Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 118 124
Rank change year-on-year -14 +6 -3
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 3 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.10% 0.24% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.36% 0.75% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Edinburgh median daily rate £380 £550 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.91% +81.82% -13.57%
10th Percentile £363 £528 £283
90th Percentile £395 £625 £332
Scotland median daily rate £380 £550 £303
% change year-on-year -30.91% +81.82% -23.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

SWIFT is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 824 664 921
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 27.97% 31.45% 28.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 441 371 430
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £260 £256 £225
90th Percentile £550 £532 £525
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 14 14
Edinburgh median hourly rate £26.25 £19.25 £17.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +36.36% +8.39% +48.00%
10th Percentile £10.69 £11.89 £12.35
90th Percentile £39.20 £52.00 £29.55
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £20.50
% change year-on-year -23.20% +52.44% -8.89%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing SWIFT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Database Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle