The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 43 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.28% 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £600 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
136 101 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.88% 20.24% 31.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 57 84
Median daily rate £375 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £210 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 24
Median hourly rate £26.25 £41.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.97% +49.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £16.12 £20.21
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £56.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.36 £18.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+18.63% -12.19%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Cambridge region.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) OpenMP
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (100.00%) CUDA
1 1 (100.00%) Equities
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python