The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 27 August 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Rank 569 547 551
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 65 117 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.62% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 63 50
Median daily rate £525 £475 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £335 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £560 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £538 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
+26.47% +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
17813 18953 18515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 33.41% 32.49% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11509 11900 11078
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £615 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 668 765 780
Median hourly rate £20.67 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.82% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £46.44 £44.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+14.44% +3.47%

SWIFT
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing SWIFT as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

SWIFT Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SWIFT
Daily Rate Trend

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

SWIFT Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SWIFT
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SWIFT within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

SWIFT Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SWIFT
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SWIFT Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SWIFT
Top 22 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England -35 61 £513 +7.89% 15
London -40 43 £500 +2.56% 13
South East +10 9 £375 -16.66%
Buckinghamshire +15 7 - -
City of London +10 7 £538 +13.15% 4
East of England +27 6 £600 -
Milton Keynes +16 5 - -
Bedfordshire - 5 £600 -
Scotland +10 2 £538 -
South West +6 2 £450 +12.50% 2
Edinburgh +5 2 £538 -
Portsmouth - 2 £375 -
Swindon - 2 £450 -
Hampshire - 2 £375 -
Wiltshire - 2 £450 -
North West +15 1 £550 +29.41%
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £550 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 - -
Jersey - 1 £365 -
Chester - 1 £550 -
Channel Islands - 1 £365 -

