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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 89 - 80
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 6 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% - 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
Median daily rate £280 - £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £390 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.79% -8.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 - -
SWIFT
Scotland

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
504 351 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.88% 23.88% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 204 161
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 9
Median hourly rate £22.00 £39.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-44.30% +58.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.75 £18.90 £20.21
% change year-on-year
+15.07% -6.45%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing SWIFT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (37.50%) ISEB
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
4 1 (12.50%) Finance

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Spreadsheet
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (75.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Banking Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Planning
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB