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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
London / City of London
Rank 148 157 171
Rank change year-on-year +9 +14  
Contract jobs citing Swing 5 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.16% 0.030% 0.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.093% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 17
Median daily rate £538 £600 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.41% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £600 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £315 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -21.25% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  

Swing is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1061 1077 1519
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 34.99% 32.70% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 878 908 1213
Median daily rate £475 £463 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £578
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +100.94%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

Swing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Swing as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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

Swing
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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Swing in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Swing in the City of London

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (55.56%) JavaFX
5 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
5 4 (44.44%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (44.44%) Maven
5 4 (44.44%) MVC
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) Java EE
6 3 (33.33%) Banking
6 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
6 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
6 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
6 3 (33.33%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (22.22%) JFace
7 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
7 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
7 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (22.22%) AWT
8 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (11.11%) SQL Navigator
8 1 (11.11%) JAXB
8 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg

Swing
Top Related 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 1 (11.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Navigator
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Maven
2 3 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (11.11%) NetBeans
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
1 9 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Java Swing Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (33.33%) UI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior UI Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Angular Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) JavaFX
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
2 4 (44.44%) Spring MVC
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) AWT
4 2 (22.22%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) JFace
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) JAXB
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) SOAP
5 1 (11.11%) Spring Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (11.11%) Credit Risk
3 1 (11.11%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (22.22%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (11.11%) Change Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (11.11%) Logistics
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source
5 1 (11.11%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Black Duck
1 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
1 1 (11.11%) ION Trading
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle