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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 385 324 361
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +37
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 46 102 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.21% 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 1.18% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 58 39
Median daily rate £550 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £583 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £375 £475
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -21.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 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
8155 8671 8698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.80% 36.74% 37.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 5743 6086 5881
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 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 109 172 165
Median hourly rate £17.88 £18.71 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -6.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £13.50 £14.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.13 £52.17 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +8 4 £525 +5.00%
Bromley -6 1 £425 -15.00%
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 65 (58.04%) Finance
2 38 (33.93%) Banking
3 34 (30.36%) SQL
4 24 (21.43%) SEPA
5 22 (19.64%) Unix
6 21 (18.75%) SOA
6 21 (18.75%) XML
7 19 (16.96%) Java
7 19 (16.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (15.18%) Oracle
8 17 (15.18%) Scrum
9 16 (14.29%) IBM
10 15 (13.39%) Linux
10 15 (13.39%) Middleware
10 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (12.50%) Windows
11 14 (12.50%) C#
11 14 (12.50%) SDLC
12 13 (11.61%) RESTful
12 13 (11.61%) .NET
12 13 (11.61%) JMS
12 13 (11.61%) Fixed Income
12 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
13 12 (10.71%) Web Services
13 12 (10.71%) HP
14 11 (9.82%) MVC
14 11 (9.82%) MQSeries
14 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
14 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
14 11 (9.82%) Equities

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 11 (9.82%) MQSeries
1 11 (9.82%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.36%) IBM Transformation Extender
2 6 (5.36%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.46%) JBoss
3 5 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 5 (4.46%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.79%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.89%) Apache
6 1 (0.89%) CICS
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.79%) MS Office
2 2 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
2 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%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.89%) Salerio
3 1 (0.89%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.89%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.14%) FTP
2 6 (5.36%) HTTP
2 6 (5.36%) HTTPS
2 6 (5.36%) WinSCP
3 5 (4.46%) Firewall
3 5 (4.46%) SAN
4 4 (3.57%) Network Security
5 2 (1.79%) ATM
6 1 (0.89%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (0.89%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.89%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.57%) DB2
1 4 (3.57%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.79%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.79%) JasperReports
3 2 (1.79%) MySQL
3 2 (1.79%) UniData
4 1 (0.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 11 (9.82%) 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%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.89%) RequisitePro
General
1 65 (58.04%) Finance
2 38 (33.93%) Banking
3 8 (7.14%) Back Office
4 7 (6.25%) Front Office
5 5 (4.46%) Investment Banking
5 5 (4.46%) Retail
6 4 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.57%) Retail Banking
7 3 (2.68%) Legal
8 1 (0.89%) Advertising
8 1 (0.89%) Billing
8 1 (0.89%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.89%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 48 (42.86%) Analyst
2 24 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 24 (21.43%) Developer
3 12 (10.71%) Consultant
4 11 (9.82%) .NET Developer
4 11 (9.82%) Banking Analyst
4 11 (9.82%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (9.82%) C# Developer
5 10 (8.93%) Architect
5 10 (8.93%) Technical Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Applications Support
6 9 (8.04%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (8.04%) Support Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Designer
7 8 (7.14%) Project Manager
8 7 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
8 7 (6.25%) Service Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Financial Business Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.75%) XML
2 15 (13.39%) Middleware
3 13 (11.61%) .NET
3 13 (11.61%) JMS
3 13 (11.61%) RESTful
4 12 (10.71%) Web Services
5 11 (9.82%) .NET Framework
5 11 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (9.82%) Entity Framework
5 11 (9.82%) jQuery
6 10 (8.93%) FIX Protocol
7 9 (8.04%) SOAP
8 8 (7.14%) EDI
9 7 (6.25%) FpML
10 6 (5.36%) JSON
10 6 (5.36%) REST
10 6 (5.36%) WebSphere MQ
10 6 (5.36%) WSDL
10 6 (5.36%) XSD
10 6 (5.36%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 13 (11.61%) Fixed Income
3 11 (9.82%) Equities
4 6 (5.36%) Derivative
4 6 (5.36%) Mobile Payment
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.68%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.68%) Tandem
6 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.79%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.89%) Blackberry
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%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (19.64%) Unix
2 15 (13.39%) Linux
3 14 (12.50%) Windows
4 10 (8.93%) Solaris
5 5 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 5 (4.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) Android
7 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.89%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.89%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.89%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (18.75%) SOA
2 17 (15.18%) Scrum
3 15 (13.39%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (12.50%) SDLC
5 13 (11.61%) Business Analysis
6 11 (9.82%) MVC
6 11 (9.82%) Unit Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (6.25%) Cash Management
9 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (6.25%) ITIL
9 7 (6.25%) Project Management
9 7 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (6.25%) Test Scripting
9 7 (6.25%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.36%) Change Management
10 6 (5.36%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (5.36%) EAI
10 6 (5.36%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 34 (30.36%) SQL
2 19 (16.96%) Java
3 14 (12.50%) C#
4 7 (6.25%) Shell Script
5 4 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 4 (3.57%) Perl
5 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 3 (2.68%) Python
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby
8 1 (0.89%) COBOL
8 1 (0.89%) JCL
8 1 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.14%) Degree
2 4 (3.57%) CISMP
2 4 (3.57%) CISSP
2 4 (3.57%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.68%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (2.68%) MBA
4 2 (1.79%) ISEB
5 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.89%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.89%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.43%) SEPA
2 8 (7.14%) QA
3 7 (6.25%) ISO20022
4 6 (5.36%) HL7
5 2 (1.79%) COBIT
5 2 (1.79%) MiFID
6 1 (0.89%) COREP
6 1 (0.89%) FINREP
6 1 (0.89%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.89%) SLA
6 1 (0.89%) TARGET2
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
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
4 1 (0.89%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (15.18%) Oracle
2 16 (14.29%) IBM
3 12 (10.71%) HP
4 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.36%) Remedy
5 6 (5.36%) Reuters
5 6 (5.36%) TIBCO
6 5 (4.46%) SunGard
6 5 (4.46%) Sybase
6 5 (4.46%) VMware
7 4 (3.57%) Bloomberg
7 4 (3.57%) Citrix
7 4 (3.57%) Fidessa
7 4 (3.57%) SAP
7 4 (3.57%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.57%) Sun
7 4 (3.57%) Trayport
8 2 (1.79%) Fundtech
8 2 (1.79%) Sencha
8 2 (1.79%) WorldPay