The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 29 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.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 - 129
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.094% - 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% - 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £415
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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 678 651 690
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.89% 26.25% 26.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 358 400
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 60 59
Median hourly rate £24.00 £19.00 £20.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.31% -8.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.30 £48.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.50 £26.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -26.41% +43.24%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Bedfordshire - 2 - - 3
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 East of England region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
1 3 (60.00%) Biology
1 3 (60.00%) Bioinformatics
2 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (40.00%) Life Science
2 2 (40.00%) Swing
2 2 (40.00%) PhD
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Tag Management
3 1 (20.00%) Data Workbench
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
3 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) HTML

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Data Workbench
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe Analytics
General
1 2 (40.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Change Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Swing
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Life Science
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Bioinformatics
1 3 (60.00%) Biology
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) Coaching
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (20.00%) Digital Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Tag Management
2 1 (20.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
2 1 (20.00%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe