The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 247 248 252
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 7
Median daily rate £478 £550 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.09% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £273 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £586 £650 £695
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £575 £401
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +43.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.38
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2300 3022 3081
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 29.23% 32.14% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1265 1739 1714
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 136 179 181
Median hourly rate £19.63 £21.75 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.77% +34.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East 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 South East

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the South East region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 6 December 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
Surrey +17 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +13 1 - -
Berkshire 0 1 £613 +53.12%
East Sussex - 1 £344 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
2 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) TDD
2 7 (58.33%) Spring
2 7 (58.33%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 7 (58.33%) Compatibility Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 7 (58.33%) JMeter
2 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
2 7 (58.33%) BDD
2 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
2 7 (58.33%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (50.00%) REST
3 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (50.00%) Hudson
3 6 (50.00%) Gradle
3 6 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (50.00%) User Stories
3 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 6 (50.00%) Confluence

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 6 (50.00%) Confluence
1 6 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Multicast
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Cucumber
1 7 (58.33%) Jenkins
1 7 (58.33%) JMeter
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
1 7 (58.33%) SoapUI
2 6 (50.00%) Ant
2 6 (50.00%) Gradle
2 6 (50.00%) Hudson
2 6 (50.00%) JIRA
2 6 (50.00%) jMock
2 6 (50.00%) JUnit
2 6 (50.00%) Maven
2 6 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# Developer - Commodities
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Financial Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) SAP FI Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) SWIFT Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Hibernate
1 7 (58.33%) Spring
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
2 6 (50.00%) Ajax
2 6 (50.00%) Java EE
2 6 (50.00%) JMS
2 6 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) BDD
1 7 (58.33%) Compatibility Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Functional Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Integration Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Regression Testing
1 7 (58.33%) System Integration Testing
1 7 (58.33%) TDD
1 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 6 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) API Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Fund Accounting
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (8.33%) EMIR
2 1 (8.33%) MiFID
2 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
1 1 (8.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 6 (50.00%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) TIBCO
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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Synergize Consulting
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