The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 28 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 28 -
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth - 0.68% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £550 £350
% change year-on-year -36.36% +57.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 59 39 11
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 35.76% 26.35% 12.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 82 42
Median daily rate £325 £313 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% -16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £281 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £498 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 36 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.12% -  
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 Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Swing in Portsmouth

Swing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Swing in Portsmouth