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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 552 559 556
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Contract jobs citing Swing 51 62 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.42% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 41 40
Median daily rate £550 £525 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £350 £373
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%
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
14233 14747 13901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.04% 29.28% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 9892 10332 9643
Median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 236 161
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.40 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 10 December 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 10 December 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 -3 36 £559 +1.59% 7
West Midlands - 5 £375 -
South East +12 4 £450 +28.57% 1
North West - 3 £525 - 1
East of England - 3 £460 - 3
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 76 (61.29%) Unix
3 73 (58.87%) J2EE
4 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
5 62 (50.00%) EJB
6 61 (49.19%) HTML
7 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
8 56 (45.16%) Oracle
9 55 (44.35%) Linux
10 54 (43.55%) SQL
10 54 (43.55%) CSS
11 53 (42.74%) JSP
12 52 (41.94%) XML
13 51 (41.13%) Spring
14 45 (36.29%) Web Services
14 45 (36.29%) XSLT
14 45 (36.29%) WebSphere
15 39 (31.45%) jQuery
16 38 (30.65%) Finance
17 37 (29.84%) AngularJS
18 36 (29.03%) Spring MVC
18 36 (29.03%) MVC
19 34 (27.42%) JBoss
19 34 (27.42%) Servlets
19 34 (27.42%) Relational Database
20 33 (26.61%) Eclipse
21 32 (25.81%) Scrum
21 32 (25.81%) Spring Integration
21 32 (25.81%) HTML5
22 31 (25.00%) GlassFish

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 45 (36.29%) WebSphere
2 34 (27.42%) JBoss
3 31 (25.00%) GlassFish
4 27 (21.77%) WebLogic
5 11 (8.87%) Tomcat
6 5 (4.03%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.42%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.81%) Mule
Applications
1 4 (3.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.23%) LDAP
1 4 (3.23%) SNMP
2 2 (1.61%) FTP
2 2 (1.61%) SSH
2 2 (1.61%) Telnet
3 1 (0.81%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.42%) Relational Database
2 30 (24.19%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.45%) MySQL
4 5 (4.03%) Big Data
5 3 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (1.61%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.61%) KDB
6 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.61%) SQLite
7 1 (0.81%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (26.61%) Eclipse
2 31 (25.00%) JUnit
2 31 (25.00%) Maven
3 29 (23.39%) Jenkins
4 28 (22.58%) JIRA
5 26 (20.97%) Eclipse RCP
6 23 (18.55%) Git (software)
6 23 (18.55%) TeamCity
7 17 (13.71%) Mockito
8 15 (12.10%) Spock
9 9 (7.26%) Subversion
10 7 (5.65%) NetBeans
11 6 (4.84%) Selenium
11 6 (4.84%) Sonatype Nexus
12 4 (3.23%) JBehave
13 3 (2.42%) Ant
13 3 (2.42%) SoapUI
13 3 (2.42%) TortoiseSVN
14 2 (1.61%) ClearQuest
14 2 (1.61%) Toad
General
1 38 (30.65%) Finance
2 25 (20.16%) Banking
3 10 (8.06%) Front Office
4 5 (4.03%) Games
5 2 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.81%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 112 (90.32%) Developer
2 102 (82.26%) Java Developer
3 35 (28.23%) Senior Developer
3 35 (28.23%) Senior Java Developer
4 14 (11.29%) C++ Developer
5 12 (9.68%) C++/Java Developer
6 10 (8.06%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 10 (8.06%) Java Swing Developer
7 8 (6.45%) UI Developer
8 7 (5.65%) Java Engineer
9 5 (4.03%) Senior Java Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Automation Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Automation Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Unix Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Linux Developer
11 3 (2.42%) PowerShell Developer
11 3 (2.42%) Senior DevOps
11 3 (2.42%) Senior UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (58.87%) J2EE
2 62 (50.00%) EJB
3 61 (49.19%) HTML
4 54 (43.55%) CSS
5 53 (42.74%) JSP
6 52 (41.94%) XML
7 51 (41.13%) Spring
8 45 (36.29%) Web Services
8 45 (36.29%) XSLT
9 39 (31.45%) jQuery
10 37 (29.84%) AngularJS
11 36 (29.03%) Spring MVC
12 34 (27.42%) Servlets
13 32 (25.81%) HTML5
13 32 (25.81%) Spring Integration
14 31 (25.00%) SWT
15 28 (22.58%) SOAP
16 27 (21.77%) Java RMI
17 26 (20.97%) Hibernate
17 26 (20.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.32%) User Experience
2 12 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.42%) Derivative
6 2 (1.61%) Biology
6 2 (1.61%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (1.61%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.61%) Life Science
6 2 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.81%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 76 (61.29%) Unix
2 55 (44.35%) Linux
3 6 (4.84%) Windows
4 3 (2.42%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (29.03%) MVC
3 32 (25.81%) Scrum
4 27 (21.77%) TDD
4 27 (21.77%) UML
5 21 (16.94%) Refactoring
6 19 (15.32%) BDD
6 19 (15.32%) OO
7 15 (12.10%) Software Engineering
8 11 (8.87%) Release Management
9 10 (8.06%) DevOps
9 10 (8.06%) SDLC
10 9 (7.26%) Electronic Trading
11 7 (5.65%) Algorithmic Trading
11 7 (5.65%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.03%) E-Commerce
12 5 (4.03%) Low Latency
12 5 (4.03%) OOD
12 5 (4.03%) Risk Management
12 5 (4.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 124 (100.00%) Java
2 59 (47.58%) JavaScript
3 54 (43.55%) SQL
4 24 (19.35%) C++
5 23 (18.55%) Shell Script
6 21 (16.94%) Korn
7 19 (15.32%) XPath
8 12 (9.68%) PL/SQL
9 11 (8.87%) Perl
10 10 (8.06%) Python
11 4 (3.23%) C
11 4 (3.23%) Tcl
12 3 (2.42%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.61%) C#
14 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.81%) PHP
14 1 (0.81%) Ruby
14 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (20.97%) Security Cleared
2 18 (14.52%) Degree
2 18 (14.52%) DV Cleared
3 9 (7.26%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.61%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.29%) FATCA
2 4 (3.23%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.81%) EMIR
3 1 (0.81%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.61%) Ansible
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.81%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (45.16%) Oracle
2 29 (23.39%) Sybase
3 25 (20.16%) Solace
4 9 (7.26%) Sun
5 6 (4.84%) Black Duck
5 6 (4.84%) MuleSoft
6 2 (1.61%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.61%) Talarian
6 2 (1.61%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.81%) Tableau
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