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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 45 45 24
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Contract jobs citing Swing 2 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.45% 0.25% 3.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.55% 1.04% 17.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 7
Average daily rate
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£600 - £440
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 - £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 - £444
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
-21.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £39.00
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
129 96 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 28.92% 23.88% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 58 31
Average daily rate £350 £315 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 3
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.75 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.97% +3.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £34.50 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £86.75 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Swing across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Swing Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 June 2015. 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
Cheltenham - 2 £600 -
Swing
South West

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Sybase
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) EJB
2 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) JBoss
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) PMP
2 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) SWT
2 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (50.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
1 2 (50.00%) EJB
1 2 (50.00%) SWT
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Project Management
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (50.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) PMP
1 2 (50.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) Sybase