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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 138 148 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing SWT 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.074% 0.094% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £550 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £525 £550 -
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £37.50 -
SWT
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
678 944 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.02% 29.58% 24.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 687 516
Median daily rate £350 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 26
Median hourly rate £23.78 £42.63 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.22% -10.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.30 £37.50 £25.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £48.46 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
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 SWT within the South West region over the 3 months to 4 December 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 2 £550 -
SWT
England

SWT
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) Java
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
1 11 (100.00%) Swing
2 10 (90.91%) Eclipse
2 10 (90.91%) JBoss
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (90.91%) Sybase
2 10 (90.91%) WebLogic
2 10 (90.91%) EJB
2 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 10 (90.91%) Eclipse RCP
2 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
2 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
2 10 (90.91%) GlassFish
3 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (9.09%) Sun
5 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

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 10 (90.91%) GlassFish
1 10 (90.91%) JBoss
1 10 (90.91%) WebLogic
1 10 (90.91%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (90.91%) Relational Database
1 10 (90.91%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Eclipse
1 10 (90.91%) Eclipse RCP
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Java Developer
2 2 (18.18%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) J2EE
1 11 (100.00%) Swing
2 10 (90.91%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (90.91%) Security Cleared
2 4 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Oracle
1 10 (90.91%) Sybase
2 1 (9.09%) Sun