The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for SWT skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SWT over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

Standard Widget Toolkit (SWT)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 47 56
Contract jobs citing SWT 0 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 1.50% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 6.48% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 2
Median daily rate - £550 £473
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +16.40%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - £550 £473
% change year-on-year - +16.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 - -

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

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 86 108 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 23.37% 23.13% 34.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 64 108
Median daily rate £375 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Median hourly rate £45.00 - £43.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £42.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

SWT
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for SWT in Gloucestershire

SWT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SWT in Gloucestershire