The table below looks at the statistics for the SWIFT Engineer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SWIFT Engineer
Rank 623 - 582
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a SWIFT Engineer 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% - 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
48652 48803 46653
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.49% 94.48% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31297 30382 27621
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1739 1915 2049
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.82 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

SWIFT Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT Engineer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

SWIFT Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SWIFT Engineer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SWIFT Engineer within the UK.

SWIFT Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SWIFT Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT Engineer within the UK.

SWIFT Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SWIFT Engineer
Top 3 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 1 - -
London - 1 - -
England - 1 - -

SWIFT Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SWIFT Engineer in their job title 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 with SWIFT Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (100.00%) SWIFT
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
3 5 (71.43%) Middleware
3 5 (71.43%) SWIFTNet
3 5 (71.43%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 4 (57.14%) IBM
5 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
5 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
5 3 (42.86%) JMS
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) Oracle
5 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
5 3 (42.86%) Change Management
5 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
6 2 (28.57%) Solaris
6 2 (28.57%) Linux
7 1 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) RDBMS

SWIFT Engineer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited SWIFT Engineer in their job title 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 with SWIFT Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) MQSeries
1 3 (42.86%) Tomcat
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
1 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) SWIFTNet
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
1 6 (85.71%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 3 (42.86%) Business Continuity
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Shell Script
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) TIBCO