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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 534 535 528
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 95 95 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.19% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 0.58% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 53 49
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £542
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £525 £463
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +13.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £18.00 -
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
16414 16463 16289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 33.28% 32.36% 33.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 10774 10407 10154
Median daily rate £438 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £603 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 627 661
Median hourly rate £21.00 £18.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -12.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.08 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £18.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -14.28%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -32 58 £459 -7.13% 12
South East +15 14 £500 +11.11% 1
North West +12 14 £475 -20.83%
South West +8 6 £500 -25.92%
East of England +16 3 - -
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 73 (45.63%) Finance
2 68 (42.50%) Banking
3 43 (26.88%) SQL
4 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 29 (18.13%) Oracle
5 29 (18.13%) SEPA
6 26 (16.25%) Java
6 26 (16.25%) XML
6 26 (16.25%) Scrum
7 24 (15.00%) SOA
8 23 (14.38%) SDLC
9 22 (13.75%) Unix
9 22 (13.75%) Linux
10 20 (12.50%) Windows
11 16 (10.00%) Web Services
12 15 (9.38%) IBM
12 15 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (9.38%) Test Scripting
13 14 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (8.75%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (8.75%) Fixed Income
13 14 (8.75%) Business Analysis
13 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
13 14 (8.75%) Middleware
14 13 (8.13%) Solaris
14 13 (8.13%) Back Office
15 12 (7.50%) Equities
15 12 (7.50%) C#
15 12 (7.50%) .NET

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 9 (5.63%) MQSeries
2 8 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (4.38%) MS Exchange
4 6 (3.75%) Tomcat
4 6 (3.75%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 5 (3.13%) JBoss
6 3 (1.88%) Confluence
6 3 (1.88%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.25%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.63%) Apache
8 1 (0.63%) CICS
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.63%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.63%) MS Excel
1 9 (5.63%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.88%) MS Office
4 2 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) RMDS
2 3 (1.88%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.25%) Global One
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.25%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.25%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.63%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.63%) Front Arena
4 1 (0.63%) Kondor
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.63%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.63%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.00%) FTP
2 7 (4.38%) Firewall
2 7 (4.38%) HTTPS
3 6 (3.75%) HTTP
3 6 (3.75%) WinSCP
4 5 (3.13%) SAN
5 4 (2.50%) Network Security
6 3 (1.88%) ATM
7 2 (1.25%) DHCP
7 2 (1.25%) DNS
7 2 (1.25%) SNMP
7 2 (1.25%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.25%) VPN
8 1 (0.63%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.63%) SNA
8 1 (0.63%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.13%) Oracle Database
1 5 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (1.88%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.25%) DB2
3 2 (1.25%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.25%) JasperReports
3 2 (1.25%) MySQL
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 2 (1.25%) UniData
4 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.00%) JIRA
3 6 (3.75%) ClearCase
3 6 (3.75%) XMLSpy
4 4 (2.50%) JUnit
4 4 (2.50%) Maven
4 4 (2.50%) Selenium
5 3 (1.88%) JMeter
6 2 (1.25%) Ant
6 2 (1.25%) Artifactory
6 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.25%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.25%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.25%) Hudson
6 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.25%) Log4j
6 2 (1.25%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.63%) CaliberRM
7 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 73 (45.63%) Finance
2 68 (42.50%) Banking
3 13 (8.13%) Back Office
4 9 (5.63%) Front Office
5 8 (5.00%) Retail
6 6 (3.75%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.75%) Retail Banking
