The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK / England
Rank 476 520 503
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -17
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 94 72 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.23% 0.15% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.47% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 60
Median daily rate £450 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £613 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £280 £300
% change year-on-year
+47.32% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13280 15381 14867
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.56% 33.04% 32.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 8552 9875 9453
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 481 640 606
Median hourly rate £22.00 £21.40 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.80% +22.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SWIFT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in England

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in England

SWIFT
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SWIFT across the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

SWIFT Daily Rate Histogram in England

SWIFT
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SWIFT Hourly Rate Trend in England

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +28 78 £475 -5.00% 6
South East +13 5 £395 -12.22% 2
North West +32 4 £400 -
South West - 3 £575 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £403 -
East of England - 1 £425 -
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 92 (55.09%) Finance
2 87 (52.10%) Banking
3 47 (28.14%) SQL
4 36 (21.56%) Windows
5 32 (19.16%) Back Office
6 28 (16.77%) XML
7 27 (16.17%) Business Analysis
8 25 (14.97%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 24 (14.37%) SEPA
9 24 (14.37%) Java
10 22 (13.17%) Oracle
10 22 (13.17%) Change Management
11 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
12 19 (11.38%) SQL Server
12 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (10.78%) Cash Management
13 18 (10.78%) Middleware
14 17 (10.18%) .NET
14 17 (10.18%) Linux
14 17 (10.18%) Investment Banking
14 17 (10.18%) Degree
15 16 (9.58%) Scrum
15 16 (9.58%) DB2
16 15 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
16 15 (8.98%) SmartStream
16 15 (8.98%) Migration
17 14 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
17 14 (8.38%) Internet
17 14 (8.38%) Investment Management

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.19%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.59%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (2.40%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.80%) Confluence
4 3 (1.80%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.20%) CICS
5 2 (1.20%) CMS
5 2 (1.20%) IIS
5 2 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 11 (6.59%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.99%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.80%) MS Project
3 3 (1.80%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (3.59%) Temenos T24
2 4 (2.40%) Salerio
3 2 (1.20%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.20%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.60%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.60%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.38%) Internet
2 12 (7.19%) Intranet
3 7 (4.19%) SAN
4 4 (2.40%) ATM
4 4 (2.40%) Firewall
5 2 (1.20%) FTP
5 2 (1.20%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.60%) CHAP
6 1 (0.60%) DSL
6 1 (0.60%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.38%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.58%) DB2
3 15 (8.98%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.59%) DataStage
5 4 (2.40%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (2.40%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.80%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.20%) Adabas
7 2 (1.20%) OLTP
7 2 (1.20%) QlikView
8 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.59%) ERwin
2 6 (3.59%) PowerDesigner
2 6 (3.59%) Talend Open Studio
3 5 (2.99%) JIRA
4 3 (1.80%) Selenium
5 2 (1.20%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.60%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.60%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.60%) Subversion
General
1 92 (55.09%) Finance
2 87 (52.10%) Banking
3 32 (19.16%) Back Office
4 17 (10.18%) Investment Banking
5 11 (6.59%) Retail
6 8 (4.79%) Financial Institution
6 8 (4.79%) Legal
7 5 (2.99%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.80%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.20%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.20%) Front Office
9 2 (1.20%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.20%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.60%) French Language
Job Titles
1 87 (52.10%) Analyst
2 30 (17.96%) Architect
2 30 (17.96%) Business Analyst
2 30 (17.96%) Support Analyst
3 29 (17.37%) Banking Analyst
4 25 (14.97%) Developer
5 15 (8.98%) Project Manager
5 15 (8.98%) Solutions Architect
6 14 (8.38%) Applications Support
7 12 (7.19%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (6.59%) C# Developer
9 10 (5.99%) Security Analyst
10 9 (5.39%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.39%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Information Analyst
10 9 (5.39%) Information Security Analyst
11 8 (4.79%) Lead Architect
11 8 (4.79%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 7 (4.19%) Financial Analyst
12 7 (4.19%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.77%) XML
2 18 (10.78%) Middleware
3 17 (10.18%) .NET
4 11 (6.59%) RESTful
4 11 (6.59%) SOAP
5 9 (5.39%) .NET Framework
5 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (5.39%) Entity Framework
5 9 (5.39%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (5.39%) jQuery
6 8 (4.79%) HTML
7 6 (3.59%) Web Services
7 6 (3.59%) XML Messaging
7 6 (3.59%) XML Schema
8 5 (2.99%) FpML
8 5 (2.99%) Spring
9 4 (2.40%) FIXML
9 4 (2.40%) JPA
9 4 (2.40%) JSON
10 2 (1.20%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.38%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.19%) Derivative
3 7 (4.19%) Fixed Income
3 7 (4.19%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.59%) Equities
4 6 (3.59%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.40%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.40%) PACS
6 3 (1.80%) Data Integration
6 3 (1.80%) IBM Mainframe
6 3 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.20%) AS400
7 2 (1.20%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.20%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.20%) iSeries
7 2 (1.20%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.20%) Statistics
7 2 (1.20%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.20%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 36 (21.56%) Windows
2 17 (10.18%) Linux
3 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (5.99%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (4.79%) Unix
5 6 (3.59%) AIX
5 6 (3.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.99%) Solaris
7 4 (2.40%) Windows Server
8 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.20%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.17%) Business Analysis
2 25 (14.97%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 22 (13.17%) Change Management
4 20 (11.98%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (10.78%) Cash Management
6 16 (9.58%) Scrum
7 15 (8.98%) Migration
8 14 (8.38%) Investment Management
8 14 (8.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (7.19%) Information Security
9 12 (7.19%) IT Audit
9 12 (7.19%) Project Management
9 12 (7.19%) SDLC
10 11 (6.59%) SOA
10 11 (6.59%) Unit Testing
11 9 (5.39%) Data Analysis
11 9 (5.39%) MVC
11 9 (5.39%) Presales
11 9 (5.39%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.19%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 47 (28.14%) SQL
2 24 (14.37%) Java
3 11 (6.59%) C#
4 10 (5.99%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.59%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.40%) C
7 2 (1.20%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.20%) JCL
7 2 (1.20%) NATURAL
7 2 (1.20%) Perl
7 2 (1.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.20%) R
7 2 (1.20%) RPG
7 2 (1.20%) RPG IV
7 2 (1.20%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.20%) VB
7 2 (1.20%) VB6
8 1 (0.60%) Korn
8 1 (0.60%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (10.18%) Degree
2 11 (6.59%) CISSP
3 10 (5.99%) CISMP
4 1 (0.60%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.60%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.37%) SEPA
2 12 (7.19%) ISO20022
3 9 (5.39%) QA
4 5 (2.99%) EMIR
4 5 (2.99%) MiFID
5 3 (1.80%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.60%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.60%) FATCA
6 1 (0.60%) ISO15022
System Software
1 6 (3.59%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.40%) VMware ESX
2 4 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.60%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.80%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (13.17%) Oracle
2 15 (8.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.98%) SmartStream
3 11 (6.59%) Citrix
4 10 (5.99%) VMware
5 9 (5.39%) IBM
6 6 (3.59%) HP
6 6 (3.59%) Informatica
6 6 (3.59%) Sybase
6 6 (3.59%) Talend
7 5 (2.99%) Murex
8 4 (2.40%) Mercator
8 4 (2.40%) SAP
8 4 (2.40%) Sun
8 4 (2.40%) Temenos
9 2 (1.20%) Apple
9 2 (1.20%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.20%) CA
9 2 (1.20%) Cognos
9 2 (1.20%) Perforce
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