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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 150 135
Rank change year-on-year +44 -15  
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 6 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.28% 0.24% 0.066%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.69% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 0
Median daily rate £378 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -28.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £475 £525
% change year-on-year -17.10% -9.52%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 616 1020 854
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.73% 34.78% 28.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 551 394
Median daily rate £376 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £491 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 32 41
Median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +33.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.90 £14.93 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £18.69
% change year-on-year +11.11% +20.38%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SWIFT in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 3 months to 24 June 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
Edinburgh +16 4 £375 -30.23%
Glasgow +3 2 £400 +53.84%
SWIFT
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
4 2 (22.22%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Retail
4 2 (22.22%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) SEPA
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) C
5 1 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (11.11%) Core Data
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) AS400
5 1 (11.11%) Law
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) iPhone
5 1 (11.11%) iSeries
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) iPad
5 1 (11.11%) RPG IV
5 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
5 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
5 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift

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 (11.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) Law
3 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) IT Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Database Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Finance Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Payments Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Cocoa
1 1 (11.11%) Core Data
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) AS400
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) Data Structures
1 1 (11.11%) iPad
1 1 (11.11%) iPhone
1 1 (11.11%) iSeries
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Investment Management
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) ETL
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
3 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Fund Management
3 1 (11.11%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Apple Swift
3 1 (11.11%) C
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) RPG
3 1 (11.11%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SEPA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle