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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London / Docklands, London
Rank 12 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 6 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 10.53% 1.67% 5.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 20.69% 5.26% 14.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £550 £475 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £475 £522
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £475 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £450 £390
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.38

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
29 19 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 50.88% 31.67% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 25
Median daily rate £546 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £600 £643
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £366
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-10.22% +22.85%

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 6 (75.00%) Front Office
2 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) TeamCity
4 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (37.50%) Low Latency
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Derivative
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) Linux
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (25.00%) SunGard
5 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (25.00%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 2 (25.00%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
5 2 (25.00%) Maven
5 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (25.00%) FIS
5 2 (25.00%) Git (software)

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
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) 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%) 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 6 (75.00%) Front Office
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) FX Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Programme Director
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) KDB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) JMS
1 1 (12.50%) JMX
1 1 (12.50%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (37.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) Low Latency
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
3 2 (25.00%) Matrix Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Change Control
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Korn
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) FIS
2 2 (25.00%) SunGard
3 1 (12.50%) Sybase