Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 550 517 515
Rank change year-on-year -33 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Swing 89 91 98
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.19% 0.20% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 0.59% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 65 62
London median daily rate £585 £550 £546
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% +0.69% -0.68%
10th Percentile £513 £418 £350
90th Percentile £675 £650 £600
England median daily rate £585 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
London median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate £40.50 £45.00 £43.75
% change year-on-year -10.00% +2.86% +12.90%

Swing is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 17463 15527 14925
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 37.05% 34.33% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 13334 11615 11116
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £351 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 105 72 90
London median hourly rate £32.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £19.18 £19.23 £14.18
90th Percentile £50.00 £57.44 £55.38
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Swing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Swing in London over the 6 months to 22 November 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

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 6 months to 22 November 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
Central London -8 18 £525 +5.00% 2
East London -1 6 £625 +11.11%
Swing
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 89 (100.00%) Java
2 67 (75.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 62 (69.66%) Multithreading
4 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (51.69%) Multithreaded Programming
5 41 (46.07%) Banking
6 39 (43.82%) Front Office
7 38 (42.70%) SQL
7 38 (42.70%) Spring
8 31 (34.83%) Low Latency
9 29 (32.58%) Investment Banking
10 28 (31.46%) User Acceptance Testing
11 26 (29.21%) Test Automation
12 20 (22.47%) Solace
13 17 (19.10%) Performance Testing
13 17 (19.10%) Regression Testing
14 15 (16.85%) Finance
15 14 (15.73%) TIBCO
16 13 (14.61%) Talarian
17 12 (13.48%) Linux
18 10 (11.24%) J2EE
18 10 (11.24%) HTML
18 10 (11.24%) Middleware
18 10 (11.24%) TeamCity
18 10 (11.24%) Maven
19 9 (10.11%) jQuery
19 9 (10.11%) SOAP
20 8 (8.99%) Web Services
20 8 (8.99%) CSS
20 8 (8.99%) JSP

Swing
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 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
1 2 (2.25%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.12%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) ION MarketView
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.74%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.12%) MySQL
3 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Navigator
Development Applications
1 10 (11.24%) Maven
1 10 (11.24%) TeamCity
2 8 (8.99%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.99%) JIRA
3 7 (7.87%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.74%) Mockito
4 6 (6.74%) Spock
5 5 (5.62%) JUnit
6 1 (1.12%) Ant
6 1 (1.12%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.12%) NetBeans
6 1 (1.12%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.12%) Subversion
6 1 (1.12%) TortoiseSVN
6 1 (1.12%) XMLSpy
General
1 41 (46.07%) Banking
2 39 (43.82%) Front Office
3 29 (32.58%) Investment Banking
4 15 (16.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (94.38%) Developer
2 80 (89.89%) Java Developer
3 62 (69.66%) Java Swing Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Senior Developer
4 7 (7.87%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Electronic Trading Developer
5 6 (6.74%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Agile Developer
6 5 (5.62%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Developer
7 3 (3.37%) Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) FX Test Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) IT Analyst
7 3 (3.37%) Test Analyst
8 2 (2.25%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (2.25%) GUI Developer
8 2 (2.25%) Java GUI Developer
8 2 (2.25%) Java Middleware Developer
8 2 (2.25%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (42.70%) Spring
2 10 (11.24%) HTML
2 10 (11.24%) J2EE
2 10 (11.24%) Middleware
3 9 (10.11%) jQuery
3 9 (10.11%) SOAP
4 8 (8.99%) CSS
4 8 (8.99%) HTML5
4 8 (8.99%) Java RMI
4 8 (8.99%) JSP
4 8 (8.99%) REST
4 8 (8.99%) Spring MVC
4 8 (8.99%) Web Services
5 7 (7.87%) EJB
5 7 (7.87%) JMS
5 7 (7.87%) Spring Integration
6 6 (6.74%) CSS3
6 6 (6.74%) Gherkin
6 6 (6.74%) Servlets
7 5 (5.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (75.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (5.62%) User Experience
3 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.25%) Fintech
5 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.12%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.12%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Linux
2 7 (7.87%) Unix
3 1 (1.12%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (69.66%) Multithreading
2 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (51.69%) Multithreaded Programming
3 31 (34.83%) Low Latency
4 28 (31.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (29.21%) Test Automation
6 17 (19.10%) Performance Testing
6 17 (19.10%) Regression Testing
7 8 (8.99%) MVC
7 8 (8.99%) TDD
8 7 (7.87%) Algorithmic Trading
8 7 (7.87%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (7.87%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.74%) Scrum
10 5 (5.62%) Refactoring
11 3 (3.37%) Build Automation
11 3 (3.37%) Functional Testing
11 3 (3.37%) OO
11 3 (3.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 89 (100.00%) Java
2 38 (42.70%) SQL
3 8 (8.99%) C++
4 7 (7.87%) Korn
5 6 (6.74%) JavaScript
5 6 (6.74%) Python
5 6 (6.74%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.37%) Bash Shell
6 3 (3.37%) C#
6 3 (3.37%) Perl
7 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.25%) XPath
8 1 (1.12%) Clojure
8 1 (1.12%) COBOL
8 1 (1.12%) Groovy
8 1 (1.12%) Kotlin
8 1 (1.12%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) MiFID
1 2 (2.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (22.47%) Solace
2 14 (15.73%) TIBCO
3 13 (14.61%) Talarian
4 6 (6.74%) Oracle
5 4 (4.49%) ForgeRock
5 4 (4.49%) MuleSoft
6 2 (2.25%) Calypso
6 2 (2.25%) Sybase
7 1 (1.12%) Bloomberg
7 1 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (1.12%) ION Trading