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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK / England
Rank 458 552 501
Rank change year-on-year
+94 -51
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 109 59 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.12% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.84% 0.40% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 35 70
Median daily rate £475 £475 £481
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £635 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
12966 14829 14296
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.00% 31.09% 30.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 8398 9705 8943
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 516 540 593
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.75 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +18.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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 +73 97 £475 +5.55% 12
South West +8 3 £575 +2.22% 1
East of England - 3 £613 -
North West - 3 £400 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
South East +17 1 - -
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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.

1 103 (55.08%) Finance
2 102 (54.55%) Banking
3 54 (28.88%) SQL
4 39 (20.86%) Windows
5 37 (19.79%) SEPA
6 34 (18.18%) Back Office
7 31 (16.58%) XML
7 31 (16.58%) Java
7 31 (16.58%) Business Analysis
8 28 (14.97%) Anti-Money Laundering
9 26 (13.90%) Middleware
9 26 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (13.37%) Oracle
11 23 (12.30%) Change Management
11 23 (12.30%) Cash Management
12 22 (11.76%) DB2
13 21 (11.23%) SQL Server
13 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
14 20 (10.70%) Linux
14 20 (10.70%) Investment Banking
15 19 (10.16%) Degree
16 18 (9.63%) .NET
17 17 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
18 16 (8.56%) ISO20022
18 16 (8.56%) SmartStream
18 16 (8.56%) Migration
18 16 (8.56%) Scrum
19 15 (8.02%) Microsoft
19 15 (8.02%) Presales
19 15 (8.02%) SDLC

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 12 (6.42%) WebSphere
2 7 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (3.74%) MQSeries
3 6 (3.21%) Confluence
4 5 (2.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.07%) CICS
6 2 (1.07%) CMS
6 2 (1.07%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.14%) MS Office
4 3 (1.60%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.21%) Temenos T24
2 4 (2.14%) Salerio
3 2 (1.07%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.07%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.53%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.49%) Internet
2 12 (6.42%) Intranet
3 5 (2.67%) SAN
4 3 (1.60%) ATM
5 2 (1.07%) Firewall
5 2 (1.07%) FTP
5 2 (1.07%) SWIFTNet
6 1 (0.53%) CHAP
6 1 (0.53%) DSL
6 1 (0.53%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.76%) DB2
2 21 (11.23%) SQL Server
3 17 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (3.74%) DataStage
5 4 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.14%) Data Mart
5 4 (2.14%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (2.14%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.14%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.14%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.60%) QlikView
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.07%) Adabas
7 2 (1.07%) Blockchain
7 2 (1.07%) OLTP
7 2 (1.07%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (4.28%) JIRA
1 8 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (3.74%) ERwin
2 7 (3.74%) PowerDesigner
2 7 (3.74%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (2.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (1.60%) Selenium
5 2 (1.07%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.07%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.07%) Subversion
6 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.53%) Maven
6 1 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 103 (55.08%) Finance
2 102 (54.55%) Banking
3 34 (18.18%) Back Office
4 20 (10.70%) Investment Banking
5 8 (4.28%) Financial Institution
6 7 (3.74%) Legal
6 7 (3.74%) Retail
7 5 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.67%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.60%) Front Office
9 2 (1.07%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.07%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.53%) French Language
10 1 (0.53%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 95 (50.80%) Analyst
2 39 (20.86%) Architect
3 33 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 31 (16.58%) Banking Analyst
