The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 22 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 / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.068% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 940 1206 979
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 32.07% 31.38% 26.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 523 716 557
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £526 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.02% +3.53%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 53 62
Median hourly rate £29.50 £14.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +103.44% -9.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £47.39 £47.11
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £18.69
% change year-on-year +9.89% +21.72%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the North West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 June 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
Manchester - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 1 (33.33%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) EMIR
2 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (33.33%) WorldPay
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) XML
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (33.33%) UML

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) Swing
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Derivative
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
1 1 (33.33%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) OOP
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) WorldPay
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