The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 88
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands - - 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £325
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 424 414 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 27.57% 26.76% 29.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 263 241
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £263 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £580 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 18 26
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.10% +3.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.99 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.10 £45.00
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 the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Mockito
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) JPA
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat