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 3 May 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 164 - 141
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.050% - 0.063%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £310 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.27%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

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
1290 1199 944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 31.99% 30.66% 29.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 791 648 483
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 73 83
Median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -6.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £12.00 £11.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.91 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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)
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 3 May 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
Manchester - 1 £310 - 1
Cheshire - 1 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
2 1 (20.00%) Apple
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis

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 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Change Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Energy Trading Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JSP Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Change Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Apple