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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 527 521 525
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 87 94 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.56% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 40 59
Median daily rate £450 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £334 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £552 £579 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £413 £440
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
SWIFT
UK

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
15130 16749 16870
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.60% 33.46% 32.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9835 10681 10852
Median daily rate £450 £425 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 718 709
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -6 74 £450 -5.26% 11
South East +14 8 £395 -12.22%
North West +3 2 £363 -14.70%
South West +6 1 £575 +28.13%
East of England - 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £403 -
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 England region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 79 (54.86%) Finance
2 65 (45.14%) Banking
3 44 (30.56%) SQL
4 29 (20.14%) Windows
5 28 (19.44%) SEPA
6 27 (18.75%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 27 (18.75%) Business Analysis
7 26 (18.06%) Java
8 25 (17.36%) Oracle
9 23 (15.97%) XML
10 22 (15.28%) Middleware
10 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (15.28%) Scrum
11 19 (13.19%) SDLC
12 17 (11.81%) Presales
12 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
13 16 (11.11%) Back Office
13 16 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 16 (11.11%) Cash Management
14 15 (10.42%) Microsoft
15 14 (9.72%) .NET
15 14 (9.72%) DB2
16 13 (9.03%) Linux
16 13 (9.03%) SmartStream
16 13 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
17 11 (7.64%) Change Management
17 11 (7.64%) Project Management
17 11 (7.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (7.64%) Citrix

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 10 (6.94%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.86%) MQSeries
2 7 (4.86%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.39%) CICS
4 2 (1.39%) CMS
4 2 (1.39%) Confluence
4 2 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.08%) MS Office
3 3 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.47%) Salerio
1 5 (3.47%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.39%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.39%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.69%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.69%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.86%) SAN
2 4 (2.78%) Firewall
3 3 (2.08%) ATM
4 2 (1.39%) FTP
4 2 (1.39%) SNMP
4 2 (1.39%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.69%) CHAP
5 1 (0.69%) DSL
5 1 (0.69%) GSM
5 1 (0.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.72%) DB2
3 13 (9.03%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.39%) Adabas
5 2 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.39%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.39%) OLTP
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.39%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.39%) QlikView
5 2 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.69%) DataStage
6 1 (0.69%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.08%) JIRA
3 2 (1.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.69%) CaliberRM
4 1 (0.69%) ERwin
4 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.69%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.69%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.69%) Selenium
4 1 (0.69%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.69%) Subversion
4 1 (0.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 79 (54.86%) Finance
2 65 (45.14%) Banking
3 16 (11.11%) Back Office
4 11 (7.64%) Retail
5 9 (6.25%) Investment Banking
6 8 (5.56%) Financial Institution
7 6 (4.17%) Legal
8 5 (3.47%) Retail Banking
9 2 (1.39%) Billing
9 2 (1.39%) General Ledger
9 2 (1.39%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.69%) Advertising
10 1 (0.69%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.69%) French Language
10 1 (0.69%) Front Office
10 1 (0.69%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 61 (42.36%) Analyst
2 30 (20.83%) Business Analyst
3 22 (15.28%) Architect
3 22 (15.28%) Developer
4 21 (14.58%) Support Analyst
5 20 (13.89%) Project Manager
6 12 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.94%) Banking Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) C# Developer
7 10 (6.94%) Consultant
8 9 (6.25%) .NET Developer
8 9 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Designer
10 6 (4.17%) Applications Support
10 6 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Payments Business Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Banking Business Analyst
11 5 (3.47%) Senior Manager
11 5 (3.47%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (15.97%) XML
2 22 (15.28%) Middleware
3 14 (9.72%) .NET
4 11 (7.64%) RESTful
5 9 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (6.25%) Entity Framework
5 9 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (6.25%) jQuery
6 8 (5.56%) HTML
7 7 (4.86%) SOAP
8 5 (3.47%) FpML
9 4 (2.78%) JMS
9 4 (2.78%) Web Services
10 3 (2.08%) IBM Integration Bus
10 3 (2.08%) Spring
11 2 (1.39%) FIXML
11 2 (1.39%) JPA
11 2 (1.39%) JSON
11 2 (1.39%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.86%) Derivative
3 7 (4.86%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (4.17%) Fixed Income
4 6 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 6 (4.17%) Reference Data
5 5 (3.47%) Equities
6 4 (2.78%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.08%) Data Integration
7 3 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.39%) AS400
8 2 (1.39%) iSeries
8 2 (1.39%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.39%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.39%) Tandem
8 2 (1.39%) VSAM
9 1 (0.69%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.69%) User Experience
9 1 (0.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.14%) Windows
2 13 (9.03%) Linux
3 10 (6.94%) Unix
3 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.25%) Solaris
5 6 (4.17%) AIX
5 6 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.69%) Android
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (18.75%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 27 (18.75%) Business Analysis
2 22 (15.28%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (15.28%) Scrum
3 19 (13.19%) SDLC
4 17 (11.81%) Presales
5 16 (11.11%) Cash Management
5 16 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (7.64%) Change Management
6 11 (7.64%) Migration
6 11 (7.64%) Product Management
6 11 (7.64%) Project Management
6 11 (7.64%) Unit Testing
7 10 (6.94%) ERP
8 9 (6.25%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (6.25%) Investment Management
8 9 (6.25%) MVC
8 9 (6.25%) SOA
9 8 (5.56%) Asset Management
9 8 (5.56%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.56%) SQL
2 26 (18.06%) Java
3 10 (6.94%) C#
4 9 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.78%) C
5 4 (2.78%) Perl
5 4 (2.78%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.78%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.39%) JCL
6 2 (1.39%) NATURAL
6 2 (1.39%) R
6 2 (1.39%) RPG
6 2 (1.39%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.69%) Korn
7 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.69%) VB
7 1 (0.69%) VB6
7 1 (0.69%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (7.64%) Degree
2 4 (2.78%) MBA
3 1 (0.69%) CISSP
3 1 (0.69%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.69%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (19.44%) SEPA
2 9 (6.25%) QA
3 7 (4.86%) ISO20022
4 5 (3.47%) EMIR
4 5 (3.47%) MiFID
5 4 (2.78%) TARGET2
6 2 (1.39%) COBIT
7 1 (0.69%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.69%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.69%) ISO15022
System Software
1 6 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (2.78%) VMware ESX
2 4 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.39%) Firmware
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.69%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 6 (4.17%) NetBackup
2 3 (2.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (17.36%) Oracle
2 15 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 13 (9.03%) SmartStream
4 11 (7.64%) Citrix
5 10 (6.94%) IBM
5 10 (6.94%) VMware
6 6 (4.17%) HP
6 6 (4.17%) Sun
7 5 (3.47%) Mercator
8 4 (2.78%) SAP
8 4 (2.78%) Sybase
9 3 (2.08%) Bloomberg
9 3 (2.08%) Murex
9 3 (2.08%) Temenos
9 3 (2.08%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.39%) CA
10 2 (1.39%) Cognos
10 2 (1.39%) Misys
10 2 (1.39%) Tableau
10 2 (1.39%) Veritas