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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 338 351 284
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -67
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 77 71 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.32% 0.28% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 0.88% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 50 79
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£375 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £348 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £578 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £375 £438
% change year-on-year
+9.60% -14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.55%
UK excluding London average 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
7310 8071 8222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 30.49% 32.27% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4846 5560 5618
Average daily rate £450 £460 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% -3.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £628 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 220
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.04 £13.20 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +16 34 £375 -28.57% 13
Docklands, London - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 73 (54.48%) Banking
2 56 (41.79%) Finance
3 32 (23.88%) XML
4 29 (21.64%) Cash Management
5 24 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (17.91%) SQL
5 24 (17.91%) SAP
6 21 (15.67%) Oracle
7 17 (12.69%) Back Office
8 16 (11.94%) Derivative
8 16 (11.94%) IBM
8 16 (11.94%) UNIX
8 16 (11.94%) ERP
8 16 (11.94%) French Language
9 15 (11.19%) System Testing
9 15 (11.19%) WebSphere
10 14 (10.45%) Integration Testing
10 14 (10.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
11 13 (9.70%) SOAP
11 13 (9.70%) HP
12 12 (8.96%) SAP FI
12 12 (8.96%) Project Management
12 12 (8.96%) Windows
13 11 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (8.21%) Business Analysis
13 11 (8.21%) EDI
13 11 (8.21%) Data Modelling
14 10 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ
14 10 (7.46%) Tivoli

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 15 (11.19%) WebSphere
2 7 (5.22%) WebSphere Process Server
2 7 (5.22%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (3.73%) CMS
4 4 (2.99%) IIS
5 3 (2.24%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.75%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.49%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (8.96%) SAP FI
2 6 (4.48%) SAP ERP
3 3 (2.24%) Markit EDM
3 3 (2.24%) Loan IQ
4 2 (1.49%) Misys Midas
4 2 (1.49%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.49%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.75%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.75%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.99%) SSL
2 3 (2.24%) SSH
2 3 (2.24%) LDAP
2 3 (2.24%) FTP
2 3 (2.24%) HTTP
3 2 (1.49%) VPN
3 2 (1.49%) Internet
3 2 (1.49%) X.509
3 2 (1.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.75%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.75%) DNS
4 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.75%) ATM
4 1 (0.75%) LAN
4 1 (0.75%) WAN
4 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.72%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.99%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.24%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
4 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.24%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.49%) MySQL
5 2 (1.49%) BusinessObjects XI
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.75%) DTS
6 1 (0.75%) OLTP
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.75%) DB2
6 1 (0.75%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (6.72%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.24%) JIRA
3 2 (1.49%) JUnit
3 2 (1.49%) XMLSpy
4 1 (0.75%) ClearQuest
4 1 (0.75%) JMeter
4 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.75%) Log4j
4 1 (0.75%) Maven
4 1 (0.75%) TestDirector
4 1 (0.75%) Selenium
4 1 (0.75%) FitNesse
General
1 73 (54.48%) Banking
2 56 (41.79%) Finance
3 17 (12.69%) Back Office
4 16 (11.94%) French Language
5 8 (5.97%) Investment Banking
6 7 (5.22%) Retail
6 7 (5.22%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.73%) Telecoms
8 3 (2.24%) Wholesale Banking
8 3 (2.24%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (2.24%) Spanish Language
9 2 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.49%) Games
10 1 (0.75%) Law
10 1 (0.75%) Marketing
10 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.75%) Billing
10 1 (0.75%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (41.04%) Analyst
2 24 (17.91%) Business Analyst
3 19 (14.18%) Developer
3 19 (14.18%) Applications Support
4 18 (13.43%) Consultant
5 13 (9.70%) Tester
6 12 (8.96%) SAP Consultant
7 10 (7.46%) Systems Tester
8 9 (6.72%) Payments Business Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Test Analyst
9 7 (5.22%) Support Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
10 6 (4.48%) Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (4.48%) SAP Manager
11 5 (3.73%) Senior SAP Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Architect
11 5 (3.73%) Senior Consultant
11 5 (3.73%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Service Analyst
11 5 (3.73%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.88%) XML
2 14 (10.45%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 13 (9.70%) SOAP
4 11 (8.21%) EDI
5 10 (7.46%) WebSphere MQ
6 8 (5.97%) Middleware
7 6 (4.48%) FpML
7 6 (4.48%) SAP PI
8 3 (2.24%) FIXML
8 3 (2.24%) WSDL
8 3 (2.24%) CGI
8 3 (2.24%) HTML
8 3 (2.24%) CSS
8 3 (2.24%) JSP
8 3 (2.24%) Web Services
9 2 (1.49%) Servlets
9 2 (1.49%) .NET
9 2 (1.49%) J2EE
9 2 (1.49%) JMS
9 2 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.94%) Derivative
2 7 (5.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (4.48%) Equities
3 6 (4.48%) Credit Risk
3 6 (4.48%) Market Risk
4 5 (3.73%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.49%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.49%) Reference Data
5 2 (1.49%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (1.49%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) DTCC
6 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.75%) iSeries
6 1 (0.75%) Open Source
6 1 (0.75%) Exotic Derivative
6 1 (0.75%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.75%) AS400
6 1 (0.75%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.94%) UNIX
2 12 (8.96%) Windows
3 9 (6.72%) Linux
4 5 (3.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.99%) Solaris
6 2 (1.49%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.49%) AIX
7 1 (0.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.64%) Cash Management
2 24 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
3 16 (11.94%) ERP
4 15 (11.19%) System Testing
5 14 (10.45%) Integration Testing
6 12 (8.96%) Project Management
7 11 (8.21%) Data Modelling
7 11 (8.21%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (8.21%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.72%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (6.72%) Validation
8 9 (6.72%) Service Management
9 8 (5.97%) Test Scripting
10 7 (5.22%) Use Case
10 7 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.48%) ITIL
11 6 (4.48%) Migration
11 6 (4.48%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.48%) Workflow
11 6 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (17.91%) SQL
2 9 (6.72%) Java
3 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.73%) Perl
4 3 (2.24%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.24%) XPath
5 2 (1.49%) ActionScript 2.0
5 2 (1.49%) Python
5 2 (1.49%) ActionScript
5 2 (1.49%) C
5 2 (1.49%) C++
6 1 (0.75%) COBOL
6 1 (0.75%) C#
6 1 (0.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (0.75%) VBA
6 1 (0.75%) Tcl
6 1 (0.75%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (2.24%) ISEB
1 3 (2.24%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) IIBA
2 1 (0.75%) CBAP
2 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.75%) PMP
2 1 (0.75%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) RosettaNet
2 5 (3.73%) QA
3 4 (2.99%) SLA
4 3 (2.24%) EMIR
4 3 (2.24%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.75%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) Tivoli
1 10 (7.46%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (5.22%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (1.49%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 24 (17.91%) SAP
2 21 (15.67%) Oracle
3 16 (11.94%) IBM
4 13 (9.70%) HP
5 6 (4.48%) Microsoft
6 5 (3.73%) Sybase
7 4 (2.99%) Business Objects
8 3 (2.24%) Misys
8 3 (2.24%) SunGard
8 3 (2.24%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.24%) Reuters
8 3 (2.24%) Northgate
8 3 (2.24%) Fundtech
9 2 (1.49%) Tumbleweed
9 2 (1.49%) Axway
9 2 (1.49%) Altova
9 2 (1.49%) Radianz
9 2 (1.49%) SimCorp
9 2 (1.49%) Temenos
9 2 (1.49%) JBoss
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