Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in contract job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 6 months to 19 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)
England > London
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 474 501 431
Rank change year-on-year +27 -70 +38
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 160 106 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.24% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 0.64% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 76 83
London median daily rate £500 £480 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +1.06%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £328
90th Percentile £613 £644 £580
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +1.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
London median hourly rate - - £18.00
England median hourly rate - - £18.00

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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 18046 16517 17527
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.04% 36.78% 37.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12925 11718 12317
London median daily rate £500 £475 £451
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.44% +0.11%
10th Percentile £313 £293 £275
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 219 250 308
London median hourly rate £21.30 £20.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £12.75 £12.00 £12.01
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.50 £20.75 £19.03
% change year-on-year -1.20% +9.04% +5.72%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in London

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SWIFT in London

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SWIFT in London over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SWIFT in London

SWIFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SWIFT in London

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the London region over the 6 months to 19 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
Central London +2 37 £475 +5.56% 5
South London - 1 £600 -
SWIFT
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 London region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 96 (60.00%) Banking
2 57 (35.63%) Finance
3 42 (26.25%) SQL
4 40 (25.00%) Java
5 38 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (20.63%) Windows
7 32 (20.00%) Linux
7 32 (20.00%) SEPA
8 31 (19.38%) Unix
9 26 (16.25%) Oracle
10 23 (14.38%) Investment Banking
11 22 (13.75%) Migration
12 18 (11.25%) XML
13 17 (10.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 17 (10.63%) Back Office
13 17 (10.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
13 17 (10.63%) TARGET2
14 15 (9.38%) Project Management
14 15 (9.38%) Solaris
14 15 (9.38%) TDD
15 14 (8.75%) Perl
15 14 (8.75%) IBM
16 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
16 13 (8.13%) J2EE
16 13 (8.13%) SWIFTNet
17 12 (7.50%) Cash Management
17 12 (7.50%) Python
18 11 (6.88%) Middleware
18 11 (6.88%) Firewall
18 11 (6.88%) Fixed Income

SWIFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 9 (5.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (2.50%) MQSeries
3 3 (1.88%) JBoss
4 1 (0.63%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Mule
4 1 (0.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Oracle Cash Management
2 5 (3.13%) Actimize
3 3 (1.88%) LatentZero
3 3 (1.88%) Misys Midas
3 3 (1.88%) thinkFolio
4 2 (1.25%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.25%) Kondor
5 1 (0.63%) IntelliMatch
5 1 (0.63%) Misys Equation
5 1 (0.63%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.63%) IaaS
1 1 (0.63%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.13%) SWIFTNet
2 11 (6.88%) Firewall
3 8 (5.00%) Intranet
4 2 (1.25%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) AMQP
5 1 (0.63%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.63%) FTP
5 1 (0.63%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 9 (5.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.88%) DB2
5 2 (1.25%) DataStage
5 2 (1.25%) IBM InfoSphere
5 2 (1.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.25%) MySQL
5 2 (1.25%) QlikView
5 2 (1.25%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.63%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.75%) JIRA
2 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.13%) Maven
2 5 (3.13%) Subversion
3 3 (1.88%) Gradle
4 2 (1.25%) ERwin
4 2 (1.25%) Gerrit
4 2 (1.25%) JBehave
4 2 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
4 2 (1.25%) JUnit
4 2 (1.25%) PowerDesigner
4 2 (1.25%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.25%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.63%) Ant
5 1 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.63%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.63%) jMock
5 1 (0.63%) NUnit
5 1 (0.63%) Xcode
General
1 96 (60.00%) Banking
2 57 (35.63%) Finance
3 23 (14.38%) Investment Banking
4 17 (10.63%) Back Office
5 7 (4.38%) Retail Banking
6 6 (3.75%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.13%) Legal
8 3 (1.88%) Retail
9 2 (1.25%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.25%) International Banking
9 2 (1.25%) Marketing
9 2 (1.25%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (1.25%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.63%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (40.63%) Analyst
2 29 (18.13%) Business Analyst
3 21 (13.13%) Administrator
3 21 (13.13%) Support Analyst
4 19 (11.88%) SWIFT Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Payments Analyst
6 16 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 15 (9.38%) Applications Support Analyst
7 15 (9.38%) Developer
8 13 (8.13%) Banking Analyst
8 13 (8.13%) Systems Analyst
9 7 (4.38%) Consultant
9 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
9 7 (4.38%) Payments Business Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Architect
10 6 (3.75%) Compliance Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Technical Analyst
10 6 (3.75%) Tester
11 5 (3.13%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (11.25%) XML
2 13 (8.13%) J2EE
3 11 (6.88%) Middleware
4 10 (6.25%) Spring
5 9 (5.63%) WebSphere MQ
6 7 (4.38%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (4.38%) TIBCO EMS
6 7 (4.38%) Web Services
7 6 (3.75%) XML Messaging
8 5 (3.13%) JMS
8 5 (3.13%) RESTful
9 4 (2.50%) .NET
9 4 (2.50%) JSP
9 4 (2.50%) MSMQ
9 4 (2.50%) SonicMQ
10 3 (1.88%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.88%) Java EE
10 3 (1.88%) Kafka
10 3 (1.88%) XML Schema
10 3 (1.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 11 (6.88%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.88%) Fixed Income
3 8 (5.00%) Derivative
4 6 (3.75%) Equities
5 4 (2.50%) AS400
6 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.88%) Fedwire
6 3 (1.88%) Mobile Banking
6 3 (1.88%) Mobile Payment
6 3 (1.88%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.25%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.25%) PMI
7 2 (1.25%) User Experience
8 1 (0.63%) Credit Derivative
8 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.63%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.63%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.63%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 33 (20.63%) Windows
2 32 (20.00%) Linux
3 31 (19.38%) Unix
4 15 (9.38%) Solaris
5 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.13%) AIX
7 4 (2.50%) Android
8 1 (0.63%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.75%) Migration
3 17 (10.63%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 15 (9.38%) Project Management
4 15 (9.38%) TDD
5 12 (7.50%) Cash Management
6 11 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 10 (6.25%) SDLC
8 9 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (5.63%) Test Automation
9 8 (5.00%) Change Management
9 8 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 8 (5.00%) Waterfall
10 7 (4.38%) Integration Testing
10 7 (4.38%) Investment Management
10 7 (4.38%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (4.38%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (3.75%) Scrum
11 6 (3.75%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 42 (26.25%) SQL
2 40 (25.00%) Java
3 14 (8.75%) Perl
4 12 (7.50%) Python
5 6 (3.75%) Apple Swift
5 6 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.88%) C
7 3 (1.88%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.25%) AWK
8 2 (1.25%) C#
9 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.63%) Korn
9 1 (0.63%) RPG
9 1 (0.63%) RPG IV
9 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (2.50%) PMP
2 2 (1.25%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.63%) CISSP
3 1 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (0.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (20.00%) SEPA
2 17 (10.63%) TARGET2
3 9 (5.63%) QA
4 7 (4.38%) MiFID
5 3 (1.88%) ISO 20022
5 3 (1.88%) PSD2
6 1 (0.63%) Basel II
6 1 (0.63%) Basel III
6 1 (0.63%) COBIT
6 1 (0.63%) GDPR
6 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (5.00%) Virtual Servers
1 8 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) Control-M
2 2 (1.25%) Packer
3 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.63%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 26 (16.25%) Oracle
2 14 (8.75%) IBM
3 10 (6.25%) Reuters
4 9 (5.63%) Bloomberg
4 9 (5.63%) TIBCO
4 9 (5.63%) VMware
5 6 (3.75%) Sybase
6 5 (3.13%) Cisco
7 4 (2.50%) Charles River
7 4 (2.50%) Citrix
7 4 (2.50%) Fiserv
8 3 (1.88%) Microsoft
8 3 (1.88%) Misys
9 2 (1.25%) Informatica
9 2 (1.25%) SAP
9 2 (1.25%) Talend
9 2 (1.25%) Wallstreet Suite
10 1 (0.63%) Solace
10 1 (0.63%) Tradeweb
10 1 (0.63%) Xamarin