The table below looks at the statistics for SWT 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 SWT over the 3 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
England / South West
Rank - 142 135
Contract jobs citing SWT 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.033% 0.033%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.11% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £550 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +34.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £410
% change year-on-year
- +34.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
648 873 749
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.18% 29.16% 24.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 439 649 507
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 18
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £31.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

SWT Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

SWT
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SWT Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SWT
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SWT Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SWT
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SWT 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 SWT.

1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
1 9 (100.00%) Swing
2 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
2 8 (88.89%) JBoss
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 8 (88.89%) Sybase
2 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
2 8 (88.89%) EJB
2 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Eclipse RCP
2 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
2 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 8 (88.89%) GlassFish
3 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) Linux
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Scrum

SWT
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 8 (88.89%) GlassFish
1 8 (88.89%) JBoss
1 8 (88.89%) WebLogic
1 8 (88.89%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (88.89%) Relational Database
1 8 (88.89%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Eclipse
1 8 (88.89%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) J2EE
1 9 (100.00%) Swing
2 8 (88.89%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (11.11%) Scrum
1 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
1 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (88.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle
1 8 (88.89%) Sybase