Period
to 22 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 711 647 707
Rank change year-on-year -64 +60 -69
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 134 152 161
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% 0.53% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 87 105
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% -2.56%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £340
90th Percentile £660 £671 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £485 £450
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - £22.00

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 31,167 28,943 33,307
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 34.06% 34.39% 33.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 20,535 18,874 22,130
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £255
90th Percentile £669 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £455 £448 £425
% change year-on-year +1.68% +5.29% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 973 1,007 1,104
England median hourly rate £23.50 £19.66 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.53% -6.38% +16.67%
10th Percentile £11.80 £11.25 £11.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £49.85
UK median hourly rate £22.50 £20.00 £21.34
% change year-on-year +12.50% -6.28% +16.14%

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 June 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 June 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 -60 116 £500 - 19
South West +11 7 £565 - 1
South East -33 5 - - 3
North of England -18 4 £750 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire - 4 £750 -
East of England +1 1 - - 1
Midlands -11 1 - - 1
West Midlands -33 1 - - 1
SWIFT
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 77 (57.46%) Banking
2 74 (55.22%) Finance
3 34 (25.37%) Unix
4 33 (24.63%) SEPA
5 30 (22.39%) Linux
6 28 (20.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 26 (19.40%) Oracle
8 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (17.16%) Migration
10 21 (15.67%) SQL
11 20 (14.93%) Java
12 19 (14.18%) Back Office
12 19 (14.18%) TARGET2
12 19 (14.18%) SWIFTNet
13 17 (12.69%) Cash Management
13 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (11.19%) Problem Management
14 15 (11.19%) SDLC
15 14 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (9.70%) XML
17 12 (8.96%) Financial Institution
18 11 (8.21%) Project Management
18 11 (8.21%) Actimize
18 11 (8.21%) Investment Banking
19 10 (7.46%) Business Analysis
19 10 (7.46%) TDD
19 10 (7.46%) QA
19 10 (7.46%) Test Scripting
19 10 (7.46%) ISO 20022
20 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills

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 6 (4.48%) MQSeries
2 4 (2.99%) CMS
2 4 (2.99%) Confluence
2 4 (2.99%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.49%) IIS
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.75%) Hyperledger
4 1 (0.75%) SAS
4 1 (0.75%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.75%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (8.21%) Actimize
2 6 (4.48%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.49%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (1.49%) Summit
4 1 (0.75%) MetaTrader
4 1 (0.75%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.75%) SimCorp Dimension
4 1 (0.75%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.24%) SaaS
3 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.18%) SWIFTNet
2 8 (5.97%) Firewall
3 4 (2.99%) Internet
3 4 (2.99%) VPN
4 3 (2.24%) Network Security
5 2 (1.49%) FTP
5 2 (1.49%) SMS
5 2 (1.49%) SSH
6 1 (0.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.99%) Big Data
1 4 (2.99%) DB2
1 4 (2.99%) MySQL
2 3 (2.24%) Blockchain
2 3 (2.24%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.24%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.49%) DataStage
3 2 (1.49%) IBM InfoSphere
3 2 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.49%) SQLite
4 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
4 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.48%) JIRA
2 2 (1.49%) ERwin
2 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.49%) PowerDesigner
2 2 (1.49%) Selenium
2 2 (1.49%) Subversion
2 2 (1.49%) Xcode
3 1 (0.75%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) Maven
General
1 77 (57.46%) Banking
2 74 (55.22%) Finance
3 19 (14.18%) Back Office
4 12 (8.96%) Financial Institution
5 11 (8.21%) Investment Banking
6 8 (5.97%) Retail Banking
7 7 (5.22%) Retail
8 2 (1.49%) Games
8 2 (1.49%) Legal
8 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.75%) Advertising
9 1 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.75%) French Language
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
9 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 47 (35.07%) Analyst
2 15 (11.19%) Consultant
3 14 (10.45%) Payments Analyst
3 14 (10.45%) Support Analyst
4 13 (9.70%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.70%) SWIFT Engineer
5 12 (8.96%) Architect
5 12 (8.96%) Developer
6 10 (7.46%) Applications Support
6 10 (7.46%) Applications Support Analyst
6 10 (7.46%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.48%) Applications Consultant
7 6 (4.48%) Compliance Consultant
7 6 (4.48%) Java Developer
8 5 (3.73%) Data Analyst
8 5 (3.73%) Payments Business Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) Compliance Analyst
9 4 (2.99%) iOS Developer
9 4 (2.99%) Senior Manager
9 4 (2.99%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.70%) XML
2 9 (6.72%) J2EE
3 7 (5.22%) Middleware
3 7 (5.22%) Spring
4 6 (4.48%) Java EE
4 6 (4.48%) REST
4 6 (4.48%) Web Services
5 5 (3.73%) .NET
5 5 (3.73%) JSP
5 5 (3.73%) Spring Boot
6 4 (2.99%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (2.99%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (2.24%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (2.24%) iOS SDK
7 3 (2.24%) SOAP
7 3 (2.24%) XML Messaging
8 2 (1.49%) Ajax
8 2 (1.49%) jQuery
8 2 (1.49%) JSON
8 2 (1.49%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.22%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.73%) Fedwire
5 4 (2.99%) Data Centre
5 4 (2.99%) Online Banking
5 4 (2.99%) PKI
6 3 (2.24%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.24%) Fintech
6 3 (2.24%) Market Risk
6 3 (2.24%) User Experience
7 2 (1.49%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.49%) Derivative
7 2 (1.49%) Equities
7 2 (1.49%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.49%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.49%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.49%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.75%) Replication
8 1 (0.75%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 34 (25.37%) Unix
2 30 (22.39%) Linux
3 7 (5.22%) AIX
3 7 (5.22%) Windows
4 5 (3.73%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.99%) Solaris
6 3 (2.24%) Android
7 2 (1.49%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.75%) VMS
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.90%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 25 (18.66%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (17.16%) Migration
4 17 (12.69%) Cash Management
4 17 (12.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (11.19%) Problem Management
5 15 (11.19%) SDLC
6 11 (8.21%) Project Management
7 10 (7.46%) Business Analysis
7 10 (7.46%) TDD
7 10 (7.46%) Test Scripting
8 8 (5.97%) Scenario Testing
8 8 (5.97%) Test Strategy
9 7 (5.22%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.22%) Risk Management
9 7 (5.22%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.48%) Enterprise Architecture
10 6 (4.48%) Project Planning
10 6 (4.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.48%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.67%) SQL
2 20 (14.93%) Java
3 7 (5.22%) Apple Swift
4 5 (3.73%) C
5 4 (2.99%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.99%) Objective-C
5 4 (2.99%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.49%) Caml Language
6 2 (1.49%) Perl
7 1 (0.75%) ActionScript
7 1 (0.75%) ActionScript 2.0
7 1 (0.75%) C#
7 1 (0.75%) C++
7 1 (0.75%) DCL
7 1 (0.75%) R
7 1 (0.75%) Scala
7 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.75%) STATISTICA Visual Basic
7 1 (0.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (4.48%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) PMI Certification
2 5 (3.73%) PMP
3 3 (2.24%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (24.63%) SEPA
2 19 (14.18%) TARGET2
3 10 (7.46%) ISO 20022
3 10 (7.46%) QA
4 9 (6.72%) PSD2
5 4 (2.99%) SLA
6 3 (2.24%) Data Quality
7 2 (1.49%) PMO
8 1 (0.75%) EMIR
8 1 (0.75%) FATCA
8 1 (0.75%) Solvency II
System Software
1 3 (2.24%) Docker
2 2 (1.49%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (2.99%) Control-M
2 1 (0.75%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 26 (19.40%) Oracle
2 9 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 8 (5.97%) IBM
4 5 (3.73%) SAP
5 2 (1.49%) Gemalto
5 2 (1.49%) Informatica
5 2 (1.49%) Talend
5 2 (1.49%) Thunderhead
5 2 (1.49%) Xceptor
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe
6 1 (0.75%) Axway
6 1 (0.75%) DoubleClick
6 1 (0.75%) FIS
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) RapidMiner
6 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.75%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.75%) Thales
6 1 (0.75%) VMware
6 1 (0.75%) VocaLink