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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 67 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.23% 0.72% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% 2.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.25%
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
230 197 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.93% 28.43% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 111 126
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 3 10
Average hourly rate £25.00 £15.50 £12.44
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.29% +24.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £15.20 £10.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £15.50 £14.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-11.62% +1.17%

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 9 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) BPMN
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management