The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
England / London
Rank 386 387 363
Rank change year-on-year +1 -24  
Contract jobs citing Swing 16 32 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.083% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.46% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 33
Median daily rate £544 £550 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.13% -2.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £294 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £635 £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 London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 6686 6989 6301
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 34.81% 31.78% 30.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 4978 5229 4550
Median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 30 27
Median hourly rate £47.50 £48.92 £27.37
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% +78.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £22.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £55.00 £55.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Swing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Swing in London

Swing
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Swing in London over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Swing in London

Swing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Swing in London

Swing
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the London region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. 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 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
City of London +12 5 £538 -10.41% 1
Swing
England

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Swing.

1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 32 (65.31%) Finance
3 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (44.90%) Banking
4 22 (44.90%) HTML
5 21 (42.86%) Linux
5 21 (42.86%) Spring
5 21 (42.86%) Maven
6 20 (40.82%) XML
6 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
7 19 (38.78%) J2EE
7 19 (38.78%) JSP
7 19 (38.78%) CSS
8 18 (36.73%) EJB
8 18 (36.73%) Web Services
8 18 (36.73%) Unix
8 18 (36.73%) MVC
8 18 (36.73%) Spring MVC
8 18 (36.73%) jQuery
8 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
9 16 (32.65%) Spring Integration
9 16 (32.65%) XSLT
10 15 (30.61%) Oracle
11 14 (28.57%) JUnit
11 14 (28.57%) JavaFX
11 14 (28.57%) TDD
11 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
12 13 (26.53%) REST
12 13 (26.53%) Solace

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.08%) JBoss
3 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
3 1 (2.04%) Mule
3 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.12%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) Hazelcast
3 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.04%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 21 (42.86%) Maven
2 18 (36.73%) Jenkins
3 14 (28.57%) JUnit
4 13 (26.53%) Git (software)
5 12 (24.49%) TeamCity
6 10 (20.41%) JIRA
6 10 (20.41%) Mockito
7 9 (18.37%) Spock
8 4 (8.16%) Eclipse
8 4 (8.16%) Selenium
8 4 (8.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (6.12%) Eclipse RCP
9 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
10 2 (4.08%) Ant
10 2 (4.08%) Subversion
11 1 (2.04%) EasyMock
11 1 (2.04%) Mercurial
11 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
11 1 (2.04%) TestNG
11 1 (2.04%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 32 (65.31%) Finance
2 22 (44.90%) Banking
3 9 (18.37%) Front Office
4 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (89.80%) Developer
2 38 (77.55%) Java Developer
3 11 (22.45%) Java Swing Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Developer
4 10 (20.41%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (18.37%) C++ Developer
5 9 (18.37%) UI Developer
6 6 (12.24%) C++/Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 3 (6.12%) Senior UI Developer
8 2 (4.08%) C++ Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Programmer
8 2 (4.08%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared Java Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Front Office Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.90%) HTML
2 21 (42.86%) Spring
3 20 (40.82%) XML
4 19 (38.78%) CSS
4 19 (38.78%) J2EE
4 19 (38.78%) JSP
5 18 (36.73%) EJB
5 18 (36.73%) jQuery
5 18 (36.73%) Spring MVC
5 18 (36.73%) Web Services
6 16 (32.65%) Spring Integration
6 16 (32.65%) XSLT
7 14 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 14 (28.57%) JavaFX
8 13 (26.53%) REST
9 12 (24.49%) JMS
9 12 (24.49%) Servlets
9 12 (24.49%) SOAP
10 11 (22.45%) Java RMI
10 11 (22.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (16.33%) User Experience
3 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Fixed Income
4 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.08%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.08%) Equities
6 1 (2.04%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.86%) Linux
2 18 (36.73%) Unix
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) MVC
3 14 (28.57%) TDD
4 12 (24.49%) Scrum
5 10 (20.41%) Multithreading
6 9 (18.37%) OO
6 9 (18.37%) Refactoring
7 8 (16.33%) BDD
7 8 (16.33%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (14.29%) Low Latency
8 7 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (14.29%) Software Engineering
8 7 (14.29%) UML
9 6 (12.24%) Release Management
9 6 (12.24%) Risk Management
10 4 (8.16%) DevOps
10 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
10 4 (8.16%) Front End Development
10 4 (8.16%) Web Development
11 3 (6.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (51.02%) SQL
3 20 (40.82%) JavaScript
4 11 (22.45%) C++
4 11 (22.45%) Korn
4 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
5 9 (18.37%) XPath
6 6 (12.24%) Perl
6 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
7 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.08%) Python
9 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.04%) PHP
9 1 (2.04%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (20.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) FATCA
2 1 (2.04%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (2.04%) EMIR
2 1 (2.04%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 13 (26.53%) Solace
3 4 (8.16%) Black Duck
4 3 (6.12%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.08%) Talarian
5 2 (4.08%) TIBCO
6 1 (2.04%) Bloomberg
6 1 (2.04%) ION Trading
6 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
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