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 25 August 2016 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 402 393 389
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Contract jobs citing Swing 47 43 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.18% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.57% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 35
Median daily rate £500 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £293 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £450 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £48.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +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
7707 7495 7470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.48% 31.56% 30.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5738 5469 5235
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 47 50
Median hourly rate £45.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.28% -8.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £22.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.25 £52.27 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

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 25 August 2016.

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 25 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +45 18 £500 -4.76% 2
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, 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 71 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (57.75%) SQL
3 38 (53.52%) J2EE
4 36 (50.70%) JavaScript
5 34 (47.89%) Unix
6 32 (45.07%) HTML
7 31 (43.66%) XML
8 30 (42.25%) Web Services
8 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (39.44%) Oracle
9 28 (39.44%) EJB
10 27 (38.03%) Linux
11 25 (35.21%) XSLT
11 25 (35.21%) CSS
11 25 (35.21%) Spring
12 23 (32.39%) JSP
12 23 (32.39%) AngularJS
13 20 (28.17%) UML
13 20 (28.17%) OO
13 20 (28.17%) Banking
13 20 (28.17%) Multithreading
14 19 (26.76%) Finance
15 18 (25.35%) HTML5
16 17 (23.94%) MVC
16 17 (23.94%) Spring MVC
16 17 (23.94%) Maven
17 16 (22.54%) TDD
17 16 (22.54%) jQuery
17 16 (22.54%) Spring Integration
18 15 (21.13%) WebSphere

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 15 (21.13%) WebLogic
1 15 (21.13%) WebSphere
2 11 (15.49%) JBoss
3 9 (12.68%) GlassFish
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint
4 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.41%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.63%) KDB
3 4 (5.63%) MySQL
3 4 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.23%) Big Data
5 2 (2.82%) SQL Navigator
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.41%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 17 (23.94%) Maven
2 15 (21.13%) Eclipse
3 12 (16.90%) JUnit
4 10 (14.08%) JIRA
5 8 (11.27%) Eclipse RCP
5 8 (11.27%) Jenkins
5 8 (11.27%) Mockito
6 7 (9.86%) Git (software)
6 7 (9.86%) Spock
6 7 (9.86%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.63%) Ant
7 4 (5.63%) JBehave
7 4 (5.63%) Subversion
8 2 (2.82%) ClearQuest
8 2 (2.82%) NetBeans
8 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
8 2 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (2.82%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.41%) Selenium
General
1 20 (28.17%) Banking
2 19 (26.76%) Finance
3 13 (18.31%) Front Office
4 8 (11.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (95.77%) Developer
2 60 (84.51%) Java Developer
3 19 (26.76%) Java Swing Developer
4 13 (18.31%) Senior Developer
5 12 (16.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (9.86%) C++ Developer
6 7 (9.86%) C++/Java Developer
7 6 (8.45%) E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 5 (7.04%) GUI Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Java GUI Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Linux Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Oracle Developer
8 5 (7.04%) Unix Developer
8 5 (7.04%) UX Developer
9 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 3 (4.23%) PowerShell Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Senior UX Developer
9 3 (4.23%) SharePoint Developer
10 2 (2.82%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (53.52%) J2EE
2 32 (45.07%) HTML
3 31 (43.66%) XML
4 30 (42.25%) Web Services
5 28 (39.44%) EJB
6 25 (35.21%) CSS
6 25 (35.21%) Spring
6 25 (35.21%) XSLT
7 23 (32.39%) AngularJS
7 23 (32.39%) JSP
8 18 (25.35%) HTML5
9 17 (23.94%) Spring MVC
10 16 (22.54%) jQuery
10 16 (22.54%) Spring Integration
11 13 (18.31%) Node.js
12 12 (16.90%) CSS3
12 12 (16.90%) JDBC
12 12 (16.90%) JMS
12 12 (16.90%) SOAP
13 11 (15.49%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (12.68%) User Experience
3 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Derivative
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Equities
4 2 (2.82%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (2.82%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 34 (47.89%) Unix
2 27 (38.03%) Linux
3 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Multithreading
2 20 (28.17%) OO
2 20 (28.17%) UML
3 17 (23.94%) MVC
4 16 (22.54%) TDD
5 11 (15.49%) E-Commerce
5 11 (15.49%) Scrum
5 11 (15.49%) SDLC
6 9 (12.68%) BDD
6 9 (12.68%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.27%) Refactoring
8 7 (9.86%) Algorithmic Trading
8 7 (9.86%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (9.86%) Release Management
9 6 (8.45%) DevOps
9 6 (8.45%) Low Latency
10 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
11 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
11 3 (4.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (57.75%) SQL
3 36 (50.70%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.08%) C++
4 10 (14.08%) Shell Script
5 9 (12.68%) PL/SQL
6 7 (9.86%) Korn
6 7 (9.86%) Perl
6 7 (9.86%) XPath
7 4 (5.63%) Python
8 3 (4.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (16.90%) Degree
2 6 (8.45%) DV Cleared
2 6 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) FATCA
2 4 (5.63%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (39.44%) Oracle
2 10 (14.08%) Sybase
3 9 (12.68%) Solace
4 2 (2.82%) Fidessa
4 2 (2.82%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.41%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.41%) Google
5 1 (1.41%) Sun
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