The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 215 224 183
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -41
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 586 516 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.15% 1.02% 1.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.53% 3.16% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 430 488
Median daily rate £600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £725 £738
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.42 £13.50 £34.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+169.75% -61.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £13.50 £24.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £90.00 £13.50 £44.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.27%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
16624 16322 16338
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.62% 32.20% 32.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10947 10040 10122
Median daily rate £428 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.58% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 532 624 717
Median hourly rate £21.34 £18.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.55% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £11.86 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -7.31%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Histogram in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Trend in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -6 564 £600 - 97
South East +3 13 £450 +12.50%
Yorkshire 0 3 £350 -6.66%
North West - 2 £310 - 2
South West - 2 £300 -
East of England - 1 £600 - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 549 (45.67%) Front Office
2 523 (43.51%) Finance
3 515 (42.85%) Banking
4 359 (29.87%) Java
5 312 (25.96%) Investment Banking
6 277 (23.04%) Derivative
7 276 (22.96%) SQL
8 268 (22.30%) C#
9 257 (21.38%) Multithreading
10 252 (20.97%) Fixed Income
11 251 (20.88%) Low Latency
12 237 (19.72%) C++
13 221 (18.39%) Electronic Trading
14 210 (17.47%) Linux
15 207 (17.22%) Equities
16 194 (16.14%) Unix
17 192 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
18 160 (13.31%) Risk Management
19 150 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
20 117 (9.73%) Oracle
21 113 (9.40%) Algorithmic Trading
22 112 (9.32%) Python
23 107 (8.90%) Business Analysis
24 105 (8.74%) TDD
25 102 (8.49%) Degree
25 102 (8.49%) E-Commerce
25 102 (8.49%) FIX Protocol
26 98 (8.15%) Murex
26 98 (8.15%) HTML
27 94 (7.82%) QA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (3.00%) Oracle Coherence
2 14 (1.16%) IIS
2 14 (1.16%) Tomcat
3 12 (1.00%) Confluence
4 11 (0.92%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.75%) WebLogic
6 8 (0.67%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.58%) Node.js
7 7 (0.58%) SharePoint
8 6 (0.50%) Apache
9 5 (0.42%) Mule
10 4 (0.33%) JBoss
10 4 (0.33%) SAS
11 3 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
11 3 (0.25%) GemFire
11 3 (0.25%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.17%) CMS
12 2 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (1.25%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.16%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 10 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.75%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.42%) MS Office
6 5 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.083%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (1.25%) Front Arena
2 13 (1.08%) Summit
3 8 (0.67%) ION MarketView
3 8 (0.67%) Markit EDM
3 8 (0.67%) TradeThru
4 6 (0.50%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.33%) HFM
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.33%) RMDS
5 4 (0.33%) Temenos T24
6 3 (0.25%) Endur
6 3 (0.25%) Loan IQ
6 3 (0.25%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.25%) SimCorp Dimension
6 3 (0.25%) SunGard Martini
7 2 (0.17%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.083%) OpenText MBPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.25%) Office 365
5 1 (0.083%) OpenShift
5 1 (0.083%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.33%) Firewall
2 21 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.83%) Multicast
3 10 (0.83%) SAN
4 3 (0.25%) Internet
4 3 (0.25%) NAS
5 2 (0.17%) ATM
5 2 (0.17%) BGP
5 2 (0.17%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.17%) iSCSI
6 1 (0.083%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.083%) DHCP
6 1 (0.083%) DNS
6 1 (0.083%) DSL
6 1 (0.083%) FTP
6 1 (0.083%) Intranet
6 1 (0.083%) LAN
6 1 (0.083%) Network Security
6 1 (0.083%) VPN
6 1 (0.083%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 46 (3.83%) KDB
3 42 (3.49%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.75%) Big Data
4 21 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 17 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (1.33%) Hadoop
6 16 (1.33%) Oracle Database
6 16 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (1.25%) QlikView
8 13 (1.08%) Tick Data
9 12 (1.00%) NoSQL
10 10 (0.83%) Data Mart
11 9 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (0.58%) Pentaho
12 7 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
13 6 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (0.42%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 62 (5.16%) JIRA
2 42 (3.49%) Maven
3 32 (2.66%) Selenium
4 21 (1.75%) Jenkins
4 21 (1.75%) Subversion
5 20 (1.66%) JUnit
6 17 (1.41%) Git (software)
6 17 (1.41%) Grunt
7 14 (1.16%) gulp
8 13 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.00%) GDB
10 11 (0.92%) Axure RP
10 11 (0.92%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.83%) jMock
11 10 (0.83%) SoapUI
12 9 (0.75%) ClearCase
12 9 (0.75%) Mockito
13 8 (0.67%) ClearQuest
14 7 (0.58%) WebDriver
15 6 (0.50%) Hudson
General
1 549 (45.67%) Front Office
2 523 (43.51%) Finance
3 515 (42.85%) Banking
4 312 (25.96%) Investment Banking
5 74 (6.16%) Back Office
6 33 (2.75%) Financial Institution
7 23 (1.91%) Retail
8 19 (1.58%) Legal
9 14 (1.16%) Corporate Banking
10 10 (0.83%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.75%) Retail Banking
12 7 (0.58%) Billing
13 6 (0.50%) Marketing
14 5 (0.42%) Games
14 5 (0.42%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.25%) International Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.17%) French Language
17 1 (0.083%) Pharmaceutical
17 1 (0.083%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 568 (47.25%) Developer
2 340 (28.29%) Analyst
3 212 (17.64%) Business Analyst
4 206 (17.14%) Java Developer
5 109 (9.07%) C# Developer
5 109 (9.07%) C++ Developer
6 107 (8.90%) Senior Developer
7 69 (5.74%) Front Office Developer
8 65 (5.41%) Project Manager
9 58 (4.83%) FX Business Analyst
9 58 (4.83%) Senior Java Developer
10 52 (4.33%) Senior Analyst
11 49 (4.08%) Banking Analyst
12 42 (3.49%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 42 (3.49%) Support Analyst
13 41 (3.41%) Applications Support
13 41 (3.41%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
13 41 (3.41%) Murex Analyst
14 39 (3.24%) Test Analyst
15 37 (3.08%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (8.49%) FIX Protocol
2 98 (8.15%) HTML
3 74 (6.16%) XML
4 73 (6.07%) WPF
5 70 (5.82%) HTML5
6 67 (5.57%) .NET
7 63 (5.24%) Spring
8 48 (3.99%) AngularJS
9 45 (3.74%) CSS
10 40 (3.33%) JMS
11 36 (3.00%) WinForms
12 33 (2.75%) Hibernate
13 28 (2.33%) REST
14 27 (2.25%) .NET Framework
14 27 (2.25%) Middleware
15 25 (2.08%) J2EE
16 24 (2.00%) FpML
16 24 (2.00%) Reactive Extensions
16 24 (2.00%) Web Services
17 23 (1.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 277 (23.04%) Derivative
2 252 (20.97%) Fixed Income
3 207 (17.22%) Equities
4 150 (12.48%) Analytical Skills
5 59 (4.91%) Market Risk
6 49 (4.08%) Computer Science
7 45 (3.74%) Credit Risk
7 45 (3.74%) Equity Derivative
8 43 (3.58%) Credit Derivative
9 39 (3.24%) Mathematics
10 33 (2.75%) Algorithms
10 33 (2.75%) User Experience
11 29 (2.41%) Grid Computing
12 28 (2.33%) Data Structures
12 28 (2.33%) Hedge funds
13 23 (1.91%) SWIFT
14 21 (1.75%) Fintech
15 10 (0.83%) N-Tier
15 10 (0.83%) Reference Data
16 9 (0.75%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 210 (17.47%) Linux
