The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 27 30 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Contract jobs citing Swing 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.22% 0.35% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 1.72% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £344
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - -
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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 Middlesex region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
59 58 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 24.08% 20.28% 14.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 28 19
Average daily rate £350 £320 £280
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £265 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Swing across the Middlesex region.

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Middlesex region.

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Military
2 2 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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.

General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) UML
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 2 (66.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) BC Cleared