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 3 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
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 63 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% 0.45% 1.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 1.63% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 10
Median daily rate £375 £475 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +26.66%
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)
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
197 246 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 29.62% 27.80% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 115 109
Median daily rate £350 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £220 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 18 1
Median hourly rate - £22.85 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +47.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.00 £19.00 £20.38
% change year-on-year
+15.78% -6.74%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) Web Development
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Grunt
4 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
4 2 (40.00%) RequireJS
4 2 (40.00%) Typography
4 2 (40.00%) Infographics
4 2 (40.00%) Sass
4 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (40.00%) CSS
4 2 (40.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Front Office
5 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
5 1 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) Jasmine
1 2 (40.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (100.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
1 3 (60.00%) UI Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Designer
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Designer
3 1 (20.00%) Angular Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 1 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) RequireJS
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Visualisation
2 2 (40.00%) Infographics
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Typography
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) TypeScript