The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 18 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
UK / England
Rank 542 553 532
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Swing 28 41 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.088% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.30% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 20 40
Median daily rate £563 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £348 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.84%
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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
12845 13674 12584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.92% 29.38% 27.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 8890 9484 8641
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 247 165
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +14.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £20.50 £19.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £56.27 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England 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 England

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in England

Swing
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Swing across the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Swing Daily Rate Histogram in England

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in England

Swing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the England region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 20 £575 +2.22% 6
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 1
South East +15 2 - -
East of England +7 2 - - 3
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region with a requirement for Swing.

1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 61 (53.98%) J2EE
3 60 (53.10%) Unix
4 59 (52.21%) JavaScript
4 59 (52.21%) HTML
5 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (45.13%) Spring
6 51 (45.13%) EJB
6 51 (45.13%) CSS
7 50 (44.25%) JSP
8 47 (41.59%) XML
9 46 (40.71%) SQL
9 46 (40.71%) Linux
10 45 (39.82%) Oracle
11 43 (38.05%) XSLT
12 41 (36.28%) Web Services
12 41 (36.28%) Finance
13 38 (33.63%) jQuery
14 37 (32.74%) WebSphere
15 36 (31.86%) AngularJS
16 35 (30.97%) Spring MVC
16 35 (30.97%) MVC
17 33 (29.20%) Servlets
18 32 (28.32%) Scrum
19 31 (27.43%) Maven
20 30 (26.55%) HTML5
20 30 (26.55%) Spring Integration
21 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
21 28 (24.78%) Relational Database
22 27 (23.89%) SOAP

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 37 (32.74%) WebSphere
2 25 (22.12%) JBoss
3 22 (19.47%) GlassFish
4 19 (16.81%) WebLogic
5 13 (11.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (5.31%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.77%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.88%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (3.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.65%) LDAP
1 3 (2.65%) SNMP
2 2 (1.77%) FTP
2 2 (1.77%) SSH
2 2 (1.77%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (24.78%) Relational Database
2 22 (19.47%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.19%) MySQL
4 4 (3.54%) Big Data
5 3 (2.65%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (1.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.77%) KDB
6 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.77%) SQLite
7 1 (0.88%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (27.43%) Maven
2 28 (24.78%) Jenkins
3 27 (23.89%) JUnit
4 26 (23.01%) JIRA
5 23 (20.35%) Eclipse
6 22 (19.47%) Git (software)
6 22 (19.47%) TeamCity
7 18 (15.93%) Eclipse RCP
8 15 (13.27%) Mockito
9 14 (12.39%) Spock
10 8 (7.08%) Subversion
11 6 (5.31%) NetBeans
12 5 (4.42%) Selenium
12 5 (4.42%) Sonatype Nexus
13 3 (2.65%) Ant
13 3 (2.65%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.65%) TortoiseSVN
14 2 (1.77%) ClearQuest
14 2 (1.77%) Toad
14 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 41 (36.28%) Finance
2 24 (21.24%) Banking
3 11 (9.73%) Front Office
4 5 (4.42%) Games
5 2 (1.77%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.77%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.88%) Automotive
6 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 101 (89.38%) Developer
2 92 (81.42%) Java Developer
3 34 (30.09%) Senior Developer
3 34 (30.09%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (9.73%) C++ Developer
5 10 (8.85%) Java Swing Developer
6 9 (7.96%) C++/Java Developer
7 8 (7.08%) UI Developer
8 7 (6.19%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Java Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Automation Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.65%) Agile Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Agile Java Developer
11 3 (2.65%) PowerShell Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Agile Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Senior Agile Java Developer
11 3 (2.65%) Senior UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (53.98%) J2EE
2 59 (52.21%) HTML
3 51 (45.13%) CSS
3 51 (45.13%) EJB
3 51 (45.13%) Spring
4 50 (44.25%) JSP
5 47 (41.59%) XML
6 43 (38.05%) XSLT
7 41 (36.28%) Web Services
8 38 (33.63%) jQuery
9 36 (31.86%) AngularJS
10 35 (30.97%) Spring MVC
11 33 (29.20%) Servlets
12 30 (26.55%) HTML5
12 30 (26.55%) Spring Integration
13 27 (23.89%) SOAP
14 26 (23.01%) REST
15 25 (22.12%) Java RMI
16 24 (21.24%) CSS3
16 24 (21.24%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 16 (14.16%) User Experience
2 13 (11.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.65%) Derivative
5 3 (2.65%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.77%) Biology
6 2 (1.77%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.77%) Life Science
6 2 (1.77%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.88%) Equities
7 1 (0.88%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 60 (53.10%) Unix
2 46 (40.71%) Linux
3 5 (4.42%) Windows
4 2 (1.77%) Solaris
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (51.33%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.97%) MVC
3 32 (28.32%) Scrum
4 24 (21.24%) UML
5 23 (20.35%) TDD
6 19 (16.81%) Refactoring
7 18 (15.93%) BDD
8 17 (15.04%) OO
9 13 (11.50%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.85%) Electronic Trading
10 10 (8.85%) SDLC
11 9 (7.96%) Release Management
12 8 (7.08%) Multithreading
13 7 (6.19%) Algorithmic Trading
14 6 (5.31%) DevOps
14 6 (5.31%) Low Latency
14 6 (5.31%) OOA/OOD
14 6 (5.31%) OOD
14 6 (5.31%) Risk Management
14 6 (5.31%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (52.21%) JavaScript
3 46 (40.71%) SQL
4 21 (18.58%) C++
4 21 (18.58%) Shell Script
5 20 (17.70%) Korn
6 18 (15.93%) XPath
7 11 (9.73%) PL/SQL
8 9 (7.96%) Perl
9 6 (5.31%) Python
10 4 (3.54%) C
11 3 (2.65%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.65%) Tcl
12 2 (1.77%) C#
12 2 (1.77%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.88%) PHP
13 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (15.93%) Security Cleared
2 16 (14.16%) Degree
3 11 (9.73%) DV Cleared
4 8 (7.08%) Sun Certification
5 2 (1.77%) PhD
5 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) FATCA
2 1 (0.88%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.88%) EMIR
2 1 (0.88%) MiFID
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Ansible
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (39.82%) Oracle
2 24 (21.24%) Solace
3 21 (18.58%) Sybase
4 8 (7.08%) Sun
5 6 (5.31%) MuleSoft
6 5 (4.42%) Black Duck
7 2 (1.77%) Talarian
7 2 (1.77%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.88%) Tableau
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