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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 18 32 31
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -1
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.48% 0.85% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.89% 3.13% 4.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 3
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£600 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £520 - £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 - £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £438
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +2.85%
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%
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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
45 64 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 39.13% 27.35% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 51 47
Average daily rate £555 £525 £485
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% +8.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £371 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £700 £790
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £41.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 22 August 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 8 (80.00%) Front Office
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) Low Latency
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Apache Flex
5 4 (40.00%) HTML5
6 3 (30.00%) 29West
6 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (30.00%) JMS
6 3 (30.00%) TIBCO
6 3 (30.00%) Back Office
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
7 2 (20.00%) Workflow
7 2 (20.00%) Middleware
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Solaris
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Oracle
7 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) RMDS
8 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
8 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
8 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
8 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (10.00%) QA
8 1 (10.00%) Wiki

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) RMDS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
1 1 (10.00%) Bower
General
1 8 (80.00%) Front Office
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Back Office
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) Apache Flex
1 4 (40.00%) HTML5
2 3 (30.00%) JMS
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (10.00%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
1 1 (10.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) 29West
1 3 (30.00%) TIBCO
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Adobe