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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 562 574 533
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -41
Contract jobs citing Swing 49 48 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.34% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 32 33
Median daily rate £500 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £278 £390
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £315 £400
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -21.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -
Swing
UK

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
14293 14210 13680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.06% 27.90% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10193 9693 9057
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 204 197
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.87% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

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 30 June 2016.

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 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +6 27 £500 -6.32% 14
South West +10 9 £575 +53.33% 2
South East +11 8 £360 +14.28% 2
East Midlands - 3 £338 - 1
North West - 1 £500 - 5
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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.

1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 48 (47.06%) J2EE
3 46 (45.10%) SQL
4 38 (37.25%) Eclipse
5 37 (36.27%) Unix
6 34 (33.33%) EJB
7 33 (32.35%) WebLogic
7 33 (32.35%) Oracle
8 32 (31.37%) Multithreading
9 30 (29.41%) HTML
9 30 (29.41%) XML
10 27 (26.47%) Linux
10 27 (26.47%) Web Services
10 27 (26.47%) JBoss
10 27 (26.47%) Spring
11 26 (25.49%) OO
11 26 (25.49%) UML
12 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
13 22 (21.57%) XSLT
13 22 (21.57%) WebSphere
13 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
14 21 (20.59%) Banking
14 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
15 20 (19.61%) E-Commerce
16 19 (18.63%) JSP
16 19 (18.63%) GlassFish
17 18 (17.65%) SWT
17 18 (17.65%) C++
17 18 (17.65%) C
18 17 (16.67%) SQL Server

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 33 (32.35%) WebLogic
2 27 (26.47%) JBoss
3 22 (21.57%) WebSphere
4 19 (18.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.98%) Mule
5 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.92%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.96%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.96%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) SSL
2 4 (3.92%) Internet
3 2 (1.96%) PuTTY
3 2 (1.96%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.98%) DVB
4 1 (0.98%) HTTP
4 1 (0.98%) LDAP
4 1 (0.98%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 17 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (1.96%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.96%) KDB
2 2 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (37.25%) Eclipse
2 17 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
3 16 (15.69%) Maven
4 10 (9.80%) Subversion
5 9 (8.82%) JUnit
6 8 (7.84%) Ant
7 6 (5.88%) Mockito
8 5 (4.90%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.90%) StarTeam
9 4 (3.92%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.94%) JIRA
10 3 (2.94%) Spock
10 3 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (1.96%) jMock
11 2 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (1.96%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.98%) NetBeans
12 1 (0.98%) Selenium
12 1 (0.98%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 21 (20.59%) Banking
2 17 (16.67%) Finance
3 13 (12.75%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.82%) Front Office
5 3 (2.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.96%) Dutch Language
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
7 1 (0.98%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.98%) French Language
7 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.98%) Publishing
7 1 (0.98%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.98%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 94 (92.16%) Developer
2 84 (82.35%) Java Developer
3 30 (29.41%) Java Swing Developer
4 11 (10.78%) Senior Developer
5 10 (9.80%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.82%) C++ Developer
6 9 (8.82%) C++/Java Developer
6 9 (8.82%) E-Commerce Developer
6 9 (8.82%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (7.84%) Unix Developer
8 7 (6.86%) GUI Developer
8 7 (6.86%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Java GUI Developer
8 7 (6.86%) Linux Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (5.88%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.90%) Java Software Developer
10 5 (4.90%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (47.06%) J2EE
2 34 (33.33%) EJB
3 30 (29.41%) HTML
3 30 (29.41%) XML
4 27 (26.47%) Spring
4 27 (26.47%) Web Services
5 22 (21.57%) XSLT
6 19 (18.63%) JSP
7 18 (17.65%) SWT
8 17 (16.67%) CSS
8 17 (16.67%) HTML5
9 12 (11.76%) JDBC
10 11 (10.78%) jQuery
11 10 (9.80%) STL
11 10 (9.80%) Struts
12 9 (8.82%) Ajax
12 9 (8.82%) Hibernate
12 9 (8.82%) JavaFX
13 8 (7.84%) JMS
13 8 (7.84%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.94%) User Experience
5 2 (1.96%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.96%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.96%) Physics
6 1 (0.98%) Equities
6 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.27%) Unix
2 27 (26.47%) Linux
3 4 (3.92%) Windows
4 3 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.98%) Android
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.98%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.98%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (31.37%) Multithreading
2 26 (25.49%) OO
2 26 (25.49%) UML
3 22 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.61%) E-Commerce
5 12 (11.76%) SDLC
6 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
7 8 (7.84%) MVC
7 8 (7.84%) Scrum
8 7 (6.86%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.86%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (6.86%) Migration
8 7 (6.86%) TDD
9 5 (4.90%) OOP
9 5 (4.90%) Release Management
9 5 (4.90%) Risk Management
9 5 (4.90%) SOA
10 4 (3.92%) BDD
10 4 (3.92%) Low Latency
11 3 (2.94%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 102 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (45.10%) SQL
3 25 (24.51%) JavaScript
4 18 (17.65%) C
4 18 (17.65%) C++
5 9 (8.82%) Perl
6 7 (6.86%) Shell Script
7 4 (3.92%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.96%) C#
8 2 (1.96%) Korn
8 2 (1.96%) Python
8 2 (1.96%) XPath
9 1 (0.98%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 21 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.69%) Degree
2 16 (15.69%) DV Cleared
3 11 (10.78%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.92%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.96%) ISEB
5 2 (1.96%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.94%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (32.35%) Oracle
2 17 (16.67%) Sybase
3 5 (4.90%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.94%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.94%) Siemens
4 3 (2.94%) Solace
4 3 (2.94%) Tableau
5 2 (1.96%) Fidessa
5 2 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.96%) Sun
6 1 (0.98%) Amdocs
6 1 (0.98%) Black Duck
6 1 (0.98%) Google
6 1 (0.98%) MuleSoft
London
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