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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 45 57 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Swing 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.66% 0.38% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.00% 1.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £550 £441 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.64% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £410 £331
% change year-on-year
-8.53% +23.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.21%
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
100 137 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.08% 26.10% 13.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 95 24
Average daily rate £415 £388 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% +27.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £330 £237
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £83.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase
1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (100.00%) EJB
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
1 7 (100.00%) JBoss
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) SWT
1 7 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 7 (100.00%) JBoss
1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 7 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
1 7 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) EJB
1 7 (100.00%) J2EE
1 7 (100.00%) SWT
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C
1 7 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Sybase