The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the East of England 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 - 125 131
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.040% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.15% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £415 -
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
649 674 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.88% 26.69% 28.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 366 381 327
Average daily rate £393 £375 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £194 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 62 66
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £12.15 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £42.50 £41.75
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 of England

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (100.00%) FatWire
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) SCADA
1 4 (100.00%) SAP PI
1 4 (100.00%) Pega
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 4 (100.00%) Social Media
1 4 (100.00%) hybris
1 4 (100.00%) Solvency II
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) Guidewire
1 4 (100.00%) MuleSoft

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 4 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 4 (100.00%) Banking
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (100.00%) SCADA
1 4 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Content Management
1 4 (100.00%) CRM
1 4 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Adobe
1 4 (100.00%) FatWire
1 4 (100.00%) Guidewire
1 4 (100.00%) hybris
1 4 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Pega
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Sitecore