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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 500 408 414
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +6
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 90 95 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.85% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 50 102
Average daily rate £457 £494 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.54% +9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 £420 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.97% +9.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Average hourly rate - £17.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.25 -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
13400 11240 14111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.10% 26.08% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 8401 6937 8355
Average daily rate £425 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 540 572 723
Average hourly rate £19.50 £22.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.36% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.57 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -32 66 £513 +2.50% 15
South East -10 5 £325 - 1
South West -26 5 £450 +9.68% 3
East of England -26 3 £325 -20.73% 1
North West -17 1 £415 - 1
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 93 (60.00%) Banking
2 88 (56.77%) Finance
3 38 (24.52%) XML
4 34 (21.94%) IBM
5 30 (19.35%) Investment Banking
6 28 (18.06%) Business Analysis
7 21 (13.55%) HP
7 21 (13.55%) SQL
7 21 (13.55%) Oracle
8 20 (12.90%) Java
8 20 (12.90%) SAP
9 19 (12.26%) Project Management
9 19 (12.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (11.61%) HP Quality Center
10 18 (11.61%) UNIX
11 16 (10.32%) Retail
12 15 (9.68%) Back Office
12 15 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
12 15 (9.68%) System Testing
13 14 (9.03%) Use Case
14 13 (8.39%) TIBCO
15 12 (7.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (7.74%) QA
15 12 (7.74%) Derivative
15 12 (7.74%) Validation
16 11 (7.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 11 (7.10%) Windows
16 11 (7.10%) SOAP
16 11 (7.10%) UML
16 11 (7.10%) EDI

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (3.87%) WebSphere
1 6 (3.87%) CMS
2 5 (3.23%) MQSeries
3 4 (2.58%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (1.94%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.94%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.65%) CICS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Liferay
Applications
1 7 (4.52%) MS Office
2 3 (1.94%) SPSS
2 3 (1.94%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) SAP ERP
2 5 (3.23%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.29%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.29%) Global One
4 1 (0.65%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.65%) MultiFonds
4 1 (0.65%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.65%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.65%) Loanet
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.23%) CHAP
2 2 (1.29%) VPN
3 1 (0.65%) SSH
3 1 (0.65%) FTP
3 1 (0.65%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.10%) Relational Database
2 6 (3.87%) RDBMS
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 4 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.58%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.94%) Sybase ASE
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (1.29%) DB2
6 2 (1.29%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.65%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.65%) OLTP
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (9.68%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (3.23%) JUnit
3 4 (2.58%) Mockito
4 3 (1.94%) FitNesse
4 3 (1.94%) EasyMock
4 3 (1.94%) DbUnit
5 2 (1.29%) Maven
6 1 (0.65%) Log4j
6 1 (0.65%) JIRA
6 1 (0.65%) Rational Rose
6 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
General
1 93 (60.00%) Banking
2 88 (56.77%) Finance
3 30 (19.35%) Investment Banking
4 16 (10.32%) Retail
5 15 (9.68%) Back Office
6 8 (5.16%) Retail Banking
7 6 (3.87%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.94%) Billing
8 3 (1.94%) Legal
8 3 (1.94%) International Banking
9 2 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.29%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.65%) Advertising
10 1 (0.65%) French Language
10 1 (0.65%) German Language
10 1 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.65%) Local Government
10 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.65%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 68 (43.87%) Analyst
2 44 (28.39%) Business Analyst
3 29 (18.71%) Payments Business Analyst
4 16 (10.32%) Test Analyst
5 15 (9.68%) Developer
5 15 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 13 (8.39%) Consultant
7 12 (7.74%) Tester
8 11 (7.10%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (6.45%) Architect
9 10 (6.45%) Senior Business Analyst
10 8 (5.16%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (5.16%) Banking Analyst
10 8 (5.16%) Systems Test Analyst
10 8 (5.16%) Java Developer
10 8 (5.16%) Systems Tester
11 6 (3.87%) SAP Consultant
12 5 (3.23%) SAP Manager
12 5 (3.23%) Banking Business Analyst
12 5 (3.23%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.52%) XML
2 11 (7.10%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 11 (7.10%) SOAP
2 11 (7.10%) EDI
3 9 (5.81%) Spring
4 6 (3.87%) SAP PI
5 5 (3.23%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.23%) Middleware
5 5 (3.23%) J2EE
5 5 (3.23%) JMS
6 4 (2.58%) Web Services
6 4 (2.58%) FpML
7 3 (1.94%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.94%) JSP
8 2 (1.29%) JDBC
8 2 (1.29%) .NET
8 2 (1.29%) Servlets
9 1 (0.65%) JRules
9 1 (0.65%) GWT
9 1 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 12 (7.74%) Derivative
2 6 (3.87%) APACS
3 5 (3.23%) Equities
4 4 (2.58%) Market Risk
4 4 (2.58%) Credit Risk
4 4 (2.58%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.94%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.29%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.65%) DTCC
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) PMI
7 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.65%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.61%) UNIX
2 11 (7.10%) Windows
3 8 (5.16%) Solaris
3 8 (5.16%) Linux
4 4 (2.58%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.29%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.06%) Business Analysis
2 19 (12.26%) Project Management
2 19 (12.26%) User Acceptance Testing
3 15 (9.68%) System Testing
4 14 (9.03%) Use Case
5 12 (7.74%) Validation
6 11 (7.10%) UML
6 11 (7.10%) Test Scripting
6 11 (7.10%) Cash Management
7 10 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 10 (6.45%) Migration
8 9 (5.81%) SOA
8 9 (5.81%) Business Transformation
9 8 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.52%) Workflow
10 7 (4.52%) Risk Management
10 7 (4.52%) ERP
10 7 (4.52%) SSADM
10 7 (4.52%) Performance Testing
11 6 (3.87%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (13.55%) SQL
2 20 (12.90%) Java
3 9 (5.81%) Perl
4 4 (2.58%) Korn
5 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.94%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.29%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.65%) JCL
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) C++
7 1 (0.65%) COBOL
7 1 (0.65%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) Scala
7 1 (0.65%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (2.58%) ISEB
2 2 (1.29%) CFA
3 1 (0.65%) MBA
3 1 (0.65%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.65%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.74%) QA
2 10 (6.45%) RosettaNet
3 6 (3.87%) ISO 8583
4 2 (1.29%) SLA
4 2 (1.29%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.65%) FATCA
5 1 (0.65%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 18 (11.61%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.29%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 34 (21.94%) IBM
2 21 (13.55%) HP
2 21 (13.55%) Oracle
3 20 (12.90%) SAP
4 13 (8.39%) TIBCO
5 8 (5.16%) Software AG
6 7 (4.52%) Microsoft
7 6 (3.87%) Sybase
8 5 (3.23%) Misys
8 5 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.94%) Thunderhead
9 3 (1.94%) Business Objects
10 2 (1.29%) Cognos
10 2 (1.29%) JBoss
10 2 (1.29%) Temenos
10 2 (1.29%) Sun
10 2 (1.29%) Northgate
11 1 (0.65%) jBASE
11 1 (0.65%) GoldenSource
11 1 (0.65%) Perforce
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