The first table below looks at the demand for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank - 69 73
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.13% 0.092%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.48% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £325 £488
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £358 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +5.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.96%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
220 207 152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.58% 26.17% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 83 77
Average daily rate £338 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £238 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% +36.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
Swing
Berkshire

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Reading