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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 22 16 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 2.68% 5.56% 2.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.90% 12.00% 6.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 3
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£650 £638 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +34.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £385 £434
% change year-on-year
+10.38% -11.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £13.00
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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
58 50 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 38.93% 46.30% 37.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 31 57
Average daily rate £575 £568 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.32% +19.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £375 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-15.55% +9.75%

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 3 July 2015, 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 14 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Low Latency
3 9 (52.94%) Front Office
3 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
4 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (35.29%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) Fixed Income
6 5 (29.41%) Oracle
7 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Retail
7 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
7 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
7 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Cash Management
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Coherence
9 2 (11.76%) Maven
9 2 (11.76%) Subversion
9 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
9 2 (11.76%) RESTful
9 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
9 2 (11.76%) Line Management
10 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 1 (5.88%) Coaching
10 1 (5.88%) NAS
10 1 (5.88%) SRDF
10 1 (5.88%) HTML
10 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
10 1 (5.88%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (17.65%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) Apache
2 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) LAN
1 1 (5.88%) WAN
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.88%) NAS
1 1 (5.88%) FCoE
1 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.88%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.88%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Subversion
1 2 (11.76%) Maven
1 2 (11.76%) TeamCity
1 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (52.94%) Front Office
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Retail
3 4 (23.53%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Wholesale Banking
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Developer
1 11 (64.71%) Java Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
2 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
2 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Architect
3 1 (5.88%) Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) Ultra Messaging
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) XSLT
2 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
2 1 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Fixed Income
2 4 (23.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Low Latency
2 9 (52.94%) E-Commerce
3 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (23.53%) Multithreading
5 3 (17.65%) Cash Management
6 2 (11.76%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.88%) Coaching
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (5.88%) Equity Research
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
7 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) NFS
1 1 (5.88%) Xen
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) SRDF
1 1 (5.88%) KVM
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
2 1 (5.88%) Cisco
2 1 (5.88%) IBM
2 1 (5.88%) EMC
2 1 (5.88%) Intel
2 1 (5.88%) NetApp
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
2 1 (5.88%) DataSynapse