The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
South East / Oxfordshire
Rank - 51 65
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire - 0.20% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.85% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £325 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -8.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £400 £433
% change year-on-year +14.37% -7.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 130 117 217
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 23.51% 23.54% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 86 152
Median daily rate £438 £350 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.04%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £138 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 22
Median hourly rate £18.50 £35.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -47.14% +100.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £13.60 £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £67.00 £31.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.25 £28.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year -32.45% +52.00%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Oxfordshire

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Oxfordshire