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 28 August 2014 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 93 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.060% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.00%
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
362 327 387
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.66% 21.18% 19.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 166 184
Average daily rate £365 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £218 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 24 23
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £12.71 £10.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.60 £20.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

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 6 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java