The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 0.40% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.23% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£290 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £49.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- +96.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
81 37 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.40% 21.02% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 39
Average daily rate £365 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £160 £178
10% offered a daily rate of more than £439 £510 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 1 3
Average hourly rate £16.72 £20.00 £18.47
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.40% +8.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £20.00 £17.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £20.00 £33.29
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.90 £17.50 £27.82
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -37.08%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
Bournemouth - 1 £290 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
South West

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting