Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Swing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Swing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Swing (Java)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 231 224 256
Rank change year-on-year -7 +32 +24
Contract jobs citing Swing 18 23 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.25% 0.34% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 0.95% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 14
City of London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -6.67%
10th Percentile £469 £433 £263
90th Percentile £613 £638 £538
Central London median daily rate £525 £500 £525
% change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% -6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Swing is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2702 2420 2860
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 38.16% 36.07% 30.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2267 2050 2362
City of London median daily rate £510 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.37% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £363 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £638 £638
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £456
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.17% +7.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 12
City of London median hourly rate £22.99 £35.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -34.31% -9.68% +49.04%
10th Percentile £20.28 £19.00 £10.33
90th Percentile £33.75 £56.31 £66.25
Central London median hourly rate £21.50 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -38.57% -9.68% +49.04%

Swing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Swing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Swing in the City of London

Swing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Swing in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Swing in the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Swing in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Swing in the City of London

Swing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Swing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Swing 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 City of London region with a requirement for Swing.

1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (72.22%) Spring
3 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (72.22%) Front Office
4 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) REST
7 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) J2EE
7 3 (16.67%) SOAP
8 2 (11.11%) Web Services
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle
8 2 (11.11%) XSD
8 2 (11.11%) XSLT
8 2 (11.11%) Unix
8 2 (11.11%) Linux
8 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 2 (11.11%) SQL
8 2 (11.11%) EJB
8 2 (11.11%) CSS
8 2 (11.11%) JDBC
8 2 (11.11%) JSP
8 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 2 (11.11%) JMS

Swing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 2 (11.11%) Maven
1 2 (11.11%) Mockito
1 2 (11.11%) Spock
1 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 13 (72.22%) Front Office
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 17 (94.44%) Java Developer
3 14 (77.78%) Java Swing Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 3 (16.67%) Hibernate
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) J2EE
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
2 3 (16.67%) REST
2 3 (16.67%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) EJB
3 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) JDBC
3 2 (11.11%) JMS
3 2 (11.11%) JSP
3 2 (11.11%) Node.js
3 2 (11.11%) Spring Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) XSD
3 2 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Fintech
3 1 (5.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Linux
1 2 (11.11%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 2 (11.11%) MVC
4 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (5.56%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (5.56%) Concurrent Programming
5 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (5.56%) Invoice Processing
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.56%) Scrum
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 2 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 2 (11.11%) XPath
4 1 (5.56%) Clojure
4 1 (5.56%) Groovy
4 1 (5.56%) Kotlin
4 1 (5.56%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Google
2 1 (5.56%) Solace