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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 320 345 308
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -37
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 90 66 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.40% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.73% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 45 40
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £418 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £590 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £415 £420
% change year-on-year
-7.83% -1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £95.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £17.25
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
7888 9071 8320
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.35% 37.53% 38.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 5380 6359 5774
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 126 155 173
Average hourly rate £18.70 £21.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.84 £14.00 £14.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.60 £41.00 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -12.47%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 +48 33 £488 -11.36% 8
Docklands, London - - - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 106 (64.63%) Finance
2 103 (62.80%) Banking
3 55 (33.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 41 (25.00%) Business Analysis
5 29 (17.68%) Financial Institution
6 28 (17.07%) Cash Management
7 26 (15.85%) QA
7 26 (15.85%) Integration Testing
8 24 (14.63%) Oracle
9 22 (13.41%) UNIX
9 22 (13.41%) Project Management
10 19 (11.59%) SQL
10 19 (11.59%) Investment Banking
10 19 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
11 17 (10.37%) System Testing
12 15 (9.15%) Fixed Income
13 14 (8.54%) XML
13 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (7.93%) Requirements Analysis
14 13 (7.93%) Back Office
15 12 (7.32%) Validation
15 12 (7.32%) Linux
15 12 (7.32%) Test Scripting
15 12 (7.32%) Derivative
15 12 (7.32%) Retail
16 11 (6.71%) Wholesale Banking
16 11 (6.71%) Calypso
16 11 (6.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (6.71%) Oracle Cash Management
17 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (6.10%) CMS
2 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.22%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.61%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (0.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Excel
1 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.44%) MS Office
2 4 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Oracle Cash Management
2 4 (2.44%) FLEXCUBE
2 4 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (1.83%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.83%) Loan IQ
4 2 (1.22%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.61%) Loanet
5 1 (0.61%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.61%) SAP FSCM
5 1 (0.61%) Kondor+
5 1 (0.61%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.61%) SimCorp Dimension
5 1 (0.61%) Global One
5 1 (0.61%) HiPortfolio
5 1 (0.61%) MetaTrader
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) FTP
2 1 (0.61%) SWIFTNet
2 1 (0.61%) MPLS
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) ATM
2 1 (0.61%) LAN
2 1 (0.61%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.05%) Data Mining
2 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.44%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.22%) OLTP
3 2 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.61%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Toad
2 3 (1.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (1.22%) JIRA
4 1 (0.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.61%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 106 (64.63%) Finance
2 103 (62.80%) Banking
3 29 (17.68%) Financial Institution
4 19 (11.59%) Investment Banking
5 13 (7.93%) Back Office
6 12 (7.32%) Retail
7 11 (6.71%) Wholesale Banking
8 10 (6.10%) Retail Banking
9 9 (5.49%) Front Office
10 8 (4.88%) French Language
11 4 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (1.22%) Billing
13 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.61%) Law
13 1 (0.61%) Legal
13 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 111 (67.68%) Analyst
2 61 (37.20%) Business Analyst
3 22 (13.41%) Systems Analyst
4 20 (12.20%) Tester
5 13 (7.93%) Payments Business Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) Systems Tester
7 10 (6.10%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.10%) Banking Business Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.49%) Developer
8 9 (5.49%) Architect
8 9 (5.49%) Consultant
9 7 (4.27%) Applications Support Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Operations Analyst
9 7 (4.27%) Test Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (3.66%) Manual Tester
11 5 (3.05%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Financial Business Analyst
11 5 (3.05%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.54%) XML
2 8 (4.88%) .NET
2 8 (4.88%) Middleware
3 5 (3.05%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (1.83%) FIXML
4 3 (1.83%) XML Schema
4 3 (1.83%) CGI
5 2 (1.22%) FpML
5 2 (1.22%) XML Messaging
5 2 (1.22%) JSON
5 2 (1.22%) REST
6 1 (0.61%) RESTful
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (0.61%) HTML
6 1 (0.61%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (9.15%) Fixed Income
3 12 (7.32%) Derivative
4 11 (6.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (5.49%) Equities
6 4 (2.44%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (2.44%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (2.44%) iSeries
7 3 (1.83%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.22%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.22%) PMI
9 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.61%) iPhone
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.41%) UNIX
2 12 (7.32%) Linux
3 4 (2.44%) Windows
4 2 (1.22%) Solaris
4 2 (1.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.54%) User Acceptance Testing
2 41 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 28 (17.07%) Cash Management
4 26 (15.85%) Integration Testing
5 22 (13.41%) Project Management
6 17 (10.37%) System Testing
7 14 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (7.93%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (7.32%) Validation
9 12 (7.32%) Test Scripting
10 10 (6.10%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (6.10%) Change Management
10 10 (6.10%) Systems Analysis
11 9 (5.49%) Waterfall
12 7 (4.27%) Risk Management
13 6 (3.66%) Data Modelling
13 6 (3.66%) ITIL
13 6 (3.66%) Migration
13 6 (3.66%) Asset Management
14 5 (3.05%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (11.59%) SQL
2 9 (5.49%) Java
3 7 (4.27%) Perl
4 6 (3.66%) Shell Script
5 5 (3.05%) PL/SQL
6 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.83%) C++
7 2 (1.22%) VBA
8 1 (0.61%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (5.49%) Degree
2 6 (3.66%) IIBA
3 2 (1.22%) ISEB
3 2 (1.22%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.61%) CBAP
4 1 (0.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.85%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) EMIR
3 2 (1.22%) SLA
3 2 (1.22%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) yum
2 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (14.63%) Oracle
2 11 (6.71%) Calypso
3 6 (3.66%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.66%) Misys
3 6 (3.66%) Sybase
4 5 (3.05%) Actimize
5 4 (2.44%) Cognos
5 4 (2.44%) Business Objects
5 4 (2.44%) Mantas
6 3 (1.83%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.83%) Bloomberg
6 3 (1.83%) SAP
7 2 (1.22%) SmartStream
7 2 (1.22%) Charles River
7 2 (1.22%) Norkom
8 1 (0.61%) SimCorp
8 1 (0.61%) Reuters
8 1 (0.61%) Radianz
8 1 (0.61%) Avaya
8 1 (0.61%) HP
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