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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 401 400 399
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing Swing 31 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.42% 0.48% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 24 19
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £283 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £561 £620
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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
7315 7430 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 33.03% 31.45% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 5515 5412 5163
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 50 40
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.48 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £62.50 £51.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +51 12 £500 +9.28% 3
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 63 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (68.25%) SQL
3 28 (44.44%) J2EE
4 27 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 26 (41.27%) XML
6 23 (36.51%) UML
7 22 (34.92%) Web Services
7 22 (34.92%) HTML
7 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
8 21 (33.33%) Banking
8 21 (33.33%) Unix
9 20 (31.75%) OO
9 20 (31.75%) E-Commerce
10 19 (30.16%) XSLT
11 18 (28.57%) EJB
11 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (28.57%) Spring
12 17 (26.98%) Linux
13 16 (25.40%) Oracle
14 15 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (22.22%) Eclipse
15 14 (22.22%) WebLogic
15 14 (22.22%) HTML5
16 13 (20.63%) Maven
16 13 (20.63%) Investment Banking
16 13 (20.63%) CSS
16 13 (20.63%) JSP
17 12 (19.05%) Finance
17 12 (19.05%) Degree
18 11 (17.46%) TDD

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 14 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 5 (7.94%) GlassFish
3 5 (7.94%) JBoss
4 1 (1.59%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.35%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (6.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) Big Data
4 2 (3.17%) KDB
5 1 (1.59%) MySQL
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Eclipse
2 13 (20.63%) Maven
3 8 (12.70%) JUnit
4 5 (7.94%) Eclipse RCP
5 4 (6.35%) JBehave
5 4 (6.35%) Jenkins
5 4 (6.35%) Mockito
5 4 (6.35%) Spock
6 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.76%) JIRA
6 3 (4.76%) TeamCity
7 2 (3.17%) Ant
7 2 (3.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.17%) Subversion
8 1 (1.59%) Selenium
General
1 21 (33.33%) Banking
2 13 (20.63%) Investment Banking
3 12 (19.05%) Finance
4 9 (14.29%) Front Office
5 2 (3.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.59%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.59%) French Language
6 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (95.24%) Developer
2 53 (84.13%) Java Developer
3 22 (34.92%) Java Swing Developer
4 13 (20.63%) Senior Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Senior Java Developer
6 10 (15.87%) E-Commerce Developer
6 10 (15.87%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 7 (11.11%) GUI Developer
7 7 (11.11%) Java GUI Developer
8 6 (9.52%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
9 5 (7.94%) C++ Developer
9 5 (7.94%) C++/Java Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Linux Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Oracle Developer
9 5 (7.94%) Unix Developer
10 4 (6.35%) Senior UI Developer
10 4 (6.35%) UI Developer
11 3 (4.76%) DV Cleared Java Developer
11 3 (4.76%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 2 (3.17%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (44.44%) J2EE
2 26 (41.27%) XML
3 22 (34.92%) HTML
3 22 (34.92%) Web Services
4 19 (30.16%) XSLT
5 18 (28.57%) EJB
5 18 (28.57%) Spring
6 14 (22.22%) HTML5
7 13 (20.63%) CSS
7 13 (20.63%) JSP
8 11 (17.46%) AngularJS
9 9 (14.29%) Spring Integration
10 8 (12.70%) Ajax
10 8 (12.70%) JMS
10 8 (12.70%) jQuery
10 8 (12.70%) Spring MVC
10 8 (12.70%) Struts
11 7 (11.11%) JDBC
11 7 (11.11%) XML Schema
12 6 (9.52%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (9.52%) User Experience
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Equities
5 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.59%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 21 (33.33%) Unix
2 17 (26.98%) Linux
3 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
3 3 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 23 (36.51%) UML
3 20 (31.75%) E-Commerce
3 20 (31.75%) OO
4 18 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (17.46%) TDD
6 10 (15.87%) SDLC
7 8 (12.70%) MVC
8 7 (11.11%) Data Modelling
9 6 (9.52%) DevOps
10 5 (7.94%) BDD
10 5 (7.94%) Electronic Trading
10 5 (7.94%) Release Management
10 5 (7.94%) Scrum
10 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
11 4 (6.35%) Low Latency
11 4 (6.35%) Refactoring
11 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
12 3 (4.76%) Regression Testing
12 3 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) Java
2 43 (68.25%) SQL
3 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
4 8 (12.70%) C++
5 5 (7.94%) Perl
5 5 (7.94%) PL/SQL
5 5 (7.94%) Python
5 5 (7.94%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.76%) Korn
6 3 (4.76%) XPath
Qualifications
1 12 (19.05%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) DV Cleared
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) FATCA
Vendors
1 16 (25.40%) Oracle
2 5 (7.94%) Sybase
3 4 (6.35%) Solace
4 2 (3.17%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.59%) Amdocs
5 1 (1.59%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.59%) Sun
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