The table below looks at the statistics for SWT skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 632 630 629
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs citing SWT 9 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.009% 0.002%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.059% 0.033% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Median daily rate £550 £473 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.40% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £473 -
% change year-on-year
+16.40% -
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 across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15383 15205 15053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.60% 26.81% 27.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 10761 9852 9840
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 204 207
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.86 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.90 £47.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.75% +5.71%

SWT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 UK

SWT
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SWT within the UK.

SWT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SWT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SWT within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 2016.

SWT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SWT
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SWT within the UK.

SWT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SWT
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWT within the UK over the 3 months to 2 May 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
England +5 9 £550 +16.40% 1
Gloucestershire +11 7 £550 +16.40%
South West +3 7 £550 +16.40%
East Midlands - 1 £325 -

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 with a requirement for SWT.

1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
2 12 (85.71%) Eclipse RCP
3 11 (78.57%) Swing
4 9 (64.29%) Unix
4 9 (64.29%) JBoss
4 9 (64.29%) C
4 9 (64.29%) J2EE
4 9 (64.29%) Oracle
4 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
4 9 (64.29%) Sybase
4 9 (64.29%) WebLogic
4 9 (64.29%) EJB
4 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
4 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
4 9 (64.29%) GlassFish
4 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
4 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) JFace
5 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
5 3 (21.43%) Siemens NX
5 3 (21.43%) Document Management
5 3 (21.43%) CATIA
5 3 (21.43%) PLM
5 3 (21.43%) Teamcenter
5 3 (21.43%) SAP
5 3 (21.43%) CAD
5 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
5 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling

SWT
Top Related IT Skills 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 9 (64.29%) GlassFish
1 9 (64.29%) JBoss
1 9 (64.29%) WebLogic
1 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) CATIA
1 3 (21.43%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) Relational Database
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Eclipse
1 12 (85.71%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 3 (21.43%) Automotive
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Java Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Swing
2 9 (64.29%) EJB
2 9 (64.29%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) JFace
4 2 (14.29%) AWT
4 2 (14.29%) CSS
4 2 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (14.29%) jQuery
4 2 (14.29%) JSON
4 2 (14.29%) JSP
4 2 (14.29%) Servlets
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
4 2 (14.29%) Spring
4 2 (14.29%) Struts
4 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) CAD
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
1 3 (21.43%) Configuration Management
1 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
1 3 (21.43%) Data Modelling
1 3 (21.43%) Document Management
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
1 3 (21.43%) PLM
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
2 2 (14.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (64.29%) C
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (64.29%) DV Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
1 9 (64.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
1 9 (64.29%) Sybase
2 3 (21.43%) SAP