Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 2019 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.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 30 23
Rank change year-on-year -33 -7 +19
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 7 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.79% 5.63% 6.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.38% 10.69% 14.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 9
Canary Wharf median daily rate £725 £650 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.54% +30.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £581 £575 £363
90th Percentile £775 £763 £630
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £725 £650 £500
% change year-on-year +11.54% +30.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - -

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 160 159 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 40.92% 52.65% 41.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 139 85
Canary Wharf median daily rate £575 £525 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +7.89%
10th Percentile £400 £300 £272
90th Percentile £650 £655 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £575 £525 £523
% change year-on-year +9.52% +0.48% +4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £147.50 £15.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +851.61% - -
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £147.50 £15.50 -
% change year-on-year +851.61% - -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

Job postings citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf.

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 6 months to 18 January 2019.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Canary Wharf.

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) J2SE
4 2 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (28.57%) PMO
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Java 8
5 1 (14.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) Solace
5 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
5 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) R
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Banking
3 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Banking Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2SE
2 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Low Latency
1 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 2 (28.57%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (28.57%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) ETL
3 1 (14.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Java 8
4 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
4 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
4 1 (14.29%) R
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PMO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (14.29%) Solace
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO