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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 572 515 526
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +11
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 63 114 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.22% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.66% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 64 49
Median daily rate £550 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £340 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £559 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
16856 17391 17057
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.48% 32.82% 33.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 11000 11127 10352
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 624 686 726
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.97 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.29 £18.75
% change year-on-year
+16.64% +2.88%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 -60 46 £525 +7.69% 10
South East +7 8 - -
East of England +20 6 £600 -
South West +10 2 £450 +12.50% 2
North West +10 1 £550 +29.41%
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 80 (52.63%) Finance
2 70 (46.05%) Banking
3 39 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (24.34%) Oracle
5 35 (23.03%) SQL
6 32 (21.05%) Scrum
7 28 (18.42%) Java
8 27 (17.76%) SEPA
9 26 (17.11%) XML
10 25 (16.45%) SDLC
11 24 (15.79%) SOA
12 20 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (11.18%) IBM
14 16 (10.53%) Middleware
14 16 (10.53%) Business Analysis
15 15 (9.87%) Windows
15 15 (9.87%) Linux
15 15 (9.87%) .NET
16 14 (9.21%) C#
16 14 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
16 14 (9.21%) RESTful
17 13 (8.55%) Web Services
18 12 (7.89%) Unix
18 12 (7.89%) MS Visio
18 12 (7.89%) MVC
18 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
18 12 (7.89%) Waterfall
18 12 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
18 12 (7.89%) Entity Framework
18 12 (7.89%) .NET Framework

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 11 (7.24%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.92%) WebLogic
3 8 (5.26%) MQSeries
4 6 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.29%) JBoss
5 5 (3.29%) MS Exchange
6 4 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.97%) Confluence
7 3 (1.97%) IBM Transformation Extender
8 2 (1.32%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.66%) Apache
9 1 (0.66%) CICS
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.92%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.95%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) MS Office
4 2 (1.32%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) RMDS
2 3 (1.97%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.32%) Global One
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.32%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.32%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.66%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.66%) Salerio
4 1 (0.66%) Summit
4 1 (0.66%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.26%) SAN
2 7 (4.61%) Firewall
3 5 (3.29%) FTP
4 4 (2.63%) ATM
4 4 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.63%) Network Security
5 3 (1.97%) HTTP
5 3 (1.97%) WinSCP
6 2 (1.32%) SNMP
7 1 (0.66%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.66%) Internet
7 1 (0.66%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.66%) SNA
7 1 (0.66%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.29%) DB2
1 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
1 5 (3.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.97%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.32%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.32%) JasperReports
4 2 (1.32%) MySQL
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (1.32%) UniData
Development Applications
1 12 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.95%) JIRA
3 4 (2.63%) JUnit
3 4 (2.63%) Maven
3 4 (2.63%) Selenium
4 3 (1.97%) ClearCase
4 3 (1.97%) JMeter
4 3 (1.97%) XMLSpy
5 2 (1.32%) Ant
5 2 (1.32%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.32%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.32%) Hudson
5 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.32%) Log4j
5 2 (1.32%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.66%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.66%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
General
1 80 (52.63%) Finance
2 70 (46.05%) Banking
3 10 (6.58%) Retail
4 7 (4.61%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.95%) Legal
6 5 (3.29%) Back Office
6 5 (3.29%) Investment Banking
6 5 (3.29%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.97%) Billing
8 2 (1.32%) Front Office
