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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 303 371 295
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -76
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 97 47 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.43% 0.20% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.20% 0.54% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 31 75
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£488 £500 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £488 £444 £513
% change year-on-year
+9.79% -13.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £18.00 - £17.93
UK excluding London average 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
8096 8781 8631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 35.79% 37.59% 39.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5569 6173 5878
Average daily rate £463 £450 £473
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 152 197
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.45 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £41.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -

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 28 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SWIFT across the London region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

SWIFT Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 May 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 +41 44 £475 -9.52% 13
Bromley - 1 - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 118 (66.29%) Banking
2 111 (62.36%) Finance
3 51 (28.65%) User Acceptance Testing
4 46 (25.84%) Business Analysis
5 32 (17.98%) QA
6 31 (17.42%) Cash Management
7 27 (15.17%) SQL
8 25 (14.04%) Investment Banking
9 24 (13.48%) Integration Testing
10 18 (10.11%) Financial Institution
10 18 (10.11%) UNIX
11 17 (9.55%) Project Management
11 17 (9.55%) Test Scripting
11 17 (9.55%) System Testing
12 16 (8.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (8.99%) XML
12 16 (8.99%) System Integration Testing
13 15 (8.43%) Validation
13 15 (8.43%) Wholesale Banking
14 14 (7.87%) Oracle
14 14 (7.87%) Java
15 13 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
15 13 (7.30%) Front Office
15 13 (7.30%) Back Office
16 12 (6.74%) Linux
17 11 (6.18%) Fixed Income
17 11 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
17 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
18 10 (5.62%) Migration
18 10 (5.62%) ISEB

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 7 (3.93%) WebSphere
2 5 (2.81%) WebLogic
3 4 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.12%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.56%) CICS
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.37%) MS Office
3 4 (2.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.69%) MS Project
4 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (2.81%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (1.69%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.69%) Kondor+
2 3 (1.69%) Loan IQ
2 3 (1.69%) Misys Midas
2 3 (1.69%) ACBS
3 2 (1.12%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.12%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (0.56%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.56%) Global One
4 1 (0.56%) Loanet
4 1 (0.56%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.56%) SAP Business ByDesign
4 1 (0.56%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) SaaS
1 1 (0.56%) PaaS
1 1 (0.56%) Office 365
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) FTP
2 3 (1.69%) LAN
3 2 (1.12%) PABX
3 2 (1.12%) ATM
3 2 (1.12%) ISDN
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
4 1 (0.56%) WAN
4 1 (0.56%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) MPLS
4 1 (0.56%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
1 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.25%) OLTP
2 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.69%) MS Access
3 3 (1.69%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.12%) Data Mart
4 2 (1.12%) QlikView
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (2.81%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (1.69%) Selenium
3 2 (1.12%) JIRA
3 2 (1.12%) FitNesse
4 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
4 1 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 118 (66.29%) Banking
2 111 (62.36%) Finance
3 25 (14.04%) Investment Banking
4 18 (10.11%) Financial Institution
5 15 (8.43%) Wholesale Banking
6 13 (7.30%) Front Office
6 13 (7.30%) Back Office
7 9 (5.06%) Retail
8 8 (4.49%) French Language
9 7 (3.93%) Corporate Banking
10 6 (3.37%) Retail Banking
11 4 (2.25%) Telecoms
12 3 (1.69%) Billing
13 1 (0.56%) Legal
13 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 110 (61.80%) Analyst
2 61 (34.27%) Business Analyst
3 23 (12.92%) Tester
4 14 (7.87%) Systems Tester
4 14 (7.87%) Architect
4 14 (7.87%) Payments Business Analyst
5 13 (7.30%) Systems Analyst
6 12 (6.74%) Test Analyst
7 10 (5.62%) Banking Business Analyst
7 10 (5.62%) Support Analyst
7 10 (5.62%) Developer
8 9 (5.06%) Project Manager
9 8 (4.49%) Consultant
9 8 (4.49%) Applications Support
10 7 (3.93%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.93%) Applications Support Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Technical Analyst
11 6 (3.37%) Manual Tester
12 5 (2.81%) Banking Analyst
12 5 (2.81%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.99%) XML
2 8 (4.49%) Middleware
2 8 (4.49%) .NET
3 5 (2.81%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (2.25%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.69%) CGI
5 3 (1.69%) FIXML
6 2 (1.12%) XML Messaging
6 2 (1.12%) FpML
6 2 (1.12%) XML Schema
6 2 (1.12%) XSLT
7 1 (0.56%) HTML
7 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (0.56%) JSON
7 1 (0.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (6.18%) Fixed Income
2 11 (6.18%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.06%) Equities
4 7 (3.93%) Derivative
5 4 (2.25%) Credit Derivative
5 4 (2.25%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (1.69%) PMI
6 3 (1.69%) Mainframe
7 2 (1.12%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.12%) STB
7 2 (1.12%) iSeries
8 1 (0.56%) DataPower
8 1 (0.56%) Tandem
8 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.11%) UNIX
2 12 (6.74%) Linux
3 4 (2.25%) Windows
4 3 (1.69%) Solaris
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.56%) VMS
6 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (28.65%) User Acceptance Testing
2 46 (25.84%) Business Analysis
3 31 (17.42%) Cash Management
4 24 (13.48%) Integration Testing
5 17 (9.55%) Project Management
5 17 (9.55%) Test Scripting
5 17 (9.55%) System Testing
6 16 (8.99%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (8.43%) Validation
8 13 (7.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (6.18%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (5.62%) Migration
11 9 (5.06%) Data Modelling
11 9 (5.06%) Use Case
11 9 (5.06%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (4.49%) Change Management
12 8 (4.49%) UML
13 7 (3.93%) Software Testing
13 7 (3.93%) Test Planning
14 6 (3.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 27 (15.17%) SQL
2 14 (7.87%) Java
3 7 (3.93%) Shell Script
4 6 (3.37%) Perl
4 6 (3.37%) PL/SQL
5 4 (2.25%) C++
6 3 (1.69%) C
6 3 (1.69%) C#
6 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.69%) VBA
7 2 (1.12%) COBOL
8 1 (0.56%) Python
8 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.56%) Korn
8 1 (0.56%) DCL
Qualifications
1 10 (5.62%) ISEB
2 7 (3.93%) ISTQB
3 6 (3.37%) Degree
4 5 (2.81%) IIBA
5 3 (1.69%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MBA
7 1 (0.56%) CISA
7 1 (0.56%) CISM
7 1 (0.56%) CBAP
7 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (17.98%) QA
2 4 (2.25%) EMIR
3 3 (1.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.56%) Basel III
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 7 (3.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (7.87%) Oracle
2 9 (5.06%) Calypso
3 8 (4.49%) Sybase
3 8 (4.49%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.37%) Misys
5 5 (2.81%) Bloomberg
6 4 (2.25%) IBM
6 4 (2.25%) Cognos
7 3 (1.69%) SAP
7 3 (1.69%) Murex
7 3 (1.69%) HP
7 3 (1.69%) Reuters
7 3 (1.69%) Actimize
8 2 (1.12%) Mantas
8 2 (1.12%) VMware
8 2 (1.12%) Charles River
8 2 (1.12%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 2 (1.12%) SmartStream
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix
8 2 (1.12%) Cisco
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