The 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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 91 78 61
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -17
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.18% 0.085% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.34% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£406 - £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £538 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £49.00
Foreign Exchange (FX)
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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 Edinburgh region.

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
458 296 283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 26.74% 25.11% 25.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 157 120
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £182 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £16.50 £13.89 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.83% +6.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £12.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £42.50 £17.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +14.28%

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)
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Equities
2 2 (66.67%) Derivative
3 1 (33.33%) Operations Research
3 1 (33.33%) WPF
3 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) EMIR
3 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
3 1 (33.33%) Charles River
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) GAAP
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Operational Risk Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Equities
1 2 (66.67%) Derivative
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Six Sigma
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Operations Research
1 1 (33.33%) Algorithmic Trading
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) GAAP
1 1 (33.33%) EMIR
1 1 (33.33%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Charles River
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
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Cathcart Associates
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