The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds 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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 76 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.10% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.43% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £625
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £85.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +240.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
231 180 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 23.79% 20.50% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 100 148
Average daily rate £350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £468 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 14
Average hourly rate £32.63 £22.50 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.47 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £80.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -32.69%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java