The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 22 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London / Docklands, London
Rank 11 14 13
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.55% 1.69% 9.65%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 14.81% 6.25% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 10
Median daily rate £475 £475 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £475 £513
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £475 £650
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 Docklands, London region.

Miscellaneous Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
27 16 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 50.94% 27.12% 39.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 32
Median daily rate £550 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £420 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £615 £625
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 £17.25 £22.52 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-23.40% +25.11%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 5 (62.50%) SQL
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Low Latency
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (25.00%) Korn
4 2 (25.00%) Derivative
4 2 (25.00%) Maven
4 2 (25.00%) JIRA
4 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 1 (12.50%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) KDB
2 1 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
2 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Maven
3 1 (12.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Front Office
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 2 (25.00%) FX Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Excel Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) KDB Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Director
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) JMX
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Low Latency
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 2 (25.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Matrix Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Korn
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) FIS
2 1 (12.50%) SunGard
2 1 (12.50%) Sybase