The first 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Docklands, London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 19 30 29
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -1
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.03% 1.78% 2.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.80% 6.25% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 5
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£625 £475 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+31.57% -13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £605 £475 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £685 £475 £580
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
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%
Miscellaneous Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
51 64 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 41.13% 28.44% 26.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 48 48
Average daily rate £571 £463 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.51% +2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £374 £306 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £635 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
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Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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)
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 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) Front Office
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 6 (54.55%) Low Latency
3 5 (45.45%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) HTML
4 4 (36.36%) TIBCO
4 4 (36.36%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
4 4 (36.36%) 29West
5 3 (27.27%) HTML5
5 3 (27.27%) Back Office
5 3 (27.27%) RMDS
5 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Flex
5 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
5 3 (27.27%) Middleware
5 3 (27.27%) JMS
5 3 (27.27%) Solaris
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) IBM
6 2 (18.18%) Rendezvous
6 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 1 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 1 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (9.09%) Multicast

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
1 1 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) LAN
1 1 (9.09%) WAN
1 1 (9.09%) HTTP
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) NAS
1 1 (9.09%) FCoE
1 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (9.09%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 1 (9.09%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 1 (9.09%) Grunt
1 1 (9.09%) Bower
General
1 7 (63.64%) Front Office
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Back Office
3 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) HTML
2 3 (27.27%) JMS
2 3 (27.27%) Middleware
2 3 (27.27%) Apache Flex
2 3 (27.27%) HTML5
3 2 (18.18%) Rendezvous
4 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (9.09%) CSS
4 1 (9.09%) XML
4 1 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Equities
1 1 (9.09%) Economics
1 1 (9.09%) Wiki
1 1 (9.09%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Low Latency
2 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 3 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Information Security
5 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Benchmarking
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 1 (9.09%) SIEM
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) NFS
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (9.09%) SRDF
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) TIBCO
1 4 (36.36%) 29West
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
4 1 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (9.09%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Intel
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) Sybase
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) DataSynapse