The table below looks at the statistics for SWT skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SWT 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £473 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.40% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SWT
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
988 885 734
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 24.60% 22.74% 23.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 682 550 442
Median daily rate £388 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 22 5
Median hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £16.16 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.75 £46.09 £40.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West region citing SWT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SWT Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SWT
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SWT Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SWT
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

SWT Hourly Rate Trend in the North West