The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 23 - 23
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 3.97% - 0.70%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.87% - 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 1
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£388 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £456
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Northern Ireland

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

Miscellaneous Category
County Antrim
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
46 37 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in County Antrim 36.51% 36.63% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 16
Average daily rate £318 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £103 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £400 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the County Antrim region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (80.00%) Equities
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (60.00%) FpML
3 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 3 (60.00%) Derivative
3 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (60.00%) Java EE
4 2 (40.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) People Management
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) Reuters
5 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the County Antrim region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (40.00%) Java Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) FpML
1 3 (60.00%) Java EE
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (80.00%) Equities
3 3 (60.00%) Derivative
4 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) People Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Reuters
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (20.00%) Actimize
Belfast, County Antrim
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago