The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Northern Ireland 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Northern Ireland region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 17 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 0.97% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£700 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
31 41 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 30.10% 34.45% 20.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 22 19
Average daily rate £375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 1
Average hourly rate - £12.42 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -64.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.75 £25.73
% change year-on-year
+1.20% -19.35%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Londonderry - 1 £700 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) 29West
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northern Ireland 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Coherence
General
1 1 (100.00%) Front Office
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) 29West