The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 90 85
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5  
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 4 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.34% 0.45% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.33% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 0
Median daily rate £375 £538 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.23% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -17.10% -9.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

SWIFT is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 304 451 337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 25.55% 34.04% 23.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 219 168
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £521 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 11
Median hourly rate £43.39 £47.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.65% +137.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing SWIFT as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SWIFT in Edinburgh

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SWIFT in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SWIFT in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) SEPA
2 1 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle

SWIFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Law
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Database Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Payments Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ETL
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Fund Management
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Transition Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PL/SQL
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle