The table below looks at the statistics for Swing skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Swing over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Swing (Java)
Rank 45 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Swing 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% - 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.87% - 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £353 £339
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +4.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £19.17 -
% change year-on-year
+95.61% -
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
115 57 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.12% 17.07% 27.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 36 32
Average daily rate £350 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £26.44 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

Swing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Swing across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Swing Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Swing
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Swing Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Swing Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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Top 9 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Swing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Swing.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing Swing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Swing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) J2SE
1 1 (100.00%) Java RMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java