2 194 (16.14%) Unix
3 74 (6.16%) Windows
4 17 (1.41%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (1.08%) Solaris
6 11 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.33%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.25%) Android
11 2 (0.17%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.083%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (21.38%) Multithreading
2 251 (20.88%) Low Latency
3 221 (18.39%) Electronic Trading
4 192 (15.97%) Agile Software Development
5 160 (13.31%) Risk Management
6 113 (9.40%) Algorithmic Trading
7 107 (8.90%) Business Analysis
8 105 (8.74%) TDD
9 102 (8.49%) E-Commerce
10 81 (6.74%) Market Making
11 80 (6.66%) Migration
12 77 (6.41%) Project Management
13 75 (6.24%) OO
14 73 (6.07%) Stakeholder Management
15 72 (5.99%) Analytics
16 68 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
17 45 (3.74%) Workflow
18 38 (3.16%) SDLC
19 36 (3.00%) Front End Development
19 36 (3.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 359 (29.87%) Java
2 276 (22.96%) SQL
3 268 (22.30%) C#
4 237 (19.72%) C++
5 112 (9.32%) Python
6 70 (5.82%) JavaScript
7 68 (5.66%) Perl
8 24 (2.00%) Shell Script
9 19 (1.58%) Scala
10 18 (1.50%) VBA
11 16 (1.33%) Bash Shell
11 16 (1.33%) T-SQL
12 10 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 8 (0.67%) Haskell
13 8 (0.67%) R
13 8 (0.67%) TypeScript
14 6 (0.50%) Groovy
14 6 (0.50%) VB
15 5 (0.42%) C
15 5 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 102 (8.49%) Degree
2 36 (3.00%) PhD
3 13 (1.08%) ISEB
3 13 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 9 (0.75%) PMI Certification
5 6 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (0.50%) Security Cleared
6 4 (0.33%) PMP
6 4 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.25%) CFA
8 1 (0.083%) CCIE
8 1 (0.083%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.083%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.083%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.083%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (7.82%) QA
2 27 (2.25%) MiFID
3 17 (1.41%) EMIR
4 13 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
5 9 (0.75%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.75%) SLA
6 4 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.25%) COBIT
8 2 (0.17%) FATCA
8 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.17%) SEPA
9 1 (0.083%) AIFMD
9 1 (0.083%) Basel III
9 1 (0.083%) COREP
9 1 (0.083%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.083%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.083%) Solvency II
System Software
1 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
3 3 (0.25%) Docker
4 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.17%) NFS
4 2 (0.17%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.083%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.083%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 30 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 23 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (0.58%) Control-M
4 6 (0.50%) Puppet
5 4 (0.33%) Nagios
5 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.33%) Tivoli
5 4 (0.33%) yum
6 3 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
6 3 (0.25%) Grafana
7 2 (0.17%) Ansible
7 2 (0.17%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.17%) Ganglia
7 2 (0.17%) Graphite
7 2 (0.17%) Kibana
7 2 (0.17%) logstash
7 2 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.17%) SCOM
8 1 (0.083%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.083%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 117 (9.73%) Oracle
2 98 (8.15%) Murex
3 58 (4.83%) Sybase
4 42 (3.49%) Microsoft
5 40 (3.33%) TIBCO
6 38 (3.16%) Calypso
7 33 (2.75%) DataSynapse
8 26 (2.16%) Adobe
9 24 (2.00%) Reuters
10 23 (1.91%) Bloomberg
11 20 (1.66%) Splunk
12 16 (1.33%) Red Hat
13 14 (1.16%) ION Trading
14 13 (1.08%) SunGard
15 12 (1.00%) HP
16 11 (0.92%) Fidessa
17 9 (0.75%) Caplin
17 9 (0.75%) Cognos
18 8 (0.67%) VMware
19 7 (0.58%) Tableau
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