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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK / England
Rank 199 189 215
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +26
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 504 588 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.22% 1.26% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.73% 3.82% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 425 408
Median daily rate £600 £600 £588
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £700 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £500 £390
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +28.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.38

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
13509 15401 14873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 32.58% 33.11% 32.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8703 9897 9448
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 487 640 605
Median hourly rate £21.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.38% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.43 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.88 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.20% +22.85%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 -9 490 £600 - 85
North West +25 4 £495 -17.50%
South East +4 3 £650 +73.33% 1
East of England - 3 - - 8
South West - 2 £488 - 2
East Midlands - 1 £325 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 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).

1 439 (45.78%) Finance
2 413 (43.07%) Banking
3 344 (35.87%) Front Office
4 267 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
5 261 (27.22%) Java
6 220 (22.94%) SQL
7 215 (22.42%) Investment Banking
8 199 (20.75%) Derivative
9 194 (20.23%) Fixed Income
10 185 (19.29%) Low Latency
11 176 (18.35%) Equities
12 174 (18.14%) Electronic Trading
13 165 (17.21%) Multithreading
14 157 (16.37%) C++
15 152 (15.85%) Unix
16 126 (13.14%) Linux
16 126 (13.14%) C#
17 113 (11.78%) HTML
18 112 (11.68%) JavaScript
19 108 (11.26%) Risk Management
20 103 (10.74%) Degree
21 99 (10.32%) Oracle
22 93 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
23 87 (9.07%) Algorithmic Trading
24 85 (8.86%) AngularJS
25 82 (8.55%) HTML5
26 81 (8.45%) SQL Server
27 74 (7.72%) Business Analysis
28 73 (7.61%) MiFID
28 73 (7.61%) Stakeholder 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 31 (3.23%) Apache Spark
2 18 (1.88%) IIS
3 13 (1.36%) Confluence
4 11 (1.15%) Apache Pig
4 11 (1.15%) WebSphere
5 9 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 7 (0.73%) Oracle Coherence
7 6 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 5 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.42%) Apache
9 4 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.42%) Mule
9 4 (0.42%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.21%) CMS
11 2 (0.21%) Jetty
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
12 1 (0.10%) MQSeries
Applications
1 23 (2.40%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
3 8 (0.83%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.63%) MS Project
5 5 (0.52%) MS Office
5 5 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.31%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.10%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.10%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 18 (1.88%) Summit
2 16 (1.67%) RMDS
3 15 (1.56%) SAP FI
4 10 (1.04%) ION MarketView
5 9 (0.94%) thinkFolio
6 7 (0.73%) SAP CO
7 5 (0.52%) SAP FI/CO
8 4 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.31%) Findur
10 2 (0.21%) Global One
10 2 (0.21%) Markit EDM
10 2 (0.21%) Minerva
10 2 (0.21%) Orchestrade
10 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.21%) SimCorp Dimension
10 2 (0.21%) SunGard GMI
10 2 (0.21%) Tesseract
11 1 (0.10%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Cash Management
11 1 (0.10%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.10%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.13%) TCP/IP
2 19 (1.98%) Firewall
3 8 (0.83%) WAN
4 7 (0.73%) SAN
5 6 (0.63%) DSL
