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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 364 348 352
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 72 76 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.34% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.93% 0.91% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 32 56
Median daily rate £475 £475 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £337 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £609 £581
UK excluding London median daily rate £414 £413 £440
% change year-on-year
+0.30% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
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
7711 8397 8757
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.11% 37.15% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 5349 5822 6209
Median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £292 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £377 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-2.14% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 150 203
Median hourly rate £20.06 £22.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.81% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £39.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £19.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +15.79%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 -7 24 £444 +10.93% 3
Feltham - 1 £490 -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 61 (53.51%) Finance
2 51 (44.74%) Banking
3 38 (33.33%) SQL
4 24 (21.05%) Business Analysis
5 22 (19.30%) XML
5 22 (19.30%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 21 (18.42%) SEPA
6 21 (18.42%) Windows
7 20 (17.54%) Java
8 16 (14.04%) Middleware
8 16 (14.04%) Back Office
8 16 (14.04%) Cash Management
9 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (12.28%) Oracle
11 13 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
11 13 (11.40%) SmartStream
11 13 (11.40%) Scrum
11 13 (11.40%) SDLC
12 12 (10.53%) Presales
12 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
12 12 (10.53%) .NET
13 11 (9.65%) Migration
13 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (9.65%) Change Management
14 10 (8.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (8.77%) Unix
14 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
14 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
14 10 (8.77%) Degree

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 10 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.14%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (1.75%) CICS
4 2 (1.75%) CMS
4 2 (1.75%) Confluence
4 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.63%) MS Office
3 3 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Salerio
1 5 (4.39%) Temenos T24
2 2 (1.75%) HiPortfolio
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.75%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.88%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.88%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.88%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.63%) Firewall
1 3 (2.63%) SAN
2 2 (1.75%) ATM
2 2 (1.75%) FTP
2 2 (1.75%) SWIFTNet
3 1 (0.88%) DSL
3 1 (0.88%) GSM
3 1 (0.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.40%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.02%) DB2
4 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.75%) Adabas
5 2 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.75%) QlikView
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.88%) DataStage
6 1 (0.88%) OLTP
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (2.63%) JIRA
3 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.75%) HP UFT
3 2 (1.75%) Selenium
4 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.88%) CaliberRM
4 1 (0.88%) ERwin
4 1 (0.88%) JMeter
4 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.88%) PowerDesigner
4 1 (0.88%) RequisitePro
4 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.88%) Subversion
4 1 (0.88%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 61 (53.51%) Finance
2 51 (44.74%) Banking
3 16 (14.04%) Back Office
4 9 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 8 (7.02%) Financial Institution
5 8 (7.02%) Retail
6 6 (5.26%) Legal
7 5 (4.39%) Retail Banking
8 2 (1.75%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Billing
9 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Front Office
9 1 (0.88%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 56 (49.12%) Analyst
2 26 (22.81%) Business Analyst
3 21 (18.42%) Architect
3 21 (18.42%) Support Analyst
4 17 (14.91%) Developer
5 14 (12.28%) Project Manager
6 11 (9.65%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (8.77%) Banking Analyst
8 9 (7.89%) C# Developer
9 8 (7.02%) .NET Developer
9 8 (7.02%) C# .NET Developer
10 7 (6.14%) Consultant
11 6 (5.26%) Applications Support
11 6 (5.26%) Operations Analyst
11 6 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Banking Business Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Payments Business Analyst
12 5 (4.39%) Senior Project Manager
12 5 (4.39%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.30%) XML
2 16 (14.04%) Middleware
3 12 (10.53%) .NET
4 9 (7.89%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (7.89%) RESTful
5 8 (7.02%) .NET Framework
5 8 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (7.02%) Entity Framework
5 8 (7.02%) HTML
5 8 (7.02%) jQuery
6 5 (4.39%) FpML
6 5 (4.39%) SOAP
7 4 (3.51%) JMS
8 3 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
8 3 (2.63%) Web Services
9 2 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
10 1 (0.88%) MSMQ
10 1 (0.88%) REST
10 1 (0.88%) WSDL
10 1 (0.88%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (6.14%) Derivative
4 6 (5.26%) Fixed Income
4 6 (5.26%) Mobile Payment
4 6 (5.26%) Reference Data
5 5 (4.39%) Equities
6 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.63%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.63%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.75%) AS400
7 2 (1.75%) iSeries
7 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.75%) Tandem
7 2 (1.75%) VSAM
8 1 (0.88%) DTCC
8 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.88%) PMI
8 1 (0.88%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Windows
2 10 (8.77%) Unix
3 8 (7.02%) Linux
4 5 (4.39%) Solaris
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.05%) Business Analysis
2 22 (19.30%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 16 (14.04%) Cash Management
4 15 (13.16%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (11.40%) Scrum
5 13 (11.40%) SDLC
6 12 (10.53%) Presales
7 11 (9.65%) Change Management
7 11 (9.65%) Migration
7 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.77%) Unit Testing
9 9 (7.89%) Investment Management
9 9 (7.89%) Project Management
9 9 (7.89%) SOA
9 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
10 8 (7.02%) Asset Management
10 8 (7.02%) MVC
11 7 (6.14%) Product Management
12 6 (5.26%) ITIL
13 5 (4.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.33%) SQL
2 20 (17.54%) Java
3 9 (7.89%) C#
3 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
4 4 (3.51%) PL/SQL
4 4 (3.51%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.63%) C
5 3 (2.63%) Perl
6 2 (1.75%) JCL
6 2 (1.75%) NATURAL
6 2 (1.75%) R
6 2 (1.75%) RPG
6 2 (1.75%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.88%) Korn
7 1 (0.88%) VB
7 1 (0.88%) VB6
7 1 (0.88%) XPath
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) MBA
3 1 (0.88%) CISSP
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.42%) SEPA
2 9 (7.89%) QA
3 7 (6.14%) ISO20022
4 5 (4.39%) EMIR
4 5 (4.39%) MiFID
5 3 (2.63%) TARGET2
6 2 (1.75%) COBIT
7 1 (0.88%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.88%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.88%) ISO15022
System Software
1 3 (2.63%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) Cronacle
Systems Management
1 3 (2.63%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Oracle
2 13 (11.40%) SmartStream
3 8 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.39%) IBM
4 5 (4.39%) Mercator
5 4 (3.51%) Citrix
5 4 (3.51%) HP
5 4 (3.51%) TIBCO
6 3 (2.63%) Bloomberg
6 3 (2.63%) SAP
6 3 (2.63%) Sun
6 3 (2.63%) Sybase
6 3 (2.63%) Temenos
6 3 (2.63%) VMware
7 2 (1.75%) CA
7 2 (1.75%) Cognos
7 2 (1.75%) jBASE
7 2 (1.75%) Misys
7 2 (1.75%) Tableau
8 1 (0.88%) Informatica