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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 324 326 287
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -39
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 72 61 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.28% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.75% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 57
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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 £265 £299 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £423 £485
% change year-on-year
-28.99% -12.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Average hourly rate £22.50 - £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.50 -
SWIFT
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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
7416 8159 7388
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.34% 37.36% 37.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5210 5617 5193
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £263 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 155 190
Average hourly rate £20.00 £24.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +17.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £17.93 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+2.48% -10.35%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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
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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 +27 25 £475 -5.00% 3
Docklands, London - - - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 96 (63.58%) Finance
1 96 (63.58%) Banking
2 40 (26.49%) User Acceptance Testing
3 31 (20.53%) Cash Management
4 29 (19.21%) Oracle
5 27 (17.88%) Business Analysis
6 24 (15.89%) Project Management
7 23 (15.23%) UNIX
8 22 (14.57%) Financial Institution
9 20 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (11.92%) SQL
11 17 (11.26%) Investment Banking
11 17 (11.26%) Integration Testing
12 16 (10.60%) Degree
13 15 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (9.27%) Back Office
15 13 (8.61%) Middleware
15 13 (8.61%) Windows
15 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
15 13 (8.61%) Derivative
15 13 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (8.61%) Requirements Analysis
16 12 (7.95%) Wholesale Banking
16 12 (7.95%) QA
16 12 (7.95%) Linux
16 12 (7.95%) Change Management
17 11 (7.28%) French Language
17 11 (7.28%) Fixed Income
17 11 (7.28%) Retail
17 11 (7.28%) Oracle Cash Management

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (6.62%) CMS
2 4 (2.65%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.99%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.66%) JBoss
4 1 (0.66%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (7.28%) Oracle Cash Management
2 8 (5.30%) Loan IQ
3 5 (3.31%) Summit
4 4 (2.65%) FLEXCUBE
4 4 (2.65%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (2.65%) HiPortfolio
5 2 (1.32%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.66%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.66%) IntelliMatch
6 1 (0.66%) Kondor+
6 1 (0.66%) Misys Midas
6 1 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
6 1 (0.66%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) LAN
1 2 (1.32%) WAN
2 1 (0.66%) ATM
2 1 (0.66%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) MPLS
2 1 (0.66%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.97%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (3.97%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.31%) RDBMS
2 5 (3.31%) PowerMart
3 4 (2.65%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.32%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.66%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Visual Studio
2 4 (2.65%) Toad
3 2 (1.32%) JIRA
3 2 (1.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 96 (63.58%) Finance
1 96 (63.58%) Banking
2 22 (14.57%) Financial Institution
3 17 (11.26%) Investment Banking
4 14 (9.27%) Back Office
5 12 (7.95%) Wholesale Banking
6 11 (7.28%) French Language
6 11 (7.28%) Retail
7 9 (5.96%) Retail Banking
8 5 (3.31%) Front Office
9 3 (1.99%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.32%) Legal
10 2 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.66%) Law
11 1 (0.66%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 95 (62.91%) Analyst
2 46 (30.46%) Business Analyst
3 21 (13.91%) Systems Analyst
4 13 (8.61%) Tester
5 12 (7.95%) Consultant
6 11 (7.28%) Banking Business Analyst
7 9 (5.96%) Support Analyst
7 9 (5.96%) Applications Support
7 9 (5.96%) Payments Business Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Manual Tester
8 6 (3.97%) Systems Tester
8 6 (3.97%) Operations Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Test Analyst
8 6 (3.97%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 5 (3.31%) Service Analyst
9 5 (3.31%) Architect
9 5 (3.31%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.31%) SAP Consultant
9 5 (3.31%) Service Management Analyst
10 4 (2.65%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.61%) Middleware
2 8 (5.30%) CGI
3 7 (4.64%) .NET
4 5 (3.31%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (2.65%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (2.65%) XML
6 3 (1.99%) FIXML
7 2 (1.32%) FpML
7 2 (1.32%) HTML
8 1 (0.66%) XSLT
8 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.66%) CSS
8 1 (0.66%) JSP
8 1 (0.66%) Struts
8 1 (0.66%) RESTful
8 1 (0.66%) Murex MxML
8 1 (0.66%) REST
8 1 (0.66%) JSON
8 1 (0.66%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.25%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.61%) Derivative
3 11 (7.28%) Fixed Income
4 9 (5.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (5.96%) Equities
5 7 (4.64%) Thin Client
5 7 (4.64%) Fat Client
6 6 (3.97%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.65%) iSeries
7 4 (2.65%) Credit Derivative
7 4 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.66%) iPad
9 1 (0.66%) User Experience
9 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.66%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.23%) UNIX
2 13 (8.61%) Windows
3 12 (7.95%) Linux
4 4 (2.65%) AIX
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
5 1 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.49%) User Acceptance Testing
2 31 (20.53%) Cash Management
3 27 (17.88%) Business Analysis
4 24 (15.89%) Project Management
5 17 (11.26%) Integration Testing
6 15 (9.93%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (8.61%) Requirements Analysis
8 12 (7.95%) Change Management
9 10 (6.62%) System Testing
9 10 (6.62%) Risk Management
10 9 (5.96%) Data Modelling
10 9 (5.96%) ITIL
10 9 (5.96%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (5.30%) Use Case
11 8 (5.30%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.64%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.64%) BCP
13 6 (3.97%) Test Scripting
13 6 (3.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.92%) SQL
2 10 (6.62%) Java
3 9 (5.96%) Perl
4 3 (1.99%) VBA
4 3 (1.99%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.32%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.66%) VB
6 1 (0.66%) C
6 1 (0.66%) C#
6 1 (0.66%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (10.60%) Degree
2 3 (1.99%) IIBA
3 2 (1.32%) MBA
3 2 (1.32%) CBAP
4 1 (0.66%) ISEB
4 1 (0.66%) PMP
4 1 (0.66%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) QA
2 4 (2.65%) ISO 9001
3 3 (1.99%) EMIR
4 2 (1.32%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.31%) Control-M
1 5 (3.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (19.21%) Oracle
2 13 (8.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (6.62%) Misys
4 9 (5.96%) Calypso
5 7 (4.64%) Intel
5 7 (4.64%) Citrix
6 6 (3.97%) Sybase
6 6 (3.97%) SAP
7 5 (3.31%) MKS
7 5 (3.31%) Informatica
8 4 (2.65%) Business Objects
8 4 (2.65%) IBM
8 4 (2.65%) SunGard
9 3 (1.99%) Ab Initio
9 3 (1.99%) Mantas
9 3 (1.99%) Actimize
10 2 (1.32%) Norkom
10 2 (1.32%) Reuters
11 1 (0.66%) Temenos
11 1 (0.66%) Murex
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