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 26 June 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)
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 387 406
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19  
Contract jobs citing Swing 46 31 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.22% 0.15% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.45% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 18 26
Median daily rate £588 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.50% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £317 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £558 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -36.36% +57.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -4.49% +27.14%  

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 7432 6937 7308
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.80% 32.45% 31.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 5525 5323 5305
Median daily rate £476 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.66% +5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 25 49
Median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +77.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £16.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £190.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

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

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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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Swing in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Swing in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Swing in London

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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 26 June 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 -5 8 £519 +3.75% 1
Canary Wharf - 2 £625 -
Swing
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 62 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (61.29%) Multithreading
3 29 (46.77%) Banking
3 29 (46.77%) Finance
4 28 (45.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (43.55%) Low Latency
6 24 (38.71%) SQL
6 24 (38.71%) Electronic Trading
7 23 (37.10%) Front Office
8 21 (33.87%) Multithreaded Programming
9 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (30.65%) Spring
10 17 (27.42%) TDD
10 17 (27.42%) JavaFX
11 15 (24.19%) Investment Banking
12 14 (22.58%) Solace
13 13 (20.97%) Algorithmic Trading
13 13 (20.97%) JUnit
14 12 (19.35%) MVC
14 12 (19.35%) Maven
14 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
15 11 (17.74%) jQuery
15 11 (17.74%) EJB
15 11 (17.74%) J2EE
15 11 (17.74%) JSP
15 11 (17.74%) Servlets
16 10 (16.13%) HTML
16 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
17 9 (14.52%) Spring MVC
17 9 (14.52%) Oracle

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Co-occurring 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 4 (6.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.61%) Big Data
2 1 (1.61%) MySQL
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.61%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) JUnit
2 12 (19.35%) Jenkins
2 12 (19.35%) Maven
3 7 (11.29%) Mockito
3 7 (11.29%) TeamCity
4 6 (9.68%) Git (software)
4 6 (9.68%) JIRA
4 6 (9.68%) Spock
5 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.84%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (3.23%) Ant
7 2 (3.23%) Mercurial
7 2 (3.23%) Selenium
7 2 (3.23%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.61%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.61%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.61%) Subversion
8 1 (1.61%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (1.61%) XMLSpy
General
1 29 (46.77%) Banking
1 29 (46.77%) Finance
2 23 (37.10%) Front Office
3 15 (24.19%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.23%) International Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (95.16%) Developer
2 57 (91.94%) Java Developer
3 33 (53.23%) Java Swing Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 2 (3.23%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Lead DevOps
7 2 (3.23%) Senior UI Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Agile Java Developer
8 1 (1.61%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (1.61%) GUI Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Java Team Leader
8 1 (1.61%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (1.61%) SQL Developer
8 1 (1.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.65%) Spring
2 17 (27.42%) JavaFX
3 11 (17.74%) EJB
3 11 (17.74%) J2EE
3 11 (17.74%) jQuery
3 11 (17.74%) JSP
3 11 (17.74%) Servlets
4 10 (16.13%) HTML
5 9 (14.52%) Spring MVC
6 8 (12.90%) CSS
6 8 (12.90%) HTML5
6 8 (12.90%) JMS
6 8 (12.90%) SOAP
6 8 (12.90%) Web Services
7 7 (11.29%) AngularJS
7 7 (11.29%) Java RMI
7 7 (11.29%) Middleware
7 7 (11.29%) REST
7 7 (11.29%) Spring Integration
7 7 (11.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (8.06%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.45%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Equities
4 2 (3.23%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.61%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Unix
2 6 (9.68%) Linux
3 2 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (61.29%) Multithreading
2 27 (43.55%) Low Latency
3 24 (38.71%) Electronic Trading
4 21 (33.87%) Multithreaded Programming
5 19 (30.65%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (27.42%) TDD
7 13 (20.97%) Algorithmic Trading
8 12 (19.35%) MVC
9 10 (16.13%) Test Automation
10 9 (14.52%) Scrum
11 8 (12.90%) Analytics
12 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
13 6 (9.68%) Refactoring
14 5 (8.06%) Risk Management
15 4 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
15 4 (6.45%) Data Modelling
15 4 (6.45%) E-Commerce
15 4 (6.45%) Performance Testing
15 4 (6.45%) Regression Testing
15 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (100.00%) Java
2 24 (38.71%) SQL
3 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) PL/SQL
5 6 (9.68%) Korn
5 6 (9.68%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.84%) C++
6 3 (4.84%) XPath
7 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.61%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.23%) FATCA
Vendors
1 14 (22.58%) Solace
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle
3 7 (11.29%) TIBCO
4 6 (9.68%) Talarian
5 3 (4.84%) ForgeRock
5 3 (4.84%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.61%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.61%) ION Trading