Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 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)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 183 168 193
Rank change year-on-year -15 +25 -7
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 4 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.080% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 0.41% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Scotland median daily rate £380 £550 £303
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -30.91% +81.82% -23.42%
10th Percentile £363 £386 £283
90th Percentile £407 £613 £332
UK median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK 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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1471 1473 1920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 29.56% 34.29% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 763 867 941
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £210 £234 £210
90th Percentile £525 £488 £500
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 38 61
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.50 £12.35
90th Percentile £45.60 £46.68 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £20.94 £20.75 £19.50
% change year-on-year +0.89% +6.41% +8.33%

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

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 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
Edinburgh -9 3 £380 -30.91%
Glasgow -8 1 £400 +53.85%
SWIFT
UK

For the 6 months to 20 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ETL
3 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
4 1 (25.00%) iSeries
4 1 (25.00%) AS400
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Release Management
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) RPG
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) MQSeries

SWIFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (25.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Database Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AS400 Developer
2 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) AS400
1 1 (25.00%) iSeries
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ETL
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (25.00%) RPG
3 1 (25.00%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle