The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
England / London
Rank 378 392 369
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -23
Contract jobs citing Swing 20 23 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.34% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 34
Median daily rate £575 £563 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £440 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £603 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.84%

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
6697 6758 6427
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.50% 32.26% 30.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5031 5019 4838
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 45 30
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.65% +10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £24.23 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in London

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in London

Swing
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Swing across the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Swing Daily Rate Histogram in London

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in London

Swing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the London region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
City of London -6 4 £475 - 3
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Swing 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 London region with a requirement for Swing.

1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (65.71%) JavaScript
2 46 (65.71%) HTML
3 42 (60.00%) J2EE
4 41 (58.57%) Unix
4 41 (58.57%) Linux
5 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (55.71%) CSS
6 39 (55.71%) JSP
7 38 (54.29%) Web Services
8 37 (52.86%) XML
8 37 (52.86%) EJB
8 37 (52.86%) Spring
9 34 (48.57%) MVC
9 34 (48.57%) Spring MVC
9 34 (48.57%) jQuery
9 34 (48.57%) SQL
9 34 (48.57%) Finance
9 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
10 32 (45.71%) XSLT
11 30 (42.86%) Oracle
11 30 (42.86%) Maven
11 30 (42.86%) Spring Integration
12 27 (38.57%) Jenkins
12 27 (38.57%) HTML5
13 25 (35.71%) SOAP
14 24 (34.29%) Banking
14 24 (34.29%) JIRA
14 24 (34.29%) REST
14 24 (34.29%) CSS3

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 16 (22.86%) WebSphere
2 8 (11.43%) JBoss
3 5 (7.14%) GlassFish
3 5 (7.14%) WebLogic
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.43%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) Big Data
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) SQL Navigator
5 2 (2.86%) KDB
5 2 (2.86%) SQLite
6 1 (1.43%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 30 (42.86%) Maven
2 27 (38.57%) Jenkins
3 24 (34.29%) JIRA
4 22 (31.43%) Git (software)
4 22 (31.43%) TeamCity
5 17 (24.29%) JUnit
6 15 (21.43%) Mockito
7 14 (20.00%) Spock
8 6 (8.57%) Eclipse
9 5 (7.14%) Selenium
9 5 (7.14%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (5.71%) Eclipse RCP
10 4 (5.71%) Subversion
11 3 (4.29%) Ant
11 3 (4.29%) NetBeans
11 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
11 3 (4.29%) TortoiseSVN
12 2 (2.86%) ClearQuest
12 2 (2.86%) Visual Studio
13 1 (1.43%) TestNG
General
1 34 (48.57%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Banking
3 10 (14.29%) Front Office
4 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (90.00%) Developer
2 54 (77.14%) Java Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Senior Developer
3 18 (25.71%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (15.71%) C++ Developer
5 9 (12.86%) C++/Java Developer
6 7 (10.00%) Java Swing Developer
7 5 (7.14%) UI Developer
8 3 (4.29%) PowerShell Developer
8 3 (4.29%) Senior UX Developer
8 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.29%) UX Developer
9 2 (2.86%) C++ Programmer
9 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Front Office Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 2 (2.86%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (65.71%) HTML
2 42 (60.00%) J2EE
3 39 (55.71%) CSS
3 39 (55.71%) JSP
4 38 (54.29%) Web Services
5 37 (52.86%) EJB
5 37 (52.86%) Spring
5 37 (52.86%) XML
6 34 (48.57%) AngularJS
6 34 (48.57%) jQuery
6 34 (48.57%) Spring MVC
7 32 (45.71%) XSLT
8 30 (42.86%) Spring Integration
9 27 (38.57%) HTML5
10 25 (35.71%) SOAP
11 24 (34.29%) CSS3
11 24 (34.29%) REST
12 22 (31.43%) Java RMI
12 22 (31.43%) JMS
12 22 (31.43%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.86%) User Experience
2 11 (15.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.29%) Derivative
5 3 (4.29%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.86%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.43%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 41 (58.57%) Linux
1 41 (58.57%) Unix
2 2 (2.86%) Solaris
2 2 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) MVC
3 22 (31.43%) Scrum
4 21 (30.00%) TDD
5 19 (27.14%) Refactoring
6 18 (25.71%) BDD
7 14 (20.00%) UML
8 11 (15.71%) OO
8 11 (15.71%) Software Engineering
9 10 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (12.86%) Release Management
11 8 (11.43%) Multithreading
12 7 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (10.00%) SDLC
13 6 (8.57%) DevOps
13 6 (8.57%) Low Latency
13 6 (8.57%) Risk Management
14 5 (7.14%) Waterfall
15 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
15 4 (5.71%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (65.71%) JavaScript
3 34 (48.57%) SQL
4 21 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 20 (28.57%) Korn
6 18 (25.71%) XPath
7 14 (20.00%) C++
8 11 (15.71%) PL/SQL
9 9 (12.86%) Perl
10 3 (4.29%) PowerShell
10 3 (4.29%) Python
11 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.43%) PHP
12 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) FATCA
2 1 (1.43%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.43%) EMIR
2 1 (1.43%) MiFID
2 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 30 (42.86%) Oracle
2 24 (34.29%) Solace
3 7 (10.00%) Sybase
4 6 (8.57%) MuleSoft
5 5 (7.14%) Black Duck
6 2 (2.86%) Talarian
6 2 (2.86%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
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