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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
England / South West
Rank - 140 143
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.20% 0.063%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.76% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 2
Median daily rate - £550 £441
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +24.64%
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £388 £400
% change year-on-year
-18.70% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +23.07%

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
769 792 776
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 28.49% 26.44% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 554 511
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 44 15
Median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £31.00 £32.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +13.97%

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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) SWT
1 5 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database

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 5 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 5 (100.00%) JBoss
1 5 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 5 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) EJB
1 5 (100.00%) J2EE
1 5 (100.00%) SWT
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Sybase