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 86 (52.44%) Finance
2 82 (50.00%) Banking
3 40 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (24.39%) SQL
4 37 (22.56%) Oracle
5 32 (19.51%) Scrum
6 28 (17.07%) Java
7 26 (15.85%) SEPA
8 25 (15.24%) SDLC
8 25 (15.24%) XML
9 23 (14.02%) SOA
10 20 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (11.59%) Business Analysis
12 17 (10.37%) IBM
13 16 (9.76%) Windows
13 16 (9.76%) Linux
13 16 (9.76%) Degree
14 15 (9.15%) Retail
14 15 (9.15%) .NET
14 15 (9.15%) Middleware
15 14 (8.54%) C#
15 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (8.54%) RESTful
16 13 (7.93%) Test Scripting
17 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
17 12 (7.32%) jQuery
17 12 (7.32%) Unit Testing
17 12 (7.32%) .NET Framework
17 12 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
17 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills 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 11 (6.71%) WebSphere
2 9 (5.49%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.49%) WebLogic
3 7 (4.27%) MQSeries
4 6 (3.66%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.05%) JBoss
6 4 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (1.83%) Confluence
8 2 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
8 2 (1.22%) IBM Transformation Extender
9 1 (0.61%) Apache
9 1 (0.61%) CICS
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.61%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.49%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.83%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.22%) MS Office
5 2 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) RMDS
2 3 (1.83%) SAP FI
3 2 (1.22%) Global One
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.22%) SAP CO
3 2 (1.22%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (1.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.61%) Salerio
4 1 (0.61%) Summit
4 1 (0.61%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.61%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.61%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.49%) SAN
2 8 (4.88%) Network Security
3 7 (4.27%) Firewall
4 4 (2.44%) ATM
4 4 (2.44%) FTP
5 3 (1.83%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.22%) HTTP
6 2 (1.22%) SNMP
6 2 (1.22%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.61%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.61%) Internet
7 1 (0.61%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.61%) SNA
7 1 (0.61%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.66%) DB2
2 5 (3.05%) Oracle Database
2 5 (3.05%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (1.22%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.22%) JasperReports
5 2 (1.22%) MySQL
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.22%) UniData
Development Applications
1 12 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.66%) JIRA
3 4 (2.44%) JUnit
3 4 (2.44%) Maven
3 4 (2.44%) Selenium
4 3 (1.83%) JMeter
5 2 (1.22%) Ant
5 2 (1.22%) Artifactory
5 2 (1.22%) ClearCase
5 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.22%) FitNesse
5 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.22%) Hudson
5 2 (1.22%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.22%) Log4j
5 2 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (1.22%) XMLSpy
6 1 (0.61%) CaliberRM
6 1 (0.61%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.61%) SoapUI
General
1 86 (52.44%) Finance
2 82 (50.00%) Banking
3 15 (9.15%) Retail
4 7 (4.27%) Financial Institution
4 7 (4.27%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.66%) Legal
6 5 (3.05%) Back Office
6 5 (3.05%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.83%) Billing
8 2 (1.22%) Front Office
8 2 (1.22%) General Ledger
8 2 (1.22%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.61%) Advertising
9 1 (0.61%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 63 (38.41%) Analyst
2 38 (23.17%) Business Analyst
3 25 (15.24%) Project Manager
4 21 (12.80%) Developer
5 18 (10.98%) Consultant
6 16 (9.76%) Banking Analyst
7 15 (9.15%) Architect
7 15 (9.15%) Technical Analyst
8 13 (7.93%) IT Analyst
9 12 (7.32%) .NET Developer
9 12 (7.32%) C# .NET Developer
9 12 (7.32%) C# Developer
10 10 (6.10%) Financial Analyst
10 10 (6.10%) Service Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) Designer
11 9 (5.49%) Finance Business Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) Financial Business Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) Financial Services Business Analyst
11 9 (5.49%) Test Analyst
12 8 (4.88%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.24%) XML
2 15 (9.15%) .NET
2 15 (9.15%) Middleware
3 14 (8.54%) RESTful
4 12 (7.32%) .NET Framework
4 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 12 (7.32%) Entity Framework
4 12 (7.32%) jQuery
4 12 (7.32%) Web Services
5 11 (6.71%) FpML
6 9 (5.49%) JMS
7 6 (3.66%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (3.66%) WebSphere MQ
8 5 (3.05%) Hibernate
8 5 (3.05%) IBM Integration Bus
8 5 (3.05%) SOAP
9 4 (2.44%) EDI
9 4 (2.44%) FIXML
9 4 (2.44%) J2EE
9 4 (2.44%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (4.88%) Mobile Payment
3 6 (3.66%) Equities
4 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.05%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.83%) EPoS
6 3 (1.83%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.22%) Tandem
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.61%) Derivative
8 1 (0.61%) DTCC
8 1 (0.61%) Fintech
8 1 (0.61%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.61%) PMI
8 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.76%) Linux
1 16 (9.76%) Windows
2 12 (7.32%) Unix
3 10 (6.10%) Solaris
4 9 (5.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.83%) AIX
6 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.61%) Android
8 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.61%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (19.51%) Scrum
3 25 (15.24%) SDLC
4 23 (14.02%) SOA
5 19 (11.59%) Business Analysis
6 14 (8.54%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.93%) Test Scripting
8 12 (7.32%) MVC
8 12 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 12 (7.32%) Waterfall
9 11 (6.71%) Presales
9 11 (6.71%) Project Management
10 10 (6.10%) Cash Management
10 10 (6.10%) Risk Assessment
11 9 (5.49%) Anti-Money Laundering
11 9 (5.49%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (5.49%) ERP
11 9 (5.49%) Information Security
11 9 (5.49%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (4.88%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (24.39%) SQL
2 28 (17.07%) Java
3 14 (8.54%) C#
4 5 (3.05%) Shell Script
5 4 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.44%) Perl
5 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.22%) C
6 2 (1.22%) Python
6 2 (1.22%) Ruby
7 1 (0.61%) COBOL
7 1 (0.61%) JCL
7 1 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (9.76%) Degree
2 10 (6.10%) ISEB
3 9 (5.49%) CISSP
4 8 (4.88%) CISMP
5 4 (2.44%) MBA
6 2 (1.22%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.61%) PMP
7 1 (0.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.85%) SEPA
2 7 (4.27%) ISO20022
3 4 (2.44%) QA
4 2 (1.22%) COBIT
4 2 (1.22%) HL7
4 2 (1.22%) MiFID
4 2 (1.22%) TARGET2
5 1 (0.61%) COREP
5 1 (0.61%) FINREP
5 1 (0.61%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 6 (3.66%) VMware ESX
2 4 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.22%) Firmware
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Clusterware
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.61%) NFS
Systems Management
1 8 (4.88%) NetBackup
2 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.22%) Ansible
3 2 (1.22%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.22%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 2 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.22%) Puppet
3 2 (1.22%) SCOM
4 1 (0.61%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (22.56%) Oracle
2 17 (10.37%) IBM
3 11 (6.71%) Microsoft
3 11 (6.71%) Reuters
4 9 (5.49%) Bloomberg
4 9 (5.49%) HP
4 9 (5.49%) SAP
4 9 (5.49%) VMware
5 8 (4.88%) Citrix
5 8 (4.88%) Sun
6 6 (3.66%) TIBCO
7 4 (2.44%) Sybase
8 3 (1.83%) Murex
8 3 (1.83%) SunGard
9 2 (1.22%) CA
9 2 (1.22%) Cognos
9 2 (1.22%) Fundtech
9 2 (1.22%) Remedy
9 2 (1.22%) Sencha
9 2 (1.22%) Veritas
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