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 21 October 2014 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank - - 60
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh - - 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 3.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £330 £339
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -2.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+95.61% -
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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
341 291 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.29% 25.02% 13.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 141 61
Average daily rate £360 £325 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% +10.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £249 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

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