The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 20 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 11 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 6.43% 4.42% 3.57%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.28% 9.30% 8.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 3
Median daily rate £375 £525 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -8.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £347 £650 £400
% change year-on-year
-46.61% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
72 86 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 42.11% 47.51% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 52 20
Median daily rate £363 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.50% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £265 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-66.43% +30.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.16 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.34% +8.57%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 7 (63.64%) Equities
2 6 (54.55%) Legal
2 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
2 6 (54.55%) DTCC
2 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 6 (54.55%) ASIC
2 6 (54.55%) DSL
2 6 (54.55%) FpML
2 6 (54.55%) MiFID
2 6 (54.55%) Reference Data
2 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 6 (54.55%) EMIR
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Front Office
5 2 (18.18%) C
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
5 2 (18.18%) Sybase
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) XSD
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) Risk Management

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (18.18%) WebSphere
1 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 6 (54.55%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Legal
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 2 (18.18%) Front Office
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Business Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Senior Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Senior Business Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Report Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Senior Reporting Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) FpML
1 6 (54.55%) Middleware
2 2 (18.18%) Java EE
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSD
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Equities
2 6 (54.55%) ASIC
2 6 (54.55%) DTCC
2 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
2 6 (54.55%) Reference Data
3 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (18.18%) Derivative
3 2 (18.18%) Market Risk
3 2 (18.18%) Taxonomies
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Test Strategy
2 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) Mobile Development
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Use Case
3 2 (18.18%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) EMIR
1 6 (54.55%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) GoldenSource
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Sybase