The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 495 401 420
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +19
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 79 143 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.31% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 1.15% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 102 101
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£393 £475 £465
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.26% +2.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £573 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 4
Average hourly rate - £19.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.26%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
12737 12464 13337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 25.81% 26.75% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7787 7696 7816
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 521 544 718
Average hourly rate £20.00 £22.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.75 £21.00 £25.73
% change year-on-year
-1.19% -18.38%
SWIFT
UK

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014. 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 -15 69 £363 -27.50% 13
South East -19 4 £364 +61.77% 2
South West -44 3 £500 +5.26% 3
North West +4 1 - -
East of England -18 1 - -
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 90 (52.63%) Banking
2 82 (47.95%) Finance
3 34 (19.88%) XML
4 27 (15.79%) SQL
4 27 (15.79%) Cash Management
5 25 (14.62%) User Acceptance Testing
5 25 (14.62%) SAP
6 23 (13.45%) IBM
6 23 (13.45%) Business Analysis
7 22 (12.87%) Oracle
8 20 (11.70%) System Testing
9 19 (11.11%) Project Management
10 17 (9.94%) HP
10 17 (9.94%) WebSphere
11 16 (9.36%) Derivative
11 16 (9.36%) UNIX
11 16 (9.36%) Windows
11 16 (9.36%) Migration
12 15 (8.77%) Back Office
12 15 (8.77%) Investment Banking
12 15 (8.77%) Integration Testing
13 14 (8.19%) Retail
14 13 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (7.60%) SOAP
14 13 (7.60%) HP Quality Center
15 12 (7.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
15 12 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (7.02%) SQL Server
15 12 (7.02%) UML
15 12 (7.02%) ERP

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 17 (9.94%) WebSphere
2 8 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.09%) WebSphere Process Server
4 5 (2.92%) CMS
5 4 (2.34%) IIS
6 3 (1.75%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.58%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (4.68%) MS Office
2 6 (3.51%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (5.85%) SAP FI
2 6 (3.51%) SAP ERP
3 4 (2.34%) Misys Midas
4 3 (1.75%) Markit EDM
5 2 (1.17%) Temenos T24
5 2 (1.17%) SimCorp Dimension
6 1 (0.58%) Global One
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.58%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.92%) IBM Blueworks
2 2 (1.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) SSL
1 4 (2.34%) Internet
2 3 (1.75%) SSH
2 3 (1.75%) FTP
2 3 (1.75%) HTTP
2 3 (1.75%) LDAP
3 2 (1.17%) VPN
3 2 (1.17%) X.509
3 2 (1.17%) Firewall
4 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) ATM
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
4 1 (0.58%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.85%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.34%) DB2
3 4 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.75%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.17%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (0.58%) DTS
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.58%) OLTP
6 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 12 (7.02%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (2.34%) Rational Rose
3 3 (1.75%) JIRA
4 2 (1.17%) XMLSpy
4 2 (1.17%) ERwin
4 2 (1.17%) JUnit
5 1 (0.58%) Log4j
5 1 (0.58%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.58%) JMeter
5 1 (0.58%) Maven
5 1 (0.58%) AppScan
5 1 (0.58%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.58%) TestDirector
5 1 (0.58%) Selenium
5 1 (0.58%) FitNesse
General
1 90 (52.63%) Banking
2 82 (47.95%) Finance
3 15 (8.77%) Back Office
3 15 (8.77%) Investment Banking
4 14 (8.19%) Retail
5 9 (5.26%) French Language
6 8 (4.68%) Retail Banking
7 7 (4.09%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.34%) Telecoms
9 3 (1.75%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (1.75%) Spanish Language
