The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 48 52
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.88% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.84%

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 Gloucestershire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
98 113 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 27.00% 24.30% 24.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 75 81
Median daily rate £413 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £46.00 £56.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Swing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Swing.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) SWT
2 8 (88.89%) GlassFish
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Eclipse RCP
2 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 8 (88.89%) JBoss
2 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Sybase
2 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
2 8 (88.89%) EJB
2 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Linux

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 8 (88.89%) GlassFish
1 8 (88.89%) JBoss
1 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
1 8 (88.89%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) SWT
2 8 (88.89%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Scrum
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) Sybase