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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - 69 -
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire - 0.14% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £650 £400
% change year-on-year
-46.07% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
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
160 192 147
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 23.22% 27.83% 25.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 143 95
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £194 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.26 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £48.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

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