The first 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 1 August 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 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 111 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.086% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.09%
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%
Miscellaneous Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
540 466 477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 23.25% 22.24% 18.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 240 236
Average daily rate £338 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £211 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.58 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £38.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £20.50 £25.73
% change year-on-year
- -20.32%
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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 6 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java