The table below looks at the prevalence of the term SWIFT in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SWIFT over the 3 months to 29 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.

Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 131 147
Rank change year-on-year -10 +16  
Contract jobs citing SWIFT 1 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.039% 0.17% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.61% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Median daily rate - £563 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +44.23%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £300 £375
% change year-on-year +41.66% -20.00%  
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 623 824 722
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 24.16% 28.36% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 528 421
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £505 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 69 48
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.95% +31.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £52.80 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

SWIFT
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

SWIFT
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SWIFT in the South West

SWIFT
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SWIFT within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 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
Wiltshire +2 1 - -
SWIFT
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for SWIFT.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering

SWIFT
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
2 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (33.33%) Business Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (100.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering