Period
to 22 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 6 months to 22 February 2018 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 663 630 704
Rank change year-on-year -33 +74 -23
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 180 187 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.19% 0.21% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% 0.64% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 113 75
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £350 £363 £338
90th Percentile £630 £635 £641
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -8.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 31,319 29,170 32,499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.57% 32.78% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21,180 19,150 21,256
England median daily rate £460 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.14% +2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £663 £626 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 913 1,044 1,228
England median hourly rate £22.35 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.73% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £11.64 £11.32 £11.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £47.50 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +17.14%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in England

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SWIFT in England

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SWIFT in England over the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SWIFT in England

SWIFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SWIFT in England

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the England region over the 6 months to 22 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -57 160 £500 +5.26% 16
South East -5 13 £381 -7.58%
South West +11 5 £425 -26.09% 2
North of England +29 2 £750 +87.50% 1
Yorkshire -5 2 £750 +86.34%
SWIFT
UK

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SWIFT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 102 (56.67%) Banking
2 87 (48.33%) Finance
3 55 (30.56%) Unix
4 54 (30.00%) Linux
5 46 (25.56%) Java
6 41 (22.78%) SQL
7 38 (21.11%) SEPA
8 33 (18.33%) Oracle
8 33 (18.33%) Migration
9 32 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
10 28 (15.56%) SWIFTNet
10 28 (15.56%) TARGET2
11 27 (15.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 23 (12.78%) Middleware
12 23 (12.78%) Investment Banking
13 22 (12.22%) Solaris
13 22 (12.22%) IBM
14 20 (11.11%) AIX
15 19 (10.56%) Back Office
16 18 (10.00%) Windows
17 17 (9.44%) Perl
17 17 (9.44%) J2EE
18 15 (8.33%) VMware
18 15 (8.33%) Project Management
18 15 (8.33%) Financial Institution
19 14 (7.78%) Firewall
19 14 (7.78%) SQL Server
19 14 (7.78%) Kalman Filter
20 13 (7.22%) SDLC
20 13 (7.22%) JSP

SWIFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (7.22%) MQSeries
2 12 (6.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (2.22%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.67%) Confluence
5 2 (1.11%) CMS
5 2 (1.11%) JBoss
5 2 (1.11%) MQSI
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.56%) IIS
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.56%) SAS
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (4.44%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (3.33%) Actimize
3 2 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.11%) Kondor
3 2 (1.11%) Misys Midas
3 2 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.56%) Bankmaster
4 1 (0.56%) Misys Equation
4 1 (0.56%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.56%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.56%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
2 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.56%) IaaS
2 1 (0.56%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (15.56%) SWIFTNet
2 14 (7.78%) Firewall
3 8 (4.44%) Intranet
4 4 (2.22%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.22%) WAN
5 2 (1.11%) FTP
5 2 (1.11%) SMS
5 2 (1.11%) VPN
6 1 (0.56%) Internet
6 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.33%) DB2
4 5 (2.78%) MySQL
5 4 (2.22%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.11%) Big Data
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.11%) SQLite
6 2 (1.11%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.56%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (3.33%) JIRA
2 5 (2.78%) Maven
2 5 (2.78%) Subversion
3 4 (2.22%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.67%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.11%) Gradle
5 2 (1.11%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.11%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.56%) Ant
6 1 (0.56%) Appium
6 1 (0.56%) Checkstyle
6 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.56%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.56%) JUnit
6 1 (0.56%) Selenium
6 1 (0.56%) XMLUnit
General
1 102 (56.67%) Banking
2 87 (48.33%) Finance
3 23 (12.78%) Investment Banking
4 19 (10.56%) Back Office
5 15 (8.33%) Financial Institution
6 9 (5.00%) Retail Banking
7 5 (2.78%) Retail
8 2 (1.11%) International Banking
8 2 (1.11%) Legal
8 2 (1.11%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.11%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.11%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.11%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.56%) Advertising
9 1 (0.56%) Billing
9 1 (0.56%) Front Office
9 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 69 (38.33%) Analyst
2 29 (16.11%) SWIFT Engineer
3 28 (15.56%) Business Analyst
4 22 (12.22%) Payments Analyst
4 22 (12.22%) Support Analyst
5 19 (10.56%) Applications Support
6 16 (8.89%) Applications Support Analyst
6 16 (8.89%) Consultant
6 16 (8.89%) Developer
7 9 (5.00%) Administrator
7 9 (5.00%) Architect
7 9 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Compliance Analyst
8 8 (4.44%) Payments Business Analyst
9 7 (3.89%) Java Developer
10 6 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (3.33%) Test Analyst
11 5 (2.78%) Applications Consultant
11 5 (2.78%) Banking Analyst
11 5 (2.78%) SWIFT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (12.78%) Middleware
2 17 (9.44%) J2EE
3 13 (7.22%) JSP
4 12 (6.67%) Spring
5 11 (6.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (3.89%) Java EE
6 7 (3.89%) TIBCO EMS
6 7 (3.89%) XML
7 6 (3.33%) IBM Integration Bus
7 6 (3.33%) Spring Boot
7 6 (3.33%) Web Services
8 5 (2.78%) .NET
8 5 (2.78%) JMS
8 5 (2.78%) REST
9 4 (2.22%) HTML
9 4 (2.22%) Kafka
9 4 (2.22%) SOAP
10 3 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
10 3 (1.67%) HTML5
10 3 (1.67%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (5.00%) Fedwire
3 6 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.22%) AS400
4 4 (2.22%) Equities
4 4 (2.22%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.22%) PKI
5 3 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.11%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (1.11%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (1.11%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.56%) Derivative
7 1 (0.56%) iPad
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.56%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.56%) Unix
2 54 (30.00%) Linux
3 22 (12.22%) Solaris
4 20 (11.11%) AIX
5 18 (10.00%) Windows
6 5 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.22%) Windows Server
8 3 (1.67%) Android
9 1 (0.56%) OS/400
9 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (18.33%) Migration
2 32 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (15.00%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 15 (8.33%) Project Management
5 14 (7.78%) Kalman Filter
6 13 (7.22%) Problem Management
6 13 (7.22%) SDLC
7 11 (6.11%) Cash Management
7 11 (6.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (6.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (5.56%) TDD
9 8 (4.44%) Business Analysis
9 8 (4.44%) Configuration Management
9 8 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (4.44%) Scrum
9 8 (4.44%) Waterfall
10 7 (3.89%) Integration Testing
10 7 (3.89%) Test Automation
10 7 (3.89%) Use Case
11 6 (3.33%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.56%) Java
2 41 (22.78%) SQL
3 17 (9.44%) Perl
4 10 (5.56%) Python
5 7 (3.89%) Shell Script
6 6 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 5 (2.78%) Apple Swift
7 5 (2.78%) Korn
8 4 (2.22%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.67%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.11%) AWK
10 2 (1.11%) C#
11 1 (0.56%) C
11 1 (0.56%) R
11 1 (0.56%) RPG
11 1 (0.56%) RPG IV
11 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.56%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (21.11%) SEPA
2 28 (15.56%) TARGET2
3 9 (5.00%) QA
4 3 (1.67%) SLA
5 2 (1.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.11%) ISO 20022
5 2 (1.11%) MiFID
5 2 (1.11%) PSD2
6 1 (0.56%) EMIR
6 1 (0.56%) GMP
System Software
1 12 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.44%) Docker
2 8 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
3 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) Control-M
2 3 (1.67%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.67%) Packer
3 1 (0.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (18.33%) Oracle
2 22 (12.22%) IBM
3 15 (8.33%) VMware
4 12 (6.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (5.00%) TIBCO
6 6 (3.33%) Reuters
7 4 (2.22%) Bloomberg
7 4 (2.22%) Cisco
7 4 (2.22%) Misys
7 4 (2.22%) SAP
8 3 (1.67%) Sybase
9 2 (1.11%) Calypso
9 2 (1.11%) Thunderhead
9 2 (1.11%) Xceptor
10 1 (0.56%) Axway
10 1 (0.56%) DoubleClick
10 1 (0.56%) FIS
10 1 (0.56%) Google
10 1 (0.56%) Microgen
10 1 (0.56%) Wallstreet Suite