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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK / England
Rank 196 177 201
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 506 674 555
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.21% 1.41% 1.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.89% 4.53% 3.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 538 456
Median daily rate £600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £440 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Median hourly rate £60.00 £22.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+166.66% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
13011 14865 14548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.08% 31.13% 30.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8433 9736 9095
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 540 602
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.50 £18.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.97% +17.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £52.63 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £22.54 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +25.22%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 -25 490 £600 - 100
South East +16 4 £650 +48.57% 2
West Midlands +5 4 £475 +5.55%
South West +12 2 £425 +41.66% 1
East of England - 2 - - 12
East Midlands - 2 £331 -
North West +25 1 £585 +44.44%
Yorkshire +10 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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).

1 470 (45.81%) Finance
2 442 (43.08%) Banking
3 377 (36.74%) Front Office
4 302 (29.43%) Java
5 286 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
6 246 (23.98%) SQL
7 228 (22.22%) Derivative
8 226 (22.03%) Investment Banking
9 201 (19.59%) Equities
9 201 (19.59%) Fixed Income
10 200 (19.49%) Low Latency
11 199 (19.40%) C++
12 192 (18.71%) Electronic Trading
13 187 (18.23%) Multithreading
14 172 (16.76%) Unix
15 146 (14.23%) C#
16 139 (13.55%) Linux
17 129 (12.57%) Degree
18 127 (12.38%) HTML
19 123 (11.99%) JavaScript
20 113 (11.01%) Risk Management
21 106 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
22 98 (9.55%) Oracle
23 95 (9.26%) MiFID
24 94 (9.16%) HTML5
25 89 (8.67%) AngularJS
26 81 (7.89%) Algorithmic Trading
27 79 (7.70%) Scrum
28 76 (7.41%) .NET
28 76 (7.41%) OO

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 32 (3.12%) Apache Spark
2 14 (1.36%) IIS
3 13 (1.27%) Confluence
4 12 (1.17%) Apache Pig
4 12 (1.17%) Oracle Coherence
5 11 (1.07%) Tomcat
6 9 (0.88%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.78%) CMS
7 8 (0.78%) WebLogic
8 6 (0.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 6 (0.58%) DataSynapse
8 6 (0.58%) Mule
9 5 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (0.39%) Apache
10 4 (0.39%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.39%) Oracle Workflow
10 4 (0.39%) SharePoint
11 3 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.29%) MQSeries
Applications
1 24 (2.34%) MS Excel
1 24 (2.34%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (0.88%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.68%) MS Project
3 7 (0.68%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.58%) MS Office
5 2 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.19%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.097%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 22 (2.14%) Summit
2 11 (1.07%) ION MarketView
2 11 (1.07%) RMDS
2 11 (1.07%) SAP FI
3 10 (0.97%) thinkFolio
4 7 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.49%) Orchestrade
5 5 (0.49%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
7 3 (0.29%) Findur
8 2 (0.19%) Global One
8 2 (0.19%) Minerva
8 2 (0.19%) Murex MxG2000
8 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.19%) Tesseract
9 1 (0.097%) SAP FSCM
9 1 (0.097%) SAP PM
9 1 (0.097%) SimCorp Dimension
9 1 (0.097%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.19%) GitHub
2 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.34%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.85%) Firewall
