The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Swing 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 2.59% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £410 £331
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +23.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £32.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -19.75%
Swing
Surrey

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 Guildford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
26 38 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 22.41% 18.63% 18.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 32 15
Average daily rate £375 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £610
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £41.25 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Guildford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

Swing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 3 (100.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (100.00%) Hadoop
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation Developer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 3 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB