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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
Rank 629 644 597
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -47
Contract jobs citing SWT 14 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.013% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 2
Median daily rate £550 £431 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.53% +13.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £336 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £526 £386
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £431 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.53% +15.00%
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
15657 15670 14656
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.93% 27.52% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10952 10538 9499
Median daily rate £415 £397 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.53% +5.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 199 220 208
Median hourly rate £38.75 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.44 £16.51 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £55.00 £53.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

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 24 July 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 7 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 24 July 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 -2 14 £550 - 1
South West +6 6 £600 +9.09%
Gloucestershire +3 6 £600 +9.09%
London - 5 £475 -
North West - 3 £475 - 1
Gloucester - 3 £600 -
Manchester - 2 £475 - 1

SWT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 23 (100.00%) Java
1 23 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 23 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 21 (91.30%) JBoss
2 21 (91.30%) Swing
2 21 (91.30%) WebSphere
2 21 (91.30%) GlassFish
2 21 (91.30%) EJB
2 21 (91.30%) Unix
2 21 (91.30%) J2EE
2 21 (91.30%) Oracle
2 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 21 (91.30%) Sybase
2 21 (91.30%) WebLogic
3 20 (86.96%) Relational Database
4 19 (82.61%) DV Cleared
4 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
5 9 (39.13%) C
5 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (8.70%) Document Management
8 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
8 2 (8.70%) Sun
8 2 (8.70%) Sun Certification
8 2 (8.70%) CAD
8 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.70%) JFace
8 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
8 2 (8.70%) SAP

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 21 (91.30%) GlassFish
1 21 (91.30%) JBoss
1 21 (91.30%) WebLogic
1 21 (91.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) CATIA
1 2 (8.70%) Siemens NX
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Teamcenter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (91.30%) SQL Server
2 20 (86.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 23 (100.00%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.70%) Automotive
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
1 21 (91.30%) Java Developer
2 7 (30.43%) DV Cleared Java Developer
3 2 (8.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (91.30%) EJB
1 21 (91.30%) J2EE
1 21 (91.30%) Swing
2 2 (8.70%) JFace
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Unix
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (8.70%) CAD
2 2 (8.70%) Change Management
2 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Data Modelling
2 2 (8.70%) Document Management
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) C
3 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (82.61%) DV Cleared
1 19 (82.61%) Security Cleared
2 9 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Oracle
1 21 (91.30%) Sybase
2 2 (8.70%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Sun