3 8 (0.78%) WAN
4 7 (0.68%) MPLS
5 6 (0.58%) DSL
6 5 (0.49%) LAN
6 5 (0.49%) Multicast
6 5 (0.49%) SAN
7 4 (0.39%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.39%) FTP
8 3 (0.29%) Internet
8 3 (0.29%) IPsec
8 3 (0.29%) VPN
9 2 (0.19%) DNS
10 1 (0.097%) DHCP
10 1 (0.097%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (0.097%) IGMP
10 1 (0.097%) InfiniBand
10 1 (0.097%) SSH
10 1 (0.097%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (7.12%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.36%) Big Data
3 41 (4.00%) Relational Database
4 37 (3.61%) KDB
5 33 (3.22%) Hadoop
6 31 (3.02%) Data Warehouse
7 22 (2.14%) NoSQL
8 20 (1.95%) MongoDB
9 19 (1.85%) Kdb+
10 17 (1.66%) PowerCenter
11 15 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 15 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.36%) Redis
13 13 (1.27%) Apache Cassandra
14 12 (1.17%) Data Lake
14 12 (1.17%) Data Mart
14 12 (1.17%) HBase
14 12 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (0.88%) Apache Hive
15 9 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 58 (5.65%) Maven
2 54 (5.26%) JIRA
3 38 (3.70%) JUnit
3 38 (3.70%) Mockito
4 36 (3.51%) Git (software)
5 34 (3.31%) Jenkins
6 30 (2.92%) Gradle
7 26 (2.53%) TeamCity
8 21 (2.05%) Selenium
9 19 (1.85%) Subversion
10 18 (1.75%) Cucumber
11 16 (1.56%) NUnit
11 16 (1.56%) Spock
12 13 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (0.88%) Hudson
13 9 (0.88%) SoapUI
14 8 (0.78%) Grunt
14 8 (0.78%) gulp
15 7 (0.68%) EasyMock
16 6 (0.58%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 470 (45.81%) Finance
2 442 (43.08%) Banking
3 377 (36.74%) Front Office
4 226 (22.03%) Investment Banking
5 50 (4.87%) Back Office
6 40 (3.90%) Financial Institution
7 27 (2.63%) Legal
8 18 (1.75%) Retail
9 13 (1.27%) Marketing
9 13 (1.27%) Prime Brokerage
10 7 (0.68%) General Ledger
10 7 (0.68%) Publishing
11 5 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (0.49%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.39%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.39%) Automotive
12 4 (0.39%) German Language
12 4 (0.39%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.39%) Retail Banking
13 3 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 529 (51.56%) Developer
2 274 (26.71%) Analyst
3 187 (18.23%) Java Developer
4 180 (17.54%) Business Analyst
5 116 (11.31%) C++ Developer
6 76 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 69 (6.73%) Senior Developer
8 68 (6.63%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 52 (5.07%) FX Business Analyst
10 48 (4.68%) Senior Java Developer
11 47 (4.58%) JavaScript Developer
12 45 (4.39%) Project Manager
13 38 (3.70%) MiFID Business Analyst
14 36 (3.51%) Front Office Developer
14 36 (3.51%) Low Latency C++ Developer
15 35 (3.41%) Support Analyst
16 32 (3.12%) Architect
16 32 (3.12%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
16 32 (3.12%) Senior Analyst
17 30 (2.92%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (12.38%) HTML
2 94 (9.16%) HTML5
3 89 (8.67%) AngularJS
4 76 (7.41%) .NET
5 70 (6.82%) XML
6 62 (6.04%) FIX Protocol
7 59 (5.75%) Spring
8 57 (5.56%) CSS
9 54 (5.26%) Middleware
10 52 (5.07%) JMS
11 50 (4.87%) WPF
12 47 (4.58%) STL
13 46 (4.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 43 (4.19%) REST
15 39 (3.80%) Web Services
16 34 (3.31%) jQuery
17 33 (3.22%) CSS3
17 33 (3.22%) Node.js
17 33 (3.22%) React
18 32 (3.12%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 228 (22.22%) Derivative
2 201 (19.59%) Equities
2 201 (19.59%) Fixed Income
3 106 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
4 51 (4.97%) Algorithms
5 47 (4.58%) Fintech
6 46 (4.48%) User Experience
7 44 (4.29%) Computer Science
8 41 (4.00%) Market Risk
9 26 (2.53%) OTC Derivatives
9 26 (2.53%) Virtual Team
10 25 (2.44%) Reference Data
11 20 (1.95%) Credit Derivative
11 20 (1.95%) Data Structures
12 18 (1.75%) N-Tier
13 16 (1.56%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.56%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 15 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (1.36%) Credit Risk
