The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the London region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 371 338 348
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Contract jobs citing Swing 41 40 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.18% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.58% 0.64% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 37 54
Average daily rate £575 £575 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £400 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £750 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+9.58% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7050 6222 7714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.11% 28.77% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5075 4508 5114
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £288 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 63 75
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £19.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £161.50 £54.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Swing
England

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -20 12 £525 -19.23% 7
Hounslow - - - - 2
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 56 (98.25%) Java
2 36 (63.16%) SQL
3 30 (52.63%) Multithreading
4 26 (45.61%) J2EE
4 26 (45.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 23 (40.35%) UML
6 20 (35.09%) Banking
7 18 (31.58%) Oracle
7 18 (31.58%) Low Latency
8 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
9 16 (28.07%) Investment Banking
10 14 (24.56%) Data Modelling
10 14 (24.56%) UNIX
11 12 (21.05%) Finance
12 11 (19.30%) Sybase
12 11 (19.30%) OO
13 10 (17.54%) JBoss
13 10 (17.54%) XML
13 10 (17.54%) Front Office
14 9 (15.79%) TDD
14 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
14 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
14 9 (15.79%) Linux
15 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
15 8 (14.04%) JMS
15 8 (14.04%) MS Office
16 7 (12.28%) EJB
16 7 (12.28%) JUnit
16 7 (12.28%) C++
16 7 (12.28%) Hibernate

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 9 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 3 (5.26%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.51%) Confluence
4 1 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (1.75%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (14.04%) MS Office
1 8 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.02%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.75%) KDB
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) JUnit
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (10.53%) ProC
2 6 (10.53%) Subversion
2 6 (10.53%) Maven
3 5 (8.77%) Ant
4 4 (7.02%) JIRA
5 3 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.51%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.51%) ANTLR
7 1 (1.75%) Mockito
7 1 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 20 (35.09%) Banking
2 16 (28.07%) Investment Banking
3 12 (21.05%) Finance
4 10 (17.54%) Front Office
5 6 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (75.44%) Developer
2 41 (71.93%) Java Developer
3 19 (33.33%) Java Swing Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Oracle Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (10.53%) Oracle Technical Consultant
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.26%) GUI Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Java Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Architect
9 1 (1.75%) Tester
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (45.61%) J2EE
2 10 (17.54%) XML
3 8 (14.04%) JMS
4 7 (12.28%) Hibernate
4 7 (12.28%) EJB
5 6 (10.53%) Spring
5 6 (10.53%) GWT
6 5 (8.77%) Java EE
6 5 (8.77%) JPA
6 5 (8.77%) Web Services
6 5 (8.77%) JDO
7 4 (7.02%) EJB 3.0
8 3 (5.26%) HTML
9 2 (3.51%) JDBC
9 2 (3.51%) SOAP
9 2 (3.51%) REST
10 1 (1.75%) Apache Camel
10 1 (1.75%) SWT
10 1 (1.75%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (1.75%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 26 (45.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (10.53%) Data Conversion
3 3 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.51%) Derivative
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Physics
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Equities
5 1 (1.75%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) UNIX
2 9 (15.79%) Linux
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) HPUX
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Multithreading
2 23 (40.35%) UML
3 18 (31.58%) Low Latency
4 17 (29.82%) E-Commerce
5 14 (24.56%) Data Modelling
6 11 (19.30%) OO
7 9 (15.79%) TDD
8 6 (10.53%) Investment Management
8 6 (10.53%) Time Management
9 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.02%) Asset Management
10 3 (5.26%) Scrum
10 3 (5.26%) SOA
10 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (3.51%) Fund Management
11 2 (3.51%) Algorithmic Trading
11 2 (3.51%) Use Case
11 2 (3.51%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (3.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 56 (98.25%) Java
2 36 (63.16%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.28%) C++
5 6 (10.53%) C
5 6 (10.53%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
6 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.51%) VBA
8 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.75%) Groovy
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
1 4 (7.02%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (31.58%) Oracle
2 11 (19.30%) Sybase
3 10 (17.54%) JBoss
4 3 (5.26%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.51%) Fidessa
6 1 (1.75%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.75%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.75%) IBM
6 1 (1.75%) GUPTA
6 1 (1.75%) 29West
6 1 (1.75%) Green Hat
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