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 December 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 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 219 210 185
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -25
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 521 587 641
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.14% 1.16% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.49% 3.46% 3.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 405 531
Median daily rate £600 £575 £593
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -2.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £446 £400 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £725 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £575 £390
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +47.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.38
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
14926 16967 16908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.64% 33.49% 32.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9680 10830 10856
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.94% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 723 714
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.51 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.51%

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 December 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)
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 December 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 -6 502 £600 +4.34% 97
North West +1 7 £440 -26.66% 1
South East +8 4 £478 -13.09% 3
East of England +7 3 - - 3
South West - 2 £413 - 1
West Midlands -10 1 £490 -24.61% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £450 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
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Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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).

1 418 (46.09%) Finance
2 386 (42.56%) Banking
3 333 (36.71%) Front Office
4 271 (29.88%) Java
5 260 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
6 192 (21.17%) Investment Banking
7 190 (20.95%) SQL
8 189 (20.84%) Fixed Income
9 182 (20.07%) Derivative
10 160 (17.64%) Low Latency
11 159 (17.53%) Electronic Trading
12 152 (16.76%) Equities
13 139 (15.33%) C#
14 134 (14.77%) Multithreading
15 120 (13.23%) HTML
15 120 (13.23%) Unix
16 119 (13.12%) C++
17 114 (12.57%) Risk Management
18 112 (12.35%) JavaScript
19 101 (11.14%) Linux
20 90 (9.92%) Oracle
21 89 (9.81%) HTML5
22 88 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
23 84 (9.26%) Business Analysis
24 83 (9.15%) AngularJS
25 77 (8.49%) Algorithmic Trading
26 75 (8.27%) Degree
26 75 (8.27%) Python
27 73 (8.05%) SQL Server
28 71 (7.83%) Project Management

