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 2 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 561 550 535
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -15
Contract jobs citing Swing 51 63 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.100% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.36% 0.45% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 43 45
Median daily rate £550 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £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 5
Median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -12.50%
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
14288 14017 13683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 27.22% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9215 9082
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £283 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 184 191
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.15 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

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 2 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 2 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 -37 32 £600 +14.28% 5
South West +1 8 £550 +16.09%
North East -35 6 £308 -
South East -9 3 £355 +23.47% 5
East Midlands - 2 £450 -
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UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 88 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (40.91%) SQL
3 29 (32.95%) J2EE
4 28 (31.82%) Multithreading
5 27 (30.68%) Eclipse
6 24 (27.27%) HTML
6 24 (27.27%) WebLogic
7 23 (26.14%) XML
8 22 (25.00%) JBoss
9 20 (22.73%) Unix
9 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
9 20 (22.73%) Spring
10 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
11 17 (19.32%) Finance
11 17 (19.32%) Linux
11 17 (19.32%) UML
11 17 (19.32%) EJB
11 17 (19.32%) E-Commerce
12 16 (18.18%) Web Services
12 16 (18.18%) XSLT
13 15 (17.05%) OO
13 15 (17.05%) HTML5
13 15 (17.05%) Degree
14 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
14 14 (15.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (15.91%) C
14 14 (15.91%) Oracle
14 14 (15.91%) Banking
15 13 (14.77%) JSP
16 12 (13.64%) Maven

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 24 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 22 (25.00%) JBoss
3 12 (13.64%) GlassFish
4 10 (11.36%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.14%) PTC Creo
1 1 (1.14%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (4.55%) Teamcenter
3 2 (2.27%) BigMachines
3 2 (2.27%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.82%) Internet
2 5 (5.68%) SSL
3 4 (4.55%) PuTTY
4 3 (3.41%) LDAP
5 2 (2.27%) DVB
5 2 (2.27%) SNMP
5 2 (2.27%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.14%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (1.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.23%) Relational Database
1 9 (10.23%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.82%) MySQL
3 4 (4.55%) Apache Accumulo
3 4 (4.55%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.27%) KDB
4 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) mvBase
5 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.14%) OpenQM
5 1 (1.14%) UniData
Development Applications
1 27 (30.68%) Eclipse
2 12 (13.64%) Maven
3 11 (12.50%) Subversion
4 9 (10.23%) Eclipse RCP
5 8 (9.09%) Ant
6 6 (6.82%) JUnit
7 5 (5.68%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.68%) StarTeam
8 3 (3.41%) Git (software)
8 3 (3.41%) jMock
8 3 (3.41%) NetBeans
9 2 (2.27%) Mockito
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 14 (15.91%) Banking
3 12 (13.64%) Front Office
4 11 (12.50%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.41%) Law
5 3 (3.41%) Legal
5 3 (3.41%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.27%) Retail
7 1 (1.14%) Dutch Language
7 1 (1.14%) French Language
7 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.14%) Military
7 1 (1.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 73 (82.95%) Developer
2 65 (73.86%) Java Developer
3 28 (31.82%) Java Swing Developer
4 8 (9.09%) E-Commerce Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Java E-Commerce Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 8 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.82%) GUI Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Java GUI Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
6 5 (5.68%) J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Architect
7 4 (4.55%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Java Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.95%) J2EE
2 24 (27.27%) HTML
3 23 (26.14%) XML
4 20 (22.73%) Spring
5 17 (19.32%) EJB
6 16 (18.18%) Web Services
6 16 (18.18%) XSLT
7 15 (17.05%) HTML5
8 13 (14.77%) JSP
9 11 (12.50%) JDBC
9 11 (12.50%) jQuery
9 11 (12.50%) SWT
10 10 (11.36%) Ajax
10 10 (11.36%) JavaFX
10 10 (11.36%) Struts
11 8 (9.09%) CSS
11 8 (9.09%) XSL
12 7 (7.95%) AngularJS
12 7 (7.95%) Hibernate
13 5 (5.68%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Equities
4 3 (3.41%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.27%) iPad
5 2 (2.27%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.27%) Physics
5 2 (2.27%) RIA
5 2 (2.27%) Statistics
5 2 (2.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.14%) Derivative
6 1 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.14%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Unix
2 17 (19.32%) Linux
3 5 (5.68%) Windows
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (31.82%) Multithreading
2 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (19.32%) E-Commerce
3 17 (19.32%) UML
4 15 (17.05%) OO
5 10 (11.36%) Data Modelling
5 10 (11.36%) SDLC
6 8 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (9.09%) Migration
7 7 (7.95%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.82%) SOA
8 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
8 6 (6.82%) TDD
9 5 (5.68%) Performance Testing
9 5 (5.68%) Risk Management
9 5 (5.68%) Scrum
10 4 (4.55%) Document Management
10 4 (4.55%) Load Testing
10 4 (4.55%) Test Scripting
10 4 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (40.91%) SQL
3 20 (22.73%) JavaScript
4 14 (15.91%) C
5 11 (12.50%) C++
6 6 (6.82%) Python
7 3 (3.41%) C#
7 3 (3.41%) Tcl
8 2 (2.27%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Degree
2 14 (15.91%) Security Cleared
3 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
4 9 (10.23%) DV Cleared
5 4 (4.55%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (4.55%) ISEB
5 4 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Oracle
2 9 (10.23%) Sybase
3 5 (5.68%) TIBCO
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.55%) Siemens
4 4 (4.55%) Tableau
5 2 (2.27%) Fidessa
5 2 (2.27%) Google
5 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.14%) Amdocs
6 1 (1.14%) Cisco
Maidstone, Kent
Rark Solutions
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day 6 Month Contract
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