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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
UK / England
Rank 554 540 545
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +5
Contract jobs citing Swing 23 49 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 31 45
Median daily rate £475 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £630 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
13225 13526 12990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.47% 28.73% 27.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 9257 9419 8679
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 233 173
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.35 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.75 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +11 16 £550 - 11
East Midlands - 3 £315 -
West Midlands - 3 £375 - 1
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 81 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (51.85%) Spring
3 41 (50.62%) J2EE
4 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
4 38 (46.91%) HTML
4 38 (46.91%) JSP
5 37 (45.68%) EJB
5 37 (45.68%) Unix
5 37 (45.68%) SQL
6 35 (43.21%) CSS
6 35 (43.21%) Finance
7 34 (41.98%) XML
8 31 (38.27%) Oracle
8 31 (38.27%) Linux
9 30 (37.04%) XSLT
10 29 (35.80%) jQuery
11 28 (34.57%) Web Services
12 26 (32.10%) Servlets
12 26 (32.10%) MVC
12 26 (32.10%) Maven
12 26 (32.10%) Spring MVC
13 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
13 24 (29.63%) Scrum
13 24 (29.63%) JUnit
14 23 (28.40%) Banking
14 23 (28.40%) Spring Integration
15 22 (27.16%) AngularJS
15 22 (27.16%) WebSphere
16 20 (24.69%) Java RMI

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 22 (27.16%) WebSphere
2 14 (17.28%) JBoss
3 13 (16.05%) GlassFish
4 10 (12.35%) Tomcat
4 10 (12.35%) WebLogic
5 4 (4.94%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (2.47%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.23%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) LDAP
1 3 (3.70%) SNMP
2 1 (1.23%) FTP
2 1 (1.23%) SSH
2 1 (1.23%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.99%) Relational Database
2 14 (17.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.94%) Big Data
3 4 (4.94%) MySQL
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
4 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.23%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (1.23%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Maven
2 24 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 24 (29.63%) JUnit
3 19 (23.46%) JIRA
4 18 (22.22%) Eclipse
4 18 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 18 (22.22%) TeamCity
5 12 (14.81%) Mockito
6 11 (13.58%) Spock
7 10 (12.35%) Eclipse RCP
8 5 (6.17%) Selenium
8 5 (6.17%) Sonatype Nexus
8 5 (6.17%) Subversion
9 4 (4.94%) NetBeans
10 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.47%) Ant
12 1 (1.23%) Mercurial
12 1 (1.23%) TestNG
12 1 (1.23%) Toad
12 1 (1.23%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 35 (43.21%) Finance
2 23 (28.40%) Banking
3 8 (9.88%) Front Office
4 5 (6.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.47%) Games
5 2 (2.47%) Marketing
5 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 76 (93.83%) Developer
2 69 (85.19%) Java Developer
3 23 (28.40%) Senior Developer
3 23 (28.40%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (12.35%) C++ Developer
5 8 (9.88%) Java Swing Developer
6 7 (8.64%) C++/Java Developer
6 7 (8.64%) UI Developer
7 3 (3.70%) DV Cleared Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 3 (3.70%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Agile Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Agile Java Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Automation Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Java Engineer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Agile Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Agile Java Developer
8 2 (2.47%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (51.85%) Spring
2 41 (50.62%) J2EE
3 38 (46.91%) HTML
3 38 (46.91%) JSP
4 37 (45.68%) EJB
5 35 (43.21%) CSS
6 34 (41.98%) XML
7 30 (37.04%) XSLT
8 29 (35.80%) jQuery
9 28 (34.57%) Web Services
10 26 (32.10%) Servlets
10 26 (32.10%) Spring MVC
11 23 (28.40%) Spring Integration
12 22 (27.16%) AngularJS
13 20 (24.69%) HTML5
13 20 (24.69%) Java RMI
13 20 (24.69%) REST
14 19 (23.46%) SOAP
15 18 (22.22%) JMS
16 17 (20.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 12 (14.81%) User Experience
2 9 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.94%) Fixed Income
4 3 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
5 2 (2.47%) Equities
5 2 (2.47%) Life Science
6 1 (1.23%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 37 (45.68%) Unix
2 31 (38.27%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) MVC
3 24 (29.63%) Scrum
4 19 (23.46%) TDD
5 16 (19.75%) UML
6 15 (18.52%) Refactoring
7 14 (17.28%) BDD
7 14 (17.28%) OO
8 9 (11.11%) Multithreading
9 8 (9.88%) Electronic Trading
10 7 (8.64%) Release Management
10 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.41%) Low Latency
11 6 (7.41%) Multithreaded Programming
11 6 (7.41%) Risk Management
11 6 (7.41%) SDLC
11 6 (7.41%) Web Development
12 5 (6.17%) DevOps
13 4 (4.94%) Front End Development
13 4 (4.94%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (46.91%) JavaScript
3 37 (45.68%) SQL
4 16 (19.75%) Korn
4 16 (19.75%) Shell Script
5 15 (18.52%) C++
6 14 (17.28%) XPath
7 8 (9.88%) PL/SQL
8 7 (8.64%) Perl
9 5 (6.17%) Python
10 3 (3.70%) Tcl
10 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.47%) C
11 2 (2.47%) C#
12 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.23%) PHP
12 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) Security Cleared
3 6 (7.41%) Sun Certification
4 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (2.47%) PhD
6 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) FATCA
2 1 (1.23%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.23%) EMIR
2 1 (1.23%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.23%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Ansible
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (38.27%) Oracle
2 19 (23.46%) Solace
3 10 (12.35%) Sybase
4 6 (7.41%) Sun
5 5 (6.17%) Black Duck
5 5 (6.17%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.47%) Talarian
6 2 (2.47%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.23%) Red Hat