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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 12 19 28
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +9
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 13 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 12.62% 4.26% 2.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 25.49% 9.84% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 2
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£650 £638 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% +27.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £47.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-71.27% +129.26%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
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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
51 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 49.51% 43.26% 40.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 51 42
Average daily rate £575 £500 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £337 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £22.00 £21.25
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +3.52%

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 27 April 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 12 (63.16%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) Low Latency
3 10 (52.63%) Front Office
4 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
5 7 (36.84%) Fixed Income
6 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Retail
7 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
7 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
8 3 (15.79%) HTML
8 3 (15.79%) Oracle
9 2 (10.53%) SQL
9 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
9 2 (10.53%) Finance
9 2 (10.53%) Validation
9 2 (10.53%) Derivative
9 2 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (10.53%) JIRA
9 2 (10.53%) QA
9 2 (10.53%) Apache Flex
9 2 (10.53%) Data Validation
9 2 (10.53%) Cash Management
9 2 (10.53%) HTML5
9 2 (10.53%) Line Management
10 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
10 1 (5.26%) Multicast
10 1 (5.26%) KVM

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1 (5.26%) IIS
1 1 (5.26%) Apache
1 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) LAN
1 1 (5.26%) WAN
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
1 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) FCoE
1 1 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (5.26%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) Hadoop
1 1 (5.26%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 10 (52.63%) Front Office
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 4 (21.05%) Retail
3 4 (21.05%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Java Developer
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 2 (10.53%) Apache Flex
2 2 (10.53%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) Ultra Messaging
3 1 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) XSLT
3 1 (5.26%) Rendezvous
3 1 (5.26%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Fixed Income
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) Derivative
3 2 (10.53%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Solaris
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Low Latency
2 9 (47.37%) E-Commerce
2 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 2 (10.53%) Data Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Cash Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.53%) Validation
4 2 (10.53%) Line Management
5 1 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.26%) Benchmarking
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
3 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) NFS
1 1 (5.26%) Xen
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.26%) SRDF
1 1 (5.26%) KVM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) EMC
2 1 (5.26%) Intel
2 1 (5.26%) NetApp
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.26%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse