The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 51 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.73% 0.38% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 1.22% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £350 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £575 £401
% change year-on-year
-34.78% +43.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £11.38
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
215 246 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.09% 31.22% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 140 94
Median daily rate £375 £338 £309
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £181 £144 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £483 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £385 £363
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +6.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £32.00 £19.75 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.02% +64.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.81 £20.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-5.93% +19.61%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Glasgow region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
3 3 (42.86%) HTML5
3 3 (42.86%) REST
3 3 (42.86%) Apache Flex
3 3 (42.86%) JSON
3 3 (42.86%) Apache CXF
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) SOAP
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Spring
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware
3 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) C++
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) QA

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Houdini
1 1 (14.29%) Maya
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
1 5 (71.43%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
2 1 (14.29%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Apache CXF
1 3 (42.86%) Apache Flex
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) HTML5
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
1 3 (42.86%) JSON
1 3 (42.86%) Middleware
1 3 (42.86%) REST
1 3 (42.86%) SOAP
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
2 2 (28.57%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Fixed Income
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (14.29%) Animation
3 1 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
1 5 (71.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA