The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford 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 December 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 Dec 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 Oxford - - -
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 £390 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.38 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Oxfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
122 49 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.12% 27.68% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 29 32
Average daily rate £475 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+58.33% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £175 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £375 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.34 £16.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.06% -35.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.86 £10.34 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £10.34 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.94
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -4.71%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford