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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 385 358 374
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +16
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 56 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.24% 0.33% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.89% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 40 47
Median daily rate £463 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.63% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £417 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £628 £564 £595
UK excluding London median daily rate £550 £450 £364
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +23.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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
8254 8641 9086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 36.05% 37.46% 37.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5806 5960 6193
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 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 167 206
Median hourly rate £17.25 £19.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.53% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.88 £17.63
% change year-on-year
+11.22% +7.12%

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 11 £450 -5.26% 5
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 71 (61.74%) Finance
2 48 (41.74%) Banking
3 29 (25.22%) SQL
4 23 (20.00%) SEPA
5 22 (19.13%) XML
6 20 (17.39%) Oracle
7 18 (15.65%) Business Analysis
8 17 (14.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (14.78%) Java
9 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (13.91%) Scrum
10 14 (12.17%) .NET
11 13 (11.30%) SOA
11 13 (11.30%) Degree
11 13 (11.30%) SDLC
12 12 (10.43%) RESTful
12 12 (10.43%) WebSphere
12 12 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (10.43%) Project Management
13 11 (9.57%) Unix
13 11 (9.57%) Windows
13 11 (9.57%) C#
13 11 (9.57%) Cash Management
14 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (8.70%) jQuery
14 10 (8.70%) Unit Testing
14 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
14 10 (8.70%) Entity Framework
14 10 (8.70%) IBM

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 12 (10.43%) WebSphere
2 7 (6.09%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.35%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.48%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.48%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.61%) JBoss
6 2 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.87%) Apache
7 1 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.87%) CICS
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.87%) IBM Transformation Extender
7 1 (0.87%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (5.22%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (2.61%) MS Project
4 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) RMDS
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Cash Management
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 2 (1.74%) Salerio
2 2 (1.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.74%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.87%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.87%) Global One
3 1 (0.87%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.87%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.87%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) Firewall
1 7 (6.09%) SAN
2 4 (3.48%) FTP
2 4 (3.48%) Network Security
3 3 (2.61%) SWIFTNet
4 2 (1.74%) ATM
5 1 (0.87%) DSL
5 1 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (0.87%) GSM
5 1 (0.87%) HTTP
5 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.87%) Internet
5 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
5 1 (0.87%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) DB2
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.87%) JasperReports
4 1 (0.87%) MySQL
4 1 (0.87%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.74%) JMeter
2 2 (1.74%) JUnit
2 2 (1.74%) Maven
2 2 (1.74%) Selenium
3 1 (0.87%) Ant
3 1 (0.87%) Artifactory
3 1 (0.87%) CaliberRM
3 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
3 1 (0.87%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.87%) FitNesse
3 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.87%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.87%) Hudson
3 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.87%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.87%) Log4j
3 1 (0.87%) RequisitePro
3 1 (0.87%) XMLSpy
General
1 71 (61.74%) Finance
2 48 (41.74%) Banking
3 10 (8.70%) Back Office
4 9 (7.83%) Financial Institution
5 8 (6.96%) Retail
6 7 (6.09%) Legal
7 6 (5.22%) Retail Banking
8 5 (4.35%) Investment Banking
9 2 (1.74%) Front Office
9 2 (1.74%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.87%) Advertising
10 1 (0.87%) Billing
10 1 (0.87%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (45.22%) Analyst
2 31 (26.96%) Business Analyst
3 19 (16.52%) Developer
4 17 (14.78%) Architect
5 15 (13.04%) Project Manager
6 12 (10.43%) Banking Analyst
7 11 (9.57%) Consultant
8 10 (8.70%) .NET Developer
8 10 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (8.70%) C# Developer
9 9 (7.83%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.96%) IT Analyst
10 8 (6.96%) Technical Analyst
11 7 (6.09%) Applications Support
11 7 (6.09%) Applications Support Analyst
11 7 (6.09%) Service Analyst
11 7 (6.09%) Support Analyst
12 6 (5.22%) Financial Analyst
12 6 (5.22%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (4.35%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.13%) XML
2 14 (12.17%) .NET
3 12 (10.43%) RESTful
4 10 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (8.70%) Entity Framework
4 10 (8.70%) jQuery
5 7 (6.09%) Middleware
6 6 (5.22%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (5.22%) FpML
6 6 (5.22%) JMS
6 6 (5.22%) Web Services
6 6 (5.22%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (4.35%) HTML
7 5 (4.35%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (3.48%) SOAP
9 3 (2.61%) EDI
9 3 (2.61%) Hibernate
9 3 (2.61%) Spring
10 2 (1.74%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (6.09%) Fixed Income
3 6 (5.22%) Derivative
3 6 (5.22%) Mobile Payment
4 5 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.35%) Equities
5 4 (3.48%) Reference Data
6 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.74%) AS400
7 2 (1.74%) iSeries
7 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.74%) PMI
7 2 (1.74%) Tandem
8 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.87%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.87%) DTCC
8 1 (0.87%) iPhone
8 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.87%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.57%) Unix
1 11 (9.57%) Windows
2 9 (7.83%) Linux
3 8 (6.96%) Solaris
4 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.87%) Android
6 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.87%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (15.65%) Business Analysis
2 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.91%) Scrum
3 13 (11.30%) SDLC
3 13 (11.30%) SOA
4 12 (10.43%) Project Management
4 12 (10.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (9.57%) Cash Management
6 10 (8.70%) MVC
6 10 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 9 (7.83%) Change Management
7 9 (7.83%) Presales
8 8 (6.96%) Waterfall
9 7 (6.09%) Migration
9 7 (6.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (5.22%) Anti-Money Laundering
10 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (5.22%) Integration Testing
10 6 (5.22%) Product Management
10 6 (5.22%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.22%) SQL
2 17 (14.78%) Java
3 11 (9.57%) C#
4 7 (6.09%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.22%) Shell Script
6 5 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 3 (2.61%) C
7 3 (2.61%) Perl
8 2 (1.74%) RPG
8 2 (1.74%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.87%) COBOL
9 1 (0.87%) JCL
9 1 (0.87%) Python
9 1 (0.87%) Ruby
9 1 (0.87%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.87%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (11.30%) Degree
2 5 (4.35%) CISSP
3 4 (3.48%) CISMP
4 3 (2.61%) MBA
5 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 2 (1.74%) PMP
6 1 (0.87%) ISEB
6 1 (0.87%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (20.00%) SEPA
2 7 (6.09%) ISO20022
2 7 (6.09%) QA
3 4 (3.48%) EMIR
3 4 (3.48%) MiFID
4 3 (2.61%) TARGET2
5 2 (1.74%) COBIT
6 1 (0.87%) COREP
6 1 (0.87%) FINREP
6 1 (0.87%) HL7
6 1 (0.87%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.87%) ISO15022
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) VMware ESX
2 3 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.87%) NFS
3 1 (0.87%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) NetBackup
2 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.87%) Ansible
3 1 (0.87%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (17.39%) Oracle
2 10 (8.70%) IBM
3 8 (6.96%) HP
3 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
4 7 (6.09%) VMware
5 6 (5.22%) Citrix
5 6 (5.22%) Reuters
5 6 (5.22%) SAP
5 6 (5.22%) Sun
5 6 (5.22%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.48%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.61%) Cognos
8 2 (1.74%) CA
8 2 (1.74%) Fundtech
8 2 (1.74%) Mercator
8 2 (1.74%) SunGard
8 2 (1.74%) Sybase
8 2 (1.74%) Temenos
8 2 (1.74%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.87%) Sencha
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