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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 492 512 425
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -87
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 91 70 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.44% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 46 60
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£500 £493 £494
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.36% -0.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £406 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £563 £578
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £95.00 - -
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 England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15548 15970 13780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.77% 31.76% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 9670 9990 8444
Average daily rate £425 £413 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £613 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 566 624 631
Average hourly rate £18.50 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.90% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.01 £11.50 £12.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 81 £500 -2.43% 15
North West -16 5 £475 +6.74%
South West +2 3 £533 +18.33% 4
East of England +22 1 £600 +84.61%
East Midlands -1 1 £340 -19.52%
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SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

1 104 (63.41%) Finance
2 103 (62.80%) Banking
3 49 (29.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 40 (24.39%) Business Analysis
5 29 (17.68%) QA
6 26 (15.85%) Cash Management
6 26 (15.85%) UNIX
7 25 (15.24%) SQL
8 23 (14.02%) Oracle
8 23 (14.02%) Financial Institution
8 23 (14.02%) Integration Testing
9 21 (12.80%) Project Management
10 17 (10.37%) System Testing
10 17 (10.37%) Investment Banking
11 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (9.15%) XML
13 14 (8.54%) Fixed Income
13 14 (8.54%) Test Scripting
14 13 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
15 12 (7.32%) Retail
15 12 (7.32%) Validation
16 11 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (6.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (6.71%) Calypso
16 11 (6.71%) Wholesale Banking
17 10 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
17 10 (6.10%) Equities
17 10 (6.10%) Derivative
17 10 (6.10%) Java
18 9 (5.49%) Front Office

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.27%) CMS
2 6 (3.66%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.22%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.61%) JBoss
5 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.44%) MS Office
3 2 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (2.44%) FLEXCUBE
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.83%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.83%) Loan IQ
4 2 (1.22%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.61%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.61%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.61%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.61%) Loanet
5 1 (0.61%) Kondor+
5 1 (0.61%) Global One
5 1 (0.61%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) FTP
2 1 (0.61%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.61%) MPLS
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) ATM
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) SMS
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.83%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.22%) OLTP
4 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (3.66%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (3.05%) Toad
2 5 (3.05%) JIRA
3 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 104 (63.41%) Finance
2 103 (62.80%) Banking
3 23 (14.02%) Financial Institution
4 17 (10.37%) Investment Banking
5 12 (7.32%) Retail
6 11 (6.71%) Wholesale Banking
7 9 (5.49%) Front Office
7 9 (5.49%) Retail Banking
8 8 (4.88%) French Language
8 8 (4.88%) Back Office
9 4 (2.44%) Billing
9 4 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.61%) Legal
10 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.61%) Advertising
10 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (62.20%) Analyst
2 57 (34.76%) Business Analyst
3 23 (14.02%) Tester
4 15 (9.15%) Systems Analyst
5 14 (8.54%) Payments Business Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) Systems Tester
7 10 (6.10%) Banking Business Analyst
7 10 (6.10%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.10%) Consultant
8 9 (5.49%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Test Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Architect
9 8 (4.88%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.88%) Developer
10 7 (4.27%) Technical Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (4.27%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (3.66%) Manual Tester
11 6 (3.66%) Technical Business Analyst
12 5 (3.05%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.15%) XML
2 7 (4.27%) .NET
3 6 (3.66%) FIX Protocol
3 6 (3.66%) Middleware
4 3 (1.83%) FIXML
4 3 (1.83%) CGI
5 2 (1.22%) XML Schema
5 2 (1.22%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.22%) FpML
6 1 (0.61%) REST
6 1 (0.61%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.61%) JDBC
6 1 (0.61%) Web Services
6 1 (0.61%) XSD
6 1 (0.61%) XSLT
6 1 (0.61%) HTML
6 1 (0.61%) JMS
6 1 (0.61%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (0.61%) JSON
6 1 (0.61%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.54%) Fixed Income
3 11 (6.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (6.10%) Equities
4 10 (6.10%) Derivative
5 4 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
6 3 (1.83%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.22%) PMI
7 2 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (15.85%) UNIX
2 9 (5.49%) Linux
3 3 (1.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.22%) Solaris
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
5 1 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 40 (24.39%) Business Analysis
3 26 (15.85%) Cash Management
4 23 (14.02%) Integration Testing
5 21 (12.80%) Project Management
6 17 (10.37%) System Testing
7 14 (8.54%) Test Scripting
8 13 (7.93%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (7.32%) Validation
10 11 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (6.10%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (5.49%) Change Management
12 9 (5.49%) Systems Analysis
13 7 (4.27%) Risk Management
13 7 (4.27%) Use Case
13 7 (4.27%) Migration
14 6 (3.66%) Software Testing
14 6 (3.66%) Data Modelling
14 6 (3.66%) UML
14 6 (3.66%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 25 (15.24%) SQL
2 10 (6.10%) Java
3 9 (5.49%) Shell Script
4 7 (4.27%) Perl
5 6 (3.66%) PL/SQL
5 6 (3.66%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.83%) C++
7 2 (1.22%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) VC++
8 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (4.88%) Degree
2 6 (3.66%) IIBA
3 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.22%) ISEB
3 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.61%) MBA
4 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (17.68%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) EMIR
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (14.02%) Oracle
2 11 (6.71%) Calypso
3 6 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.66%) Misys
3 6 (3.66%) Sybase
4 5 (3.05%) Business Objects
4 5 (3.05%) Actimize
5 4 (2.44%) Mantas
5 4 (2.44%) Cognos
5 4 (2.44%) HP
6 3 (1.83%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.83%) SAP
6 3 (1.83%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.22%) Norkom
7 2 (1.22%) IBM
7 2 (1.22%) SmartStream
7 2 (1.22%) Charles River
8 1 (0.61%) Reuters
8 1 (0.61%) Radianz
8 1 (0.61%) Red Hat
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