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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 84 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.069% 0.17% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 0.66% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+35.38% -1.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £60.00 £34.50 -
% change year-on-year
+73.91% -
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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
339 304 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.48% 25.08% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 139 109
Average daily rate £400 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 4
Average hourly rate £12.00 £16.75 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.35% +59.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.53 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.89 £17.50 £11.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) EAI
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) MSMQ
1 2 (66.67%) WCF
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) EAI
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle