Period
to 22 November 2017

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 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 > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 374 372
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -11
Contract jobs citing Swing 8 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.048% 0.036% 0.078%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% 0.13% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 10
South East median daily rate £350 £450 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +33.33% +18.42%
England median daily rate £585 £525 £525
% change year-on-year +11.43% - +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
South East median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +11.11% +8.00%
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 the South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4631 4486 5052
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.50% 26.83% 26.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2724 3260
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +6.21%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £515
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 127 119
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £15.16 £12.25 £15.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £55.20 £51.30
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

Swing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Swing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Swing in the South East

Swing
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Swing within the South East 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
Hampshire +14 8 £350 -26.32%
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 South East region with a requirement for Swing.

1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) J2SE
1 8 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 8 (100.00%) OOD
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (100.00%) Software AG
1 8 (100.00%) webMethods
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Axis
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) React

Swing
Co-occurring 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 6 (75.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) npm
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 8 (100.00%) JUnit
1 8 (100.00%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Babel
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 5 (62.50%) SOA Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Apache Axis
1 8 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (100.00%) J2SE
1 8 (100.00%) Java RMI
1 8 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (75.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Browserify
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
3 1 (12.50%) J2EE
3 1 (12.50%) Node.js
3 1 (12.50%) React
3 1 (12.50%) Redux
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) OO
1 8 (100.00%) OOD
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (75.00%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Software AG
1 8 (100.00%) webMethods
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle