Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 27 July 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)
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 716 757 745
Rank change year-on-year +41 -12 -23
Contract jobs citing Swing 92 107 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.37% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 72 77
England median daily rate £575 £500 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% +5.82% -5.50%
10th Percentile £451 £313 £308
90th Percentile £650 £638 £610
UK median daily rate £575 £500 £473
% change year-on-year +15.00% +5.82% -5.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 2
England median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.03% +27.86% -12.50%
10th Percentile £40.00 £44.33 £32.75
90th Percentile £46.50 £44.98 £37.25
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £44.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.03% +27.86% -12.50%

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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 28352 29314 28407
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.28% 28.88% 27.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 19693 20697 19046
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £310 £295 £269
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 361 368 394
England median hourly rate £40.50 £37.25 £36.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.72% +2.41% +3.93%
10th Percentile £16.00 £12.25 £15.12
90th Percentile £53.75 £51.50 £52.19
UK median hourly rate £40.25 £36.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +10.27% -1.35% +5.71%

Swing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Swing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Swing in England

Swing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Swing in England

Swing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Swing in England over the 6 months to 27 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Swing in England

Swing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Swing in England

Swing
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the England region over the 6 months to 27 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 76 £575 +15.00% 3
North of England +54 8 £375 +15.38%
North West +44 8 £375 -21.05%
South East +24 7 £350 -12.50% 2
Swing
UK

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 England region with a requirement for Swing.

1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 47 (51.09%) Multithreading
3 41 (44.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 36 (39.13%) Banking
5 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (35.87%) Low Latency
6 31 (33.70%) Finance
6 31 (33.70%) SQL
7 29 (31.52%) Multithreaded Programming
8 27 (29.35%) Front Office
9 24 (26.09%) Spring
9 24 (26.09%) JUnit
10 23 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
11 22 (23.91%) Investment Banking
12 19 (20.65%) TDD
13 18 (19.57%) Maven
13 18 (19.57%) JavaFX
13 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
14 17 (18.48%) Oracle
14 17 (18.48%) XML
14 17 (18.48%) OO
15 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
16 15 (16.30%) HTML
16 15 (16.30%) Scrum
17 14 (15.22%) J2EE
17 14 (15.22%) Web Services
17 14 (15.22%) Java RMI
17 14 (15.22%) Solace
18 13 (14.13%) HTML5
18 13 (14.13%) Eclipse

Swing
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (4.35%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.26%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.17%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.17%) JBoss
3 2 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (1.09%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.35%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.26%) Big Data
4 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.09%) MySQL
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.09%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 24 (26.09%) JUnit
2 18 (19.57%) Jenkins
2 18 (19.57%) Maven
3 13 (14.13%) Eclipse
4 8 (8.70%) JIRA
5 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.61%) Mockito
5 7 (7.61%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.52%) Eclipse RCP
6 6 (6.52%) Spock
6 6 (6.52%) Subversion
7 2 (2.17%) Ant
7 2 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.17%) Selenium
7 2 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (2.17%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.09%) DbUnit
8 1 (1.09%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.09%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 36 (39.13%) Banking
2 31 (33.70%) Finance
3 27 (29.35%) Front Office
4 22 (23.91%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Electronics
5 2 (2.17%) International Banking
6 1 (1.09%) Dutch Language
6 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.09%) French Language
6 1 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (1.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 88 (95.65%) Developer
2 86 (93.48%) Java Developer
3 44 (47.83%) Java Swing Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.61%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 6 (6.52%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 5 (5.43%) UI Developer
7 4 (4.35%) C++ Developer
7 4 (4.35%) Investment Banking Java Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Java Software Developer
8 3 (3.26%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.17%) C++/Java Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Calypso Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Lead DevOps
9 2 (2.17%) Python Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Senior UI Developer
9 2 (2.17%) SOA Developer
9 2 (2.17%) Software Engineer
10 1 (1.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (26.09%) Spring
2 18 (19.57%) JavaFX
3 17 (18.48%) XML
4 15 (16.30%) HTML
5 14 (15.22%) J2EE
5 14 (15.22%) Java RMI
5 14 (15.22%) Web Services
6 13 (14.13%) CSS
6 13 (14.13%) HTML5
7 11 (11.96%) EJB
7 11 (11.96%) Hibernate
7 11 (11.96%) JSP
7 11 (11.96%) Servlets
8 10 (10.87%) jQuery
9 9 (9.78%) JMS
10 8 (8.70%) Middleware
10 8 (8.70%) SOAP
10 8 (8.70%) Spring MVC
11 7 (7.61%) JDBC
11 7 (7.61%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 41 (44.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (4.35%) User Experience
4 3 (3.26%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.09%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.09%) Equities
6 1 (1.09%) Fintech
6 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.04%) Linux
2 9 (9.78%) Unix
3 7 (7.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (51.09%) Multithreading
2 33 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.87%) Low Latency
3 29 (31.52%) Multithreaded Programming
4 23 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
5 19 (20.65%) TDD
6 17 (18.48%) OO
7 16 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 15 (16.30%) Scrum
9 13 (14.13%) Algorithmic Trading
10 11 (11.96%) MVC
11 10 (10.87%) Analytics
12 9 (9.78%) Software Engineering
12 9 (9.78%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (7.61%) DevOps
13 7 (7.61%) OOD
14 6 (6.52%) Performance Testing
14 6 (6.52%) Refactoring
14 6 (6.52%) Regression Testing
15 5 (5.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 92 (100.00%) Java
2 31 (33.70%) SQL
3 12 (13.04%) JavaScript
4 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
4 7 (7.61%) Shell Script
5 6 (6.52%) C++
5 6 (6.52%) Korn
6 3 (3.26%) Python
6 3 (3.26%) XPath
7 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.09%) C#
8 1 (1.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 12 (13.04%) Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.17%) Sun Certification
3 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.17%) FATCA
1 2 (2.17%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (18.48%) Oracle
2 14 (15.22%) Solace
3 8 (8.70%) TIBCO
4 6 (6.52%) Talarian
5 5 (5.43%) Software AG
5 5 (5.43%) webMethods
6 3 (3.26%) ForgeRock
6 3 (3.26%) MuleSoft
7 2 (2.17%) Calypso
7 2 (2.17%) Sybase
8 1 (1.09%) Bloomberg
8 1 (1.09%) ION Trading
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Rate: £40.00 - £42.00 per hour
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