The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 49 63 63
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.13% 0.39% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.17% 1.64% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £225 £378 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.39% -5.62%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £350 £423
% change year-on-year
-14.28% -17.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SWIFT
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Glasgow region.

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
168 183 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 27.10% 23.86% 23.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 103 79
Average daily rate £275 £325 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.38% -12.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £113 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 7
Average hourly rate £49.41 £15.77 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.31% +1.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SWIFT across the Glasgow region.

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (100.00%) FTP
1 8 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 8 (100.00%) Remedy
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) XMLSpy
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) DataPower
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 8 (100.00%) WinSCP
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
1 8 (100.00%) SEPA
2 7 (87.50%) HL7
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Middleware
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) WSDL
2 7 (87.50%) EDI
2 7 (87.50%) JMS
2 7 (87.50%) EAI
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
2 7 (87.50%) MQSeries

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 (100.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
2 7 (87.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) FTP
1 8 (100.00%) HTTPS
1 8 (100.00%) WinSCP
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) ClearCase
1 8 (100.00%) XMLSpy
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) JSON
1 8 (100.00%) SOAP
1 8 (100.00%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) EDI
2 7 (87.50%) JMS
2 7 (87.50%) Middleware
2 7 (87.50%) REST
2 7 (87.50%) Web Services
2 7 (87.50%) WSDL
2 7 (87.50%) XSD
2 7 (87.50%) XSL
2 7 (87.50%) XSLT
3 2 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (12.50%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) DataPower
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) EAI
2 7 (87.50%) SOA
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) SEPA
2 7 (87.50%) HL7
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) HP
1 8 (100.00%) Remedy
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle