The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Swing (Java)
England / South East
Rank - 262 259
Contract jobs citing Swing 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.033% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.14% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £400 £288
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +39.13%  
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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2048 2182 2317
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.48% 23.66% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1237 1462 1344
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 50 52
Median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.15% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £42.40
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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Swing
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Swing in the South East

Swing
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Swing in the South East

Swing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 South East region with a requirement for Swing.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion

Swing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (100.00%) GlassFish
1 2 (100.00%) JBoss
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (100.00%) JUnit
1 2 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 2 (100.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Ajax
1 2 (100.00%) CSS
1 2 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 2 (100.00%) JavaFX
1 2 (100.00%) JPA
1 2 (100.00%) jQuery
1 2 (100.00%) JSF
1 2 (100.00%) JSP
1 2 (100.00%) PrimeFaces
1 2 (100.00%) Servlets
1 2 (100.00%) Spring
1 2 (100.00%) XHTML
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) XSL
1 2 (100.00%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) SysML
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree