The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Bedfordshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank - - 42
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £443 £450 £386
% change year-on-year
-1.55% +16.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
94 49 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.34% 21.88% 16.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 26 29
Average daily rate £425 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -8.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £240 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £549 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -21.15%
SWIFT
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SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SWIFT across the Bedfordshire region.

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

SWIFT
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SWIFT also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SWIFT.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (33.33%) Local Government
3 1 (33.33%) Civica

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing SWIFT also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SWIFT. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Report Writer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) Civica