The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Docklands, London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 24 24 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 6 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.73% 2.10% 2.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% 5.26% 8.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 2
Average daily rate £638 £500 £588
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.50% -14.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £538
10% offered a daily rate of more than £663 £500 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+129.26% -
Miscellaneous Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
66 57 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 40.99% 39.86% 23.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 41 39
Average daily rate £525 £500 £518
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -3.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £429 £402
10% offered a daily rate of more than £596 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Front Office
2 6 (60.00%) 29West
3 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (30.00%) RMDS
5 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (20.00%) Rendezvous
6 2 (20.00%) Sybase
6 2 (20.00%) IBM
6 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
6 2 (20.00%) Subversion
6 2 (20.00%) Finance
6 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (20.00%) Equities
6 2 (20.00%) NUnit
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (10.00%) FCoE

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (10.00%) IIS
1 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FCoE
1 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (10.00%) NAS
1 1 (10.00%) Multicast
1 1 (10.00%) SAN
1 1 (10.00%) LAN
1 1 (10.00%) WAN
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (10.00%) HBase
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) NUnit
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 8 (80.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Front Office
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) C# Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
1 2 (20.00%) Rendezvous
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Economics
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Solaris
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) UNIX
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) SIEM
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Test Management
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Information Security
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Benchmarking
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) SRDF
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (10.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) 29West
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) DataSynapse
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Intel
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco