The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 149 -
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.068% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.30% -
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 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 Scotland with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 650 667 621
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 29.49% 22.67% 21.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1554 1503 1189
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £463 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 12 15
Median hourly rate £43.39 £36.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.06% -8.12%  
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 Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Swing in Scotland

Swing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Swing in Scotland

Swing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Swing in Scotland