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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 161 191 195
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +4
Contract jobs citing Swing 17 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.39% 0.67% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 11
Median daily rate £500 £525 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £275 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £525 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +45.83%
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
1225 1636 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 35.22% 30.43% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1036 1345 1285
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 12
Median hourly rate £54.25 £62.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.20% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 23 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
4 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
5 9 (39.13%) Unix
5 9 (39.13%) TDD
5 9 (39.13%) Finance
6 7 (30.43%) Banking
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) HTML
7 6 (26.09%) J2EE
7 6 (26.09%) Linux
7 6 (26.09%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
8 5 (21.74%) DevOps
8 5 (21.74%) User Experience
8 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
8 5 (21.74%) JUnit
8 5 (21.74%) EJB
8 5 (21.74%) Oracle
8 5 (21.74%) Spring
8 5 (21.74%) Front Office
8 5 (21.74%) MVC
8 5 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
9 4 (17.39%) CSS

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 4 (17.39%) JBoss
1 4 (17.39%) WebSphere
2 3 (13.04%) GlassFish
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (13.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) Big Data
1 3 (13.04%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) JUnit
2 4 (17.39%) JBehave
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
3 3 (13.04%) Eclipse
3 3 (13.04%) Eclipse RCP
3 3 (13.04%) Maven
4 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
5 1 (4.35%) Ant
5 1 (4.35%) ClearQuest
5 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (4.35%) Mockito
5 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.35%) Spock
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
5 1 (4.35%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.35%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) Banking
3 5 (21.74%) Front Office
4 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 16 (69.57%) Java Developer
3 8 (34.78%) Java Swing Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) PowerShell Developer
6 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Security Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
3 6 (26.09%) HTML5
3 6 (26.09%) J2EE
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) EJB
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) Spring
4 5 (21.74%) Spring MVC
5 4 (17.39%) CSS
5 4 (17.39%) JDBC
5 4 (17.39%) Spring Integration
5 4 (17.39%) SWT
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) JSP
6 3 (13.04%) Node.js
6 3 (13.04%) SOAP
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) Servlets
7 2 (8.70%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 5 (21.74%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (39.13%) Unix
2 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Multithreading
3 9 (39.13%) TDD
4 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 5 (21.74%) Low Latency
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
5 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 3 (13.04%) Algorithmic Trading
6 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (13.04%) Refactoring
7 2 (8.70%) BDD
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) OO
7 2 (8.70%) Software Testing
7 2 (8.70%) Straight-Through Processing
8 1 (4.35%) Change Management
8 1 (4.35%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.35%) RUP
8 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
8 1 (4.35%) UML
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (47.83%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) Python
5 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) Korn
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) DV Cleared
1 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 3 (13.04%) FATCA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Sybase
3 2 (8.70%) Solace
4 1 (4.35%) Black Duck
4 1 (4.35%) MuleSoft