The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
England / South East
Rank - 262 -
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 0 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.065% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Median daily rate - £475 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £363
% change year-on-year +41.66% -17.24%  
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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2409 2750 2731
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 30.68% 29.89% 28.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 1363 1643 1427
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 150 162
Median hourly rate £17.50 £38.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -54.54% +102.63%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.13 £13.00 £12.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.22 £60.06 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SWIFT in the South East

SWIFT
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SWIFT in the South East

SWIFT
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) MVVM
5 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
5 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
5 1 (14.29%) User Stories
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
5 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC

SWIFT
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) CHAP
2 1 (14.29%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Developer
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Payments Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) SAP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SAP FI Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) SWIFT Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) iOS SDK
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (57.14%) AIX
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
1 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
1 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
1 1 (14.29%) MVVM
1 1 (14.29%) SDLC
1 1 (14.29%) TDD
1 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
1 1 (14.29%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Apple Swift
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Citrix
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Apple
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Sun