The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 135 - 109
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.037% - 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% - 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£375 - £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £458 £388
% change year-on-year
-7.10% +18.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £47.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-71.27% +129.26%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
696 654 547
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 26.01% 26.57% 26.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 374 281
Average daily rate £355 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 34 50
Average hourly rate £11.79 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.41% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -23.91%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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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