10 2 (1.17%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (1.17%) Local Government
10 2 (1.17%) Games
10 2 (1.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.58%) Law
11 1 (0.58%) Billing
11 1 (0.58%) International Banking
11 1 (0.58%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (39.77%) Analyst
2 34 (19.88%) Business Analyst
3 21 (12.28%) Consultant
4 20 (11.70%) Developer
5 17 (9.94%) Payments Business Analyst
6 16 (9.36%) Project Manager
6 16 (9.36%) Senior Analyst
7 15 (8.77%) Applications Support
8 13 (7.60%) Senior Business Analyst
8 13 (7.60%) Tester
9 12 (7.02%) Test Analyst
10 11 (6.43%) Architect
11 10 (5.85%) Systems Tester
11 10 (5.85%) SAP Consultant
12 7 (4.09%) Support Analyst
13 6 (3.51%) SAP Manager
13 6 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
14 5 (2.92%) Systems Analyst
14 5 (2.92%) Senior Consultant
14 5 (2.92%) Banking Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.88%) XML
2 13 (7.60%) SOAP
3 12 (7.02%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 11 (6.43%) EDI
5 10 (5.85%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (4.68%) Middleware
6 8 (4.68%) FpML
7 6 (3.51%) SAP PI
8 3 (1.75%) Web Services
8 3 (1.75%) FIXML
8 3 (1.75%) WSDL
9 2 (1.17%) REST
9 2 (1.17%) .NET
9 2 (1.17%) J2EE
9 2 (1.17%) JSP
9 2 (1.17%) Servlets
9 2 (1.17%) XSD
9 2 (1.17%) XSLT
9 2 (1.17%) CSS
9 2 (1.17%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.36%) Derivative
2 11 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (4.09%) APACS
3 7 (4.09%) Mainframe
3 7 (4.09%) Credit Risk
3 7 (4.09%) Market Risk
4 5 (2.92%) Equities
5 4 (2.34%) Mobile Payment
5 4 (2.34%) E-Learning
6 3 (1.75%) AS400
6 3 (1.75%) iSeries
7 2 (1.17%) Open Source
7 2 (1.17%) Reference Data
7 2 (1.17%) DTCC
7 2 (1.17%) Cryptography
7 2 (1.17%) Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.58%) Exotic Derivative
8 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.36%) UNIX
1 16 (9.36%) Windows
2 11 (6.43%) Linux
3 5 (2.92%) Solaris
3 5 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (2.92%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (15.79%) Cash Management
2 25 (14.62%) User Acceptance Testing
3 23 (13.45%) Business Analysis
4 20 (11.70%) System Testing
5 19 (11.11%) Project Management
6 16 (9.36%) Migration
7 15 (8.77%) Integration Testing
8 13 (7.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (7.02%) UML
9 12 (7.02%) ERP
9 12 (7.02%) Risk Management
10 11 (6.43%) GAP Analysis
10 11 (6.43%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.85%) Business Transformation
12 9 (5.26%) Workflow
12 9 (5.26%) Data Modelling
12 9 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
13 8 (4.68%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (4.68%) Data Migration
13 8 (4.68%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.79%) SQL
2 8 (4.68%) Java
3 5 (2.92%) Perl
3 5 (2.92%) C
4 4 (2.34%) C++
4 4 (2.34%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
5 3 (1.75%) XPath
6 2 (1.17%) RPG/400
6 2 (1.17%) RPG IV
6 2 (1.17%) ActionScript 2.0
6 2 (1.17%) Tcl
6 2 (1.17%) ActionScript
6 2 (1.17%) RPG
6 2 (1.17%) Python
7 1 (0.58%) Korn
7 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.58%) COBOL
7 1 (0.58%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (2.34%) ISEB
2 3 (1.75%) Degree
3 1 (0.58%) MBA
3 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.58%) IIBA
3 1 (0.58%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.85%) RosettaNet
2 6 (3.51%) QA
2 6 (3.51%) ISO 8583
3 4 (2.34%) EMIR
4 3 (1.75%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (1.17%) SLA
5 2 (1.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 13 (7.60%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.85%) Tivoli
3 7 (4.09%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 2 (1.17%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 25 (14.62%) SAP
2 23 (13.45%) IBM
3 22 (12.87%) Oracle
4 17 (9.94%) HP
5 10 (5.85%) Microsoft
6 6 (3.51%) Business Objects
7 5 (2.92%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (2.34%) Sybase
8 4 (2.34%) Northgate
9 3 (1.75%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.75%) Red Hat
9 3 (1.75%) Fundtech
10 2 (1.17%) Tumbleweed
10 2 (1.17%) Altova
10 2 (1.17%) Axway
10 2 (1.17%) Temenos
10 2 (1.17%) Software AG
10 2 (1.17%) Radianz
10 2 (1.17%) Reuters
10 2 (1.17%) SimCorp
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