The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
177 222 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.10% 28.94% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 139 74
Median daily rate £375 £400 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £225 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £611 £530 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 15
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.35 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+109.73% -4.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £39.00 £21.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.47 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+21.81% -12.04%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for 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 Oxfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

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