4 31 (16.58%) Developer
5 29 (15.51%) Business Analyst
6 25 (13.37%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (9.09%) Payments Analyst
8 15 (8.02%) Payments Architect
9 14 (7.49%) Applications Support
10 12 (6.42%) Applications Support Analyst
11 10 (5.35%) C# Developer
11 10 (5.35%) Payments Solutions Architect
11 10 (5.35%) Security Analyst
12 9 (4.81%) .NET Developer
12 9 (4.81%) Information Analyst
12 9 (4.81%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (4.81%) Lead Architect
12 9 (4.81%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 9 (4.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (16.58%) XML
2 26 (13.90%) Middleware
3 18 (9.63%) .NET
4 13 (6.95%) SOAP
5 10 (5.35%) FIX Protocol
5 10 (5.35%) RESTful
6 9 (4.81%) HTML
7 8 (4.28%) .NET Framework
7 8 (4.28%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (4.28%) Entity Framework
7 8 (4.28%) jQuery
7 8 (4.28%) Web Services
8 7 (3.74%) XML Messaging
8 7 (3.74%) XML Schema
9 5 (2.67%) FpML
9 5 (2.67%) IBM Integration Bus
9 5 (2.67%) Spring
10 4 (2.14%) JPA
10 4 (2.14%) JSON
10 4 (2.14%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.23%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (4.28%) Derivative
4 6 (3.21%) Equities
4 6 (3.21%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.21%) Reference Data
5 5 (2.67%) AS400
5 5 (2.67%) iSeries
5 5 (2.67%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.14%) PACS
7 3 (1.60%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.07%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.07%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.07%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.07%) Tandem
8 2 (1.07%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.07%) VSAM
8 2 (1.07%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (20.86%) Windows
2 20 (10.70%) Linux
3 13 (6.95%) Unix
4 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.21%) AIX
5 6 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.67%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.14%) Solaris
8 3 (1.60%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.07%) VMS
9 2 (1.07%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.58%) Business Analysis
2 28 (14.97%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 26 (13.90%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (12.30%) Cash Management
4 23 (12.30%) Change Management
5 16 (8.56%) Migration
5 16 (8.56%) Scrum
6 15 (8.02%) Investment Management
6 15 (8.02%) Presales
6 15 (8.02%) SDLC
7 13 (6.95%) SOA
7 13 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (6.95%) TOGAF
8 12 (6.42%) Information Security
8 12 (6.42%) IT Audit
9 11 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 11 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 10 (5.35%) Data Analysis
11 9 (4.81%) Time Management
11 9 (4.81%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (28.88%) SQL
2 31 (16.58%) Java
3 11 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.35%) C#
5 7 (3.74%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.67%) RPG
6 5 (2.67%) RPG IV
6 5 (2.67%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.60%) Apple Swift
7 3 (1.60%) C
7 3 (1.60%) Perl
7 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.07%) C++
8 2 (1.07%) DCL
8 2 (1.07%) JCL
8 2 (1.07%) NATURAL
8 2 (1.07%) R
8 2 (1.07%) VB
8 2 (1.07%) VB6
8 2 (1.07%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (10.16%) Degree
2 11 (5.88%) CISSP
3 10 (5.35%) CISMP
4 2 (1.07%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.07%) PMP
5 1 (0.53%) IIBA
5 1 (0.53%) ISEB
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.79%) SEPA
2 16 (8.56%) ISO20022
3 12 (6.42%) QA
4 5 (2.67%) EMIR
4 5 (2.67%) MiFID
5 3 (1.60%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.53%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.53%) FATCA
6 1 (0.53%) ISO15022
System Software
1 6 (3.21%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.07%) Cronacle
3 2 (1.07%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.53%) IAG
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.07%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.07%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (13.37%) Oracle
2 16 (8.56%) SmartStream
3 15 (8.02%) Microsoft
4 11 (5.88%) IBM
5 9 (4.81%) Citrix
5 9 (4.81%) Murex
6 8 (4.28%) VMware
7 7 (3.74%) Informatica
7 7 (3.74%) Talend
8 6 (3.21%) HP
8 6 (3.21%) Sybase
9 4 (2.14%) Mercator
9 4 (2.14%) SAP
9 4 (2.14%) Temenos
10 3 (1.60%) Tableau
11 2 (1.07%) Cognos
11 2 (1.07%) jBASE
11 2 (1.07%) Perforce
11 2 (1.07%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.07%) Sun