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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 14 26 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 9 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.56% 3.77% 0.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 15.52% 9.90% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 8 2
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£544 £575 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.43% +24.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £453
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £705 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £450 £245
% change year-on-year
-9.72% +83.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £90.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +260.00%
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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
58 101 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 48.74% 38.11% 33.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 86 56
Average daily rate £553 £575 £534
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.91% +7.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £142 £400 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £713
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £17.50 £48.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -63.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.69 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -21.37%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 (57.14%) Front Office
2 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 6 (42.86%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Apache Flex
2 6 (42.86%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Banking
4 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
4 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
5 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
5 3 (21.43%) Middleware
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) JMS
5 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Back Office
6 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
6 2 (14.29%) Workflow
6 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (14.29%) Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA
7 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (7.14%) Wiki
7 1 (7.14%) Change Management
7 1 (7.14%) Adobe
7 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 1 (7.14%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
1 1 (7.14%) Grunt
1 1 (7.14%) Bower
General
1 8 (57.14%) Front Office
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 3 (21.43%) Financial Institution
4 2 (14.29%) Marketing
4 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) HTML Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
1 6 (42.86%) Apache Flex
1 6 (42.86%) HTML5
2 3 (21.43%) JMS
2 3 (21.43%) Middleware
3 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (7.14%) CSS
3 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Wiki
1 1 (7.14%) RIA
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 2 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Workflow
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) Change Management
5 1 (7.14%) Budget Control
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) TIBCO
2 1 (7.14%) Adobe