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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / South West
Rank 133 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.075% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £425 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £420
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
663 859 795
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.71% 29.11% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 581 466
Median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 56 50
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +41.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £17.94
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.43%

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)
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) Murex
3 2 (33.33%) Findur
3 2 (33.33%) Market Risk
3 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) User Experience
3 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) React
3 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Presales
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) International Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) LAN
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi

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 (33.33%) Findur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) LAN
1 1 (16.67%) WAN
1 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (83.33%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) International Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Angular Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (16.67%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) FX Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Market Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (33.33%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Market Risk
1 2 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Murex
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Dell
2 1 (16.67%) VMware