The table below looks at the statistics for SWT skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 43 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing SWT 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.95% 0.42% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.76% 1.38% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Median daily rate £575 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £525 -
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
SWT
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
116 145 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 25.16% 30.21% 27.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 98 77
Median daily rate £370 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +13.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 5
Median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SWT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SWT Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

SWT
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

SWT Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

SWT
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SWT across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

SWT Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

SWT
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWT within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 7 £575 -
Cheltenham - 1 £475 -
SWT
South West

SWT
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SWT 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 SWT.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
1 14 (100.00%) Swing
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 13 (92.86%) Eclipse
2 13 (92.86%) Oracle
2 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (92.86%) Sybase
2 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
2 13 (92.86%) EJB
2 13 (92.86%) WebSphere
2 13 (92.86%) GlassFish
2 13 (92.86%) JBoss
2 13 (92.86%) Eclipse RCP
2 13 (92.86%) Relational Database
3 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
4 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (35.71%) C
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 1 (7.14%) C++
8 1 (7.14%) Sun
8 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
8 1 (7.14%) Scrum
8 1 (7.14%) Linux
8 1 (7.14%) TDD
8 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering

SWT
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 13 (92.86%) GlassFish
1 13 (92.86%) JBoss
1 13 (92.86%) WebLogic
1 13 (92.86%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) Relational Database
1 13 (92.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Eclipse
1 13 (92.86%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Developer
1 13 (92.86%) Java Developer
2 2 (14.29%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) J2EE
1 14 (100.00%) Swing
2 13 (92.86%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Scrum
2 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (35.71%) C
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 10 (71.43%) DV Cleared
3 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Oracle
1 13 (92.86%) Sybase
2 1 (7.14%) Sun