The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 137 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.12% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.43% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £490 £650 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.61% -
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
783 700 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 28.23% 27.61% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 485 401 383
Median daily rate £375 £357 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.04% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 47 60
Median hourly rate £24.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.00 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%

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

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

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

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 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
Coventry -13 1 £490 -24.61%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
1 1 (100.00%) General Ledger
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (100.00%) Straight-Through Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Planning and Forecasting

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SAP CO
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FI
1 1 (100.00%) SAP FSCM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP MM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (100.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (100.00%) SAP SD
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) General Ledger
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Financial Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cash Management
1 1 (100.00%) Planning and Forecasting
1 1 (100.00%) Straight-Through Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Supply Chain Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP