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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 335 344 282
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -62
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 74 80 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.33% 0.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 0.89% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 56 70
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£488 £469 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £638 £603
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £388 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.61% +13.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -9.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
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
8046 9026 7898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 34.90% 37.21% 36.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5780 6286 5484
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 165 206
Average hourly rate £17.00 £23.67 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.17% +15.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £52.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +12 29 £500 -4.76% 10
Docklands, London - - - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 104 (66.67%) Banking
2 98 (62.82%) Finance
3 41 (26.28%) User Acceptance Testing
4 34 (21.79%) Cash Management
5 32 (20.51%) Oracle
6 26 (16.67%) Project Management
7 23 (14.74%) Business Analysis
8 22 (14.10%) Back Office
8 22 (14.10%) Financial Institution
9 20 (12.82%) UNIX
9 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (12.18%) Integration Testing
10 19 (12.18%) SQL
10 19 (12.18%) Derivative
11 18 (11.54%) Degree
12 17 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (10.90%) Investment Banking
12 17 (10.90%) Windows
12 17 (10.90%) Data Modelling
12 17 (10.90%) Middleware
13 16 (10.26%) Risk Management
14 15 (9.62%) French Language
14 15 (9.62%) Linux
15 14 (8.97%) CMS
16 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
17 12 (7.69%) Change Management
17 12 (7.69%) Retail
17 12 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
17 12 (7.69%) System Testing

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (8.97%) CMS
2 7 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.56%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.64%) IIS
4 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.64%) JBoss
4 1 (0.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) MS Visio
1 5 (3.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.64%) MS Project
3 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (5.13%) Loan IQ
3 5 (3.21%) Summit
4 4 (2.56%) SAP FI
4 4 (2.56%) HiPortfolio
4 4 (2.56%) FLEXCUBE
4 4 (2.56%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (1.28%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.64%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.64%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.64%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.64%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) SWIFTNet
1 1 (0.64%) ATM
1 1 (0.64%) LAN
1 1 (0.64%) WAN
1 1 (0.64%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.21%) PowerMart
4 4 (2.56%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.92%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects XI
6 1 (0.64%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (0.64%) DTS
Development Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.56%) Toad
3 2 (1.28%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.28%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.64%) JIRA
General
1 104 (66.67%) Banking
2 98 (62.82%) Finance
3 22 (14.10%) Back Office
3 22 (14.10%) Financial Institution
4 17 (10.90%) Investment Banking
5 15 (9.62%) French Language
6 12 (7.69%) Retail
7 10 (6.41%) Retail Banking
8 8 (5.13%) Wholesale Banking
9 4 (2.56%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (2.56%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.28%) Front Office
10 2 (1.28%) Law
10 2 (1.28%) Legal
10 2 (1.28%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.28%) Games
11 1 (0.64%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 96 (61.54%) Analyst
2 44 (28.21%) Business Analyst
3 20 (12.82%) Systems Analyst
4 17 (10.90%) Applications Support
5 13 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 13 (8.33%) Consultant
6 11 (7.05%) Tester
7 10 (6.41%) Banking Business Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Payments Business Analyst
9 8 (5.13%) Developer
10 7 (4.49%) SAP Consultant
11 6 (3.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.85%) Systems Tester
12 5 (3.21%) Senior Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) Service Management Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) Service Analyst
12 5 (3.21%) Support Specialist
12 5 (3.21%) Test Analyst
13 4 (2.56%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.90%) Middleware
2 10 (6.41%) XML
3 8 (5.13%) CGI
4 6 (3.85%) .NET
4 6 (3.85%) FpML
5 4 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (2.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (1.92%) REST
6 3 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (1.92%) XSLT
6 3 (1.92%) HTML
7 2 (1.28%) XSD
7 2 (1.28%) SOAP
8 1 (0.64%) HTML5
8 1 (0.64%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.64%) RESTful
8 1 (0.64%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.64%) JRules
8 1 (0.64%) WCF
8 1 (0.64%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (12.18%) Derivative
3 11 (7.05%) Fixed Income
4 9 (5.77%) Equities
5 8 (5.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 7 (4.49%) Fat Client
6 7 (4.49%) Thin Client
7 6 (3.85%) Mainframe
8 5 (3.21%) iSeries
9 4 (2.56%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.92%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (1.92%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.92%) Credit Risk
10 3 (1.92%) Equity Derivative
11 1 (0.64%) iPad
11 1 (0.64%) Reference Data
11 1 (0.64%) iPhone
11 1 (0.64%) User Experience
11 1 (0.64%) AS400
11 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) UNIX
2 17 (10.90%) Windows
3 15 (9.62%) Linux
4 4 (2.56%) AIX
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.28%) User Acceptance Testing
2 34 (21.79%) Cash Management
3 26 (16.67%) Project Management
4 23 (14.74%) Business Analysis
5 19 (12.18%) Integration Testing
6 17 (10.90%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (10.90%) Data Modelling
7 16 (10.26%) Risk Management
8 13 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (7.69%) Change Management
9 12 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (7.69%) System Testing
10 10 (6.41%) Waterfall
11 9 (5.77%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (5.77%) Use Case
11 9 (5.77%) ITIL
12 8 (5.13%) ERP
12 8 (5.13%) Service Management
12 8 (5.13%) Analytics
13 7 (4.49%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 19 (12.18%) SQL
2 10 (6.41%) Perl
3 7 (4.49%) Java
4 3 (1.92%) VBA
5 2 (1.28%) C#
5 2 (1.28%) XPath
6 1 (0.64%) C++
6 1 (0.64%) COBOL
6 1 (0.64%) C
6 1 (0.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.64%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (11.54%) Degree
2 3 (1.92%) IIBA
3 2 (1.28%) ISEB
3 2 (1.28%) MBA
3 2 (1.28%) CBAP
4 1 (0.64%) PMP
4 1 (0.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) QA
2 4 (2.56%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.56%) EMIR
3 3 (1.92%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (3.21%) Control-M
2 4 (2.56%) Tivoli
2 4 (2.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 32 (20.51%) Oracle
2 13 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (5.77%) Misys
4 8 (5.13%) SAP
5 7 (4.49%) Intel
5 7 (4.49%) Citrix
6 5 (3.21%) MKS
6 5 (3.21%) Informatica
6 5 (3.21%) IBM
6 5 (3.21%) Business Objects
7 4 (2.56%) Sybase
7 4 (2.56%) SunGard
8 3 (1.92%) Ab Initio
8 3 (1.92%) Mantas
8 3 (1.92%) Actimize
8 3 (1.92%) HP
9 2 (1.28%) Calypso
9 2 (1.28%) Reuters
9 2 (1.28%) Norkom
9 2 (1.28%) Altova
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Intapeople
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Avance Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Posted: 10 days ago