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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 568 552 539
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -13
Contract jobs citing Swing 38 61 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.077% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.27% 0.45% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 38 38
Median daily rate £520 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.35% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 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
13922 13689 13534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.26% 27.34% 27.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 9987 9166 9108
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 £280 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 191 170
Median hourly rate £33.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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 May 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 May 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 -16 23 £570 +16.92% 7
South West -7 6 £550 +16.09% 1
South East - 6 £320 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
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UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 86 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (40.70%) SQL
3 31 (36.05%) J2EE
4 30 (34.88%) Multithreading
5 28 (32.56%) Eclipse
6 26 (30.23%) XML
6 26 (30.23%) WebLogic
7 25 (29.07%) HTML
8 22 (25.58%) Unix
9 21 (24.42%) Spring
10 20 (23.26%) EJB
10 20 (23.26%) JBoss
11 19 (22.09%) Oracle
11 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
11 19 (22.09%) UML
11 19 (22.09%) OO
12 18 (20.93%) Web Services
12 18 (20.93%) C
12 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
13 17 (19.77%) XSLT
13 17 (19.77%) Linux
13 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (19.77%) Finance
14 15 (17.44%) Banking
14 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
15 13 (15.12%) HTML5
15 13 (15.12%) Degree
15 13 (15.12%) JSP
15 13 (15.12%) C++
16 12 (13.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 26 (30.23%) WebLogic
2 20 (23.26%) JBoss
3 12 (13.95%) GlassFish
4 11 (12.79%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.16%) Node.js
5 1 (1.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.16%) PTC Creo
1 1 (1.16%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (5.81%) Teamcenter
2 2 (2.33%) BigMachines
2 2 (2.33%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.81%) Internet
1 5 (5.81%) SSL
2 2 (2.33%) PuTTY
2 2 (2.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.16%) DVB
3 1 (1.16%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) LDAP
3 1 (1.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) Relational Database
1 10 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) MySQL
3 2 (2.33%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.33%) KDB
4 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.16%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (32.56%) Eclipse
2 12 (13.95%) Maven
3 11 (12.79%) Subversion
4 10 (11.63%) Eclipse RCP
5 8 (9.30%) Ant
6 5 (5.81%) StarTeam
7 4 (4.65%) JUnit
8 3 (3.49%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.33%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.33%) jMock
10 1 (1.16%) Mockito
10 1 (1.16%) NetBeans
10 1 (1.16%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 15 (17.44%) Banking
3 11 (12.79%) Investment Banking
4 9 (10.47%) Front Office
5 4 (4.65%) Retail
6 3 (3.49%) Law
7 2 (2.33%) Dutch Language
7 2 (2.33%) Legal
7 2 (2.33%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.16%) French Language
8 1 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.16%) Publishing
8 1 (1.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (87.21%) Developer
2 69 (80.23%) Java Developer
3 29 (33.72%) Java Swing Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Developer
4 10 (11.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (10.47%) E-Commerce Developer
5 9 (10.47%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 7 (8.14%) GUI Developer
6 7 (8.14%) Java GUI Developer
7 6 (6.98%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Architect
8 4 (4.65%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 4 (4.65%) J2EE Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) Senior UI Developer
8 4 (4.65%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.65%) UI Developer
9 3 (3.49%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (36.05%) J2EE
2 26 (30.23%) XML
3 25 (29.07%) HTML
4 21 (24.42%) Spring
5 20 (23.26%) EJB
6 18 (20.93%) Web Services
7 17 (19.77%) XSLT
8 13 (15.12%) HTML5
8 13 (15.12%) JSP
9 12 (13.95%) SWT
10 11 (12.79%) Struts
11 10 (11.63%) CSS
11 10 (11.63%) JDBC
12 9 (10.47%) Ajax
13 7 (8.14%) JavaFX
13 7 (8.14%) jQuery
13 7 (8.14%) XSL
14 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
15 5 (5.81%) Itk
15 5 (5.81%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.33%) Fixed Income
3 2 (2.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.33%) Physics
4 1 (1.16%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.16%) Equities
4 1 (1.16%) iPad
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.16%) RIA
4 1 (1.16%) Statistics
4 1 (1.16%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.58%) Unix
2 17 (19.77%) Linux
3 4 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.16%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.88%) Multithreading
2 19 (22.09%) OO
2 19 (22.09%) UML
3 18 (20.93%) E-Commerce
4 17 (19.77%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.95%) SDLC
6 8 (9.30%) Migration
7 7 (8.14%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.14%) Electronic Trading
7 7 (8.14%) SOA
8 6 (6.98%) Scrum
8 6 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.98%) TDD
9 5 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (5.81%) Risk Management
10 4 (4.65%) CAD
10 4 (4.65%) Document Management
10 4 (4.65%) Low Latency
10 4 (4.65%) Performance Testing
10 4 (4.65%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (40.70%) SQL
3 19 (22.09%) JavaScript
4 18 (20.93%) C
5 13 (15.12%) C++
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
7 3 (3.49%) Python
8 2 (2.33%) C#
8 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.33%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.16%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 15 (17.44%) Security Cleared
2 13 (15.12%) Degree
3 11 (12.79%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.63%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.65%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (2.33%) ISEB
6 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) Oracle
2 10 (11.63%) Sybase
3 5 (5.81%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.65%) Siemens
4 4 (4.65%) Tableau
5 2 (2.33%) Fidessa
5 2 (2.33%) Google
5 2 (2.33%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.16%) Amdocs