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 27 June 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)
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 15 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 +6  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 5 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 10.42% 3.33% 2.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 16.13% 8.70% 7.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Median daily rate £613 £538 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.95% -17.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

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 31 23 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 64.58% 38.33% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 12 42
Median daily rate £600 £430 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.53% -25.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £293 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £558 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
4 5 (50.00%) PMI
4 5 (50.00%) PMI Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma
4 5 (50.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
4 5 (50.00%) Analytics
5 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (40.00%) PMO
5 4 (40.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) Reuters
6 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
6 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
7 2 (20.00%) C++
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
7 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
8 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
8 1 (10.00%) Test Automation

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) KDB
2 1 (10.00%) Kdb+
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (90.00%) Banking
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (50.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (10.00%) Back Office
5 1 (10.00%) Front Office
5 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analytics Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Data Analytics Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Banking Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Product Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Excel Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Excel VBA Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Manager
4 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (10.00%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (10.00%) Middleware
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) PMI
2 1 (10.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
1 5 (50.00%) Lean Six Sigma
1 5 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 5 (50.00%) Six Sigma
2 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Pricing
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Change Control
5 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Time Series Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Bloomberg
1 3 (30.00%) Reuters
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Solace
2 1 (10.00%) Talarian
2 1 (10.00%) TIBCO