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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
London / City of London
Rank 151 148 173
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Contract jobs citing Swing 4 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.14% 0.033% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.10% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 19
Median daily rate £475 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.84%

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
1060 985 1550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 36.63% 32.05% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 883 821 1255
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 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Median hourly rate - £52.50 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

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
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 21 January 2017, 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 17 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
3 8 (47.06%) Spring MVC
3 8 (47.06%) jQuery
3 8 (47.06%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) J2EE
3 8 (47.06%) Spring
3 8 (47.06%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) Finance
5 6 (35.29%) EJB
5 6 (35.29%) JSP
5 6 (35.29%) Oracle
5 6 (35.29%) Web Services
5 6 (35.29%) Unix
5 6 (35.29%) JIRA
5 6 (35.29%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) SOAP
6 5 (29.41%) JBoss
6 5 (29.41%) CSS
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
6 5 (29.41%) Scrum
6 5 (29.41%) Maven
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
7 4 (23.53%) Java EE
7 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) Sybase

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 (29.41%) JBoss
2 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
3 3 (17.65%) GlassFish
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (17.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (5.88%) Big Data
4 1 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
2 5 (29.41%) Maven
3 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (17.65%) Eclipse RCP
5 2 (11.76%) Ant
5 2 (11.76%) NetBeans
5 2 (11.76%) SoapUI
5 2 (11.76%) Subversion
5 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
5 2 (11.76%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (5.88%) ClearQuest
6 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.88%) JUnit
6 1 (5.88%) Mockito
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium
6 1 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) Spock
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Front Office
3 1 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Developer
2 13 (76.47%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Swing Developer
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Angular Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) AngularJS
2 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 8 (47.06%) J2EE
2 8 (47.06%) jQuery
2 8 (47.06%) Spring
2 8 (47.06%) Spring MVC
3 6 (35.29%) EJB
3 6 (35.29%) HTML5
3 6 (35.29%) JSP
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) Hibernate
4 5 (29.41%) SOAP
5 4 (23.53%) Java EE
5 4 (23.53%) REST
5 4 (23.53%) Spring Integration
5 4 (23.53%) SWT
5 4 (23.53%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (17.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Unix
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 3 (17.65%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
5 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
5 3 (17.65%) Multithreading
5 3 (17.65%) Refactoring
5 3 (17.65%) Risk Management
6 2 (11.76%) Change Management
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (11.76%) UML
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) Server Building
7 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.88%) C++
5 1 (5.88%) Korn
5 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) Sybase
3 3 (17.65%) Solace
4 1 (5.88%) Black Duck
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