The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 370 385 330
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -55
Contract jobs citing Swing 45 48 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.20% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.60% 0.65% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 67
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£525 £550 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £400 £415
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £48.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £30.00 -
% change year-on-year
+45.83% -
Swing
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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7449 7391 8050
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.41% 30.87% 32.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5470 5160 5812
Average daily rate £438 £413 £403
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 52
Average hourly rate £36.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.88% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.26 £17.50 £23.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £53.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the London region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
City of London +1 11 £525 -12.50% 3
Uxbridge - 2 £315 - 1
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (65.85%) SQL
3 32 (39.02%) Multithreading
4 31 (37.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 28 (34.15%) Oracle
6 25 (30.49%) Linux
7 24 (29.27%) E-Commerce
8 19 (23.17%) UNIX
8 19 (23.17%) Spring
9 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (21.95%) Finance
9 18 (21.95%) Web Services
10 17 (20.73%) OO
10 17 (20.73%) Banking
11 16 (19.51%) C++
12 15 (18.29%) Perl
12 15 (18.29%) J2EE
12 15 (18.29%) XML
12 15 (18.29%) Eclipse
13 12 (14.63%) UML
13 12 (14.63%) JDBC
13 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
14 11 (13.41%) PL/SQL
14 11 (13.41%) C
15 10 (12.20%) Maven
15 10 (12.20%) Investment Banking
15 10 (12.20%) Degree
15 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
15 10 (12.20%) SDLC
16 9 (10.98%) TDD

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 6 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 5 (6.10%) JBoss
4 3 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.22%) SAS
5 1 (1.22%) Apache
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.22%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (9.76%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) PaaS
2 1 (1.22%) GitHub
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) Oracle Database
2 6 (7.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.66%) KDB
5 2 (2.44%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.22%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (1.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (18.29%) Eclipse
2 10 (12.20%) Maven
3 9 (10.98%) NetBeans
4 4 (4.88%) VisualAge
4 4 (4.88%) Gradle
4 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (3.66%) Subversion
6 2 (2.44%) JUnit
6 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.22%) TortoiseSVN
7 1 (1.22%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.22%) Eclipse RCP
7 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.22%) JIRA
7 1 (1.22%) Ant
7 1 (1.22%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.22%) ClearQuest
General
1 18 (21.95%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Banking
3 10 (12.20%) Investment Banking
4 8 (9.76%) Front Office
5 7 (8.54%) Retail
5 7 (8.54%) Billing
5 7 (8.54%) Retail Banking
6 4 (4.88%) Back Office
6 4 (4.88%) Financial Institution
7 3 (3.66%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (2.44%) Advertising
9 1 (1.22%) Publishing
9 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 63 (76.83%) Developer
2 44 (53.66%) Java Developer
3 29 (35.37%) Java Swing Developer
4 7 (8.54%) Software Engineer
4 7 (8.54%) Oracle Developer
5 6 (7.32%) C++ Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 6 (7.32%) Development Engineer
6 5 (6.10%) Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Analyst
7 4 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (2.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.22%) Front-End Developer
9 1 (1.22%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.22%) Front Office Developer
9 1 (1.22%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) Spring
2 18 (21.95%) Web Services
3 15 (18.29%) XML
3 15 (18.29%) J2EE
4 12 (14.63%) JDBC
5 8 (9.76%) XSLT
5 8 (9.76%) Hibernate
5 8 (9.76%) Middleware
5 8 (9.76%) Struts
6 7 (8.54%) SOAP
6 7 (8.54%) STL
6 7 (8.54%) REST
7 6 (7.32%) JPA
7 6 (7.32%) EJB
7 6 (7.32%) Ajax
7 6 (7.32%) FIX Protocol
8 5 (6.10%) HTML
8 5 (6.10%) Servlets
9 4 (4.88%) JSP
9 4 (4.88%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 31 (37.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.88%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.66%) Derivative
4 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.66%) Physics
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.22%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Linux
2 19 (23.17%) UNIX
3 6 (7.32%) Windows
4 1 (1.22%) Solaris
4 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (39.02%) Multithreading
2 24 (29.27%) E-Commerce
3 18 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (20.73%) OO
5 12 (14.63%) UML
6 10 (12.20%) SDLC
7 9 (10.98%) Risk Management
7 9 (10.98%) TDD
8 7 (8.54%) Validation
8 7 (8.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (8.54%) Change Management
8 7 (8.54%) Revenue Management
9 6 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (7.32%) Performance Testing
10 5 (6.10%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.10%) Use Case
10 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (6.10%) Straight-Through Processing
11 4 (4.88%) People Management
11 4 (4.88%) Office Automation
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (65.85%) SQL
3 16 (19.51%) C++
4 15 (18.29%) Perl
5 12 (14.63%) JavaScript
6 11 (13.41%) C
6 11 (13.41%) PL/SQL
7 9 (10.98%) Shell Script
8 3 (3.66%) Groovy
8 3 (3.66%) C#
9 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Degree
2 3 (3.66%) DV Cleared
2 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) CDISC
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) GridGain
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
2 1 (1.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 28 (34.15%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) TIBCO
3 4 (4.88%) Talarian
4 2 (2.44%) Sybase
5 1 (1.22%) IBM
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.22%) Sun
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.22%) GUPTA
5 1 (1.22%) Solace
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Uxbridge
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 23 days ago