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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 363 352 359
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Contract jobs citing Swing 40 43 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.19% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.62% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 31 33
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.17% +0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £488 £378
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £670
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 - £39.00
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
6790 6944 6448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.63% 30.69% 29.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4882 5091 4668
Average daily rate £420 £413 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% +1.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 16 90
Average hourly rate £22.18 £45.00 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.71% +8.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £30.00 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £175.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +13 13 £544 -1.13% 5
Canary Wharf - 2 £625 -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 84 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (48.81%) SQL
3 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (38.10%) Linux
4 32 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (36.90%) UNIX
6 30 (35.71%) Oracle
7 22 (26.19%) Ant
7 22 (26.19%) Front Office
7 22 (26.19%) Spring
8 21 (25.00%) Web Services
9 20 (23.81%) Finance
9 20 (23.81%) Derivative
10 19 (22.62%) Multithreading
11 18 (21.43%) JDBC
12 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
12 17 (20.24%) Maven
13 16 (19.05%) Hibernate
13 16 (19.05%) TeamCity
13 16 (19.05%) J2EE
13 16 (19.05%) XML
13 16 (19.05%) JBoss
14 15 (17.86%) OO
15 14 (16.67%) CruiseControl
15 14 (16.67%) JUnit
15 14 (16.67%) Eclipse
16 13 (15.48%) WebLogic
16 13 (15.48%) C++
16 13 (15.48%) UML
16 13 (15.48%) Struts

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 16 (19.05%) JBoss
2 13 (15.48%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.71%) WebSphere
4 8 (9.52%) GlassFish
5 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.10%) Relational Database
2 8 (9.52%) MySQL
2 8 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.33%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (1.19%) KDB
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Ant
2 17 (20.24%) Maven
3 16 (19.05%) TeamCity
4 14 (16.67%) CruiseControl
4 14 (16.67%) JUnit
4 14 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 8 (9.52%) Eclipse RCP
6 7 (8.33%) NetBeans
6 7 (8.33%) Subversion
7 6 (7.14%) ClearQuest
7 6 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 6 (7.14%) TortoiseSVN
8 2 (2.38%) Gradle
9 1 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.19%) ClearCase
General
1 22 (26.19%) Front Office
2 20 (23.81%) Finance
3 10 (11.90%) Banking
4 5 (5.95%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (3.57%) Retail
6 2 (2.38%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.38%) Back Office
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 60 (71.43%) Developer
2 53 (63.10%) Java Developer
3 15 (17.86%) Java Swing Developer
4 7 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (7.14%) Development Engineer
6 5 (5.95%) Java Programmer
6 5 (5.95%) C++ Developer
6 5 (5.95%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (5.95%) Programmer
6 5 (5.95%) Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Developer
7 3 (3.57%) Tester
7 3 (3.57%) Analyst
8 2 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.38%) Java Analyst Programmer
8 2 (2.38%) J2EE Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.19%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (26.19%) Spring
2 21 (25.00%) Web Services
3 18 (21.43%) JDBC
4 16 (19.05%) Hibernate
4 16 (19.05%) J2EE
4 16 (19.05%) XML
5 13 (15.48%) Struts
6 11 (13.10%) XSLT
7 9 (10.71%) Java EE
7 9 (10.71%) JAXB
7 9 (10.71%) HTML
8 8 (9.52%) EJB
8 8 (9.52%) SOAP
8 8 (9.52%) Middleware
8 8 (9.52%) SWT
9 7 (8.33%) STL
10 6 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
10 6 (7.14%) WPF
11 5 (5.95%) Grails
11 5 (5.95%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (38.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 20 (23.81%) Derivative
3 12 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.38%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (2.38%) Physics
6 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.19%) Open Source
7 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.19%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.19%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 32 (38.10%) Linux
2 31 (36.90%) UNIX
3 9 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (8.33%) Windows
5 3 (3.57%) Windows NT
6 1 (1.19%) Android
6 1 (1.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.05%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.62%) Multithreading
3 15 (17.86%) OO
4 13 (15.48%) UML
5 11 (13.10%) E-Commerce
6 8 (9.52%) Risk Management
6 8 (9.52%) TDD
7 7 (8.33%) Validation
8 6 (7.14%) RUP
8 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 5 (5.95%) Change Management
10 4 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 4 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.57%) Analytics
11 3 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.57%) Investment Management
12 2 (2.38%) Workflow
12 2 (2.38%) MVC
12 2 (2.38%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) Java
2 41 (48.81%) SQL
3 17 (20.24%) JavaScript
4 13 (15.48%) C++
5 9 (10.71%) C#
6 7 (8.33%) Perl
7 6 (7.14%) C
7 6 (7.14%) Groovy
8 4 (4.76%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) DV Cleared
1 10 (11.90%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.52%) Degree
3 6 (7.14%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) GridGain
Vendors
1 30 (35.71%) Oracle
2 9 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.52%) Sybase
4 6 (7.14%) Sun
4 6 (7.14%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
5 4 (4.76%) Talarian
6 1 (1.19%) Solace
6 1 (1.19%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.19%) IBM
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