5 6 (0.63%) LAN
6 5 (0.52%) Internet
6 5 (0.52%) Multicast
7 4 (0.42%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.31%) FTP
8 3 (0.31%) IPsec
8 3 (0.31%) MPLS
8 3 (0.31%) VPN
9 2 (0.21%) DNS
10 1 (0.10%) CTI
10 1 (0.10%) DHCP
10 1 (0.10%) IGMP
10 1 (0.10%) InfiniBand
10 1 (0.10%) SSH
10 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 50 (5.21%) Big Data
3 37 (3.86%) Relational Database
4 32 (3.34%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (3.13%) KDB
6 28 (2.92%) Hadoop
7 17 (1.77%) PowerCenter
8 16 (1.67%) MongoDB
8 16 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 16 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 16 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
9 15 (1.56%) Kdb+
10 13 (1.36%) Data Lake
10 13 (1.36%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.25%) HBase
12 10 (1.04%) Data Mart
13 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.83%) Redis
Development Applications
1 53 (5.53%) Maven
2 50 (5.21%) JIRA
3 39 (4.07%) JUnit
4 30 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 29 (3.02%) Git (software)
5 29 (3.02%) Gradle
6 27 (2.82%) Mockito
7 23 (2.40%) TeamCity
8 22 (2.29%) Selenium
8 22 (2.29%) Subversion
9 20 (2.09%) Cucumber
10 14 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
11 12 (1.25%) SoapUI
11 12 (1.25%) Spock
12 11 (1.15%) NUnit
13 9 (0.94%) Hudson
14 8 (0.83%) JMeter
15 7 (0.73%) Ant
15 7 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (0.63%) jMock
General
1 439 (45.78%) Finance
2 413 (43.07%) Banking
3 344 (35.87%) Front Office
4 215 (22.42%) Investment Banking
5 59 (6.15%) Back Office
6 39 (4.07%) Financial Institution
7 24 (2.50%) Legal
8 17 (1.77%) Retail
9 9 (0.94%) Prime Brokerage
10 7 (0.73%) Marketing
10 7 (0.73%) Publishing
11 6 (0.63%) Corporate Banking
11 6 (0.63%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.52%) Telecoms
13 4 (0.42%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.42%) Automotive
13 4 (0.42%) German Language
13 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.42%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 460 (47.97%) Developer
2 279 (29.09%) Analyst
3 177 (18.46%) Business Analyst
4 168 (17.52%) Java Developer
5 92 (9.59%) C++ Developer
6 75 (7.82%) Senior Developer
7 66 (6.88%) C# Developer
8 53 (5.53%) FX Business Analyst
8 53 (5.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 50 (5.21%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 46 (4.80%) Project Manager
11 44 (4.59%) JavaScript Developer
12 41 (4.28%) Support Analyst
13 34 (3.55%) MiFID Business Analyst
14 33 (3.44%) Architect
15 32 (3.34%) Senior Analyst
16 31 (3.23%) Consultant
16 31 (3.23%) Front Office Developer
17 30 (3.13%) Banking Analyst
18 28 (2.92%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (11.78%) HTML
2 85 (8.86%) AngularJS
3 82 (8.55%) HTML5
4 69 (7.19%) .NET
5 62 (6.47%) XML
6 58 (6.05%) FIX Protocol
7 49 (5.11%) CSS
8 48 (5.01%) Spring
9 45 (4.69%) WPF
10 44 (4.59%) JMS
11 40 (4.17%) REST
11 40 (4.17%) STL
11 40 (4.17%) Web Services
12 39 (4.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 36 (3.75%) Middleware
14 30 (3.13%) jQuery
15 29 (3.02%) ASP.NET
16 27 (2.82%) CSS3
17 26 (2.71%) Hibernate
18 25 (2.61%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 199 (20.75%) Derivative
2 194 (20.23%) Fixed Income
3 176 (18.35%) Equities
4 93 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
5 47 (4.90%) Algorithms
5 47 (4.90%) Market Risk
6 43 (4.48%) Fintech
7 32 (3.34%) Computer Science
8 31 (3.23%) User Experience
9 25 (2.61%) OTC Derivatives
10 23 (2.40%) Data Structures
11 22 (2.29%) Reference Data
11 22 (2.29%) Virtual Team
12 21 (2.19%) Mathematics
13 18 (1.88%) Hedge funds
13 18 (1.88%) N-Tier
14 17 (1.77%) Credit Derivative
15 14 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
15 14 (1.46%) Taxonomies
16 13 (1.36%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 152 (15.85%) Unix
2 126 (13.14%) Linux
3 58 (6.05%) Windows
4 15 (1.56%) Windows Server
5 13 (1.36%) Solaris
6 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.10%) AIX
8 1 (0.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 267 (27.84%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (19.29%) Low Latency
3 174 (18.14%) Electronic Trading
4 165 (17.21%) Multithreading
5 108 (11.26%) Risk Management
6 87 (9.07%) Algorithmic Trading
7 74 (7.72%) Business Analysis
8 73 (7.61%) Stakeholder Management
9 72 (7.51%) TDD
10 69 (7.19%) OO
10 69 (7.19%) Project Management
11 66 (6.88%) Scrum
12 59 (6.15%) Analytics
13 50 (5.21%) E-Commerce
14 45 (4.69%) BDD
15 44 (4.59%) Concurrent Programming
15 44 (4.59%) SDLC
16 40 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
17 39 (4.07%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 261 (27.22%) Java
2 220 (22.94%) SQL
3 157 (16.37%) C++
4 126 (13.14%) C#
5 112 (11.68%) JavaScript
6 71 (7.40%) Python
7 39 (4.07%) Shell Script
8 30 (3.13%) Perl
9 27 (2.82%) Scala
10 23 (2.40%) C
11 20 (2.09%) Bash Shell
12 17 (1.77%) Korn
12 17 (1.77%) VBA
13 13 (1.36%) Haskell
13 13 (1.36%) PL/SQL
14 11 (1.15%) MATLAB
15 10 (1.04%) R
15 10 (1.04%) TypeScript
16 9 (0.94%) PowerShell
16 9 (0.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 103 (10.74%) Degree
2 21 (2.19%) PhD
3 14 (1.46%) ISEB
4 8 (0.83%) ISTQB
5 7 (0.73%) CFA
6 5 (0.52%) PMP
7 4 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.31%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.10%) ACCA
10 1 (0.10%) CIMA
10 1 (0.10%) MBA
10 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (7.61%) MiFID
2 50 (5.21%) QA
3 19 (1.98%) EMIR
4 14 (1.46%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (1.15%) FATCA
6 9 (0.94%) SLA
7 5 (0.52%) GAAP
7 5 (0.52%) SDET
8 4 (0.42%) SEPA
9 3 (0.31%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.21%) Basel II
10 2 (0.21%) Basel III
10 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.10%) Disclosure Scotland
11 1 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (1.25%) Docker
2 11 (1.15%) HDFS
3 9 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.73%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 4 (0.42%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.10%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (1.67%) Puppet
2 15 (1.56%) Ansible
3 13 (1.36%) Control-M
4 12 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.63%) Hadoop YARN
5 6 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (0.42%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.21%) Thomson Reuters DACS
8 1 (0.10%) Ambari
8 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.10%) Ganglia
8 1 (0.10%) Kibana
8 1 (0.10%) logstash
8 1 (0.10%) Oozie
8 1 (0.10%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.10%) SCOM
Vendors
1 99 (10.32%) Oracle
2 62 (6.47%) Murex
3 38 (3.96%) Sybase
4 34 (3.55%) TIBCO
5 31 (3.23%) Solace
6 29 (3.02%) SAP
7 26 (2.71%) Reuters
8 20 (2.09%) Bloomberg
8 20 (2.09%) ION Trading
8 20 (2.09%) Microsoft
9 18 (1.88%) HP
10 16 (1.67%) Microgen
11 14 (1.46%) Currenex
11 14 (1.46%) FXall
11 14 (1.46%) MuleSoft
12 13 (1.36%) Cisco
12 13 (1.36%) VMware
13 12 (1.25%) Calypso
14 11 (1.15%) Sun
15 10 (1.04%) Atlassian
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £400.00 - £800.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £800 - £1000 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hatstand Limited
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Linksap Europe LTD
Rate: Market (All Inclusive)
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Montash
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Robert Walters UK
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Reed Technology
Rate: £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
FDM Group
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £60000 - £70000 per annum + + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Rate: £600 - £800 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Luton
TUI Group Careers
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Surbiton
TUI Group Careers
Rate: Highly Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Square One Resources
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
World First
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