The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
England / London
Rank 311 364 327
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -37
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 94 47 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.49% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.42% 0.65% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 66
Median daily rate £475 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £688 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £419 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
6600 7252 7509
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.06% 34.38% 35.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4563 5084 5218
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 119 144
Median hourly rate £25.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.80 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £39.10 £37.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SWIFT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in London

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in London

SWIFT
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SWIFT across the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

SWIFT Daily Rate Histogram in London

SWIFT
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SWIFT Hourly Rate Trend in London

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the London region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
City of London -7 11 £440 -28.16% 6
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 90 (56.25%) Banking
2 87 (54.38%) Finance
3 50 (31.25%) SQL
4 33 (20.63%) Back Office
5 32 (20.00%) Windows
6 31 (19.38%) XML
7 30 (18.75%) SEPA
8 27 (16.88%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 27 (16.88%) Business Analysis
9 24 (15.00%) Java
10 23 (14.38%) Change Management
10 23 (14.38%) Cash Management
11 22 (13.75%) Middleware
12 20 (12.50%) Oracle
12 20 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
13 19 (11.88%) Degree
13 19 (11.88%) .NET
14 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
14 18 (11.25%) Investment Banking
15 17 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
16 16 (10.00%) SmartStream
17 15 (9.38%) DB2
17 15 (9.38%) Scrum
17 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
17 15 (9.38%) ISO20022
18 14 (8.75%) Investment Management
18 14 (8.75%) Migration
18 14 (8.75%) SOA
18 14 (8.75%) Internet
19 13 (8.13%) Unix

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 12 (7.50%) WebSphere
2 7 (4.38%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.38%) MQSeries
3 6 (3.75%) Confluence
4 5 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.25%) CICS
5 2 (1.25%) CMS
5 2 (1.25%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.50%) MS Office
4 3 (1.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.75%) Temenos T24
2 4 (2.50%) Salerio
3 2 (1.25%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.75%) Internet
2 12 (7.50%) Intranet
3 3 (1.88%) ATM
4 2 (1.25%) Firewall
4 2 (1.25%) FTP
4 2 (1.25%) SAN
4 2 (1.25%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.63%) DSL
5 1 (0.63%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.25%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.63%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (9.38%) DB2
4 6 (3.75%) DataStage
5 4 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.50%) Data Mart
5 4 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (2.50%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.88%) QlikView
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.25%) Adabas
7 2 (1.25%) OLTP
7 2 (1.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.00%) JIRA
3 6 (3.75%) ERwin
3 6 (3.75%) PowerDesigner
3 6 (3.75%) Talend Open Studio
4 4 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (1.88%) Selenium
6 2 (1.25%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.25%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.25%) Subversion
7 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.63%) Maven
7 1 (0.63%) SoapUI
General
1 90 (56.25%) Banking
2 87 (54.38%) Finance
3 33 (20.63%) Back Office
4 18 (11.25%) Investment Banking
5 8 (5.00%) Financial Institution
6 7 (4.38%) Legal
6 7 (4.38%) Retail
7 5 (3.13%) Retail Banking
8 4 (2.50%) Spanish Language
9 3 (1.88%) Front Office
10 2 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.25%) Prime Brokerage
11 1 (0.63%) French Language
11 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 88 (55.00%) Analyst
2 33 (20.63%) Architect
2 33 (20.63%) Support Analyst
3 30 (18.75%) Banking Analyst
4 26 (16.25%) Developer
5 24 (15.00%) Business Analyst
6 19 (11.88%) Solutions Architect
7 14 (8.75%) Applications Support
7 14 (8.75%) Payments Analyst
8 13 (8.13%) Payments Architect
9 12 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
10 11 (6.88%) C# Developer
11 10 (6.25%) .NET Developer
11 10 (6.25%) Security Analyst
12 9 (5.63%) C# .NET Developer
12 9 (5.63%) Information Analyst
12 9 (5.63%) Information Security Analyst
12 9 (5.63%) Lead Architect
12 9 (5.63%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 8 (5.00%) Payments Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (19.38%) XML
2 22 (13.75%) Middleware
3 19 (11.88%) .NET
4 10 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
4 10 (6.25%) RESTful
5 9 (5.63%) .NET Framework
5 9 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (5.63%) Entity Framework
5 9 (5.63%) HTML
5 9 (5.63%) jQuery
6 8 (5.00%) SOAP
7 6 (3.75%) XML Messaging
7 6 (3.75%) XML Schema
8 5 (3.13%) FpML
8 5 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (2.50%) Murex MxML
9 4 (2.50%) Web Services
10 3 (1.88%) REST
10 3 (1.88%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (5.00%) Derivative
4 6 (3.75%) Equities
4 6 (3.75%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.75%) Reference Data
5 5 (3.13%) AS400
5 5 (3.13%) iSeries
5 5 (3.13%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.50%) PACS
7 2 (1.25%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.25%) PMI
7 2 (1.25%) Tandem
7 2 (1.25%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.25%) VSAM
7 2 (1.25%) Wiki
8 1 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (20.00%) Windows
2 13 (8.13%) Linux
2 13 (8.13%) Unix
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.50%) Solaris
5 2 (1.25%) VMS
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.25%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.88%) Anti-Money Laundering
1 27 (16.88%) Business Analysis
2 23 (14.38%) Cash Management
2 23 (14.38%) Change Management
3 20 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (9.38%) Scrum
5 14 (8.75%) Investment Management
5 14 (8.75%) Migration
5 14 (8.75%) SOA
6 13 (8.13%) Presales
7 12 (7.50%) Information Security
7 12 (7.50%) IT Audit
7 12 (7.50%) SDLC
7 12 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 10 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 10 (6.25%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.63%) Data Analysis
9 9 (5.63%) MVC
10 8 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (31.25%) SQL
2 24 (15.00%) Java
3 11 (6.88%) C#
3 11 (6.88%) JavaScript
4 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.13%) RPG
5 5 (3.13%) RPG IV
5 5 (3.13%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.88%) C
6 3 (1.88%) Perl
6 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.25%) C++
7 2 (1.25%) DCL
7 2 (1.25%) JCL
7 2 (1.25%) NATURAL
7 2 (1.25%) R
7 2 (1.25%) VB
7 2 (1.25%) VB6
7 2 (1.25%) XPath
8 1 (0.63%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 19 (11.88%) Degree
2 11 (6.88%) CISSP
3 10 (6.25%) CISMP
4 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.25%) PMP
5 1 (0.63%) IIBA
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (18.75%) SEPA
2 15 (9.38%) ISO20022
3 12 (7.50%) QA
4 5 (3.13%) EMIR
4 5 (3.13%) MiFID
5 2 (1.25%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.63%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.63%) FATCA
6 1 (0.63%) ISO15022
System Software
1 2 (1.25%) Cronacle
1 2 (1.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.63%) IAG
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (12.50%) Oracle
2 16 (10.00%) SmartStream
3 9 (5.63%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.63%) Murex
4 8 (5.00%) IBM
5 6 (3.75%) Informatica
5 6 (3.75%) Sybase
5 6 (3.75%) Talend
6 5 (3.13%) HP
7 4 (2.50%) Mercator
7 4 (2.50%) SAP
7 4 (2.50%) Temenos
8 3 (1.88%) Citrix
8 3 (1.88%) Tableau
9 2 (1.25%) Cognos
9 2 (1.25%) jBASE
9 2 (1.25%) Perforce
9 2 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.25%) Sun
9 2 (1.25%) VMware
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