Period
to 21 January 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 6 months to 21 January 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 > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 165 171
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 0 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.053% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.16% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 8
Scotland median daily rate - £650 £253
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +157.43% -38.41%
UK median daily rate £500 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland 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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1,406 1,268 1,741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.89% 33.88% 31.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 762 726 876
Scotland median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £206 £209 £173
90th Percentile £538 £500 £525
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 49
Scotland median hourly rate £20.00 £31.25 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.00% +56.25% +9.59%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.32 £12.35
90th Percentile £43.25 £52.00 £47.10
UK median hourly rate £21.85 £20.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +6.56% +2.50% +14.29%

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for SWIFT in Scotland

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SWIFT in Scotland