The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 56 64 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Contract jobs citing Swing 1 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.56% 0.47% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £488 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £439
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -24.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.84 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -20.93%
Swing
East of England

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 Hertfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
179 212 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.40% 33.13% 37.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 118 209
Average daily rate £365 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £11.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+240.90% -71.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.93 £11.00 £32.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £37.50 £43.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Hertfordshire region.

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Swing
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bishop's Stortford - - - -
Borehamwood - - - - 1
Hertford - - - -
Swing
East of England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
2 1 (50.00%) Demandware
2 1 (50.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Android Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Demandware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
1 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) iPhone
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone 7
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) OOP
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Demandware
1 1 (50.00%) Xamarin