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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 106 121 132
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.050% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.75% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
Median daily rate £275 £375 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% -34.78%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
559 667 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.76% 26.49% 25.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 360 327
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 32 34
Median hourly rate £22.98 £24.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.27% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

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 21 February 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
Reading - 1 £275 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Essbase
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
2 1 (50.00%) ACCA
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) GAAP

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Essbase
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Accountant
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Developer - Commodities
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ACCA
1 1 (50.00%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GAAP
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Hyperion
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) SAP