The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 72 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Swing 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.54% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £410 £331
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +23.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £32.50 £40.50
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -19.75%
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 North East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
289 146 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 31.34% 23.47% 26.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 105 73
Average daily rate £363 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £451 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 9
Average hourly rate £20.75 - £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Swing
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Tyne and Wear - 5 £325 - 1
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) Migration
3 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (60.00%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (60.00%) StarTeam
3 3 (60.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
3 3 (60.00%) EJB
3 3 (60.00%) JDBC
3 3 (60.00%) JSP
3 3 (60.00%) Ant
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) Document Management
5 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (20.00%) Tableau
5 1 (20.00%) Itk
5 1 (20.00%) BigMachines
5 1 (20.00%) CAD
5 1 (20.00%) Primavera
5 1 (20.00%) PLM
5 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
5 1 (20.00%) ERP

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 4 (80.00%) JBoss
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (20.00%) BigMachines
2 1 (20.00%) Primavera
2 1 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 3 (60.00%) Ant
2 3 (60.00%) StarTeam
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Architect
3 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (20.00%) WebLogic Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) EJB
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Itk
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XSL
3 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) CAD
2 1 (20.00%) Document Management
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) PLM
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (20.00%) Siemens
2 1 (20.00%) Tableau