The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 - 17
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 3.70% - 5.88%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.08% - 12.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £425 - £209
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 - £116
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 - £302
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +12.25% -3.12%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £13.50
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 County Antrim with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
County Antrim
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 113 36 50
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 52.31% 40.91% 49.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 16 24
Median daily rate £410 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.15% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £81 £103
10% offered a daily rate of more than £682 £540 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.90
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.69%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in County Antrim 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 County Antrim

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in County Antrim

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in County Antrim over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Foreign Exchange (FX) in County Antrim

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast - 8 £425 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
2 7 (63.64%) Equities
3 6 (54.55%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
4 4 (36.36%) Client Onboarding
4 4 (36.36%) FIX Connectivity
4 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 4 (36.36%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
4 4 (36.36%) Fidessa
4 4 (36.36%) Bloomberg
4 4 (36.36%) NYFIX
5 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 2 (18.18%) KDB
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) WPF

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) FIX Connectivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) KDB
General
1 11 (100.00%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Java Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Developer
1 6 (54.55%) Senior Java Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Lead Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Technical Leader
3 2 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Operational Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Equities
2 6 (54.55%) Fixed Income
3 4 (36.36%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Client Onboarding
2 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Bloomberg
1 4 (36.36%) Fidessa
1 4 (36.36%) NYFIX