The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - - 16
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth - - 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 6.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.27%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hampshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 34.82% 24.78% 15.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 19 8
Median daily rate £394 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.04% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £114 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 2
Median hourly rate £47.83 £22.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.57% -41.55%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth