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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.40% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
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£390 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £450 £339
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +32.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.38 - -
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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 Oxfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
228 115 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 30.20% 27.45% 27.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 54 58
Average daily rate £390 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.63% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £224 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £521 £488 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 18
Average hourly rate £18.94 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.29% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.40 £9.78 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £33.75 £25.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-9.21% -5.00%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management