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 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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 - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £418 £331
% change year-on-year
-7.18% +26.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.25 £32.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+23.84% -21.21%
Swing
Lancashire

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
23 24 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 33.33% 26.09% 14.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 4
Average daily rate £300 £200 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £350 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.54 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.24% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

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