8 2 (1.32%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.32%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.66%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (35.53%) Analyst
2 36 (23.68%) Business Analyst
3 25 (16.45%) Project Manager
4 21 (13.82%) Developer
5 17 (11.18%) Consultant
6 15 (9.87%) Architect
7 12 (7.89%) .NET Developer
7 12 (7.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.89%) C# Developer
8 11 (7.24%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (6.58%) Banking Analyst
9 10 (6.58%) Designer
9 10 (6.58%) Financial Analyst
9 10 (6.58%) Service Analyst
10 9 (5.92%) Finance Business Analyst
10 9 (5.92%) Financial Business Analyst
10 9 (5.92%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 9 (5.92%) IT Analyst
11 8 (5.26%) Banking Project Manager
12 7 (4.61%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.11%) XML
2 16 (10.53%) Middleware
3 15 (9.87%) .NET
4 14 (9.21%) RESTful
5 13 (8.55%) Web Services
6 12 (7.89%) .NET Framework
6 12 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 12 (7.89%) Entity Framework
6 12 (7.89%) jQuery
7 11 (7.24%) FpML
8 10 (6.58%) JMS
9 6 (3.95%) FIX Protocol
9 6 (3.95%) SOAP
9 6 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
10 5 (3.29%) EDI
10 5 (3.29%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.29%) IBM Integration Bus
11 4 (2.63%) J2EE
11 4 (2.63%) JAXB
11 4 (2.63%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (3.95%) Equities
4 5 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.29%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.63%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.97%) EPoS
6 3 (1.97%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.32%) Tandem
8 1 (0.66%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.66%) Derivative
8 1 (0.66%) DTCC
8 1 (0.66%) Fintech
8 1 (0.66%) iPhone
8 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.66%) PMI
8 1 (0.66%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.87%) Linux
1 15 (9.87%) Windows
2 12 (7.89%) Unix
3 10 (6.58%) Solaris
4 8 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.32%) AIX
6 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.66%) Android
7 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.66%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.05%) Scrum
3 25 (16.45%) SDLC
4 24 (15.79%) SOA
5 16 (10.53%) Business Analysis
6 14 (9.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (7.89%) MVC
7 12 (7.89%) Unit Testing
7 12 (7.89%) Waterfall
8 11 (7.24%) Presales
8 11 (7.24%) Project Management
9 10 (6.58%) Cash Management
10 9 (5.92%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 9 (5.92%) Customer Engagement
10 9 (5.92%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (5.26%) ERP
11 8 (5.26%) Integration Testing
11 8 (5.26%) Kanban
11 8 (5.26%) Test Scripting
12 7 (4.61%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.03%) SQL
2 28 (18.42%) Java
3 14 (9.21%) C#
4 5 (3.29%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.63%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.63%) Perl
5 4 (2.63%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.32%) C
6 2 (1.32%) Python
6 2 (1.32%) Ruby
7 1 (0.66%) COBOL
7 1 (0.66%) JCL
7 1 (0.66%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (7.89%) Degree
2 8 (5.26%) ISEB
3 5 (3.29%) CISSP
4 4 (2.63%) CISMP
4 4 (2.63%) MBA
5 2 (1.32%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.32%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.66%) PMP
6 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.76%) SEPA
2 7 (4.61%) ISO20022
3 4 (2.63%) QA
4 3 (1.97%) HL7
5 2 (1.32%) COBIT
5 2 (1.32%) MiFID
5 2 (1.32%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.66%) COREP
6 1 (0.66%) FINREP
6 1 (0.66%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) VMware ESX
2 3 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) Firmware
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.66%) NFS
4 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) NetBackup
2 4 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.32%) Ansible
3 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.32%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.32%) Puppet
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
4 1 (0.66%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (0.66%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 37 (24.34%) Oracle
2 17 (11.18%) IBM
3 11 (7.24%) Reuters
4 10 (6.58%) HP
4 10 (6.58%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.92%) Bloomberg
6 8 (5.26%) SAP
6 8 (5.26%) Sun
6 8 (5.26%) VMware
7 7 (4.61%) Citrix
8 6 (3.95%) TIBCO
9 4 (2.63%) Sybase
10 3 (1.97%) Murex
10 3 (1.97%) Remedy
10 3 (1.97%) SunGard
11 2 (1.32%) CA
11 2 (1.32%) Cognos
11 2 (1.32%) Fundtech
11 2 (1.32%) Sencha
11 2 (1.32%) Veritas