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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 511 512 417
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -95
Contract jobs citing Swing 53 34 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.074% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.27% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 22 74
Average daily rate
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£550 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £354 £326 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £598 £685
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £338
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +17.64%
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
12904 12450 11108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.22% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 8595 7881 7098
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 245 287
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.25 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +7 41 £569 +8.33% 7
North West -11 3 £400 +70.21% 1
Yorkshire -10 2 £375 +15.38%
South West -21 2 £441 +26.97% 5
South East -34 2 £288 -24.59% 5
West Midlands - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 1
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Java
2 49 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (34.91%) Oracle
3 37 (34.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (28.30%) UNIX
5 29 (27.36%) Linux
5 29 (27.36%) Web Services
6 28 (26.42%) Front Office
7 27 (25.47%) SQL
8 24 (22.64%) Derivative
9 23 (21.70%) Ant
9 23 (21.70%) Eclipse
10 22 (20.75%) HTML
10 22 (20.75%) Finance
10 22 (20.75%) Relational Database
11 21 (19.81%) JUnit
12 20 (18.87%) JDBC
13 19 (17.92%) JBoss
13 19 (17.92%) Spring
14 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
14 18 (16.98%) OO
14 18 (16.98%) EJB
14 18 (16.98%) XML
14 18 (16.98%) TeamCity
15 17 (16.04%) J2EE
15 17 (16.04%) CruiseControl
16 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
16 16 (15.09%) Sybase
16 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
17 15 (14.15%) Subversion

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 19 (17.92%) JBoss
2 13 (12.26%) WebLogic
3 11 (10.38%) WebSphere
3 11 (10.38%) GlassFish
4 4 (3.77%) Apache
4 4 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.94%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.94%) Jetty
5 1 (0.94%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 4 (3.77%) RMDS
1 4 (3.77%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.94%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (20.75%) Relational Database
2 16 (15.09%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.66%) MySQL
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Navigator
4 4 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.94%) JasperReports
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (21.70%) Ant
1 23 (21.70%) Eclipse
2 21 (19.81%) JUnit
3 18 (16.98%) TeamCity
4 17 (16.04%) CruiseControl
5 15 (14.15%) Subversion
5 15 (14.15%) Maven
6 12 (11.32%) Eclipse RCP
7 8 (7.55%) NetBeans
8 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.83%) TortoiseSVN
8 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.83%) ClearQuest
8 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.89%) Artifactory
9 2 (1.89%) jMock
9 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 28 (26.42%) Front Office
2 22 (20.75%) Finance
3 15 (14.15%) Banking
4 7 (6.60%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.83%) Retail
6 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.94%) Advertising
7 1 (0.94%) Marketing
7 1 (0.94%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 85 (80.19%) Developer
2 72 (67.92%) Java Developer
3 16 (15.09%) Java Swing Developer
4 9 (8.49%) Programmer
5 8 (7.55%) Java Programmer
6 5 (4.72%) Tester
7 4 (3.77%) Architect
7 4 (3.77%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.77%) UI Developer
7 4 (3.77%) UI Programmer
8 3 (2.83%) Android Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (2.83%) Senior Developer
9 2 (1.89%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (1.89%) Software Developer
9 2 (1.89%) Analyst
9 2 (1.89%) Java Analyst Programmer
9 2 (1.89%) Xamarin Developer
10 1 (0.94%) Demandware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (27.36%) Web Services
2 22 (20.75%) HTML
3 20 (18.87%) JDBC
4 19 (17.92%) Spring
5 18 (16.98%) Hibernate
5 18 (16.98%) EJB
5 18 (16.98%) XML
6 17 (16.04%) J2EE
7 12 (11.32%) JSF
7 12 (11.32%) SWT
8 10 (9.43%) jQuery
9 9 (8.49%) WPF
10 8 (7.55%) CSS
10 8 (7.55%) HTML5
11 7 (6.60%) SOAP
11 7 (6.60%) Java EE
11 7 (6.60%) JSON
12 6 (5.66%) XSLT
12 6 (5.66%) J2SE
12 6 (5.66%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (22.64%) Derivative
3 13 (12.26%) Computer Science
4 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.66%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.66%) Fixed Income
6 5 (4.72%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.77%) Data Structures
7 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (3.77%) Thin Client
7 4 (3.77%) Fat Client
7 4 (3.77%) Reference Data
8 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.89%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.89%) Life Science
9 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.89%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 30 (28.30%) UNIX
2 29 (27.36%) Linux
3 6 (5.66%) Windows
4 4 (3.77%) Windows NT
4 4 (3.77%) Android
4 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone 7
5 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (46.23%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (16.98%) OO
3 13 (12.26%) TDD
3 13 (12.26%) Multithreading
4 8 (7.55%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (6.60%) UML
5 7 (6.60%) OOP
5 7 (6.60%) OOD
6 6 (5.66%) SOA
6 6 (5.66%) Software Engineering
6 6 (5.66%) Web Development
6 6 (5.66%) BDD
7 5 (4.72%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.72%) E-Commerce
8 4 (3.77%) Change Management
8 4 (3.77%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.77%) Automated Testing
9 3 (2.83%) BPMN
9 3 (2.83%) Waterfall
9 3 (2.83%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 106 (100.00%) Java
2 27 (25.47%) SQL
3 16 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.21%) C#
5 9 (8.49%) C
6 7 (6.60%) C++
6 7 (6.60%) Groovy
7 4 (3.77%) XQuery
8 2 (1.89%) Python
9 1 (0.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.94%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Degree
1 10 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (8.49%) DV Cleared
3 7 (6.60%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (34.91%) Oracle
2 16 (15.09%) Sybase
3 13 (12.26%) TIBCO
4 6 (5.66%) Sun
5 5 (4.72%) Microsoft
6 4 (3.77%) ION Trading
6 4 (3.77%) Google
6 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
7 3 (2.83%) Xamarin
7 3 (2.83%) webMethods
7 3 (2.83%) Software AG
8 1 (0.94%) Demandware
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