The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Swing (Java)
Rank 348 383 310
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -73
Contract jobs citing Swing 47 20 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.091% 0.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 0.31% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 17 62
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £420 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £620 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +17.64%
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
6316 6496 5976
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 29.69% 29.59% 29.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 4623 4564 4345
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £293 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 58 51
Average hourly rate £29.00 £36.00 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.44% +81.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £27.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £147.50 £45.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +25 24 £600 +14.28% 1
Wimbledon - - - -
Mayfair - - - -
Hounslow - - - - 1
New Malden - - - -
Teddington - - - -
Twickenham - - - -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 86 (100.00%) Java
2 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (43.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 30 (34.88%) SQL
5 28 (32.56%) Linux
5 28 (32.56%) Front Office
6 27 (31.40%) Oracle
7 26 (30.23%) Ant
8 25 (29.07%) UNIX
9 24 (27.91%) Derivative
10 22 (25.58%) Finance
11 20 (23.26%) Web Services
12 19 (22.09%) JDBC
12 19 (22.09%) JBoss
13 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
13 18 (20.93%) TeamCity
14 17 (19.77%) JUnit
14 17 (19.77%) HTML
14 17 (19.77%) CruiseControl
15 16 (18.60%) Maven
15 16 (18.60%) Spring
15 16 (18.60%) Banking
15 16 (18.60%) Relational Database
16 15 (17.44%) XML
17 14 (16.28%) J2EE
17 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
17 14 (16.28%) Sybase
18 13 (15.12%) Eclipse
18 13 (15.12%) Hibernate
18 13 (15.12%) Multithreading

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 19 (22.09%) JBoss
2 12 (13.95%) WebLogic
3 9 (10.47%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.47%) GlassFish
4 7 (8.14%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.65%) Apache
5 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.16%) Confluence
6 1 (1.16%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) RMDS
1 4 (4.65%) ION MarketView
2 1 (1.16%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.60%) Relational Database
2 14 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.30%) MySQL
4 7 (8.14%) SQL Navigator
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (30.23%) Ant
2 18 (20.93%) TeamCity
3 17 (19.77%) JUnit
3 17 (19.77%) CruiseControl
4 16 (18.60%) Maven
5 13 (15.12%) Eclipse
6 9 (10.47%) Eclipse RCP
7 7 (8.14%) NetBeans
7 7 (8.14%) Subversion
8 6 (6.98%) ClearQuest
8 6 (6.98%) TortoiseSVN
8 6 (6.98%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.16%) Artifactory
10 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 28 (32.56%) Front Office
2 22 (25.58%) Finance
3 16 (18.60%) Banking
4 7 (8.14%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 70 (81.40%) Developer
2 61 (70.93%) Java Developer
3 20 (23.26%) Java Swing Developer
4 8 (9.30%) Programmer
5 7 (8.14%) Java Programmer
6 5 (5.81%) Tester
7 4 (4.65%) Architect
7 4 (4.65%) Web Developer
7 4 (4.65%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (4.65%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.65%) UI Programmer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Developer
8 3 (3.49%) Senior Java Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Analyst Programmer
9 2 (2.33%) Analyst
9 2 (2.33%) Xamarin Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.33%) Java Analyst Programmer
10 1 (1.16%) Magento Developer
10 1 (1.16%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) Web Services
2 19 (22.09%) JDBC
3 17 (19.77%) HTML
4 16 (18.60%) Spring
5 15 (17.44%) XML
6 14 (16.28%) J2EE
7 13 (15.12%) Hibernate
8 10 (11.63%) EJB
9 9 (10.47%) JAXB
9 9 (10.47%) Java EE
9 9 (10.47%) SWT
9 9 (10.47%) Struts
9 9 (10.47%) WPF
10 8 (9.30%) CSS
10 8 (9.30%) SOAP
11 6 (6.98%) XSLT
11 6 (6.98%) JSON
11 6 (6.98%) HTML5
12 5 (5.81%) JSF
12 5 (5.81%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 37 (43.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 24 (27.91%) Derivative
3 10 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
5 8 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (6.98%) Fixed Income
7 5 (5.81%) Credit Derivative
7 5 (5.81%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.65%) Fat Client
8 4 (4.65%) Reference Data
8 4 (4.65%) Thin Client
9 2 (2.33%) Hedge funds
9 2 (2.33%) Mobile App
9 2 (2.33%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.16%) FMCG
10 1 (1.16%) Open Source
10 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.56%) Linux
2 25 (29.07%) UNIX
3 9 (10.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (4.65%) Windows
5 3 (3.49%) Windows NT
6 2 (2.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (15.12%) Multithreading
3 12 (13.95%) UML
4 11 (12.79%) OO
5 7 (8.14%) TDD
6 6 (6.98%) Web Development
6 6 (6.98%) RUP
6 6 (6.98%) Change Management
6 6 (6.98%) Risk Management
6 6 (6.98%) Waterfall
6 6 (6.98%) BDD
7 4 (4.65%) Automated Testing
7 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (4.65%) E-Commerce
8 3 (3.49%) Low Latency
9 2 (2.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (2.33%) Straight-Through Processing
9 2 (2.33%) Mobile Application Development
9 2 (2.33%) OOD
9 2 (2.33%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 86 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (34.88%) SQL
3 18 (20.93%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.79%) C#
5 5 (5.81%) Groovy
6 4 (4.65%) C
6 4 (4.65%) XQuery
7 3 (3.49%) C++
8 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) DV Cleared
3 5 (5.81%) Sun Certification
4 4 (4.65%) Degree
5 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.16%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
Vendors
1 27 (31.40%) Oracle
2 14 (16.28%) Sybase
3 9 (10.47%) Red Hat
4 7 (8.14%) TIBCO
5 5 (5.81%) Sun
6 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
6 4 (4.65%) ION Trading
6 4 (4.65%) Google
7 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
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