The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands 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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - - 96
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - - 0.067%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
454 386 368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 29.60% 27.40% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 210 194
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £225 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 27 35
Average hourly rate £15.38 £16.75 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.20% +9.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £9.98 £11.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £23.25 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the East Midlands region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the East Midlands region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (50.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA