The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 254 266 247
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -19
Contract jobs citing Swing 8 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.091% 0.032% 0.055%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.34% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £360 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £44.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £35.00 -
% change year-on-year
+27.14% -
Swing
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2362 2408 2163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.79% 25.52% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1519 1529 1223
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 59
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £15.75 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +14.28%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the South East region.

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Swing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Middlesex - 5 £320 -
Kent - 2 £400 -
Hampshire +2 1 - -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Swing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Swing.

1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) C++
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) STL
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
5 4 (36.36%) C
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (27.27%) JBoss
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) Spring
7 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
7 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
7 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
7 2 (18.18%) ISEB
7 2 (18.18%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
7 2 (18.18%) PuTTY
8 1 (9.09%) XML Parsing
8 1 (9.09%) SDLC
8 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
8 1 (9.09%) HTML5
8 1 (9.09%) Network Management
8 1 (9.09%) PrimeFaces

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) JBoss
2 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
2 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) PuTTY
2 1 (9.09%) DVB
2 1 (9.09%) LDAP
2 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Apache Accumulo
1 2 (18.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
1 1 (9.09%) NetBeans
1 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Java Developer
3 7 (63.64%) Java Swing Developer
4 5 (45.45%) Java Software Developer
5 4 (36.36%) C++ Developer
5 4 (36.36%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (36.36%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (36.36%) Java Engineer
5 4 (36.36%) Java Software Engineer
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
6 3 (27.27%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
6 3 (27.27%) Unix Developer
7 2 (18.18%) Linux Developer
7 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Developer
7 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (18.18%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) STL
2 4 (36.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 3 (27.27%) Spring
4 1 (9.09%) Ajax
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
4 1 (9.09%) HTML
4 1 (9.09%) HTML5
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
4 1 (9.09%) Java RMI
4 1 (9.09%) JavaFX
4 1 (9.09%) JPA
4 1 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (9.09%) JSF
4 1 (9.09%) PrimeFaces
4 1 (9.09%) Web Services
4 1 (9.09%) XHTML
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSL
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
2 2 (18.18%) MapReduce
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) SDLC
3 1 (9.09%) SysML
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) C++
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (9.09%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle