The first table below looks at the demand for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 512 458 413
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -45
Contract jobs citing Swing 58 84 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.63% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 52 122
Average daily rate
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£425 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.72% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £355 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 4
Average hourly rate £48.00 £54.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.92% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £54.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +36.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13745 13229 13967
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.84% 28.44% 26.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8985 8596 8674
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 276 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
Swing
UK

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -24 38 £450 -18.18% 17
North West - 7 £375 - 6
South East -11 6 - - 6
East of England -23 3 £425 -
South West -33 2 - - 1
West Midlands - - - -
East Midlands - - - -
Swing
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Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Swing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Swing.

1 114 (98.28%) Java
2 42 (36.21%) SQL
3 37 (31.90%) J2EE
4 34 (29.31%) Multithreading
5 32 (27.59%) Oracle
6 31 (26.72%) XML
7 30 (25.86%) Spring
8 29 (25.00%) Web Services
9 28 (24.14%) UML
9 28 (24.14%) Banking
10 27 (23.28%) JBoss
10 27 (23.28%) Finance
10 27 (23.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 26 (22.41%) WebLogic
12 24 (20.69%) Hibernate
13 23 (19.83%) HTML
13 23 (19.83%) E-Commerce
14 22 (18.97%) OO
14 22 (18.97%) Investment Banking
15 21 (18.10%) Linux
16 20 (17.24%) Sybase
16 20 (17.24%) Relational Database
17 19 (16.38%) Low Latency
17 19 (16.38%) EJB
17 19 (16.38%) UNIX
18 18 (15.52%) TDD
19 17 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
19 17 (14.66%) Maven
19 17 (14.66%) JIRA
19 17 (14.66%) Continuous Integration

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Swing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Swing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (22.41%) WebLogic
2 14 (12.07%) WebSphere
2 14 (12.07%) Confluence
3 6 (5.17%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Coherence
5 2 (1.72%) Apache
5 2 (1.72%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.86%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.86%) Jetty
Applications
1 17 (14.66%) MS Office
2 13 (11.21%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (4.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (3.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.72%) Magento
3 1 (0.86%) CODA-Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (17.24%) Relational Database
2 12 (10.34%) Big Data
3 10 (8.62%) RDBMS
4 8 (6.90%) Hadoop
4 8 (6.90%) Apache Accumulo
5 7 (6.03%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (5.17%) SQL Server
6 6 (5.17%) Oracle Database
7 4 (3.45%) MySQL
7 4 (3.45%) MS Access
8 2 (1.72%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.72%) KDB
9 1 (0.86%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (14.66%) Maven
1 17 (14.66%) JIRA
2 15 (12.93%) Subversion
3 12 (10.34%) JUnit
3 12 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 7 (6.03%) ProC
4 7 (6.03%) Ant
4 7 (6.03%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (4.31%) Eclipse RCP
6 4 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.59%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.72%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.72%) Selenium
8 2 (1.72%) jMock
9 1 (0.86%) Gradle
9 1 (0.86%) Mockito
9 1 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 28 (24.14%) Banking
2 27 (23.28%) Finance
3 22 (18.97%) Investment Banking
4 9 (7.76%) Retail
4 9 (7.76%) Front Office
5 4 (3.45%) Multimedia
5 4 (3.45%) Marketing
6 3 (2.59%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.86%) Automotive
8 1 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.86%) Billing
Job Titles
1 89 (76.72%) Developer
2 77 (66.38%) Java Developer
3 20 (17.24%) Java Swing Developer
4 9 (7.76%) Consultant
5 8 (6.90%) Software Engineer
6 7 (6.03%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Technical Consultant
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle Consultant
6 7 (6.03%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle Technical Consultant
7 6 (5.17%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (3.45%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.59%) Architect
9 3 (2.59%) Programme Manager
9 3 (2.59%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.59%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (1.72%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (1.72%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (31.90%) J2EE
2 31 (26.72%) XML
3 30 (25.86%) Spring
4 29 (25.00%) Web Services
5 24 (20.69%) Hibernate
6 23 (19.83%) HTML
7 19 (16.38%) EJB
8 16 (13.79%) JMS
8 16 (13.79%) jQuery
9 13 (11.21%) Java EE
10 12 (10.34%) EJB 3.0
11 11 (9.48%) CSS
12 9 (7.76%) REST
13 8 (6.90%) Kafka
13 8 (6.90%) SOAP
13 8 (6.90%) XSD
13 8 (6.90%) Java RMI
14 7 (6.03%) JSF
14 7 (6.03%) Ajax
14 7 (6.03%) JDO
Miscellaneous
1 27 (23.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.03%) Data Conversion
3 6 (5.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (4.31%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.59%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.59%) Open Source
5 3 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.72%) Derivative
6 2 (1.72%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.72%) FMCG
6 2 (1.72%) Physics
6 2 (1.72%) DTV
6 2 (1.72%) GIS
7 1 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.86%) Equities
7 1 (0.86%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.86%) Pharmacovigilance
7 1 (0.86%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.86%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.10%) Linux
2 19 (16.38%) UNIX
3 10 (8.62%) Windows
4 4 (3.45%) Solaris
5 2 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.72%) AIX
5 2 (1.72%) HPUX
6 1 (0.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (29.31%) Multithreading
2 28 (24.14%) UML
3 23 (19.83%) E-Commerce
4 22 (18.97%) OO
5 19 (16.38%) Low Latency
6 18 (15.52%) TDD
7 17 (14.66%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (14.66%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (12.07%) Software Engineering
8 14 (12.07%) Data Modelling
9 11 (9.48%) OOD
9 11 (9.48%) Investment Management
10 10 (8.62%) SOA
11 9 (7.76%) Scrum
11 9 (7.76%) Unit Testing
12 7 (6.03%) MVC
13 6 (5.17%) Project Management
13 6 (5.17%) Data Security
13 6 (5.17%) Asset Management
13 6 (5.17%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (98.28%) Java
2 42 (36.21%) SQL
3 14 (12.07%) JavaScript
4 10 (8.62%) T-SQL
4 10 (8.62%) C++
5 9 (7.76%) Shell Script
6 8 (6.90%) PL/SQL
6 8 (6.90%) C
7 6 (5.17%) VBA
8 4 (3.45%) C#
9 3 (2.59%) PHP
10 2 (1.72%) XAML
10 2 (1.72%) PHP5
11 1 (0.86%) Groovy
11 1 (0.86%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 15 (12.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.07%) Degree
3 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.17%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.90%) QA
2 4 (3.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.86%) CA LISA
2 1 (0.86%) MOM
Vendors
1 32 (27.59%) Oracle
2 27 (23.28%) JBoss
3 20 (17.24%) Sybase
4 10 (8.62%) TIBCO
5 6 (5.17%) Microsoft
6 5 (4.31%) Software AG
6 5 (4.31%) IBM
6 5 (4.31%) webMethods
7 3 (2.59%) GUPTA
8 2 (1.72%) Green Hat
8 2 (1.72%) SAP
8 2 (1.72%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.86%) CODA
9 1 (0.86%) CA
9 1 (0.86%) 29West
9 1 (0.86%) Charles River
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