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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 395 383 381
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Contract jobs citing Swing 23 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.60% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 28 29
Median daily rate £570 £488 £555
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.92% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £350 £483
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -
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
6976 7045 7056
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 32.07% 30.67% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 5371 5053 5182
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 46 18
Median hourly rate £43.04 £22.18 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.02% -44.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £16.43 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £52.18 £175.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +33 5 £500 -8.04% 1
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 47 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (63.83%) SQL
3 26 (55.32%) Multithreading
4 18 (38.30%) UML
4 18 (38.30%) E-Commerce
5 17 (36.17%) OO
5 17 (36.17%) XML
6 15 (31.91%) Web Services
6 15 (31.91%) J2EE
6 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
6 15 (31.91%) Banking
7 14 (29.79%) Spring
7 14 (29.79%) HTML
8 13 (27.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 11 (23.40%) XSLT
9 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
10 10 (21.28%) Degree
10 10 (21.28%) Struts
10 10 (21.28%) Front Office
10 10 (21.28%) Finance
10 10 (21.28%) SDLC
11 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
11 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
11 9 (19.15%) Maven
11 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (17.02%) Ajax
12 8 (17.02%) HTML5
12 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
13 6 (12.77%) JSP
13 6 (12.77%) Oracle

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 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.13%) Node.js
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.13%) HTTP
2 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
2 2 (4.26%) KDB
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Eclipse
1 9 (19.15%) Maven
2 2 (4.26%) Ant
2 2 (4.26%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.13%) JUnit
3 1 (2.13%) Mockito
General
1 15 (31.91%) Banking
2 11 (23.40%) Investment Banking
3 10 (21.28%) Finance
3 10 (21.28%) Front Office
4 4 (8.51%) Retail
5 3 (6.38%) Law
6 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
7 1 (2.13%) Dutch Language
7 1 (2.13%) French Language
7 1 (2.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 42 (89.36%) Developer
2 39 (82.98%) Java Developer
3 21 (44.68%) Java Swing Developer
4 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Java E-Commerce Developer
5 7 (14.89%) GUI Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Java GUI Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Developer
5 7 (14.89%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (12.77%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 4 (8.51%) Senior UI Developer
7 4 (8.51%) UI Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Oracle Developer
9 1 (2.13%) C++ Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Investment Banking Java Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Linux Developer
9 1 (2.13%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) XML
2 15 (31.91%) J2EE
2 15 (31.91%) Web Services
3 14 (29.79%) HTML
3 14 (29.79%) Spring
4 11 (23.40%) XSLT
5 10 (21.28%) Struts
6 8 (17.02%) Ajax
6 8 (17.02%) HTML5
7 6 (12.77%) JSP
8 5 (10.64%) CSS
8 5 (10.64%) JavaFX
8 5 (10.64%) JDBC
8 5 (10.64%) jQuery
9 4 (8.51%) EJB
9 4 (8.51%) JMS
10 3 (6.38%) SOAP
11 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
11 2 (4.26%) Servlets
11 2 (4.26%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.38%) Fixed Income
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.26%) Equities
4 2 (4.26%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.26%) Physics
5 1 (2.13%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (2.13%) Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (2.13%) iPad
5 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.13%) RIA
5 1 (2.13%) Statistics
5 1 (2.13%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Linux
1 6 (12.77%) Unix
2 3 (6.38%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Android
3 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Multithreading
2 18 (38.30%) E-Commerce
2 18 (38.30%) UML
3 17 (36.17%) OO
4 10 (21.28%) SDLC
5 9 (19.15%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (17.02%) Data Modelling
7 5 (10.64%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (10.64%) Risk Management
7 5 (10.64%) TDD
8 4 (8.51%) Low Latency
8 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
8 4 (8.51%) Scrum
9 3 (6.38%) Line Management
9 3 (6.38%) SOA
9 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Algorithmic Trading
10 2 (4.26%) OOD
10 2 (4.26%) Software Testing
10 2 (4.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) Java
2 30 (63.83%) SQL
3 15 (31.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (8.51%) C++
5 2 (4.26%) PL/SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Python
5 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (12.77%) Oracle
2 2 (4.26%) Fidessa
2 2 (4.26%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) Amdocs