The first table below looks at the demand for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 141 123 139
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +16
Contract jobs citing Swing 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.099% 0.042% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £420 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.69% +29.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
893 685 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.51% 28.64% 27.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 556 373 438
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 73
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Swing
England

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Swing
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire - 2 £438 -
Essex - 1 £350 - 1
Hertfordshire - - - -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Dojo
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Feature Driven Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) J2EE

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Big Data
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Mining
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Ant
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Developer
2 2 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Dojo
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) Hibernate
2 1 (33.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) GIS
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Feature Driven Development
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle