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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 637 607 609
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +2
Contract jobs citing SWT 6 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.006% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.040% 0.021% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 2
Median daily rate £550 £443 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.29% +16.06%
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £473 £375
% change year-on-year
+16.40% +26.00%
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
14869 14628 14562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.99% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10542 9658 9678
Median daily rate £418 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.44% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 202 181
Median hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £17.64 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.02% +8.00%

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
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 3 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 31 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 6 £550 +24.29% 2
Gloucestershire 0 5 £550 +16.40%
South West -3 5 £550 +16.40%

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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 15 (100.00%) Java
2 13 (86.67%) Eclipse
2 13 (86.67%) Eclipse RCP
3 12 (80.00%) Swing
4 10 (66.67%) Unix
4 10 (66.67%) JBoss
4 10 (66.67%) C
4 10 (66.67%) J2EE
4 10 (66.67%) Oracle
4 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (66.67%) Sybase
4 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
4 10 (66.67%) EJB
4 10 (66.67%) WebSphere
4 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
4 10 (66.67%) GlassFish
4 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
4 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) JFace
5 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
5 3 (20.00%) Siemens NX
5 3 (20.00%) Document Management
5 3 (20.00%) CATIA
5 3 (20.00%) PLM
5 3 (20.00%) Teamcenter
5 3 (20.00%) SAP
5 3 (20.00%) CAD
5 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (20.00%) 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 10 (66.67%) GlassFish
1 10 (66.67%) JBoss
1 10 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 10 (66.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) CATIA
1 3 (20.00%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 10 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Eclipse
1 13 (86.67%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 3 (20.00%) Automotive
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
1 12 (80.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) Swing
2 10 (66.67%) EJB
2 10 (66.67%) J2EE
3 3 (20.00%) JFace
4 2 (13.33%) AWT
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) JSON
4 2 (13.33%) JSP
4 2 (13.33%) Servlets
4 2 (13.33%) SOAP
4 2 (13.33%) Spring
4 2 (13.33%) Struts
4 2 (13.33%) Web Services
4 2 (13.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) CAD
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
1 3 (20.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (20.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (20.00%) Document Management
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) PLM
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Scrum
2 2 (13.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) C
3 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) DV Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Oracle
1 10 (66.67%) Sybase
2 3 (20.00%) SAP