Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 28 26
Rank change year-on-year -27 -2 +11
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 7 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 2.11% 6.76% 5.02%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.32% 12.75% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 17 8
Canary Wharf median daily rate £725 £625 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.00% +25.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £518 £462 £363
90th Percentile £775 £703 £633
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £725 £625 £500
% change year-on-year +16.00% +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 162 149 144
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 48.80% 53.02% 45.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 111 91
Canary Wharf median daily rate £550 £500 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +14.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £302 £263 £300
90th Percentile £600 £650 £638
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £550 £500 £450
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £147.50 £15.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +851.61% +29.17% -66.43%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £147.50 £15.50 £12.00
% change year-on-year +851.61% +29.17% -66.43%

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 15 November 2018.

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 15 November 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 6 (85.71%) Low Latency
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Java
3 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 4 (57.14%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (28.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
4 2 (28.57%) Java 8
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) J2SE
4 2 (28.57%) Front Office
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Derivative
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%) Market Risk
5 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (14.29%) ETL
5 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
5 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
5 1 (14.29%) Middleware

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
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Excel Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Scala Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2SE
2 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) Rendezvous
2 1 (14.29%) REST
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Batch
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Low Latency
2 4 (57.14%) Electronic Trading
2 4 (57.14%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Ultra-Low Latency
4 1 (14.29%) Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Data Analytics
4 1 (14.29%) ETL
4 1 (14.29%) Functional Programming
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) Java 8
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) R
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) MicroStrategy
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle
1 1 (14.29%) Solace
1 1 (14.29%) TIBCO