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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford - - 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 - -
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
114 61 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 34.03% 26.18% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 40 36
Average daily rate £391 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £176 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £443 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 2
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.00 £13.29
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £12.20 £10.91
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £14.90 £15.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £21.50 £21.67
% change year-on-year
-11.62% -0.76%

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (100.00%) Qt
1 1 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Python