The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Swing (Java)
Rank 140 138 139
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Contract jobs citing Swing 7 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.19% 0.067%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.82% 0.71% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Median daily rate £600 £375 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+26.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
850 844 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 27.92% 26.33% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 598 563
Median daily rate £350 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 51 18
Median hourly rate £40.00 £42.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% +22.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £19.46 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £55.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Swing
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Swing
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Gloucestershire +2 6 £600 +17.07%
Bristol -5 1 - -
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West region with a requirement for Swing.

1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 12 (80.00%) JBoss
2 12 (80.00%) J2EE
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (80.00%) Sybase
2 12 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 12 (80.00%) EJB
2 12 (80.00%) Eclipse
2 12 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (80.00%) SWT
2 12 (80.00%) GlassFish
2 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 12 (80.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 11 (73.33%) DV Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
3 11 (73.33%) C
4 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Teamcenter
5 3 (20.00%) Subversion
5 3 (20.00%) Itk
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) XML
5 3 (20.00%) XSL
6 2 (13.33%) XSLT
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) ERP
6 2 (13.33%) SOA

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 12 (80.00%) GlassFish
1 12 (80.00%) JBoss
1 12 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 12 (80.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Teamcenter
2 1 (6.67%) BigMachines
2 1 (6.67%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (80.00%) Relational Database
1 12 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) Eclipse
1 12 (80.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 3 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
1 12 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) EJB
1 12 (80.00%) J2EE
1 12 (80.00%) SWT
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 3 (20.00%) Itk
2 3 (20.00%) XML
2 3 (20.00%) XSL
3 2 (13.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) CAD
1 2 (13.33%) ERP
1 2 (13.33%) PLM
1 2 (13.33%) SOA
2 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.67%) Data Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Document Management
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing Engineering
2 1 (6.67%) Migration
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) C
3 3 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) DV Cleared
1 11 (73.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (53.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
1 12 (80.00%) Sybase
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Siemens
2 2 (13.33%) Tableau
3 1 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (6.67%) Sun