The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London / Canary Wharf
Rank 20 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 7 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 5.26% 1.63% 3.51%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.67% 4.55% 6.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Median daily rate £618 £393 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.32% -34.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £367 £540
10% offered a daily rate of more than £750 £419 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £400 £433
% change year-on-year +14.37% -7.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 60 44 66
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf 45.11% 35.77% 57.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 39
Median daily rate £575 £480 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.79% -4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £685 £663
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.46% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £26.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £29.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year -35.03% +53.43%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Canary Wharf citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Canary Wharf.

Contractor daily rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Canary Wharf over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Canary Wharf

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) Electronic Trading
3 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
3 4 (30.77%) Equities
4 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 3 (23.08%) HTML
4 3 (23.08%) Derivative
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) HTML5
4 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
5 2 (15.38%) User Experience
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) Market Making
5 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (15.38%) KDB
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) High-Frequency Trading
5 2 (15.38%) Prime Brokerage
5 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
5 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) Photoshop

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (15.38%) MS Visio
1 2 (15.38%) Photoshop
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) S-PLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Relational Database
2 2 (15.38%) KDB
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) DB2
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) ERwin
1 1 (7.69%) JIRA
1 1 (7.69%) JUnit
1 1 (7.69%) PowerBuilder
1 1 (7.69%) Toad
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Investment Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Front Office
3 2 (15.38%) Prime Brokerage
4 1 (7.69%) Back Office
4 1 (7.69%) German Language
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Angular Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) UX Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Banking Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) FX Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Information Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) MiFID Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Testing Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) HTML5
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Equities
1 4 (30.77%) Fixed Income
2 3 (23.08%) Derivative
3 2 (15.38%) User Experience
4 1 (7.69%) Algorithms
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) SDLC
2 4 (30.77%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (23.08%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) High-Frequency Trading
4 2 (15.38%) Market Making
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
5 1 (7.69%) Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Functional Programming
5 1 (7.69%) Kimball Methodology
5 1 (7.69%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) MATLAB
4 1 (7.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (7.69%) R
4 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
2 1 (7.69%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Bloomberg
1 1 (7.69%) FXall
1 1 (7.69%) Informatica
1 1 (7.69%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Reuters