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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 390 384 402
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Contract jobs citing Swing 45 53 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 32 33
Median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £375 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £575 £623
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £523 £338
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +54.81%
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
7817 7493 7492
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.55% 32.08% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5789 5581 5408
Median daily rate £450 £438 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 40
Median hourly rate £46.00 £22.12 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.00% -44.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £19.17 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £44.40 £137.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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 September 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 September 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 +22 16 £500 -4.76% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £500 -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 72 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (63.89%) J2EE
3 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
4 41 (56.94%) SQL
4 41 (56.94%) Unix
5 37 (51.39%) Web Services
5 37 (51.39%) XML
5 37 (51.39%) HTML
6 35 (48.61%) EJB
6 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (44.44%) Spring
7 32 (44.44%) CSS
7 32 (44.44%) Oracle
7 32 (44.44%) Linux
8 31 (43.06%) XSLT
9 30 (41.67%) JSP
10 29 (40.28%) AngularJS
11 24 (33.33%) MVC
11 24 (33.33%) Spring MVC
12 23 (31.94%) jQuery
12 23 (31.94%) Maven
12 23 (31.94%) Spring Integration
13 22 (30.56%) HTML5
14 21 (29.17%) TDD
14 21 (29.17%) Finance
15 19 (26.39%) UML
15 19 (26.39%) OO
15 19 (26.39%) Node.js
16 18 (25.00%) CSS3
16 18 (25.00%) SOAP

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 18 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 16 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 12 (16.67%) JBoss
4 10 (13.89%) GlassFish
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.39%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.94%) Big Data
4 4 (5.56%) MySQL
4 4 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (4.17%) KDB
6 2 (2.78%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (2.78%) SQLite
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 23 (31.94%) Maven
2 17 (23.61%) Eclipse
2 17 (23.61%) JIRA
3 15 (20.83%) Jenkins
4 14 (19.44%) JUnit
5 13 (18.06%) TeamCity
6 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 10 (13.89%) Mockito
8 9 (12.50%) Eclipse RCP
8 9 (12.50%) Spock
9 4 (5.56%) JBehave
10 3 (4.17%) Ant
10 3 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
10 3 (4.17%) Subversion
11 2 (2.78%) ClearQuest
11 2 (2.78%) NetBeans
11 2 (2.78%) Selenium
11 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
11 2 (2.78%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 16 (22.22%) Banking
3 9 (12.50%) Front Office
4 3 (4.17%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Retail
6 1 (1.39%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 69 (95.83%) Developer
2 60 (83.33%) Java Developer
3 16 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 15 (20.83%) Java Swing Developer
4 15 (20.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (11.11%) C++ Developer
5 8 (11.11%) C++/Java Developer
6 5 (6.94%) GUI Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Java GUI Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Linux Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Unix Developer
6 5 (6.94%) UX Developer
7 4 (5.56%) DV Cleared Java Developer
8 3 (4.17%) E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 3 (4.17%) PowerShell Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Senior UX Developer
8 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (63.89%) J2EE
2 37 (51.39%) HTML
2 37 (51.39%) Web Services
2 37 (51.39%) XML
3 35 (48.61%) EJB
4 32 (44.44%) CSS
4 32 (44.44%) Spring
5 31 (43.06%) XSLT
6 30 (41.67%) JSP
7 29 (40.28%) AngularJS
8 24 (33.33%) Spring MVC
9 23 (31.94%) jQuery
9 23 (31.94%) Spring Integration
10 22 (30.56%) HTML5
11 19 (26.39%) Node.js
12 18 (25.00%) CSS3
12 18 (25.00%) SOAP
13 17 (23.61%) JMS
14 16 (22.22%) REST
15 15 (20.83%) Java RMI
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) User Experience
2 7 (9.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.78%) Derivative
4 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.78%) Equities
4 2 (2.78%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.39%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.94%) Unix
2 32 (44.44%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (48.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.33%) MVC
3 21 (29.17%) TDD
4 19 (26.39%) OO
4 19 (26.39%) UML
5 18 (25.00%) Scrum
6 15 (20.83%) BDD
7 14 (19.44%) Refactoring
8 12 (16.67%) Multithreading
9 11 (15.28%) SDLC
10 10 (13.89%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.11%) Release Management
12 7 (9.72%) DevOps
13 6 (8.33%) Algorithmic Trading
13 6 (8.33%) Electronic Trading
14 5 (6.94%) E-Commerce
14 5 (6.94%) Low Latency
15 3 (4.17%) Validation
16 2 (2.78%) Change Management
16 2 (2.78%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) Java
2 44 (61.11%) JavaScript
3 41 (56.94%) SQL
4 14 (19.44%) Shell Script
5 12 (16.67%) Korn
5 12 (16.67%) XPath
6 11 (15.28%) PL/SQL
7 9 (12.50%) C++
8 8 (11.11%) Perl
9 4 (5.56%) Python
10 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (22.22%) Degree
2 7 (9.72%) DV Cleared
2 7 (9.72%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) FATCA
2 4 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (44.44%) Oracle
2 15 (20.83%) Solace
3 12 (16.67%) Sybase
4 4 (5.56%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.78%) Black Duck
6 1 (1.39%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.39%) Google
6 1 (1.39%) Sun
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