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 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
UK / England
Rank 476 550 505
Rank change year-on-year +74 -45  
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 90 65 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.22% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.42% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 45 69
Median daily rate £550 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £337
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £600 £630
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +41.66% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £22.00 -

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 England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 13286 15358 15065
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.06% 31.30% 30.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 8613 10133 9192
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 500 523 637
Median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +20.32%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £43.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.68 £27.75 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.68% +48.00%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. 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 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
London +61 82 £550 +22.22% 6
West Midlands - 5 £350 -
East of England - 2 £613 -
South West 0 1 - - 2
SWIFT
UK

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 114 (61.62%) Banking
2 111 (60.00%) Finance
3 45 (24.32%) Windows
3 45 (24.32%) SEPA
4 44 (23.78%) SQL
5 33 (17.84%) Anti-Money Laundering
6 32 (17.30%) Middleware
7 30 (16.22%) Oracle
7 30 (16.22%) Back Office
8 29 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (15.14%) Java
10 25 (13.51%) Investment Banking
11 24 (12.97%) XML
11 24 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
12 23 (12.43%) Cash Management
12 23 (12.43%) Business Analysis
13 22 (11.89%) Change Management
14 20 (10.81%) SQL Server
14 20 (10.81%) DB2
15 19 (10.27%) Linux
15 19 (10.27%) ISO20022
16 18 (9.73%) Unix
16 18 (9.73%) .NET
17 17 (9.19%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (9.19%) Degree
17 17 (9.19%) TOGAF
17 17 (9.19%) Investment Management
18 16 (8.65%) Migration
18 16 (8.65%) SmartStream
19 15 (8.11%) Microsoft

