The first table below looks at the demand for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 16 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 42 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Swing 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.51% 0.89% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.41% 2.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate £450 £480 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
83 108 210
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.96% 31.95% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 73 115
Average daily rate £325 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £311 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.26% -10.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £13.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £33.50 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Swing
South West

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester -14 2 £450 -6.25%
Swing
South West

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
2 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Java Swing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) RESTful
3 1 (33.33%) HornetQ
3 1 (33.33%) JMS
3 1 (33.33%) EJB
3 1 (33.33%) GWT
3 1 (33.33%) JPA
3 1 (33.33%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (33.33%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) TDD
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
1 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 2 (66.67%) BDD
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
2 1 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle