The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £331 £439
% change year-on-year
+20.75% -24.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £30.84 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+29.72% -20.93%
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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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
22 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 20.56% 18.42% 40.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 4 22
Average daily rate £200 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.54 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Preston