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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 548 501 516
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +15
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 60 77 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.52% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 61 36
Average daily rate £475 £488 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £225 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £646 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £423
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK excluding London average 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
15339 14868 14926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.49% 31.65% 33.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10028 9356 9179
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 641 619
Average hourly rate £22.06 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.54% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.61 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -16 51 £475 -5.00% 12
South East +1 6 £463 - 1
South West 0 3 £563 +44.23% 2
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 89 (54.94%) Finance
2 87 (53.70%) Banking
3 47 (29.01%) SEPA
4 39 (24.07%) SQL
5 27 (16.67%) Unix
6 25 (15.43%) System Integration Testing
7 23 (14.20%) Linux
7 23 (14.20%) Java
8 22 (13.58%) Oracle
8 22 (13.58%) Investment Banking
9 20 (12.35%) Back Office
10 18 (11.11%) Windows
10 18 (11.11%) Project Management
11 17 (10.49%) QA
12 16 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 15 (9.26%) Change Management
13 15 (9.26%) XML
13 15 (9.26%) Integration Testing
13 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 15 (9.26%) Test Scripting
14 14 (8.64%) Business Analysis
14 14 (8.64%) IBM
14 14 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (8.02%) Middleware
15 13 (8.02%) Retail
16 12 (7.41%) TDD
16 12 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
16 12 (7.41%) Front Office
16 12 (7.41%) Shell Script
16 12 (7.41%) Continuous Integration

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (4.94%) WebSphere
2 5 (3.09%) MQSeries
3 4 (2.47%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (1.85%) JBoss
4 3 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.23%) Confluence
5 2 (1.23%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.23%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (0.62%) Apache
6 1 (0.62%) CICS
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.62%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.32%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.85%) MS Office
5 2 (1.23%) MS Project
6 1 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) Front Arena
2 2 (1.23%) Kondor
3 1 (0.62%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.62%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (0.62%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.62%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.62%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.62%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.62%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.17%) Firewall
1 10 (6.17%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.09%) ATM
2 5 (3.09%) SWIFTNet
3 4 (2.47%) VPN
4 3 (1.85%) DHCP
4 3 (1.85%) DNS
4 3 (1.85%) Internet
5 2 (1.23%) FTP
5 2 (1.23%) HTTP
5 2 (1.23%) HTTPS
5 2 (1.23%) WinSCP
6 1 (0.62%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.62%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.62%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.09%) DB2
2 4 (2.47%) Oracle Database
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (1.85%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.85%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.23%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.23%) PowerCenter
4 2 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.62%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 5 (3.09%) JIRA
2 3 (1.85%) HP UFT
2 3 (1.85%) ProC
3 2 (1.23%) ClearCase
3 2 (1.23%) Rational Rose
3 2 (1.23%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.62%) TestDirector
General
1 89 (54.94%) Finance
2 87 (53.70%) Banking
3 22 (13.58%) Investment Banking
4 20 (12.35%) Back Office
5 13 (8.02%) Retail
6 12 (7.41%) Front Office
7 3 (1.85%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.85%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.23%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.23%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.62%) International Banking
9 1 (0.62%) Legal
9 1 (0.62%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (41.36%) Analyst
2 36 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 19 (11.73%) Payments Business Analyst
4 17 (10.49%) Banking Analyst
5 16 (9.88%) Programme Manager
5 16 (9.88%) Support Analyst
6 15 (9.26%) Test Manager
7 14 (8.64%) Project Manager
8 13 (8.02%) Developer
8 13 (8.02%) Test Analyst
9 11 (6.79%) Applications Support
9 11 (6.79%) Systems Analyst
10 10 (6.17%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (6.17%) Consultant
10 10 (6.17%) Programme Test Manager
10 10 (6.17%) Test Programme Manager
11 9 (5.56%) SWIFT Specialist
12 8 (4.94%) Systems Test Analyst
12 8 (4.94%) Systems Tester
12 8 (4.94%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.26%) XML
2 13 (8.02%) Middleware
3 12 (7.41%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (5.56%) JMS
5 5 (3.09%) FpML
6 4 (2.47%) Web Services
7 3 (1.85%) IBM Integration Bus
7 3 (1.85%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (1.85%) REST
7 3 (1.85%) SOAP
7 3 (1.85%) XML Messaging
7 3 (1.85%) XSLT
8 2 (1.23%) EDI
8 2 (1.23%) JSON
8 2 (1.23%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (1.23%) WSDL
8 2 (1.23%) XSD
8 2 (1.23%) XSL
9 1 (0.62%) iOS SDK
9 1 (0.62%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (6.79%) Fixed Income
3 10 (6.17%) Derivative
4 8 (4.94%) Equities
4 8 (4.94%) Online Banking
5 6 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.47%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.47%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.85%) APACS
7 3 (1.85%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.85%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.85%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.85%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (1.23%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.23%) Tandem
9 1 (0.62%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.62%) CMDB
9 1 (0.62%) iPhone
9 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.67%) Unix
2 23 (14.20%) Linux
3 18 (11.11%) Windows
4 10 (6.17%) Windows Server
5 9 (5.56%) Solaris
6 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (1.85%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.62%) AIX
8 1 (0.62%) Android
8 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.62%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.43%) System Integration Testing
2 18 (11.11%) Project Management
3 16 (9.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (9.26%) Change Management
4 15 (9.26%) Integration Testing
4 15 (9.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 15 (9.26%) Test Scripting
5 14 (8.64%) Business Analysis
6 12 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (7.41%) SDLC
6 12 (7.41%) TDD
7 11 (6.79%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 8 (4.94%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (4.94%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.94%) Migration
8 8 (4.94%) PRINCE2
8 8 (4.94%) System Testing
9 7 (4.32%) Asset Management
9 7 (4.32%) Investment Management
10 6 (3.70%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (24.07%) SQL
2 23 (14.20%) Java
3 12 (7.41%) Shell Script
4 10 (6.17%) C
5 8 (4.94%) Perl
6 5 (3.09%) PL/SQL
7 4 (2.47%) C++
8 3 (1.85%) C#
8 3 (1.85%) Python
9 2 (1.23%) COBOL
10 1 (0.62%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.62%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.62%) JCL
10 1 (0.62%) Korn
10 1 (0.62%) VBA
10 1 (0.62%) VBScript
10 1 (0.62%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (5.56%) Degree
2 4 (2.47%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (1.85%) ISEB
4 2 (1.23%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (29.01%) SEPA
2 17 (10.49%) QA
3 5 (3.09%) ISO20022
4 3 (1.85%) ISO15022
4 3 (1.85%) MiFID
5 2 (1.23%) HL7
5 2 (1.23%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.62%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.62%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.62%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.85%) vMotion
3 1 (0.62%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (13.58%) Oracle
2 14 (8.64%) IBM
3 9 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.32%) HP
4 7 (4.32%) Sybase
5 6 (3.70%) Bloomberg
6 5 (3.09%) SunGard
7 4 (2.47%) Fidessa
7 4 (2.47%) ServiceNow
7 4 (2.47%) Trayport
7 4 (2.47%) VMware
8 3 (1.85%) Misys
9 2 (1.23%) Citrix
9 2 (1.23%) Informatica
9 2 (1.23%) Remedy
9 2 (1.23%) Reuters
9 2 (1.23%) Solace
9 2 (1.23%) VocaLink
10 1 (0.62%) BT
10 1 (0.62%) TOWER Software
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