Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 6 months to 23 November 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 > South West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 205 198 -
Rank change year-on-year -7 - +210
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.053% 0.087% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 0.30% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 0
South West median daily rate £413 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.43% - -
England median daily rate £625 £600 £575
% change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% -4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £46.25 - £16.50

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1543 1645 1803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.27% 28.76% 27.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 937 1121 1144
South West median daily rate £400 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £204 £225 £213
90th Percentile £547 £563 £534
England median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 116 102
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.23% -33.33% +16.42%
10th Percentile £12.05 £11.49 £13.41
90th Percentile £57.03 £44.00 £54.63
England median hourly rate £20.60 £20.50 £19.09
% change year-on-year +0.49% +7.41% +6.03%

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

Job postings citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the South West

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

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in the South West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Somerset 0 2 £413 -25.00%
Dorset - 1 £313 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South West region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
2 1 (33.33%) NancyFx
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) Murex

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) NancyFx
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Murex