The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 521 497 458
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -39
Contract jobs citing Swing 58 56 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.12% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.42% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 40 49
Average daily rate
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£425 £525 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.04% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £400 £348
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £39.00
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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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 -11 40 £438 -21.17% 11
Yorkshire - 7 £375 - 2
South West +14 6 £475 +5.55% 2
North East - 4 - - 2
East of England +8 1 - -
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (39.47%) Oracle
4 44 (38.60%) SQL
5 36 (31.58%) Linux
5 36 (31.58%) UNIX
6 33 (28.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 30 (26.32%) Web Services
8 28 (24.56%) Spring
9 27 (23.68%) Eclipse
10 25 (21.93%) OO
11 24 (21.05%) Finance
12 23 (20.18%) Hibernate
13 22 (19.30%) Front Office
13 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
13 22 (19.30%) Ant
14 21 (18.42%) J2EE
14 21 (18.42%) XML
14 21 (18.42%) Multithreading
14 21 (18.42%) Relational Database
15 20 (17.54%) JDBC
15 20 (17.54%) HTML
15 20 (17.54%) JBoss
15 20 (17.54%) Derivative
16 19 (16.67%) Maven
16 19 (16.67%) C++
17 18 (15.79%) Subversion
18 17 (14.91%) WebLogic
19 16 (14.04%) MySQL
19 16 (14.04%) JUnit

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 20 (17.54%) JBoss
2 17 (14.91%) WebLogic
3 13 (11.40%) WebSphere
4 11 (9.65%) GlassFish
5 7 (6.14%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.42%) Relational Database
2 16 (14.04%) MySQL
3 13 (11.40%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.14%) SQL Navigator
5 6 (5.26%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.88%) KDB
7 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (23.68%) Eclipse
2 22 (19.30%) Ant
3 19 (16.67%) Maven
4 18 (15.79%) Subversion
5 16 (14.04%) JUnit
5 16 (14.04%) TeamCity
6 15 (13.16%) NetBeans
7 14 (12.28%) CruiseControl
8 11 (9.65%) Eclipse RCP
9 6 (5.26%) ClearQuest
9 6 (5.26%) SoapUI
9 6 (5.26%) TortoiseSVN
10 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.75%) Gradle
11 2 (1.75%) jMock
11 2 (1.75%) Git (software)
12 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (21.05%) Finance
2 22 (19.30%) Front Office
3 10 (8.77%) Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Investment Banking
5 4 (3.51%) Retail
6 3 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.75%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Advertising
8 1 (0.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 79 (69.30%) Developer
2 67 (58.77%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.04%) Java Swing Developer
4 10 (8.77%) Software Engineer
5 9 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (7.89%) Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 6 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) Development Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Java Programmer
7 5 (4.39%) Programmer
7 5 (4.39%) C++ Developer
8 4 (3.51%) Technical Architect
8 4 (3.51%) Technical Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (2.63%) Tester
9 3 (2.63%) Analyst
9 3 (2.63%) Senior Developer
10 2 (1.75%) Analyst Programmer
10 2 (1.75%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.32%) Web Services
2 28 (24.56%) Spring
3 23 (20.18%) Hibernate
4 21 (18.42%) J2EE
4 21 (18.42%) XML
5 20 (17.54%) JDBC
5 20 (17.54%) HTML
6 15 (13.16%) XSLT
7 14 (12.28%) EJB
8 13 (11.40%) Java EE
8 13 (11.40%) Struts
9 11 (9.65%) SWT
10 10 (8.77%) SOAP
11 9 (7.89%) JAXB
12 8 (7.02%) Middleware
12 8 (7.02%) JSF
12 8 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
13 7 (6.14%) JavaFX
13 7 (6.14%) STL
14 6 (5.26%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (28.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (17.54%) Derivative
3 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (7.02%) Visualisation
4 8 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (4.39%) Chemistry
5 5 (4.39%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.39%) Life Science
6 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.75%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.75%) Physics
8 1 (0.88%) Open Source
8 1 (0.88%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.88%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.58%) Linux
1 36 (31.58%) UNIX
2 10 (8.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (7.89%) Windows
4 4 (3.51%) Windows NT
5 2 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (0.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (21.93%) OO
3 21 (18.42%) Multithreading
4 14 (12.28%) UML
5 13 (11.40%) E-Commerce
6 11 (9.65%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (8.77%) Software Engineering
7 10 (8.77%) TDD
8 8 (7.02%) OOP
8 8 (7.02%) Risk Management
8 8 (7.02%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.14%) Machine Learning
9 7 (6.14%) Validation
10 6 (5.26%) RUP
10 6 (5.26%) SOA
11 5 (4.39%) Functional Programming
11 5 (4.39%) Knowledge Discovery
11 5 (4.39%) Change Management
12 4 (3.51%) PLM
12 4 (3.51%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 114 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (38.60%) SQL
3 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.67%) C++
5 14 (12.28%) C
5 14 (12.28%) Groovy
6 11 (9.65%) C#
7 7 (6.14%) Perl
8 6 (5.26%) Python
9 4 (3.51%) XQuery
10 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 16 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 15 (13.16%) DV Cleared
3 11 (9.65%) Degree
4 7 (6.14%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.75%) PMP
6 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.75%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 4 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 45 (39.47%) Oracle
2 11 (9.65%) Sybase
3 10 (8.77%) Red Hat
4 9 (7.89%) TIBCO
5 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
6 7 (6.14%) Sun
7 4 (3.51%) Siemens
7 4 (3.51%) Talarian
7 4 (3.51%) Tableau
8 2 (1.75%) IBM
9 1 (0.88%) Solace
9 1 (0.88%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.88%) Software AG
9 1 (0.88%) webMethods
9 1 (0.88%) Google
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £30 - £36 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 23 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago