The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank - - 82
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.079%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £431 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
Swing
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
292 259 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 19.04% 17.75% 27.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 165 206
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £40.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-62.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Swing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) OOP
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java