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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 369 368 349
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Contract jobs citing Swing 37 38 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.52% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 21 43
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £400 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £363 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.82% -9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £48.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £54.50
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
7353 7318 7703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 31.24% 31.03% 31.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 5349 5212 5550
Average daily rate £425 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 45 75
Average hourly rate £27.66 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.53% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.50 £53.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -8 11 £508 +12.77% 2
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 79 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (65.82%) SQL
3 30 (37.97%) Multithreading
4 28 (35.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (27.85%) Spring
5 22 (27.85%) Oracle
6 21 (26.58%) Web Services
6 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
7 19 (24.05%) Linux
7 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (24.05%) Finance
8 17 (21.52%) OO
8 17 (21.52%) XML
8 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
9 16 (20.25%) C++
9 16 (20.25%) J2EE
10 15 (18.99%) UML
10 15 (18.99%) Maven
11 14 (17.72%) Banking
11 14 (17.72%) SDLC
12 12 (15.19%) Degree
12 12 (15.19%) Hibernate
12 12 (15.19%) Struts
12 12 (15.19%) UNIX
13 11 (13.92%) WebLogic
14 10 (12.66%) JDBC
14 10 (12.66%) XSLT
14 10 (12.66%) Eclipse
14 10 (12.66%) Investment Banking
15 9 (11.39%) Middleware

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (13.92%) WebLogic
2 7 (8.86%) JBoss
3 5 (6.33%) Tomcat
3 5 (6.33%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.53%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.27%) Confluence
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.53%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) GitHub
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.86%) Relational Database
2 6 (7.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.06%) MySQL
3 4 (5.06%) SQL Navigator
4 3 (3.80%) KDB
5 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (18.99%) Maven
2 10 (12.66%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.33%) Subversion
4 4 (5.06%) Ant
5 3 (3.80%) ClearQuest
5 3 (3.80%) NetBeans
5 3 (3.80%) TortoiseSVN
5 3 (3.80%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.53%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (2.53%) Gradle
6 2 (2.53%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.53%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 2 (2.53%) JUnit
6 2 (2.53%) VisualAge
7 1 (1.27%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.27%) JIRA
7 1 (1.27%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Banking
3 10 (12.66%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.13%) Front Office
5 5 (6.33%) Retail Banking
5 5 (6.33%) Retail
6 3 (3.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.80%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (3.80%) Back Office
7 2 (2.53%) Advertising
8 1 (1.27%) Publishing
8 1 (1.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (73.42%) Developer
2 46 (58.23%) Java Developer
3 31 (39.24%) Java Swing Developer
4 7 (8.86%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Development Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) C++ Developer
5 6 (7.59%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (3.80%) Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Consultant
9 2 (2.53%) Developer Analyst
9 2 (2.53%) J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.27%) Front-End Developer
10 1 (1.27%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (1.27%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) Spring
2 21 (26.58%) Web Services
3 17 (21.52%) XML
4 16 (20.25%) J2EE
5 12 (15.19%) Hibernate
5 12 (15.19%) Struts
6 10 (12.66%) JDBC
6 10 (12.66%) XSLT
7 9 (11.39%) Middleware
8 8 (10.13%) Ajax
9 7 (8.86%) SOAP
9 7 (8.86%) STL
10 6 (7.59%) HTML
10 6 (7.59%) Java EE
10 6 (7.59%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (6.33%) REST
11 5 (6.33%) JAXB
11 5 (6.33%) EJB
12 4 (5.06%) JPA
13 3 (3.80%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 28 (35.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Derivative
4 3 (3.80%) Mathematics
4 3 (3.80%) Physics
5 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.53%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.27%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.27%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 19 (24.05%) Linux
2 12 (15.19%) UNIX
3 6 (7.59%) Windows
4 5 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Multithreading
2 21 (26.58%) E-Commerce
3 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.52%) OO
5 15 (18.99%) UML
6 14 (17.72%) SDLC
7 8 (10.13%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.13%) TDD
8 7 (8.86%) Validation
8 7 (8.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Performance Testing
9 6 (7.59%) Change Management
10 5 (6.33%) Asset Management
10 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.06%) Straight-Through Processing
11 4 (5.06%) Low Latency
11 4 (5.06%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (3.80%) RUP
12 3 (3.80%) Scrum
12 3 (3.80%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) Java
2 52 (65.82%) SQL
3 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
4 16 (20.25%) C++
5 7 (8.86%) Perl
6 5 (6.33%) C#
7 3 (3.80%) C
8 2 (2.53%) Groovy
9 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.27%) VBA
9 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) DV Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.53%) GridGain
2 1 (1.27%) Docker
2 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (27.85%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) Red Hat
2 5 (6.33%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.06%) Talarian
4 3 (3.80%) Sybase
4 3 (3.80%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.27%) Sun
5 1 (1.27%) IBM
5 1 (1.27%) GUPTA
5 1 (1.27%) Solace
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