The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 121 127 127
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 2 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.078% 0.080% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.26% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£375 £250 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £411 £450
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SWIFT
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
781 761 703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.46% 30.29% 28.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 378 287
Average daily rate £383 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £501 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 12 37
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.43 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.74% +2.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £11.58 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £40.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.08 £21.75 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.27% +8.75%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough -1 1 - -
SWIFT
South East

SWIFT
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (50.00%) Misys Midas
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) iSeries
2 1 (50.00%) RPG/400
2 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Android Development
2 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) RPG
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) AS400

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Misys Midas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Android Development
1 1 (50.00%) iOS Development
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) RPG
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) RPG/400
1 1 (50.00%) RPG IV
1 1 (50.00%) Apple Swift
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) Apple