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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - - 36
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £419
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £47.00
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
91 81 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 24.66% 26.73% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 51 32
Average daily rate £360 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £513 £745
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 15
Average hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +16.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) FatWire
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) SCADA
1 3 (100.00%) SAP PI
1 3 (100.00%) Pega
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
1 3 (100.00%) hybris
1 3 (100.00%) Solvency II
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (100.00%) Guidewire
1 3 (100.00%) MuleSoft

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Foreign Exchange (FX). Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) Middleware
1 3 (100.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Digital Media
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (100.00%) SCADA
1 3 (100.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Content Management
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Adobe
1 3 (100.00%) FatWire
1 3 (100.00%) Guidewire
1 3 (100.00%) hybris
1 3 (100.00%) MuleSoft
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Pega
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
1 3 (100.00%) Sitecore