The median contractor rate for a Java Swing Developer was £538 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Swing Developer
UK
Rank 575 626 619
Rank change year-on-year +51 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Java Swing Developer 8 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.028% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 8
Median daily rate £538 £400 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.37% -21.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £237 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate - £400 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 42574 50675 51233
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.19% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 32785 30936
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1490 1588 2053
Median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +8.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.93 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Java Swing Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Java Swing Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Swing Developer in the UK

Java Swing Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Java Swing Developer in the UK

Java Swing Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Java Swing Developer over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Java Swing Developer in the UK

Java Swing Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Java Swing Developer in the UK

Java Swing Developer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Java Swing Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +43 8 £538 +34.37% 3
London +28 8 £538 +34.37% 3
City of London - 4 £538 -

Java Swing Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, Java Swing Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Java Swing Developer in the job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Swing
2 9 (75.00%) JavaFX
3 6 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
4 5 (41.67%) Fixed Income
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
5 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
5 4 (33.33%) Maven
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) AWT
6 3 (25.00%) TDD
6 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 3 (25.00%) Scrum
6 3 (25.00%) HTML
6 3 (25.00%) Front Office
6 3 (25.00%) JFace
6 3 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
7 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (16.67%) Open Source
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (16.67%) Logistics
7 2 (16.67%) Web Development
7 2 (16.67%) Equities
7 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript

Java Swing Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Hazelcast
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Maven
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (16.67%) Eclipse RCP
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Ant
3 1 (8.33%) EasyMock
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Banking
2 3 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) Swing
2 9 (75.00%) JavaFX
3 3 (25.00%) AWT
3 3 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (25.00%) JFace
4 2 (16.67%) AngularJS
4 2 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE
5 1 (8.33%) Java SE
5 1 (8.33%) JDBC
5 1 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (8.33%) RESTful
5 1 (8.33%) Servlets
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (41.67%) Fixed Income
3 2 (16.67%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 3 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (16.67%) Logistics
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreaded Programming
4 2 (16.67%) Open Source
4 2 (16.67%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Analytics
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Front End Development
5 1 (8.33%) Memory Management
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (8.33%) EMIR
1 1 (8.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
1 1 (8.33%) ION Trading
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle