The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the South 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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / South West
Rank 131 - 137
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.039% - 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £388 £390
% change year-on-year
+16.12% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £11.38
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.38

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

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
697 939 783
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 26.99% 31.92% 25.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 644 489
Median daily rate £386 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 63 53
Median hourly rate £22.00 £37.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.33% +56.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.71 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-12.96% +22.85%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South 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 South West

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

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

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

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

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Somerset - 1 £550 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 3 (60.00%) Market Risk
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Murex
3 2 (40.00%) Findur
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Dell
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (20.00%) Presales
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (20.00%) International Banking

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

Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) International Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) FX Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Market Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Presales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Product Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (20.00%) Presales
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Murex
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) VMware