The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 77 63 58
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -5
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 2 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.17% 0.36% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 2.22% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£350 - £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SWIFT
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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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
196 180 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 16.40% 16.06% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 77 60
Average daily rate £375 £360 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £185 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £505 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 9
Average hourly rate £12.00 £13.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -42.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.19 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £33.20 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) MSMQ
1 3 (75.00%) EAI
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) Web Services
1 3 (75.00%) XML
1 3 (75.00%) MSMQ
1 3 (75.00%) WCF
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) EAI
1 3 (75.00%) SOA
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center