The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 60 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.15% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£220 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £423 £410
% change year-on-year
-11.24% +3.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
SWIFT
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
198 251 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.41% 32.68% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 123 71
Average daily rate £375 £388 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% -7.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +116.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.20 £37.50 £29.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.98%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SWIFT
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the Hertfordshire region.

SWIFT Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. 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
Rickmansworth - 1 £220 -
SWIFT
East of England

SWIFT
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP