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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 54 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 3 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.51% - 2.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.49% - 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 13
Median daily rate £170 - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £538 £400
% change year-on-year
-36.09% +34.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
201 256 233
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.84% 28.80% 27.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 120 114
Median daily rate £375 £340 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £172 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £455 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 3
Median hourly rate £21.00 £50.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.00% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.85 £12.35 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £68.00 £94.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +5.26%

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 31 August 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 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Jasmine
1 4 (57.14%) Sass
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 4 (57.14%) Grunt
1 4 (57.14%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (57.14%) TypeScript
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
1 4 (57.14%) RequireJS
2 1 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
2 1 (14.29%) Animation
2 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) Houdini
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (14.29%) Maya
2 1 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Python

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 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Grunt
1 4 (57.14%) Jasmine
1 4 (57.14%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 4 (57.14%) Banking
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) UI Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) AngularJS
1 4 (57.14%) CSS
1 4 (57.14%) RequireJS
1 4 (57.14%) Sass
1 4 (57.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (14.29%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Animation
1 1 (14.29%) Derivative
1 1 (14.29%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
2 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) OO
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) TypeScript
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) SQL