The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 167 190 182
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 30 36 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 0.50% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.47% 1.32% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 24 24
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £315 £383
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £653 £855
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.25 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2041 2722 2992
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 34.55% 37.52% 38.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 2013 2196
Average daily rate £466 £475 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 59 65
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £48.00 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SWIFT
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SWIFT across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

SWIFT Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

SWIFT
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the City of London region.

SWIFT Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 36 (67.92%) Banking
2 32 (60.38%) Finance
3 15 (28.30%) SQL
4 13 (24.53%) UNIX
4 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
5 12 (22.64%) System Testing
5 12 (22.64%) Oracle
6 10 (18.87%) Project Management
6 10 (18.87%) Cash Management
7 8 (15.09%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
9 6 (11.32%) French Language
9 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
9 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
9 6 (11.32%) HP
9 6 (11.32%) Java
10 5 (9.43%) Windows
10 5 (9.43%) XML
10 5 (9.43%) ITIL
10 5 (9.43%) Linux
10 5 (9.43%) Validation
10 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
10 5 (9.43%) Service Management
10 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
10 5 (9.43%) ITSM
10 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (7.55%) Derivative

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (11.32%) WebSphere
2 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Process Server
3 2 (3.77%) IIS
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 1 (1.89%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Project
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) HiPortfolio
1 3 (5.66%) Temenos T24
2 2 (3.77%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (3.77%) Loan IQ
3 1 (1.89%) Markit EDM
3 1 (1.89%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) LDAP
1 2 (3.77%) FTP
1 2 (3.77%) HTTP
1 2 (3.77%) SSL
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
1 2 (3.77%) X.509
1 2 (3.77%) Firewall
1 2 (3.77%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) SQL Server
1 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
1 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.77%) MySQL
2 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
3 1 (1.89%) Selenium
3 1 (1.89%) FitNesse
3 1 (1.89%) JUnit
3 1 (1.89%) TestDirector
3 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.89%) JMeter
3 1 (1.89%) Bugzilla
General
1 36 (67.92%) Banking
2 32 (60.38%) Finance
3 6 (11.32%) French Language
4 5 (9.43%) Financial Institution
5 4 (7.55%) Back Office
5 4 (7.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.66%) Telecoms
6 3 (5.66%) Spanish Language
6 3 (5.66%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (3.77%) Wholesale Banking
7 2 (3.77%) Retail
8 1 (1.89%) Law
8 1 (1.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (54.72%) Analyst
2 13 (24.53%) Business Analyst
3 12 (22.64%) Tester
4 10 (18.87%) Systems Tester
5 7 (13.21%) Banking Business Analyst
6 6 (11.32%) Payments Business Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Service Management Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.43%) Service Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (7.55%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Developer
9 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
9 3 (5.66%) Platform Manager
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Support
10 2 (3.77%) Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.77%) Data Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Technical Support Analyst
10 2 (3.77%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) XML
2 3 (5.66%) CSS
2 3 (5.66%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (5.66%) Middleware
2 3 (5.66%) FIXML
2 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (3.77%) CGI
3 2 (3.77%) FpML
3 2 (3.77%) JSP
3 2 (3.77%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) J2EE
4 1 (1.89%) EJB
4 1 (1.89%) JMS
4 1 (1.89%) WSDL
4 1 (1.89%) Servlets
4 1 (1.89%) Struts
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
4 1 (1.89%) Spring
4 1 (1.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Mainframe
2 4 (7.55%) Derivative
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (3.77%) Clustering
4 2 (3.77%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.89%) Exotic Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.89%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.89%) Reference Data
5 1 (1.89%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) UNIX
2 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 5 (9.43%) Linux
2 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (5.66%) AIX
4 1 (1.89%) Solaris
4 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (22.64%) Integration Testing
2 12 (22.64%) System Testing
3 10 (18.87%) Cash Management
3 10 (18.87%) Project Management
4 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.21%) Test Scripting
6 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
7 5 (9.43%) Service Management
7 5 (9.43%) ITIL
7 5 (9.43%) ITSM
7 5 (9.43%) Validation
8 4 (7.55%) Migration
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
8 4 (7.55%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (5.66%) Use Case
9 3 (5.66%) Release Management
9 3 (5.66%) GAP Analysis
9 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (28.30%) SQL
2 6 (11.32%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.77%) Perl
4 2 (3.77%) T-SQL
4 2 (3.77%) ActionScript
4 2 (3.77%) Python
4 2 (3.77%) ActionScript 2.0
5 1 (1.89%) XPath
5 1 (1.89%) VBA
5 1 (1.89%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) MBA
1 2 (3.77%) Degree
1 2 (3.77%) IIBA
1 2 (3.77%) CBAP
1 2 (3.77%) ISEB
2 1 (1.89%) PMP
2 1 (1.89%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) EMIR
2 1 (1.89%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (15.09%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (5.66%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.66%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (3.77%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) HP
3 3 (5.66%) SunGard
3 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
3 3 (5.66%) IBM
3 3 (5.66%) Temenos
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.77%) Sybase
4 2 (3.77%) Radianz
4 2 (3.77%) Misys
4 2 (3.77%) SimCorp
4 2 (3.77%) Axway
4 2 (3.77%) Tumbleweed
5 1 (1.89%) Actuate
5 1 (1.89%) jBASE
5 1 (1.89%) Apple
5 1 (1.89%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.89%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.89%) JBoss
5 1 (1.89%) Murex
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £530.00 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago