The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
London / Docklands, London
Rank 12 13 11
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 2 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 8.62% 3.57% 12.63%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 13.89% 9.52% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 10
Median daily rate £613 £538 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.95% -14.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £545
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £588 £675
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 Docklands, London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36 21 43
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 62.07% 37.50% 45.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 29
Median daily rate £550 £575 £615
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.34% -6.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £430 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £610 £675
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 - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.84 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -33.89% +52.00%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London 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 Docklands, London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Docklands, London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Docklands, London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Docklands, London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Docklands, London

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 25 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Investment Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
5 4 (36.36%) Front Office
5 4 (36.36%) Java
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
6 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
6 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
6 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
6 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
7 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
7 2 (18.18%) PMI
7 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
7 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
7 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
7 2 (18.18%) OO
7 2 (18.18%) Python
7 2 (18.18%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
7 2 (18.18%) Perl
7 2 (18.18%) C++
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
7 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
7 2 (18.18%) Maven

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
2 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) KDB
3 1 (9.09%) Kdb+
3 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) TeamCity
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) JIRA
2 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 8 (72.73%) Banking
2 7 (63.64%) Investment Banking
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Front Office
5 2 (18.18%) Financial Institution
6 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) FX Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Analytics Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C++/C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) FX Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) KDB Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (9.09%) JMS
1 1 (9.09%) JMX
1 1 (9.09%) Spring
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) PMI
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Credit Risk
2 1 (9.09%) Derivative
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) E-Commerce
2 3 (27.27%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (27.27%) Low Latency
3 2 (18.18%) Algorithmic Trading
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Build Automation
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Lean Six Sigma
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Six Sigma
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) C++
3 2 (18.18%) Korn
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Sybase