The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 127 126 123
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.040% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.37% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.27%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
741 820 799
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.37% 29.34% 29.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 409 380
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 28 40
Median hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £13.32 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £45.00 £29.03
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Berkshire region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Berkshire region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading -3 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
South East

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) HFM
1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
1 4 (44.44%) Cash Management
1 4 (44.44%) Internal Audit
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
2 2 (22.22%) jQuery
2 2 (22.22%) Wall Street Systems
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
1 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) HFM
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Legal
2 2 (22.22%) Marketing
3 1 (11.11%) Billing
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Accountant
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) .NET Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
2 2 (22.22%) C# Web Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) HTML CSS Developer
2 2 (22.22%) HTML Developer
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Web Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Transformation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
1 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
1 2 (22.22%) CSS
1 2 (22.22%) CSS3
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) HTML5
1 2 (22.22%) jQuery
1 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) Cash Management
1 4 (44.44%) Internal Audit
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
2 2 (22.22%) OO
2 2 (22.22%) People Management
2 2 (22.22%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Scrum
2 2 (22.22%) SEO
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Web Design
2 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C#
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Sitecore
1 2 (22.22%) Wall Street Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Xura