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 27 (2.98%) Apache Spark
2 23 (2.54%) Confluence
3 16 (1.76%) IIS
3 16 (1.76%) WebSphere
4 9 (0.99%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (0.77%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 6 (0.66%) Apache Pig
6 6 (0.66%) CMS
6 6 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.33%) Apache
9 3 (0.33%) IBM HTTP Server
9 3 (0.33%) JBoss
9 3 (0.33%) Jetty
9 3 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 20 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 12 (1.32%) Spreadsheet
4 10 (1.10%) MS Office
5 7 (0.77%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.66%) MS Project
7 5 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
8 3 (0.33%) LaTeX
9 2 (0.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.11%) Mathematica
10 1 (0.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (1.98%) RMDS
2 16 (1.76%) SAP FI
2 16 (1.76%) Summit
3 7 (0.77%) SAP CO
4 6 (0.66%) thinkFolio
5 5 (0.55%) SAP FI/CO
6 4 (0.44%) Findur
6 4 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.33%) Bloomberg TOMS
7 3 (0.33%) ION MarketView
7 3 (0.33%) Orchestrade
7 3 (0.33%) SimCorp Dimension
8 2 (0.22%) Global One
8 2 (0.22%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.22%) Minerva
8 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.22%) SunGard GMI
8 2 (0.22%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.11%) SAP MM
9 1 (0.11%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.22%) OpenShift
3 2 (0.22%) PaaS
4 1 (0.11%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.09%) TCP/IP
2 12 (1.32%) Firewall
3 7 (0.77%) LAN
3 7 (0.77%) SAN
4 6 (0.66%) DSL
4 6 (0.66%) Multicast
5 5 (0.55%) WAN
6 3 (0.33%) FTP
7 2 (0.22%) FCoE
7 2 (0.22%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.22%) Internet
7 2 (0.22%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.22%) NAS
8 1 (0.11%) CTI
8 1 (0.11%) DHCP
8 1 (0.11%) DNS
8 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.11%) InfiniBand
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 43 (4.74%) Big Data
3 32 (3.53%) Relational Database
4 27 (2.98%) Hadoop
5 24 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (2.32%) KDB
7 16 (1.76%) NoSQL
8 15 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.21%) Data Lake
10 11 (1.21%) PowerCenter
11 10 (1.10%) Kdb+
12 9 (0.99%) HBase
12 9 (0.99%) MongoDB
12 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.66%) MarkLogic
14 6 (0.66%) Spotfire
15 5 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (5.95%) Maven
2 53 (5.84%) JIRA
3 33 (3.64%) JUnit
4 29 (3.20%) Subversion
5 27 (2.98%) Gradle
6 26 (2.87%) Git (software)
6 26 (2.87%) Jenkins
6 26 (2.87%) Selenium
6 26 (2.87%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.87%) Mockito
8 16 (1.76%) Cucumber
9 12 (1.32%) SoapUI
10 10 (1.10%) Ant
10 10 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 9 (0.99%) Hudson
12 8 (0.88%) JMeter
12 8 (0.88%) NUnit
13 7 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (0.77%) jMock
13 7 (0.77%) WebDriver
General
1 418 (46.09%) Finance
2 386 (42.56%) Banking
3 333 (36.71%) Front Office
4 192 (21.17%) Investment Banking
5 61 (6.73%) Back Office
6 35 (3.86%) Financial Institution
7 17 (1.87%) Legal
7 17 (1.87%) Retail
8 7 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
9 6 (0.66%) Publishing
10 5 (0.55%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.44%) Law
11 4 (0.44%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.44%) Marketing
12 3 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.33%) Automotive
12 3 (0.33%) Electronics
12 3 (0.33%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.33%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.33%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 403 (44.43%) Developer
2 291 (32.08%) Analyst
3 187 (20.62%) Business Analyst
4 154 (16.98%) Java Developer
5 67 (7.39%) C# Developer
6 66 (7.28%) Senior Developer
7 62 (6.84%) C++ Developer
8 55 (6.06%) FX Business Analyst
9 50 (5.51%) Project Manager
10 47 (5.18%) JavaScript Developer
11 46 (5.07%) Senior Java Developer
12 38 (4.19%) Consultant
13 36 (3.97%) Banking Analyst
14 35 (3.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
15 33 (3.64%) Angular Developer
15 33 (3.64%) Support Analyst
16 32 (3.53%) Front Office Developer
16 32 (3.53%) Risk Analyst
17 31 (3.42%) Agile Developer
18 29 (3.20%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (13.23%) HTML
2 89 (9.81%) HTML5
3 83 (9.15%) AngularJS
4 63 (6.95%) .NET
5 61 (6.73%) FIX Protocol
6 53 (5.84%) WPF
7 52 (5.73%) CSS
8 50 (5.51%) XML
9 44 (4.85%) Spring
10 38 (4.19%) JMS
11 36 (3.97%) Web Services
12 31 (3.42%) jQuery
13 29 (3.20%) Middleware
14 28 (3.09%) REST
15 27 (2.98%) Rendezvous
16 26 (2.87%) CSS3
17 25 (2.76%) ASP.NET
17 25 (2.76%) Hibernate
18 24 (2.65%) STL
19 23 (2.54%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 189 (20.84%) Fixed Income
2 182 (20.07%) Derivative
3 152 (16.76%) Equities
4 88 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
5 46 (5.07%) Market Risk
6 41 (4.52%) Fintech
7 34 (3.75%) Algorithms
8 31 (3.42%) User Experience
9 27 (2.98%) Computer Science
10 23 (2.54%) OTC Derivatives
11 22 (2.43%) Credit Derivative
11 22 (2.43%) Hedge funds
11 22 (2.43%) Mathematics
12 19 (2.09%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.87%) Equity Derivative
13 17 (1.87%) Virtual Team
14 15 (1.65%) Reference Data
15 14 (1.54%) N-Tier
16 11 (1.21%) SWIFT
17 10 (1.10%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 120 (13.23%) Unix
2 101 (11.14%) Linux
3 53 (5.84%) Windows
4 12 (1.32%) Solaris
5 10 (1.10%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (28.67%) Agile Software Development
2 160 (17.64%) Low Latency
3 159 (17.53%) Electronic Trading
4 134 (14.77%) Multithreading
5 114 (12.57%) Risk Management
6 84 (9.26%) Business Analysis
7 77 (8.49%) Algorithmic Trading
8 71 (7.83%) Project Management
9 69 (7.61%) TDD
10 63 (6.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 59 (6.50%) Scrum
12 56 (6.17%) OO
13 55 (6.06%) E-Commerce
14 49 (5.40%) Analytics
15 46 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (4.85%) DevOps
17 41 (4.52%) Asset Management
18 39 (4.30%) Migration
19 38 (4.19%) BDD
19 38 (4.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 271 (29.88%) Java
2 190 (20.95%) SQL
3 139 (15.33%) C#
4 119 (13.12%) C++
5 112 (12.35%) JavaScript
6 75 (8.27%) Python
7 24 (2.65%) Shell Script
8 23 (2.54%) Scala
9 18 (1.98%) Perl
10 17 (1.87%) VBA
11 14 (1.54%) C
11 14 (1.54%) Haskell
11 14 (1.54%) R
12 13 (1.43%) MATLAB
13 11 (1.21%) TypeScript
14 10 (1.10%) Bash Shell
14 10 (1.10%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.99%) Korn
15 9 (0.99%) XAML
16 7 (0.77%) XPath
Qualifications
1 75 (8.27%) Degree
2 14 (1.54%) PhD
3 12 (1.32%) ISEB
4 7 (0.77%) CFA
4 7 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (0.33%) PMP
6 2 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.11%) MBA
7 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (7.17%) MiFID
2 48 (5.29%) QA
3 21 (2.32%) EMIR
4 14 (1.54%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.88%) FATCA
6 7 (0.77%) SDET
6 7 (0.77%) SLA
7 4 (0.44%) GAAP
7 4 (0.44%) SEPA
8 2 (0.22%) Basel II
8 2 (0.22%) Basel III
8 2 (0.22%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 15 (1.65%) Docker
2 9 (0.99%) HDFS
3 8 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.55%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.33%) NFS
7 2 (0.22%) Apache Flume
7 2 (0.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.22%) KVM
7 2 (0.22%) SRDF
7 2 (0.22%) Xen
8 1 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 23 (2.54%) Puppet
2 15 (1.65%) Ansible
3 10 (1.10%) Control-M
3 10 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.77%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.44%) Hadoop YARN
6 4 (0.44%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.22%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.11%) Ambari
8 1 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.11%) Cobbler
8 1 (0.11%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.11%) Kibana
8 1 (0.11%) logstash
8 1 (0.11%) Nagios
8 1 (0.11%) Oozie
8 1 (0.11%) SCOM
8 1 (0.11%) yum
Vendors
1 90 (9.92%) Oracle
2 54 (5.95%) Murex
3 37 (4.08%) Sybase
3 37 (4.08%) TIBCO
4 27 (2.98%) SAP
5 20 (2.21%) Atlassian
5 20 (2.21%) Solace
6 19 (2.09%) Reuters
7 18 (1.98%) Microsoft
8 17 (1.87%) FXall
9 16 (1.76%) Bloomberg
9 16 (1.76%) Calypso
10 15 (1.65%) HP
11 14 (1.54%) Currenex
12 12 (1.32%) Informatica
12 12 (1.32%) ION Trading
12 12 (1.32%) Sun
12 12 (1.32%) VMware
13 11 (1.21%) Adobe
14 10 (1.10%) Cisco
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