The first table below looks at the demand for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Essex region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Swing 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.78% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £54.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-44.95% +36.25%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
129 128 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 26.60% 28.13% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 42
Average daily rate £400 £265 £289
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.94% -8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 20 26
Average hourly rate £31.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.66 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £37.50 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Swing
East of England

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Swing across the Essex region.

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Essex region.

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Swing
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. 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
Colchester - 1 £350 -
Swing
East of England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Data Mining
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Gradle
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JMS
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss