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 3 months to 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
England / London
Rank 324 368 327
Rank change year-on-year +44 -41  
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 84 52 85
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.24% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.69% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 35 60
Median daily rate £550 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £340 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £608 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £350
% change year-on-year +41.66% -14.28%  
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 6697 7571 7360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 35.16% 34.45% 35.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4647 5371 5011
Median daily rate £500 £475 £456
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.16%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 120 113 138
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.23 £19.18
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +43.00% +0.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.76 £12.30 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 22 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
City of London 0 12 £550 +15.78% 2
Bromley - 1 £550 -
Uxbridge - 1 - -
SWIFT
England

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 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 London region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 107 (62.57%) Banking
2 100 (58.48%) Finance
3 46 (26.90%) SQL
4 44 (25.73%) SEPA
5 39 (22.81%) Windows
6 33 (19.30%) Anti-Money Laundering
7 32 (18.71%) Back Office
8 27 (15.79%) Middleware
9 26 (15.20%) XML
10 25 (14.62%) Oracle
10 25 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
11 24 (14.04%) Cash Management
12 23 (13.45%) Investment Banking
12 23 (13.45%) Change Management
13 22 (12.87%) Java
13 22 (12.87%) Business Analysis
14 19 (11.11%) ISO20022
14 19 (11.11%) Degree
15 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
15 18 (10.53%) DB2
15 18 (10.53%) .NET
15 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (9.94%) Investment Management
16 17 (9.94%) Unix
16 17 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (9.36%) SmartStream
17 16 (9.36%) Linux
18 15 (8.77%) WebSphere
19 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
19 14 (8.19%) TOGAF

SWIFT
Top Related 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 15 (8.77%) WebSphere
2 10 (5.85%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (4.09%) MQSeries
3 7 (4.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.51%) Confluence
5 5 (2.92%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.17%) CICS
6 2 (1.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.58%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.92%) MS Office
2 5 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (2.34%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.75%) Salerio
3 2 (1.17%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle Internet Expenses
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.60%) Internet
2 12 (7.02%) Intranet
3 3 (1.75%) ATM
4 2 (1.17%) SWIFTNet
5 1 (0.58%) Firewall
5 1 (0.58%) FTP
5 1 (0.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.53%) DB2
1 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.94%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (5.26%) DataStage
4 5 (2.92%) IBM InfoSphere
5 4 (2.34%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.34%) Data Mart
5 4 (2.34%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.75%) QlikView
6 3 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.17%) Adabas
7 2 (1.17%) OLTP
7 2 (1.17%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (5.26%) ERwin
1 9 (5.26%) PowerDesigner
1 9 (5.26%) Talend Open Studio
2 8 (4.68%) JIRA
3 6 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.34%) HP UFT
5 3 (1.75%) Selenium
6 2 (1.17%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.17%) Subversion
7 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.58%) Maven
7 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
General
1 107 (62.57%) Banking
2 100 (58.48%) Finance
3 32 (18.71%) Back Office
4 23 (13.45%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.09%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.09%) Legal
6 5 (2.92%) Retail
7 4 (2.34%) Spanish Language
8 3 (1.75%) Front Office
8 3 (1.75%) Retail Banking
8 3 (1.75%) Wholesale Banking
