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 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 376 373 335
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -38
Contract jobs citing Swing 39 49 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.16% 0.20% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.65% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 27 40
Average daily rate
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£538 £588 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.51% +6.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £398 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £630 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £385
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £19.17 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+108.65% -50.84%
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
7247 7542 6827
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.12% 30.44% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5511 4919
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £18.00 £13.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

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 November 2014.

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 November 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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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 +22 11 £563 -2.17% 1
Docklands, London - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 86 (98.85%) Java
2 31 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (35.63%) Banking
3 28 (32.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 25 (28.74%) Finance
5 24 (27.59%) Multithreading
6 23 (26.44%) Relational Database
6 23 (26.44%) Front Office
7 20 (22.99%) Linux
7 20 (22.99%) JBoss
8 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (21.84%) Sybase
9 18 (20.69%) HTML
9 18 (20.69%) SQL
9 18 (20.69%) TDD
9 18 (20.69%) Investment Banking
10 17 (19.54%) WebLogic
10 17 (19.54%) Web Services
11 16 (18.39%) UNIX
12 14 (16.09%) CSS
12 14 (16.09%) Oracle
12 14 (16.09%) J2EE
12 14 (16.09%) OO
12 14 (16.09%) WebSphere
13 13 (14.94%) Derivative
13 13 (14.94%) Fixed Income
13 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
14 12 (13.79%) JUnit
14 12 (13.79%) TIBCO
14 12 (13.79%) Spring

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 20 (22.99%) JBoss
2 17 (19.54%) WebLogic
3 14 (16.09%) WebSphere
4 7 (8.05%) GlassFish
5 5 (5.75%) Tomcat
6 4 (4.60%) Confluence
6 4 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (4.60%) Apache
7 1 (1.15%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Office
2 3 (3.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) RMDS
1 9 (10.34%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.15%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.15%) Internet
1 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (26.44%) Relational Database
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.60%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (3.45%) Sybase IQ
4 3 (3.45%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (2.30%) KDB
5 2 (2.30%) Big Data
5 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
6 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (13.79%) JUnit
2 11 (12.64%) Maven
2 11 (12.64%) Ant
2 11 (12.64%) TeamCity
3 9 (10.34%) Eclipse
4 7 (8.05%) CruiseControl
4 7 (8.05%) Subversion
4 7 (8.05%) Eclipse RCP
5 5 (5.75%) JIRA
6 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.15%) Log4j
7 1 (1.15%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.15%) Artifactory
7 1 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.15%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (35.63%) Banking
2 25 (28.74%) Finance
3 23 (26.44%) Front Office
4 18 (20.69%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.60%) Marketing
6 3 (3.45%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.30%) Retail
8 1 (1.15%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 72 (82.76%) Developer
2 58 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 20 (22.99%) Java Swing Developer
4 8 (9.20%) Web Developer
5 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
6 5 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (4.60%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.60%) UI Programmer
7 4 (4.60%) GUI Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Tester
8 3 (3.45%) Programmer
8 3 (3.45%) Front-End Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Architect
9 2 (2.30%) SQL Developer
9 2 (2.30%) Java Programmer
9 2 (2.30%) Solutions Architect
10 1 (1.15%) Sybase Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.69%) HTML
2 17 (19.54%) Web Services
3 14 (16.09%) CSS
3 14 (16.09%) J2EE
4 12 (13.79%) Spring
5 11 (12.64%) JMS
5 11 (12.64%) REST
6 10 (11.49%) HTML5
6 10 (11.49%) Hibernate
7 9 (10.34%) EJB
7 9 (10.34%) Rendezvous
7 9 (10.34%) WPF
7 9 (10.34%) JavaFX
8 8 (9.20%) RESTful
8 8 (9.20%) XML
9 7 (8.05%) Java EE
9 7 (8.05%) SWT
9 7 (8.05%) JDBC
10 6 (6.90%) jQuery
10 6 (6.90%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (32.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (14.94%) Derivative
2 13 (14.94%) Fixed Income
3 10 (11.49%) Computer Science
3 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.20%) Fat Client
4 8 (9.20%) Thin Client
5 6 (6.90%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.60%) Hedge funds
6 4 (4.60%) Reference Data
6 4 (4.60%) Credit Derivative
7 3 (3.45%) Market Risk
7 3 (3.45%) Open Source
8 2 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.30%) Equities
9 1 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (1.15%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.15%) User Experience
9 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
9 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.99%) Linux
2 16 (18.39%) UNIX
3 9 (10.34%) Windows
4 1 (1.15%) Windows NT
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.15%) Android
4 1 (1.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (27.59%) Multithreading
3 19 (21.84%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (20.69%) TDD
5 14 (16.09%) OO
6 11 (12.64%) BDD
7 9 (10.34%) UML
8 8 (9.20%) Automated Testing
8 8 (9.20%) Software Engineering
9 7 (8.05%) Low Latency
10 6 (6.90%) Risk Management
10 6 (6.90%) MVC
11 5 (5.75%) Web Development
11 5 (5.75%) Investment Management
12 4 (4.60%) Unit Testing
12 4 (4.60%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.60%) Asset Management
12 4 (4.60%) SOA
12 4 (4.60%) Validation
13 3 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 86 (98.85%) Java
2 18 (20.69%) SQL
3 11 (12.64%) C#
4 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
5 3 (3.45%) VBA
6 2 (2.30%) C++
6 2 (2.30%) C
6 2 (2.30%) XAML
7 1 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.05%) SC Cleared
3 5 (5.75%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.45%) Degree
5 1 (1.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) CA LISA
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (21.84%) Sybase
2 14 (16.09%) Oracle
3 12 (13.79%) TIBCO
4 9 (10.34%) ION Trading
5 4 (4.60%) Google
6 3 (3.45%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.30%) GUPTA
8 1 (1.15%) Charles River
8 1 (1.15%) Sun
8 1 (1.15%) CA
8 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
8 1 (1.15%) Green Hat
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