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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 17 33 33
Rank change year-on-year
+16 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 3.54% 1.53% 1.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% 4.26% 3.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 3
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£500 £675 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% +28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £456
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -1.36%
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
48 94 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 42.48% 36.02% 35.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 80 67
Average daily rate £570 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.63% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £398 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £700 £683
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £44.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.08%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -32.69%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 6 (60.00%) Apache Flex
2 6 (60.00%) HTML
2 6 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
5 3 (30.00%) Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (20.00%) JMS
6 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
6 2 (20.00%) Middleware
6 2 (20.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) Back Office
6 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
7 1 (10.00%) RIA
7 1 (10.00%) RMDS
7 1 (10.00%) JIRA
7 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (10.00%) Wiki
7 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (10.00%) Change Management
7 1 (10.00%) Adobe
7 1 (10.00%) JavaScript

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) RMDS
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Bower
1 1 (10.00%) Grunt
General
1 8 (80.00%) Front Office
2 3 (30.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 2 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Apache Flex
1 6 (60.00%) HTML
1 6 (60.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) RIA
1 1 (10.00%) Wiki
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (10.00%) Adobe
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) 29West