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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 306 345 316
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -29
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 84 45 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.21% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.56% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 31 33
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£488 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £375 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £593
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £423 £450
% change year-on-year
-17.15% -6.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
7428 8074 7473
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.46% 37.42% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5129 5561 5281
Average daily rate £460 £450 £470
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.22% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 163 149
Average hourly rate £20.00 £23.00 £21.02
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.43 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.75 £51.25 £47.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 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
City of London +29 27 £488 -11.36% 14
Docklands, London - - - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 105 (65.22%) Finance
2 98 (60.87%) Banking
3 46 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 34 (21.12%) Business Analysis
5 29 (18.01%) Oracle
6 28 (17.39%) Cash Management
7 25 (15.53%) UNIX
8 24 (14.91%) Financial Institution
9 23 (14.29%) SQL
9 23 (14.29%) Investment Banking
10 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
11 19 (11.80%) Integration Testing
11 19 (11.80%) Project Management
12 18 (11.18%) QA
13 16 (9.94%) Degree
14 15 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
14 15 (9.32%) Fixed Income
15 14 (8.70%) Derivative
16 13 (8.07%) Requirements Analysis
16 13 (8.07%) Equities
17 12 (7.45%) Perl
17 12 (7.45%) XML
17 12 (7.45%) Linux
17 12 (7.45%) Wholesale Banking
18 11 (6.83%) System Testing
18 11 (6.83%) Retail
18 11 (6.83%) Microsoft
18 11 (6.83%) Calypso
18 11 (6.83%) Risk Management
18 11 (6.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 10 (6.21%) CMS
2 4 (2.48%) WebLogic
2 4 (2.48%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.62%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 6 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 4 (2.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.86%) MS Office
5 1 (0.62%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.83%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (3.11%) Loan IQ
2 5 (3.11%) Summit
3 4 (2.48%) HiPortfolio
3 4 (2.48%) Oracle Applications
3 4 (2.48%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (2.48%) Temenos T24
4 2 (1.24%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.62%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.62%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.62%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.62%) Kondor+
5 1 (0.62%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.48%) FTP
2 1 (0.62%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) MPLS
2 1 (0.62%) ATM
2 1 (0.62%) LAN
2 1 (0.62%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (3.11%) PowerMart
2 5 (3.11%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.11%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.48%) RDBMS
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.24%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.24%) OLTP
5 1 (0.62%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.11%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.48%) Toad
3 2 (1.24%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.24%) JIRA
4 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.62%) Jenkins
General
1 105 (65.22%) Finance
2 98 (60.87%) Banking
3 24 (14.91%) Financial Institution
4 23 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 12 (7.45%) Wholesale Banking
6 11 (6.83%) Retail
7 10 (6.21%) Back Office
8 9 (5.59%) Retail Banking
9 7 (4.35%) French Language
9 7 (4.35%) Front Office
10 3 (1.86%) Legal
11 1 (0.62%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.62%) Billing
11 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.62%) Law
11 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 103 (63.98%) Analyst
2 52 (32.30%) Business Analyst
3 19 (11.80%) Systems Analyst
4 15 (9.32%) Tester
5 13 (8.07%) Support Analyst
6 11 (6.83%) Consultant
7 9 (5.59%) Payments Business Analyst
8 8 (4.97%) Applications Support
8 8 (4.97%) Banking Business Analyst
9 7 (4.35%) Systems Tester
9 7 (4.35%) Developer
10 6 (3.73%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Architect
10 6 (3.73%) Project Manager
10 6 (3.73%) Operations Analyst
10 6 (3.73%) Manual Tester
10 6 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (3.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 4 (2.48%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.45%) XML
2 11 (6.83%) Middleware
3 9 (5.59%) .NET
4 5 (3.11%) FIX Protocol
4 5 (3.11%) CGI
5 3 (1.86%) FIXML
6 2 (1.24%) REST
6 2 (1.24%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.24%) FpML
6 2 (1.24%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.24%) JSON
6 2 (1.24%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.62%) RESTful
7 1 (0.62%) Murex MxML
7 1 (0.62%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.32%) Fixed Income
3 14 (8.70%) Derivative
4 13 (8.07%) Equities
5 11 (6.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (3.11%) Fat Client
6 5 (3.11%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (3.11%) Credit Derivative
6 5 (3.11%) Thin Client
7 4 (2.48%) iSeries
8 3 (1.86%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.62%) iPhone
10 1 (0.62%) iPad
10 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.62%) PMI
10 1 (0.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.53%) UNIX
2 12 (7.45%) Linux
3 10 (6.21%) Windows
4 3 (1.86%) Solaris
5 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.24%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 34 (21.12%) Business Analysis
3 28 (17.39%) Cash Management
4 19 (11.80%) Integration Testing
4 19 (11.80%) Project Management
5 15 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (8.07%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (6.83%) System Testing
7 11 (6.83%) Risk Management
8 10 (6.21%) Change Management
9 9 (5.59%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.59%) Systems Analysis
10 8 (4.97%) Data Modelling
10 8 (4.97%) Waterfall
11 7 (4.35%) Use Case
11 7 (4.35%) Validation
12 6 (3.73%) ITIL
12 6 (3.73%) Asset Management
12 6 (3.73%) Test Scripting
13 5 (3.11%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.29%) SQL
2 12 (7.45%) Perl
3 8 (4.97%) Java
4 6 (3.73%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.86%) C++
7 2 (1.24%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.24%) VBA
8 1 (0.62%) C#
8 1 (0.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (9.94%) Degree
2 6 (3.73%) VCP4
3 5 (3.11%) IIBA
4 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.62%) CBAP
4 1 (0.62%) MBA
4 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.18%) QA
2 4 (2.48%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.86%) EMIR
4 1 (0.62%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.62%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.11%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (3.11%) Control-M
2 1 (0.62%) yum
2 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 29 (18.01%) Oracle
2 11 (6.83%) Microsoft
2 11 (6.83%) Calypso
3 7 (4.35%) Misys
3 7 (4.35%) Sybase
4 5 (3.11%) Informatica
4 5 (3.11%) MKS
4 5 (3.11%) Intel
4 5 (3.11%) Citrix
5 4 (2.48%) Cognos
5 4 (2.48%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.48%) Mantas
5 4 (2.48%) Actimize
6 3 (1.86%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.86%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.86%) SAP
7 2 (1.24%) Temenos
7 2 (1.24%) Murex
7 2 (1.24%) SunGard
7 2 (1.24%) Charles River
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