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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank - - 20
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 7.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Preston region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16 17 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 15.69% 29.82% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 44
Average daily rate £500 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £325 £450
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 £33.34 - -
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 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