9 2 (1.17%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (1.17%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.58%) French Language
10 1 (0.58%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 88 (51.46%) Analyst
2 41 (23.98%) Architect
3 31 (18.13%) Banking Analyst
3 31 (18.13%) Support Analyst
4 26 (15.20%) Solutions Architect
5 22 (12.87%) Business Analyst
5 22 (12.87%) Developer
6 21 (12.28%) Payments Architect
7 19 (11.11%) Payments Analyst
8 15 (8.77%) Payments Solutions Architect
9 12 (7.02%) Applications Support
10 10 (5.85%) Applications Support Analyst
10 10 (5.85%) Data Analyst
10 10 (5.85%) Security Analyst
11 9 (5.26%) Information Analyst
11 9 (5.26%) Information Security Analyst
11 9 (5.26%) Lead Architect
11 9 (5.26%) Lead Solutions Architect
11 9 (5.26%) Payments Business Analyst
11 9 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.79%) Middleware
2 26 (15.20%) XML
3 18 (10.53%) .NET
4 10 (5.85%) XML Messaging
5 9 (5.26%) XML Schema
6 7 (4.09%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 6 (3.51%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (3.51%) Entity Framework
7 6 (3.51%) HTML
7 6 (3.51%) jQuery
7 6 (3.51%) RESTful
7 6 (3.51%) SOAP
8 5 (2.92%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (2.34%) Murex MxML
10 3 (1.75%) FpML
10 3 (1.75%) REST
10 3 (1.75%) Web Services
10 3 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
11 2 (1.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (4.68%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.51%) Derivative
4 6 (3.51%) Equities
4 6 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.92%) AS400
5 5 (2.92%) Fixed Income
5 5 (2.92%) iSeries
6 4 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (2.34%) PACS
6 4 (2.34%) Reference Data
6 4 (2.34%) Tandem
7 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
7 2 (1.17%) PMI
7 2 (1.17%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.17%) VSAM
7 2 (1.17%) Wiki
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.81%) Windows
2 17 (9.94%) Unix
3 16 (9.36%) Linux
4 7 (4.09%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.75%) Solaris
6 2 (1.17%) pSOS
6 2 (1.17%) VMS
6 2 (1.17%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (19.30%) Anti-Money Laundering
2 25 (14.62%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (14.04%) Cash Management
4 23 (13.45%) Change Management
5 22 (12.87%) Business Analysis
6 17 (9.94%) Investment Management
7 14 (8.19%) Migration
7 14 (8.19%) TOGAF
7 14 (8.19%) Waterfall
8 13 (7.60%) Scrum
8 13 (7.60%) SOA
9 12 (7.02%) Information Security
9 12 (7.02%) IT Audit
9 12 (7.02%) Time Management
10 11 (6.43%) Data Analysis
10 11 (6.43%) Presales
11 10 (5.85%) SDLC
11 10 (5.85%) Translating Business Requirements
11 10 (5.85%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (26.90%) SQL
2 22 (12.87%) Java
3 8 (4.68%) C#
3 8 (4.68%) JavaScript
4 6 (3.51%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.92%) RPG
5 5 (2.92%) RPG IV
6 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 3 (1.75%) Perl
8 2 (1.17%) C++
8 2 (1.17%) DCL
8 2 (1.17%) JCL
8 2 (1.17%) NATURAL
8 2 (1.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.17%) R
8 2 (1.17%) VB
8 2 (1.17%) VB6
8 2 (1.17%) XPath
9 1 (0.58%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.58%) Korn
Qualifications
1 19 (11.11%) Degree
2 10 (5.85%) CISMP
2 10 (5.85%) CISSP
3 3 (1.75%) ISEB
3 3 (1.75%) ISTQB
3 3 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.17%) IIBA
4 2 (1.17%) PMI Certification
4 2 (1.17%) PMP
5 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (25.73%) SEPA
2 19 (11.11%) ISO20022
3 11 (6.43%) QA
4 3 (1.75%) EMIR
4 3 (1.75%) MiFID
5 2 (1.17%) TARGET2
6 1 (0.58%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.58%) FATCA
6 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.17%) Cronacle
2 1 (0.58%) IAG
2 1 (0.58%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 25 (14.62%) Oracle
2 16 (9.36%) SmartStream
3 11 (6.43%) IBM
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.26%) Informatica
4 9 (5.26%) Murex
4 9 (5.26%) Talend
5 6 (3.51%) HP
5 6 (3.51%) Sybase
6 4 (2.34%) SAP
6 4 (2.34%) Temenos
7 3 (1.75%) Mercator
7 3 (1.75%) Tableau
8 2 (1.17%) Citrix
8 2 (1.17%) jBASE
8 2 (1.17%) Perforce
8 2 (1.17%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.17%) Wallstreet Suite
9 1 (0.58%) Misys
9 1 (0.58%) VMware
London
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Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
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