The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 72 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.35% - 1.46%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% - 4.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 5
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£650 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £49.00
Foreign Exchange (FX)
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
201 235 247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 23.70% 28.31% 32.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 125 114
Average daily rate £370 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £130 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 20
Average hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.80 £11.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £47.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.62% +14.28%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 3 £650 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
East of England

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) SAP PI
2 2 (66.67%) Pega
2 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) SCADA
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) FatWire
2 2 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) Social Media
2 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 2 (66.67%) Solvency II
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Guidewire
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 2 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
1 2 (66.67%) SAP PI
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) SCADA
1 2 (66.67%) Social Media
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Media
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Solvency II
2 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
1 2 (66.67%) Adobe
1 2 (66.67%) FatWire
1 2 (66.67%) Pega
1 2 (66.67%) Sitecore
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
1 2 (66.67%) Guidewire
1 2 (66.67%) MuleSoft