SWIFT
Top Related 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 (7.57%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (3.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.24%) Confluence
5 5 (2.70%) MQSeries
5 5 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 4 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (1.08%) CICS
7 2 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (3.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.70%) MS Office
2 5 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.16%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.24%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.62%) Salerio
3 2 (1.08%) HiPortfolio
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.54%) Oracle Internet Expenses
4 1 (0.54%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.03%) Internet
2 12 (6.49%) Intranet
3 3 (1.62%) ATM
3 3 (1.62%) SAN
4 2 (1.08%) Firewall
5 1 (0.54%) CHAP
5 1 (0.54%) FTP
5 1 (0.54%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.81%) DB2
1 20 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.19%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (4.86%) DataStage
4 5 (2.70%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (2.16%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.16%) Data Mart
5 4 (2.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.62%) Blockchain
6 3 (1.62%) QlikView
6 3 (1.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.08%) Adabas
7 2 (1.08%) OLTP
7 2 (1.08%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (4.86%) ERwin
1 9 (4.86%) PowerDesigner
1 9 (4.86%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (4.32%) JIRA
3 6 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.16%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.62%) Selenium
6 2 (1.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.08%) Subversion
7 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.54%) Maven
7 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
General
1 114 (61.62%) Banking
2 111 (60.00%) Finance
3 30 (16.22%) Back Office
4 25 (13.51%) Investment Banking
5 7 (3.78%) Legal
6 6 (3.24%) Financial Institution
7 5 (2.70%) Retail
7 5 (2.70%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.62%) Front Office
8 3 (1.62%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.62%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.54%) French Language
10 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 92 (49.73%) Analyst
2 45 (24.32%) Architect
3 31 (16.76%) Support Analyst
4 30 (16.22%) Banking Analyst
5 29 (15.68%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (14.59%) Business Analyst
7 25 (13.51%) Developer
8 21 (11.35%) Payments Architect
9 19 (10.27%) Payments Analyst
10 15 (8.11%) Payments Solutions Architect
11 12 (6.49%) Applications Support
12 10 (5.41%) Applications Support Analyst
12 10 (5.41%) Data Analyst
12 10 (5.41%) Security Analyst
13 9 (4.86%) Information Analyst
13 9 (4.86%) Information Security Analyst
13 9 (4.86%) Lead Architect
13 9 (4.86%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 9 (4.86%) Payments Business Analyst
14 8 (4.32%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (17.30%) Middleware
2 24 (12.97%) XML
3 18 (9.73%) .NET
4 11 (5.95%) SOAP
5 10 (5.41%) XML Messaging
6 9 (4.86%) XML Schema
7 7 (3.78%) Web Services
8 6 (3.24%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (3.24%) Entity Framework
8 6 (3.24%) jQuery
8 6 (3.24%) RESTful
9 5 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (2.70%) IBM Integration Bus
10 4 (2.16%) FIXML
10 4 (2.16%) HTML
10 4 (2.16%) JPA
10 4 (2.16%) JSON
10 4 (2.16%) Murex MxML
10 4 (2.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.97%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (3.78%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.24%) Equities
4 6 (3.24%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.70%) Fixed Income
6 4 (2.16%) Derivative
6 4 (2.16%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.16%) PACS
6 4 (2.16%) Tandem
7 3 (1.62%) AS400
7 3 (1.62%) iSeries
7 3 (1.62%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (1.08%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.08%) Mobile Banking
8 2 (1.08%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.08%) VSAM
8 2 (1.08%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 45 (24.32%) Windows
2 19 (10.27%) Linux
3 18 (9.73%) Unix
4 8 (4.32%) Windows Server
5 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.16%) AIX
6 4 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.16%) Solaris
7 2 (1.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.08%) pSOS
7 2 (1.08%) VMS
7 2 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.84%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 29 (15.68%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (12.43%) Business Analysis
3 23 (12.43%) Cash Management
4 22 (11.89%) Change Management
5 17 (9.19%) Investment Management
5 17 (9.19%) TOGAF
6 16 (8.65%) Migration
7 15 (8.11%) Scrum
7 15 (8.11%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.03%) SOA
9 12 (6.49%) Information Security
9 12 (6.49%) IT Audit
9 12 (6.49%) Time Management
10 11 (5.95%) Presales
10 11 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (5.41%) Data Analysis
11 10 (5.41%) SDLC
11 10 (5.41%) Translating Business Requirements
12 9 (4.86%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 44 (23.78%) SQL
2 28 (15.14%) Java
3 8 (4.32%) C#
4 6 (3.24%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.24%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.16%) Shell Script
6 3 (1.62%) Perl
6 3 (1.62%) RPG
6 3 (1.62%) RPG IV
7 2 (1.08%) Apple Swift
7 2 (1.08%) C++
7 2 (1.08%) DCL
7 2 (1.08%) JCL
7 2 (1.08%) NATURAL
7 2 (1.08%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.08%) R
7 2 (1.08%) VB
7 2 (1.08%) VB6
7 2 (1.08%) XPath
8 1 (0.54%) Korn
Qualifications
1 17 (9.19%) Degree
2 10 (5.41%) CISMP
2 10 (5.41%) CISSP
3 3 (1.62%) ISEB
3 3 (1.62%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.08%) IIBA
5 1 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.54%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (24.32%) SEPA
2 19 (10.27%) ISO20022
3 7 (3.78%) QA
4 1 (0.54%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.54%) EMIR
4 1 (0.54%) FATCA
4 1 (0.54%) MiFID
4 1 (0.54%) PMO
4 1 (0.54%) TARGET2
System Software
1 4 (2.16%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.08%) Cronacle
2 2 (1.08%) VMware ESX
2 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.54%) IAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.08%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 30 (16.22%) Oracle
2 16 (8.65%) SmartStream
3 15 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 12 (6.49%) IBM
5 9 (4.86%) Informatica
5 9 (4.86%) Murex
5 9 (4.86%) Talend
6 7 (3.78%) Citrix
6 7 (3.78%) HP
7 6 (3.24%) Sybase
7 6 (3.24%) VMware
8 5 (2.70%) SAP
9 3 (1.62%) Mercator
9 3 (1.62%) Tableau
9 3 (1.62%) Temenos
10 2 (1.08%) jBASE
10 2 (1.08%) Perforce
10 2 (1.08%) ServiceNow
10 2 (1.08%) Sun
10 2 (1.08%) Wallstreet Suite
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