The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - 153 -
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.11% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.39% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1171 1035 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.91% 27.41% 30.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 604 486
Median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £228 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £572 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 50 55
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.99 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.30% +6.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.39 £40.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.50 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.44% -12.19%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 the North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
1 1 (50.00%) JSP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
1 1 (50.00%) JSP
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSLT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Java