Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 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)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 661 732 666
Rank change year-on-year +71 -66 +32
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 198 141 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.62% 0.43% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 93 102
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £337 £363 £321
90th Percentile £618 £625 £574
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
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 32178 32472 34094
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 33.93% 33.20% 32.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21574 21411 22058
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £255 £250
90th Percentile £650 £625 £625
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 931 1115 1344
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.18 £11.72 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £46.43
UK median hourly rate £20.97 £20.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.28% +5.13% +8.33%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 +41 168 £500 +5.26% 10
South East +11 25 £388 -6.06%
South West -4 3 £425 -5.56% 1
North of England +58 2 - -
North West +20 2 - -
SWIFT
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 England region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 119 (60.10%) Banking
2 77 (38.89%) Finance
3 48 (24.24%) Java
3 48 (24.24%) SQL
4 42 (21.21%) Windows
5 40 (20.20%) Linux
5 40 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (17.68%) Unix
7 34 (17.17%) SEPA
8 30 (15.15%) Oracle
9 29 (14.65%) IBM
10 28 (14.14%) Middleware
10 28 (14.14%) Migration
11 26 (13.13%) Perl
12 24 (12.12%) Investment Banking
13 20 (10.10%) XML
13 20 (10.10%) Back Office
14 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
14 19 (9.60%) Anti-Money Laundering
15 18 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 17 (8.59%) TDD
17 16 (8.08%) TARGET2
17 16 (8.08%) Project Management
17 16 (8.08%) Solaris
18 15 (7.58%) J2EE
18 15 (7.58%) VMware
19 14 (7.07%) WebSphere
19 14 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
19 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
19 14 (7.07%) Cash Management

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 14 (7.07%) WebSphere
2 9 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
3 6 (3.03%) MQSeries
4 3 (1.52%) JBoss
5 2 (1.01%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.51%) Confluence
6 1 (0.51%) Mule
6 1 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.01%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.04%) Oracle Cash Management
2 6 (3.03%) Actimize
3 3 (1.52%) LatentZero
3 3 (1.52%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.52%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.01%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.01%) Kondor
5 1 (0.51%) Bankmaster
5 1 (0.51%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.51%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.51%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.52%) IaaS
1 3 (1.52%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.51%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.57%) SWIFTNet
2 11 (5.56%) Firewall
3 8 (4.04%) Intranet
4 4 (2.02%) Ethernet
4 4 (2.02%) WAN
5 2 (1.01%) Internet
6 1 (0.51%) AMQP
6 1 (0.51%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.51%) FTP
6 1 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.05%) Relational Database
3 9 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.04%) DB2
5 3 (1.52%) MySQL
5 3 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (1.52%) SAP HANA
6 2 (1.01%) DataStage
6 2 (1.01%) IBM InfoSphere
6 2 (1.01%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.01%) QlikView
6 2 (1.01%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.51%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (3.54%) Maven
2 6 (3.03%) JIRA
3 5 (2.53%) Git (software)
3 5 (2.53%) Gradle
3 5 (2.53%) Subversion
4 3 (1.52%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.01%) ERwin
5 2 (1.01%) Gerrit
5 2 (1.01%) JBehave
5 2 (1.01%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (1.01%) JUnit
5 2 (1.01%) PowerDesigner
5 2 (1.01%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.01%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.51%) Appium
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.51%) FishEye
6 1 (0.51%) Hudson
6 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.51%) jMock
General
1 119 (60.10%) Banking
2 77 (38.89%) Finance
3 24 (12.12%) Investment Banking
4 20 (10.10%) Back Office
5 8 (4.04%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.04%) Retail Banking
6 4 (2.02%) Legal
6 4 (2.02%) Retail
7 3 (1.52%) Billing
8 2 (1.01%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.01%) International Banking
8 2 (1.01%) Marketing
8 2 (1.01%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (1.01%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (37.88%) Analyst
2 30 (15.15%) Business Analyst
3 24 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 22 (11.11%) Administrator
5 21 (10.61%) Developer
6 19 (9.60%) Applications Support
6 19 (9.60%) SWIFT Engineer
7 17 (8.59%) Payments Analyst
8 16 (8.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 13 (6.57%) Banking Analyst
9 13 (6.57%) Systems Analyst
10 12 (6.06%) Consultant
11 10 (5.05%) Architect
12 9 (4.55%) Java Developer
13 8 (4.04%) Test Analyst
14 7 (3.54%) Compliance Analyst
14 7 (3.54%) Technical Analyst
14 7 (3.54%) Tester
15 6 (3.03%) Payments Business Analyst
15 6 (3.03%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (14.14%) Middleware
2 20 (10.10%) XML
3 15 (7.58%) J2EE
4 14 (7.07%) WebSphere MQ
5 12 (6.06%) Spring
6 9 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
7 7 (3.54%) JMS
7 7 (3.54%) RESTful
7 7 (3.54%) TIBCO EMS
7 7 (3.54%) Web Services
8 6 (3.03%) HTML
8 6 (3.03%) HTML5
8 6 (3.03%) JSP
8 6 (3.03%) XML Messaging
9 5 (2.53%) .NET
10 4 (2.02%) FpML
10 4 (2.02%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (2.02%) Java EE
10 4 (2.02%) MSMQ
10 4 (2.02%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 14 (7.07%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (5.56%) Fixed Income
4 8 (4.04%) Derivative
5 6 (3.03%) Equities
6 4 (2.02%) AS400
6 4 (2.02%) Fedwire
7 3 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
7 3 (1.52%) Mobile Payment
7 3 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.01%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.01%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.01%) PMI
8 2 (1.01%) User Experience
9 1 (0.51%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.51%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.51%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 42 (21.21%) Windows
2 40 (20.20%) Linux
3 35 (17.68%) Unix
4 16 (8.08%) Solaris
5 12 (6.06%) AIX
6 6 (3.03%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.02%) Android
9 3 (1.52%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.51%) OS/400
10 1 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.20%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (14.14%) Migration
3 19 (9.60%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 17 (8.59%) TDD
5 16 (8.08%) Project Management
6 14 (7.07%) Cash Management
7 13 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (6.57%) SDLC
8 12 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 10 (5.05%) Business Analysis
10 10 (5.05%) Configuration Management
11 9 (4.55%) Integration Testing
11 9 (4.55%) ITIL
12 8 (4.04%) Change Management
12 8 (4.04%) DevOps
12 8 (4.04%) Kalman Filter
12 8 (4.04%) Scrum
12 8 (4.04%) Waterfall
13 7 (3.54%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (24.24%) Java
1 48 (24.24%) SQL
2 26 (13.13%) Perl
3 13 (6.57%) Korn
4 12 (6.06%) Python
5 10 (5.05%) JavaScript
6 6 (3.03%) Apple Swift
6 6 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.52%) C
7 3 (1.52%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.01%) AWK
8 2 (1.01%) C#
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.51%) RPG
9 1 (0.51%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.51%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.02%) PMP
2 2 (1.01%) Degree
2 2 (1.01%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.51%) CISSP
3 1 (0.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.51%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (17.17%) SEPA
2 16 (8.08%) TARGET2
3 10 (5.05%) QA
4 7 (3.54%) MiFID
5 3 (1.52%) ISO 20022
5 3 (1.52%) PSD2
6 1 (0.51%) Basel II
6 1 (0.51%) Basel III
6 1 (0.51%) COBIT
6 1 (0.51%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.51%) EMIR
6 1 (0.51%) GDPR
6 1 (0.51%) GMP
6 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.51%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.04%) Virtual Servers
3 7 (3.54%) Docker
4 5 (2.53%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.02%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.52%) Control-M
3 2 (1.01%) Packer
4 1 (0.51%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.51%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 30 (15.15%) Oracle
2 29 (14.65%) IBM
3 15 (7.58%) VMware
4 11 (5.56%) Bloomberg
5 10 (5.05%) Microsoft
5 10 (5.05%) Reuters
6 9 (4.55%) TIBCO
7 7 (3.54%) SAP
8 6 (3.03%) Sybase
8 6 (3.03%) Wallstreet Suite
9 5 (2.53%) Cisco
10 4 (2.02%) Charles River
10 4 (2.02%) Citrix
10 4 (2.02%) Fiserv
10 4 (2.02%) Misys
11 3 (1.52%) Calypso
11 3 (1.52%) JD Edwards
12 2 (1.01%) Clearswift
12 2 (1.01%) Informatica
12 2 (1.01%) Talend