The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £475
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
61 72 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.62% 24.49% 12.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 47 25
Average daily rate £344 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £129 £185 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £513 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.25 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +1.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.44 £11.69 £13.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £25.95 £18.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -39.65%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire