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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 475 479 429
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -50
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 90 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.42% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 40 49
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£475 £463 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.70% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £423 £435
% change year-on-year
-17.15% -2.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
14080 14147 12723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.44% 31.49% 31.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 8719 8793 7791
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 £250 £238 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 541 563 699
Average hourly rate £20.00 £19.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.60 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +34 82 £475 -5.00% 23
East of England +17 3 £220 -45.00%
North West - 3 - - 3
South West -11 1 £390 -10.60%
West Midlands - - - - 1
South East - - - -
SWIFT
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SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 117 (66.86%) Finance
2 109 (62.29%) Banking
3 47 (26.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 37 (21.14%) Business Analysis
5 32 (18.29%) UNIX
6 30 (17.14%) SQL
6 30 (17.14%) Oracle
7 28 (16.00%) Cash Management
8 26 (14.86%) Investment Banking
9 25 (14.29%) Financial Institution
10 23 (13.14%) QA
11 21 (12.00%) Integration Testing
11 21 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (11.43%) Project Management
13 19 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (9.14%) Fixed Income
14 16 (9.14%) Degree
15 15 (8.57%) Linux
16 14 (8.00%) XML
16 14 (8.00%) Equities
17 13 (7.43%) Retail
17 13 (7.43%) Requirements Analysis
17 13 (7.43%) Wholesale Banking
17 13 (7.43%) Derivative
18 12 (6.86%) Change Management
18 12 (6.86%) Perl
18 12 (6.86%) System Testing
18 12 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
19 11 (6.29%) Risk Management
19 11 (6.29%) Calypso

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (5.71%) CMS
2 6 (3.43%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.29%) MQSeries
3 4 (2.29%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (4.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.43%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.71%) MS Office
5 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.29%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (3.43%) Loan IQ
3 5 (2.86%) Summit
4 4 (2.29%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.29%) FLEXCUBE
4 4 (2.29%) Temenos T24
5 3 (1.71%) Misys Midas
5 3 (1.71%) HiPortfolio
6 2 (1.14%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.57%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.57%) Kondor+
7 1 (0.57%) SAP FSCM
7 1 (0.57%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) FTP
2 3 (1.71%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) MPLS
3 1 (0.57%) ATM
3 1 (0.57%) LAN
3 1 (0.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.14%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 5 (2.86%) PowerMart
2 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.29%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.71%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.14%) DB2
5 2 (1.14%) OLTP
6 1 (0.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.86%) Visual Studio
1 5 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (2.86%) JIRA
2 4 (2.29%) Toad
3 2 (1.14%) ERwin
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 117 (66.86%) Finance
2 109 (62.29%) Banking
3 26 (14.86%) Investment Banking
4 25 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 13 (7.43%) Wholesale Banking
5 13 (7.43%) Retail
6 10 (5.71%) Retail Banking
6 10 (5.71%) Back Office
7 7 (4.00%) Front Office
8 6 (3.43%) French Language
9 4 (2.29%) Legal
10 2 (1.14%) Billing
11 1 (0.57%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.57%) Law
11 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 104 (59.43%) Analyst
2 54 (30.86%) Business Analyst
3 19 (10.86%) Tester
3 19 (10.86%) Systems Analyst
4 13 (7.43%) Consultant
5 11 (6.29%) Developer
6 10 (5.71%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.71%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.71%) Payments Business Analyst
7 8 (4.57%) Test Analyst
7 8 (4.57%) Systems Tester
7 8 (4.57%) Banking Business Analyst
8 7 (4.00%) Applications Support
9 6 (3.43%) Architect
9 6 (3.43%) Manual Tester
9 6 (3.43%) Operations Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Applications Support Analyst
10 5 (2.86%) Technical Analyst
11 4 (2.29%) Team Leader
11 4 (2.29%) Java Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.00%) XML
2 9 (5.14%) .NET
2 9 (5.14%) Middleware
3 6 (3.43%) CGI
3 6 (3.43%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.71%) XML Schema
4 3 (1.71%) FIXML
5 2 (1.14%) FpML
5 2 (1.14%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.14%) JSON
5 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (1.14%) REST
6 1 (0.57%) RESTful
6 1 (0.57%) Murex MxML
6 1 (0.57%) Rendezvous
6 1 (0.57%) JNDI
6 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.57%) JDBC
6 1 (0.57%) Web Services
6 1 (0.57%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.14%) Fixed Income
3 14 (8.00%) Equities
4 13 (7.43%) Derivative
5 10 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 6 (3.43%) iSeries
7 5 (2.86%) Mainframe
8 4 (2.29%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (2.29%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (1.71%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.71%) Thin Client
10 2 (1.14%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.14%) AS400
11 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.57%) PMI
11 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.57%) iPhone
11 1 (0.57%) iPad
11 1 (0.57%) User Experience
11 1 (0.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.29%) UNIX
2 15 (8.57%) Linux
3 8 (4.57%) Windows
4 3 (1.71%) Solaris
5 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.14%) AIX
6 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (26.86%) User Acceptance Testing
2 37 (21.14%) Business Analysis
3 28 (16.00%) Cash Management
4 21 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 20 (11.43%) Project Management
6 19 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (7.43%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (6.86%) System Testing
8 12 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (6.86%) Change Management
9 11 (6.29%) Risk Management
10 10 (5.71%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.14%) Use Case
11 9 (5.14%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (5.14%) Data Modelling
12 8 (4.57%) ITIL
12 8 (4.57%) Validation
12 8 (4.57%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.43%) Asset Management
14 5 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (17.14%) SQL
2 12 (6.86%) Perl
3 9 (5.14%) Java
3 9 (5.14%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.43%) PL/SQL
5 5 (2.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.29%) C++
7 2 (1.14%) RPG/400
7 2 (1.14%) RPG IV
7 2 (1.14%) VBA
7 2 (1.14%) RPG
8 1 (0.57%) VB
8 1 (0.57%) C
8 1 (0.57%) C#
8 1 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 16 (9.14%) Degree
2 9 (5.14%) VCP4
3 5 (2.86%) IIBA
4 2 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) CBAP
5 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.57%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.14%) QA
2 4 (2.29%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.71%) EMIR
4 2 (1.14%) SLA
5 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.86%) Control-M
3 1 (0.57%) yum
3 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (17.14%) Oracle
2 11 (6.29%) Calypso
3 9 (5.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.57%) Misys
5 7 (4.00%) Sybase
6 5 (2.86%) IBM
6 5 (2.86%) Informatica
6 5 (2.86%) MKS
7 4 (2.29%) Mantas
7 4 (2.29%) Actimize
7 4 (2.29%) Cognos
7 4 (2.29%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.29%) HP
8 3 (1.71%) Intel
8 3 (1.71%) Citrix
8 3 (1.71%) SAP
8 3 (1.71%) Bloomberg
8 3 (1.71%) Ab Initio
9 2 (1.14%) Charles River
9 2 (1.14%) Norkom
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