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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 395 383 389
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Contract jobs citing Swing 36 51 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.48% 0.68% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 34 33
Median daily rate £553 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.45% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £358 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £888 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
+18.70% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.25%
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
7551 7457 7221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.02% 32.90% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5708 5651 5502
Median daily rate £455 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £583 £580
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 41 35
Median hourly rate £45.00 £24.23 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+85.72% -34.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.50 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £70.00
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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +2 5 £515 +5.64%
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 82 (100.00%) Java
2 54 (65.85%) Unix
3 53 (64.63%) J2EE
4 52 (63.41%) HTML
5 51 (62.20%) JavaScript
6 50 (60.98%) Linux
6 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
7 48 (58.54%) EJB
8 46 (56.10%) CSS
9 45 (54.88%) JSP
10 44 (53.66%) Web Services
10 44 (53.66%) XML
11 42 (51.22%) SQL
11 42 (51.22%) Spring
12 40 (48.78%) Oracle
12 40 (48.78%) AngularJS
13 39 (47.56%) MVC
13 39 (47.56%) Spring MVC
14 38 (46.34%) jQuery
15 37 (45.12%) XSLT
16 36 (43.90%) Spring Integration
17 34 (41.46%) Finance
18 33 (40.24%) Maven
19 32 (39.02%) HTML5
20 29 (35.37%) CSS3
20 29 (35.37%) Jenkins
20 29 (35.37%) SOAP
21 28 (34.15%) TDD
21 28 (34.15%) Banking
21 28 (34.15%) Solace

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 23 (28.05%) WebSphere
2 13 (15.85%) JBoss
3 10 (12.20%) GlassFish
3 10 (12.20%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.66%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.44%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.85%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.20%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.10%) Big Data
4 4 (4.88%) MySQL
5 3 (3.66%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.66%) SQL Navigator
6 2 (2.44%) KDB
6 2 (2.44%) SQLite
7 1 (1.22%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 33 (40.24%) Maven
2 29 (35.37%) Jenkins
3 27 (32.93%) JIRA
4 25 (30.49%) Git (software)
4 25 (30.49%) TeamCity
5 24 (29.27%) JUnit
6 19 (23.17%) Mockito
7 18 (21.95%) Spock
8 11 (13.41%) Eclipse
9 9 (10.98%) Eclipse RCP
10 6 (7.32%) Selenium
10 6 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (4.88%) JBehave
11 4 (4.88%) Subversion
12 3 (3.66%) Ant
12 3 (3.66%) NetBeans
12 3 (3.66%) SoapUI
12 3 (3.66%) TortoiseSVN
13 2 (2.44%) ClearQuest
14 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (41.46%) Finance
2 28 (34.15%) Banking
3 10 (12.20%) Front Office
4 3 (3.66%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (92.68%) Developer
2 63 (76.83%) Java Developer
3 23 (28.05%) Senior Developer
4 22 (26.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (15.85%) C++ Developer
6 11 (13.41%) C++/Java Developer
7 6 (7.32%) Java Swing Developer
8 5 (6.10%) UI Developer
8 5 (6.10%) UX Developer
9 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Linux Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Oracle Developer
10 3 (3.66%) PowerShell Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Senior DevOps
10 3 (3.66%) Senior UX Developer
10 3 (3.66%) SharePoint Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Unix Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Front Office Developer
11 2 (2.44%) Java Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (64.63%) J2EE
2 52 (63.41%) HTML
3 48 (58.54%) EJB
4 46 (56.10%) CSS
5 45 (54.88%) JSP
6 44 (53.66%) Web Services
6 44 (53.66%) XML
7 42 (51.22%) Spring
8 40 (48.78%) AngularJS
9 39 (47.56%) Spring MVC
10 38 (46.34%) jQuery
11 37 (45.12%) XSLT
12 36 (43.90%) Spring Integration
13 32 (39.02%) HTML5
14 29 (35.37%) CSS3
14 29 (35.37%) SOAP
15 27 (32.93%) Node.js
15 27 (32.93%) REST
16 26 (31.71%) JMS
16 26 (31.71%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) User Experience
2 10 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.66%) Derivative
6 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (2.44%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.44%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.22%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 54 (65.85%) Unix
2 50 (60.98%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.44%) Solaris
4 2 (2.44%) Windows
5 1 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (47.56%) MVC
3 28 (34.15%) TDD
4 26 (31.71%) Scrum
5 23 (28.05%) Refactoring
6 22 (26.83%) BDD
7 16 (19.51%) UML
8 13 (15.85%) OO
8 13 (15.85%) Software Engineering
9 11 (13.41%) Release Management
10 10 (12.20%) DevOps
11 9 (10.98%) Electronic Trading
12 7 (8.54%) Algorithmic Trading
12 7 (8.54%) Multithreading
13 6 (7.32%) SDLC
14 5 (6.10%) Low Latency
14 5 (6.10%) Risk Management
15 4 (4.88%) E-Commerce
15 4 (4.88%) Waterfall
16 3 (3.66%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) Java
2 51 (62.20%) JavaScript
3 42 (51.22%) SQL
4 24 (29.27%) Shell Script
5 23 (28.05%) Korn
6 21 (25.61%) XPath
7 15 (18.29%) C++
8 14 (17.07%) PL/SQL
9 11 (13.41%) Perl
10 6 (7.32%) Python
11 3 (3.66%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.22%) PHP
12 1 (1.22%) Ruby
12 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Degree
2 7 (8.54%) DV Cleared
2 7 (8.54%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.51%) FATCA
2 4 (4.88%) QA
3 1 (1.22%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.22%) EMIR
3 1 (1.22%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) Ansible
1 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (48.78%) Oracle
2 28 (34.15%) Solace
3 12 (14.63%) Sybase
4 7 (8.54%) MuleSoft
5 5 (6.10%) Black Duck
6 2 (2.44%) Talarian
6 2 (2.44%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.22%) Sun
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