Server Building
10 1 (4.55%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Python
5 3 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 2 (9.09%) Korn
6 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (9.09%) XPath
7 1 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 3 (13.64%) FATCA
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Solace
2 4 (18.18%) Sybase
3 2 (9.09%) Black Duck
4 1 (4.55%) MuleSoft