15 14 (1.36%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 172 (16.76%) Unix
2 139 (13.55%) Linux
3 49 (4.78%) Windows
4 15 (1.46%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.17%) Solaris
6 5 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.097%) AIX
8 1 (0.097%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.097%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (27.88%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (19.49%) Low Latency
3 192 (18.71%) Electronic Trading
4 187 (18.23%) Multithreading
5 113 (11.01%) Risk Management
6 81 (7.89%) Algorithmic Trading
7 79 (7.70%) Scrum
8 76 (7.41%) OO
9 74 (7.21%) Business Analysis
9 74 (7.21%) Stakeholder Management
10 71 (6.92%) TDD
11 68 (6.63%) Project Management
12 66 (6.43%) Analytics
13 56 (5.46%) SDLC
14 52 (5.07%) Mathematics
15 49 (4.78%) E-Commerce
16 48 (4.68%) BDD
17 44 (4.29%) Concurrent Programming
18 43 (4.19%) Data Management
18 43 (4.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 302 (29.43%) Java
2 246 (23.98%) SQL
3 199 (19.40%) C++
4 146 (14.23%) C#
5 123 (11.99%) JavaScript
6 73 (7.12%) Python
7 50 (4.87%) Shell Script
8 31 (3.02%) Perl
9 27 (2.63%) C
10 26 (2.53%) Scala
11 22 (2.14%) Korn
12 20 (1.95%) VBA
13 19 (1.85%) ES6
14 18 (1.75%) Bash Shell
15 15 (1.46%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.27%) XPath
17 11 (1.07%) Haskell
18 10 (0.97%) MATLAB
18 10 (0.97%) T-SQL
19 9 (0.88%) R
Qualifications
1 129 (12.57%) Degree
2 24 (2.34%) PhD
3 15 (1.46%) ISEB
4 7 (0.68%) CFA
5 6 (0.58%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.58%) PMP
6 5 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
6 5 (0.49%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.097%) ACCA
8 1 (0.097%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.097%) CIMA
8 1 (0.097%) IIBA
8 1 (0.097%) MBA
8 1 (0.097%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.097%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 95 (9.26%) MiFID
2 47 (4.58%) QA
3 20 (1.95%) EMIR
4 15 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
4 15 (1.46%) FATCA
5 10 (0.97%) SLA
6 5 (0.49%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.49%) IFRS
6 5 (0.49%) SEPA
7 4 (0.39%) GAAP
7 4 (0.39%) SDET
7 4 (0.39%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.19%) Basel II
8 2 (0.19%) Basel III
9 1 (0.097%) Disclosure Scotland
9 1 (0.097%) IAS 39
9 1 (0.097%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.097%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (1.66%) HDFS
2 10 (0.97%) Docker
3 9 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.097%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.097%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.097%) NFS
Systems Management
1 13 (1.27%) Ansible
1 13 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.17%) Control-M
3 10 (0.97%) Puppet
4 6 (0.58%) Hadoop YARN
5 5 (0.49%) ITRS Geneos
5 5 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.19%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.097%) Ambari
7 1 (0.097%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.097%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.097%) Oozie
7 1 (0.097%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.097%) SCOM
7 1 (0.097%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 98 (9.55%) Oracle
2 69 (6.73%) Murex
3 40 (3.90%) Solace
3 40 (3.90%) Sybase
4 36 (3.51%) TIBCO
5 30 (2.92%) Reuters
6 28 (2.73%) Bloomberg
7 26 (2.53%) SAP
8 19 (1.85%) ION Trading
8 19 (1.85%) Microsoft
9 16 (1.56%) Microgen
10 14 (1.36%) HP
10 14 (1.36%) MuleSoft
11 12 (1.17%) VMware
12 11 (1.07%) Atlassian
12 11 (1.07%) Cognizant
13 10 (0.97%) Adobe
13 10 (0.97%) Calypso
14 9 (0.88%) Cisco
14 9 (0.88%) Fidessa
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Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
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TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
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Cloudstream
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