Period
to 24 June 2018

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 24 June 2018 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 53 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -31 +8 +10
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 16 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 1.21% 6.64% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 14.16% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 5
Canary Wharf median daily rate £625 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -11.11%
10th Percentile £613 £544 £386
90th Percentile £699 £703 £650
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £625 £625 £500
% change year-on-year - +25.00% -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 181 113 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 54.85% 46.89% 37.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 75 69
Canary Wharf median daily rate £513 £575 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.87% +19.79% +1.05%
10th Percentile £382 £283 £338
90th Percentile £650 £713 £680
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £506 £575 £478
% change year-on-year -11.96% +20.42% -4.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - £26.00
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate - - £26.00

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 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 24 June 2018, 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 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Scala
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Equities
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Reuters
3 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
2 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Market Data Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (25.00%) Reuters