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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 571 566 535
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -31
Contract jobs citing Swing 52 53 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 34 29
Median daily rate £500 £508 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.47% +12.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
14715 14476 13561
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.50% 28.05% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10384 9930 8896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 209 194
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.91 £18.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.15 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -10 30 £500 -4.76% 6
South East +4 8 £360 +14.28% 1
South West -2 7 £600 +60.00%
East Midlands -1 3 £338 -27.02% 1
North West - 3 £475 - 2
Swing
UK

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (50.00%) SQL
2 52 (50.00%) J2EE
3 46 (44.23%) Unix
4 42 (40.38%) Eclipse
5 38 (36.54%) EJB
6 37 (35.58%) Oracle
7 36 (34.62%) WebLogic
8 33 (31.73%) Linux
9 32 (30.77%) XML
9 32 (30.77%) Multithreading
10 30 (28.85%) JBoss
11 29 (27.88%) HTML
12 28 (26.92%) Web Services
13 27 (25.96%) UML
13 27 (25.96%) Spring
14 26 (25.00%) WebSphere
15 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (23.08%) Security Cleared
16 23 (22.12%) GlassFish
16 23 (22.12%) XSLT
16 23 (22.12%) OO
16 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
17 21 (20.19%) Banking
18 20 (19.23%) SWT
18 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
18 20 (19.23%) Sybase
18 20 (19.23%) JSP
18 20 (19.23%) E-Commerce
18 20 (19.23%) Eclipse RCP

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 36 (34.62%) WebLogic
2 30 (28.85%) JBoss
3 26 (25.00%) WebSphere
4 23 (22.12%) GlassFish
5 2 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.96%) Mule
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (3.85%) Teamcenter
3 2 (1.92%) BigMachines
3 2 (1.92%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) SSL
2 4 (3.85%) Internet
3 2 (1.92%) DVB
3 2 (1.92%) LDAP
3 2 (1.92%) SNMP
3 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.96%) HTTP
4 1 (0.96%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 19 (18.27%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.88%) Big Data
4 3 (2.88%) MySQL
5 2 (1.92%) KDB
6 1 (0.96%) Apache Accumulo
6 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 42 (40.38%) Eclipse
2 20 (19.23%) Eclipse RCP
3 17 (16.35%) Maven
4 13 (12.50%) JUnit
5 11 (10.58%) Subversion
6 7 (6.73%) Ant
6 7 (6.73%) Mockito
7 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.81%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.81%) StarTeam
9 4 (3.85%) JBehave
9 4 (3.85%) JIRA
9 4 (3.85%) Spock
10 3 (2.88%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.92%) jMock
11 2 (1.92%) NetBeans
11 2 (1.92%) Sonatype Nexus
12 1 (0.96%) Selenium
12 1 (0.96%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 21 (20.19%) Banking
2 16 (15.38%) Finance
3 13 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 9 (8.65%) Front Office
5 2 (1.92%) Dutch Language
5 2 (1.92%) Legal
5 2 (1.92%) Retail
6 1 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (0.96%) French Language
6 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 96 (92.31%) Developer
2 86 (82.69%) Java Developer
3 28 (26.92%) Java Swing Developer
4 16 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 15 (14.42%) Senior Java Developer
6 9 (8.65%) C++ Developer
6 9 (8.65%) C++/Java Developer
6 9 (8.65%) E-Commerce Developer
6 9 (8.65%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Oracle Developer
7 8 (7.69%) Unix Developer
8 7 (6.73%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 7 (6.73%) GUI Developer
8 7 (6.73%) J2EE Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Java GUI Developer
8 7 (6.73%) Linux Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 6 (5.77%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
10 5 (4.81%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.81%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (50.00%) J2EE
2 38 (36.54%) EJB
3 32 (30.77%) XML
4 29 (27.88%) HTML
5 28 (26.92%) Web Services
6 27 (25.96%) Spring
7 23 (22.12%) XSLT
8 20 (19.23%) JSP
8 20 (19.23%) SWT
9 17 (16.35%) HTML5
10 15 (14.42%) CSS
11 13 (12.50%) JDBC
12 12 (11.54%) AngularJS
12 12 (11.54%) jQuery
13 11 (10.58%) Hibernate
14 10 (9.62%) Ajax
14 10 (9.62%) STL
15 9 (8.65%) JavaFX
15 9 (8.65%) JMS
15 9 (8.65%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.77%) User Experience
3 4 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.92%) Fixed Income
4 2 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.92%) Physics
5 1 (0.96%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 46 (44.23%) Unix
2 33 (31.73%) Linux
3 5 (4.81%) Windows
4 3 (2.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.96%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.96%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) Multithreading
2 27 (25.96%) UML
3 24 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.12%) OO
5 20 (19.23%) E-Commerce
6 12 (11.54%) SDLC
7 11 (10.58%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.58%) TDD
8 9 (8.65%) MVC
9 7 (6.73%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.73%) Electronic Trading
9 7 (6.73%) Migration
10 6 (5.77%) DevOps
11 5 (4.81%) BDD
11 5 (4.81%) OOP
11 5 (4.81%) Release Management
11 5 (4.81%) Risk Management
11 5 (4.81%) Scrum
12 4 (3.85%) Refactoring
12 4 (3.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 104 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (50.00%) SQL
3 23 (22.12%) JavaScript
4 19 (18.27%) C++
5 16 (15.38%) C
6 9 (8.65%) Perl
7 8 (7.69%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.73%) Python
9 5 (4.81%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.88%) Korn
10 3 (2.88%) XPath
11 2 (1.92%) C#
11 2 (1.92%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 24 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 18 (17.31%) DV Cleared
3 17 (16.35%) Degree
4 10 (9.62%) SC Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (1.92%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.96%) ISEB
7 1 (0.96%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) QA
2 3 (2.88%) FATCA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (35.58%) Oracle
2 20 (19.23%) Sybase
3 5 (4.81%) TIBCO
4 4 (3.85%) Solace
5 3 (2.88%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.88%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.88%) Siemens
5 3 (2.88%) Tableau
6 2 (1.92%) Fidessa
6 2 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.92%) Sun
7 1 (0.96%) Amdocs
7 1 (0.96%) Black Duck
7 1 (0.96%) Google
7 1 (0.96%) MuleSoft
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