The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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 Middlesex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank - - 33
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - - 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £350
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 £34.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.84%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
31 26 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.02% 13.00% 16.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 21
Average daily rate £315 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £351 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £19.52
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +92.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Swing
South East

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

Swing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Military
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (100.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Validation
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared