The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 102 79 110
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +31
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 24 41 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.91% 1.75% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.60% 7.79% 1.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 25 2
Average daily rate £375 £425 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -19.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £425 £395
% change year-on-year
-9.41% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.00 £20.50 -
% change year-on-year
+129.26% -
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
522 526 453
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 19.70% 22.45% 16.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 257 208
Average daily rate £375 £375 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £258 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £340 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.47% -2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 19 36
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.13 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.81% -45.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £10.42 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £36.00 £33.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.00%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -6 9 £375 -9.09% 6
Stirling +5 8 £400 -5.88% 2
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 19 (70.37%) Java
2 15 (55.56%) Equities
3 14 (51.85%) Front Office
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
4 13 (48.15%) Banking
4 13 (48.15%) Derivative
5 9 (33.33%) Spring
6 8 (29.63%) Finance
6 8 (29.63%) C#
6 8 (29.63%) Python
7 7 (25.93%) C++
7 7 (25.93%) Perl
7 7 (25.93%) .NET
7 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
7 7 (25.93%) KDB
8 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
8 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
8 6 (22.22%) Java EE
8 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
8 6 (22.22%) Fixed Income
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle
8 6 (22.22%) XML
8 6 (22.22%) XSLT
8 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 5 (18.52%) OO
9 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
9 5 (18.52%) Java SE
9 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
9 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
10 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
2 4 (14.81%) WebLogic
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Murex MxG2000
1 1 (3.70%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) KDB
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.70%) MS Access
3 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JUnit
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) JIRA
2 1 (3.70%) Subversion
2 1 (3.70%) Maven
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Application Developer
2 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.70%) FitNesse
General
1 14 (51.85%) Front Office
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 6 (22.22%) Investment Banking
5 2 (7.41%) Advertising
6 1 (3.70%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (70.37%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) Java Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Business Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) C++ Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 3 (11.11%) WPF Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Development Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Charles River Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (33.33%) Spring
2 7 (25.93%) .NET
2 7 (25.93%) Hibernate
3 6 (22.22%) Java EE
3 6 (22.22%) XML
3 6 (22.22%) XSLT
4 5 (18.52%) Java SE
5 4 (14.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (14.81%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (14.81%) Spring Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Web Services
6 3 (11.11%) J2EE
6 3 (11.11%) JMS
6 3 (11.11%) WPF
7 2 (7.41%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (7.41%) JDBC
7 2 (7.41%) JSP
8 1 (3.70%) Servlets
8 1 (3.70%) JSF
8 1 (3.70%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Equities
2 13 (48.15%) Derivative
3 6 (22.22%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.70%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) UNIX
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Multithreading
1 6 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 5 (18.52%) OO
2 5 (18.52%) Risk Management
2 5 (18.52%) Investment Management
3 3 (11.11%) Migration
3 3 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 2 (7.41%) Data Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Use Case
4 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.41%) Data Modelling
4 2 (7.41%) ETL
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) RAD
5 1 (3.70%) Validation
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) Python
4 7 (25.93%) C++
4 7 (25.93%) Perl
5 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.70%) VB
5 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) IIBA
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
1 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) EMIR
1 3 (11.11%) Dodd-Frank
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Bloomberg
2 4 (14.81%) Charles River
3 3 (11.11%) Sybase
3 3 (11.11%) Reuters
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
4 1 (3.70%) Business Objects
4 1 (3.70%) Murex
4 1 (3.70%) Calypso
4 1 (3.70%) Adobe
4 1 (3.70%) FactSet
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