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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 14 27 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 6.32% 2.01% 3.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.67% 4.65% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 4
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £415 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £13.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.38 - -
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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
36 86 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 37.89% 43.22% 48.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 72 51
Average daily rate £525 £525 £451
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £425 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £634 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.38 £18.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+1.37% -9.37%

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)
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 26 January 2015.

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 26 January 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 8 (53.33%) Front Office
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) HTML
2 5 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 5 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (13.33%) Derivative
5 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (13.33%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
5 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
5 2 (13.33%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) Market Making
6 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
6 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Market Risk

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (53.33%) Front Office
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (13.33%) Marketing
5 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Programme Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Data Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) HTML Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Project Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Java Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) HTML
1 5 (33.33%) Apache Flex
1 5 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
2 2 (13.33%) Derivative
2 2 (13.33%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (6.67%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Validation
3 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (13.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (13.33%) Data Validation
4 1 (6.67%) Cash Management
4 1 (6.67%) Budget Control
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.67%) Line Management
4 1 (6.67%) Market Making
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) TIBCO