The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - 88 93
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.39% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate - £600 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +140.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+129.26% -
Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
360 256 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.97% 19.32% 14.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 224 135 134
Average daily rate £325 £320 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £201 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 23 19
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.76 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £27.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Yorkshire

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)
Top 4 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Supplier Management