The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 56 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Contract jobs citing Swing 1 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.19% 0.34% 2.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 1.96% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Average daily rate
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£410 - £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £330 £439
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -24.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.84 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -20.93%
Swing
South West

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
130 51 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.00% 17.47% 29.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 29 52
Average daily rate £375 £300 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -21.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £346 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 7
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £54.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.95%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

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 19 December 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
Gloucester - 1 £410 -
Swing
South West

Swing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) SWT
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) SWT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Sun Certification
1 1 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Sun