The table below looks at the statistics for SWT 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 SWT over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 55 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SWT 2 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.42% - 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.22% - 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£473 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £473 - £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
164 81 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 34.10% 21.60% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 49 67
Average daily rate £390 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 2
Average hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +63.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWT across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SWT 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 SWT.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Swing
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Sun
3 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

SWT
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing SWT 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 SWT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) EJB
1 3 (100.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows NT
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) Sun