7 5 (3.13%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.88%) Billing
8 3 (1.88%) Legal
9 2 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.25%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.63%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (38.13%) Analyst
2 33 (20.63%) Business Analyst
3 21 (13.13%) Developer
4 18 (11.25%) Project Manager
5 14 (8.75%) Consultant
6 13 (8.13%) Architect
7 12 (7.50%) Applications Support
7 12 (7.50%) Banking Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) Applications Support Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) Support Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) Technical Analyst
9 10 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.63%) .NET Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (5.63%) C# Developer
10 9 (5.63%) Test Leader
11 7 (4.38%) Designer
11 7 (4.38%) FX Business Analyst
11 7 (4.38%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.25%) XML
2 16 (10.00%) Web Services
3 14 (8.75%) FIX Protocol
3 14 (8.75%) Middleware
4 12 (7.50%) .NET
4 12 (7.50%) FpML
5 11 (6.88%) JMS
5 11 (6.88%) RESTful
6 9 (5.63%) .NET Framework
6 9 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (5.63%) Entity Framework
6 9 (5.63%) jQuery
6 9 (5.63%) SOAP
7 8 (5.00%) EDI
8 6 (3.75%) JSON
8 6 (3.75%) REST
8 6 (3.75%) WSDL
8 6 (3.75%) XSD
8 6 (3.75%) XSL
8 6 (3.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (8.75%) Fixed Income
3 12 (7.50%) Equities
4 8 (5.00%) Derivative
5 7 (4.38%) Mobile Payment
6 6 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.88%) EPoS
8 2 (1.25%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.25%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.25%) Tandem
9 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.63%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (0.63%) DTCC
9 1 (0.63%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.63%) Fintech
9 1 (0.63%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.63%) iPhone
9 1 (0.63%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.63%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.75%) Linux
1 22 (13.75%) Unix
2 20 (12.50%) Windows
3 13 (8.13%) Solaris
4 10 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.25%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.63%) AIX
9 1 (0.63%) Android
9 1 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (16.25%) Scrum
3 24 (15.00%) SOA
4 23 (14.38%) SDLC
5 15 (9.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (9.38%) Test Scripting
6 14 (8.75%) Business Analysis
6 14 (8.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (6.88%) Integration Testing
7 11 (6.88%) Waterfall
8 10 (6.25%) Change Management
8 10 (6.25%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.25%) Software Testing
9 9 (5.63%) MVC
9 9 (5.63%) Project Management
9 9 (5.63%) System Integration Testing
9 9 (5.63%) UML
9 9 (5.63%) Unit Testing
10 8 (5.00%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.00%) Cash Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (26.88%) SQL
2 26 (16.25%) Java
3 12 (7.50%) C#
4 6 (3.75%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.88%) Perl
6 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.88%) Python
7 2 (1.25%) C
7 2 (1.25%) Ruby
8 1 (0.63%) COBOL
8 1 (0.63%) JCL
8 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (5.63%) ISEB
2 8 (5.00%) Degree
3 5 (3.13%) ISTQB
3 5 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (2.50%) CISMP
4 4 (2.50%) CISSP
5 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.25%) PMP
5 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.63%) MBA
6 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (18.13%) SEPA
2 12 (7.50%) QA
3 9 (5.63%) ISO20022
4 6 (3.75%) HL7
5 5 (3.13%) MiFID
6 2 (1.25%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.63%) COBIT
7 1 (0.63%) COREP
7 1 (0.63%) FINREP
7 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) VMware ESX
1 4 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.25%) Firmware
2 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle Clusterware
2 2 (1.25%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.25%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.25%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.63%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (3.75%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.25%) Ansible
3 2 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.25%) Puppet
3 2 (1.25%) SCOM
3 2 (1.25%) vMotion
4 1 (0.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (18.13%) Oracle
2 15 (9.38%) IBM
3 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.50%) HP
4 12 (7.50%) Reuters
5 9 (5.63%) Bloomberg
6 7 (4.38%) VMware
7 6 (3.75%) Fidessa
7 6 (3.75%) Remedy
7 6 (3.75%) SAP
7 6 (3.75%) ServiceNow
7 6 (3.75%) Sun
7 6 (3.75%) Sybase
7 6 (3.75%) Trayport
8 5 (3.13%) SunGard
9 4 (2.50%) Citrix
9 4 (2.50%) TIBCO
10 2 (1.25%) Misys
10 2 (1.25%) Murex
10 2 (1.25%) Veritas
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