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 8 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - - 28
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £420 £425
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
63 54 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 31.66% 23.89% 34.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 18 32
Average daily rate £360 £248 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £213 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £398 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 7
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
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 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