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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
England / London
Rank 390 390 364
Rank change year-on-year
0 -26
Contract jobs citing Swing 15 21 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.077% 0.100% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.32% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 39
Median daily rate £531 £450 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £342 £340
10% offered a daily rate of more than £618 £625 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
-16.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
6730 6638 6441
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.73% 31.47% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5061 4913 4766
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 41 21
Median hourly rate £47.50 £50.00 £29.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +72.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.58 £19.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £64.00 £55.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 - 4 £475 - 2
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 58 (100.00%) Java
2 36 (62.07%) Finance
3 34 (58.62%) HTML
4 33 (56.90%) SQL
4 33 (56.90%) JavaScript
4 33 (56.90%) Linux
5 32 (55.17%) XML
5 32 (55.17%) JSP
5 32 (55.17%) J2EE
5 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (55.17%) Spring
6 31 (53.45%) CSS
6 31 (53.45%) Web Services
6 31 (53.45%) Unix
7 30 (51.72%) EJB
8 29 (50.00%) MVC
8 29 (50.00%) Maven
8 29 (50.00%) Spring MVC
8 29 (50.00%) jQuery
9 27 (46.55%) XSLT
10 26 (44.83%) Spring Integration
10 26 (44.83%) Jenkins
11 24 (41.38%) AngularJS
11 24 (41.38%) Oracle
11 24 (41.38%) Banking
12 22 (37.93%) SOAP
12 22 (37.93%) REST
12 22 (37.93%) Solace
13 21 (36.21%) TeamCity
13 21 (36.21%) Git (software)

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 12 (20.69%) WebSphere
2 4 (6.90%) JBoss
3 2 (3.45%) GlassFish
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) Big Data
1 4 (6.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (3.45%) SQL Navigator
4 1 (1.72%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.72%) KDB
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 29 (50.00%) Maven
2 26 (44.83%) Jenkins
3 21 (36.21%) Git (software)
3 21 (36.21%) TeamCity
4 20 (34.48%) JIRA
5 18 (31.03%) JUnit
6 14 (24.14%) Mockito
6 14 (24.14%) Spock
7 5 (8.62%) Selenium
7 5 (8.62%) Sonatype Nexus
8 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
9 3 (5.17%) Ant
9 3 (5.17%) Subversion
9 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
10 2 (3.45%) Eclipse RCP
10 2 (3.45%) NetBeans
10 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.45%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (1.72%) EasyMock
11 1 (1.72%) Mercurial
General
1 36 (62.07%) Finance
2 24 (41.38%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Front Office
4 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (91.38%) Developer
2 46 (79.31%) Java Developer
3 16 (27.59%) Senior Developer
3 16 (27.59%) Senior Java Developer
4 11 (18.97%) C++ Developer
5 8 (13.79%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Java Swing Developer
7 5 (8.62%) UI Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior UX Developer
8 3 (5.17%) UX Developer
9 2 (3.45%) C++ Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 2 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Programmer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior DevOps
10 1 (1.72%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (58.62%) HTML
2 32 (55.17%) J2EE
2 32 (55.17%) JSP
2 32 (55.17%) Spring
2 32 (55.17%) XML
3 31 (53.45%) CSS
3 31 (53.45%) Web Services
4 30 (51.72%) EJB
5 29 (50.00%) jQuery
5 29 (50.00%) Spring MVC
6 27 (46.55%) XSLT
7 26 (44.83%) Spring Integration
8 24 (41.38%) AngularJS
9 22 (37.93%) REST
9 22 (37.93%) SOAP
10 21 (36.21%) JMS
10 21 (36.21%) Servlets
11 20 (34.48%) CSS3
11 20 (34.48%) HTML5
11 20 (34.48%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) User Experience
2 10 (17.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.90%) Fixed Income
5 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.45%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.45%) Derivative
5 2 (3.45%) Equities
6 1 (1.72%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 33 (56.90%) Linux
2 31 (53.45%) Unix
3 2 (3.45%) Solaris
3 2 (3.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (50.00%) MVC
3 20 (34.48%) TDD
4 19 (32.76%) Scrum
5 17 (29.31%) Refactoring
6 16 (27.59%) BDD
7 10 (17.24%) OO
7 10 (17.24%) UML
8 8 (13.79%) Electronic Trading
8 8 (13.79%) Multithreading
8 8 (13.79%) Release Management
8 8 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 7 (12.07%) Risk Management
10 5 (8.62%) DevOps
10 5 (8.62%) Low Latency
10 5 (8.62%) Multithreaded Programming
11 4 (6.90%) SDLC
11 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
11 4 (6.90%) Web Development
12 3 (5.17%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) Java
2 33 (56.90%) JavaScript
2 33 (56.90%) SQL
3 19 (32.76%) Korn
3 19 (32.76%) Shell Script
4 17 (29.31%) XPath
5 13 (22.41%) C++
6 11 (18.97%) PL/SQL
7 8 (13.79%) Perl
8 3 (5.17%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.45%) Python
10 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.72%) PHP
10 1 (1.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (25.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.41%) FATCA
2 1 (1.72%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.72%) EMIR
2 1 (1.72%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Ansible
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (41.38%) Oracle
2 22 (37.93%) Solace
3 5 (8.62%) Black Duck
3 5 (8.62%) MuleSoft
4 2 (3.45%) Sybase
4 2 (3.45%) Talarian
4 2 (3.45%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
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