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 25 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 365 345 366
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +21
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 58 90 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.39% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 1.06% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 41
Median daily rate £459 £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.94% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
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
England

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
7837 8499 8913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.70% 36.37% 38.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5577 5914 6115
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 148 161
Median hourly rate £20.26 £19.72 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £52.17 £41.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.62% -11.90%

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 25 June 2016.

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 25 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
City of London +3 5 £400 -20.00% 5
Canary Wharf +6 1 £650 -
Bromley -9 1 £425 -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 60 (53.57%) Finance
2 38 (33.93%) Banking
3 34 (30.36%) SQL
4 22 (19.64%) Unix
5 21 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 20 (17.86%) XML
6 20 (17.86%) SEPA
7 19 (16.96%) Java
7 19 (16.96%) SOA
8 17 (15.18%) Windows
8 17 (15.18%) Oracle
9 16 (14.29%) Linux
10 15 (13.39%) IBM
11 14 (12.50%) Fixed Income
11 14 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
12 13 (11.61%) Scrum
12 13 (11.61%) Middleware
13 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
13 12 (10.71%) HP
13 12 (10.71%) C#
13 12 (10.71%) Web Services
13 12 (10.71%) Back Office
13 12 (10.71%) Equities
13 12 (10.71%) Business Analysis
14 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (9.82%) .NET
14 11 (9.82%) Solaris
14 11 (9.82%) JMS
14 11 (9.82%) SDLC
14 11 (9.82%) RESTful

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 9 (8.04%) MQSeries
2 8 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 7 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.36%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 5 (4.46%) JBoss
6 3 (2.68%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
7 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.89%) Apache
8 1 (0.89%) CICS
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.68%) MS Office
2 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.79%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) RMDS
2 2 (1.79%) Global One
2 2 (1.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.89%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.89%) Kondor
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.89%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) FTP
2 7 (6.25%) Firewall
3 6 (5.36%) HTTP
3 6 (5.36%) HTTPS
3 6 (5.36%) WinSCP
4 5 (4.46%) SAN
5 4 (3.57%) Network Security
6 2 (1.79%) ATM
6 2 (1.79%) DHCP
6 2 (1.79%) DNS
6 2 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.79%) VPN
7 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.89%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.79%) DB2
2 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
2 2 (1.79%) JasperReports
2 2 (1.79%) MySQL
2 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.79%) UniData
3 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.36%) ClearCase
2 6 (5.36%) XMLSpy
3 4 (3.57%) JIRA
3 4 (3.57%) JUnit
3 4 (3.57%) Maven
3 4 (3.57%) Selenium
4 3 (2.68%) JMeter
5 2 (1.79%) Ant
5 2 (1.79%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.79%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.79%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.79%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.79%) Hudson
5 2 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.79%) Log4j
5 2 (1.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.89%) CaliberRM
6 1 (0.89%) SoapUI
General
1 60 (53.57%) Finance
2 38 (33.93%) Banking
3 12 (10.71%) Back Office
4 9 (8.04%) Front Office
5 6 (5.36%) Retail
6 5 (4.46%) Investment Banking
6 5 (4.46%) Retail Banking
7 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.68%) Legal
9 1 (0.89%) Billing
9 1 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 48 (42.86%) Analyst
2 23 (20.54%) Business Analyst
3 21 (18.75%) Developer
4 12 (10.71%) Applications Support
5 11 (9.82%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (9.82%) Banking Analyst
5 11 (9.82%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
7 9 (8.04%) .NET Developer
7 9 (8.04%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (8.04%) C# Developer
7 9 (8.04%) Consultant
8 7 (6.25%) Designer
8 7 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Financial Business Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.86%) XML
2 14 (12.50%) FIX Protocol
3 13 (11.61%) Middleware
4 12 (10.71%) Web Services
5 11 (9.82%) .NET
5 11 (9.82%) JMS
5 11 (9.82%) RESTful
6 9 (8.04%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (8.04%) Entity Framework
6 9 (8.04%) jQuery
6 9 (8.04%) SOAP
7 8 (7.14%) EDI
8 7 (6.25%) FpML
9 6 (5.36%) JSON
9 6 (5.36%) REST
9 6 (5.36%) WSDL
9 6 (5.36%) XSD
9 6 (5.36%) XSL
9 6 (5.36%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (12.50%) Fixed Income
3 12 (10.71%) Equities
4 8 (7.14%) Derivative
5 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.79%) Reference Data
6 2 (1.79%) Tandem
7 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.89%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.89%) DTCC
7 1 (0.89%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.89%) Fintech
7 1 (0.89%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.89%) iPhone
7 1 (0.89%) PMI
7 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.64%) Unix
2 17 (15.18%) Windows
3 16 (14.29%) Linux
4 11 (9.82%) Solaris
5 9 (8.04%) Windows Server
6 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.79%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.89%) Android
10 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.96%) SOA
2 13 (11.61%) Scrum
3 12 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 11 (9.82%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (9.82%) SDLC
5 9 (8.04%) MVC
5 9 (8.04%) System Integration Testing
5 9 (8.04%) Unit Testing
5 9 (8.04%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (7.14%) Change Management
6 8 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (6.25%) Cash Management
7 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (6.25%) ITIL
7 7 (6.25%) Project Management
7 7 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 6 (5.36%) Defect Tracking
8 6 (5.36%) EAI
8 6 (5.36%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (5.36%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.36%) SQL
2 19 (16.96%) Java
3 12 (10.71%) C#
4 6 (5.36%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.68%) Perl
6 3 (2.68%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.68%) Python
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) C
8 1 (0.89%) COBOL
8 1 (0.89%) JCL
8 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (5.36%) Degree
2 5 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (3.57%) CISMP
3 4 (3.57%) CISSP
3 4 (3.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.89%) MBA
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.86%) SEPA
2 10 (8.93%) QA
3 8 (7.14%) ISO20022
4 6 (5.36%) HL7
5 5 (4.46%) MiFID
6 2 (1.79%) ISO15022
7 1 (0.89%) COBIT
7 1 (0.89%) COREP
7 1 (0.89%) FINREP
7 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.89%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
1 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.79%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.89%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.57%) NetBackup
3 2 (1.79%) Ansible
3 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.79%) Puppet
3 2 (1.79%) vMotion
4 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) Oracle
2 15 (13.39%) IBM
3 12 (10.71%) HP
3 12 (10.71%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.25%) Reuters
4 7 (6.25%) VMware
5 6 (5.36%) Fidessa
5 6 (5.36%) Remedy
5 6 (5.36%) ServiceNow
5 6 (5.36%) Sybase
5 6 (5.36%) Trayport
6 5 (4.46%) SunGard
7 4 (3.57%) Bloomberg
7 4 (3.57%) Citrix
7 4 (3.57%) SAP
7 4 (3.57%) Sun
7 4 (3.57%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.79%) Cognos
8 2 (1.79%) Misys
8 2 (1.79%) WorldPay
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