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 20 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 21 24 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.42% 0.83% 2.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.00% 2.27% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Median daily rate £613 £360 £563
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+70.13% -36.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £360 £533
10% offered a daily rate of more than £623 £360 £593
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -4.76%
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 Canary Wharf region.

Miscellaneous Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
60 44 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 48.39% 36.67% 57.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 39 41
Median daily rate £575 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.34% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £334 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £690
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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)
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 20 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 11 (57.89%) Equities
2 10 (52.63%) Fixed Income
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) MiFID
3 7 (36.84%) Reference Data
4 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
4 6 (31.58%) EMIR
4 6 (31.58%) DTCC
4 6 (31.58%) Legal
4 6 (31.58%) Middleware
4 6 (31.58%) ASIC
4 6 (31.58%) DSL
4 6 (31.58%) FpML
5 5 (26.32%) Project Management
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Derivative
6 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (21.05%) SDLC
6 4 (21.05%) XML
6 4 (21.05%) OO
6 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
6 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) Front Office
7 3 (15.79%) Oracle
8 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
8 2 (10.53%) Sybase
8 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
8 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (10.53%) Web Services

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 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
1 2 (10.53%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Legal
3 4 (21.05%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Front Office
5 2 (10.53%) Back Office
5 2 (10.53%) Prime Brokerage
6 1 (5.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Business Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Senior Analyst
1 9 (47.37%) Senior Business Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Developer
3 6 (31.58%) Report Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Senior Reporting Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Angular Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
5 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.53%) UX Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) MiFID Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) FpML
1 6 (31.58%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
3 2 (10.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (10.53%) HTML
3 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) Java EE
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
3 2 (10.53%) XSD
3 2 (10.53%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Equities
2 10 (52.63%) Fixed Income
3 7 (36.84%) Reference Data
4 6 (31.58%) ASIC
4 6 (31.58%) DTCC
5 5 (26.32%) Derivative
6 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
6 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
6 2 (10.53%) Taxonomies
6 2 (10.53%) User Experience
7 1 (5.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
2 5 (26.32%) Project Management
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) SDLC
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.53%) BDD
4 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.53%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (10.53%) High-Frequency Trading
4 2 (10.53%) Mobile Development
4 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
4 2 (10.53%) SOA
4 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
4 2 (10.53%) UML
4 2 (10.53%) Use Case
4 2 (10.53%) User Stories
5 1 (5.26%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (5.26%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) C
2 2 (10.53%) C++
2 2 (10.53%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) MiFID
2 6 (31.58%) EMIR
3 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) GoldenSource
2 2 (10.53%) IBM
2 2 (10.53%) Sybase
3 1 (5.26%) Informatica