The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 77 - 67
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% - 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.81% - 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+129.26% -
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
221 126 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.21% 16.73% 13.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 54 82
Average daily rate £375 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £210 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 2
Average hourly rate £25.00 £12.42 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.28% -61.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Scotland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
2 4 (57.14%) Equities
2 4 (57.14%) Derivative
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
2 4 (57.14%) Charles River
3 3 (42.86%) EMIR
3 3 (42.86%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) IIBA
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Advertising
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Front Office
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
5 1 (14.29%) Calypso
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Markit EDM
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Advertising
3 1 (14.29%) Front Office
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Business Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Charles River Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Fixed Income
1 4 (57.14%) Equities
1 4 (57.14%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Asset Management
2 4 (57.14%) Investment Management
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (28.57%) Use Case
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 2 (28.57%) Data Modelling
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) IIBA
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) EMIR
1 3 (42.86%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Charles River
2 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 1 (14.29%) Calypso
2 1 (14.29%) FactSet