The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 113 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.050% - 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
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£375 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £415 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year
-71.27% -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
568 445 326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 28.61% 25.01% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 285 188
Average daily rate £375 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 18 20
Average hourly rate £15.19 £15.13 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% -2.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.05 £11.81 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £39.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
Leeds - 1 £375 - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Yorkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 15 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Swing
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) JavaFX
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) NetBeans
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Swing
1 1 (100.00%) JavaFX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Groovy
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
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