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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 55 63
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.16% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.61% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Median daily rate - £375 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
180 165 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 31.91% 27.05% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 96 101
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £113
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 8
Median hourly rate £11.33 £49.41 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-77.06% +213.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-24.44% +25.00%

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 21 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 3 (75.00%) Middleware
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) J2EE
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) Apache Flex
2 3 (75.00%) HTML5
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Apache CXF
2 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Front Office
4 1 (25.00%) Equities
4 1 (25.00%) Banking
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Apache CXF
1 3 (75.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) HTML5
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) Middleware
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
1 3 (75.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Load Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA