The 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 120 121 109
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 11 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.43% 0.076% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.46% 0.27% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 3
Average daily rate £375 £433 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.29% -21.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £427 £510
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £439 £630
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £410 £425
% change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
755 731 540
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.63% 27.64% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 395 253
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.67% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 19
Average hourly rate £39.50 £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.31% +53.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.77 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £31.40 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stirling - 5 £375 -
Glasgow - 3 £350 -
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 13 (76.47%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Front Office
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
5 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
6 5 (29.41%) HTML5
6 5 (29.41%) Equities
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) Reference Data
7 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
8 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
8 3 (17.65%) Dependency Management
8 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (17.65%) Investment Management
8 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
8 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
8 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
9 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
9 2 (11.76%) Oracle
9 2 (11.76%) SQL
9 2 (11.76%) JSP
9 2 (11.76%) XML
9 2 (11.76%) XSLT
9 2 (11.76%) Derivative
9 2 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
9 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 13 (76.47%) Banking
2 9 (52.94%) Front Office
3 8 (47.06%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) HTML Developer
2 4 (23.53%) UI Developer
3 3 (17.65%) JavaScript Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Visual Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (5.88%) Pricing Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Pricing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) AngularJS
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) HTML5
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) JSP
3 2 (11.76%) Spring
3 2 (11.76%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) .NET
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) Java SE
4 1 (5.88%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) Spring Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Equities
2 4 (23.53%) Reference Data
3 3 (17.65%) Visualisation
4 2 (11.76%) Derivative
4 2 (11.76%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (5.88%) Contract for Difference
5 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
5 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) Web Application Development
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (17.65%) Dependency Management
2 3 (17.65%) Investment Management
2 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
2 3 (17.65%) Quality Management
2 3 (17.65%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (17.65%) Supplier Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Data Visualisation
3 2 (11.76%) Infographics
3 2 (11.76%) Typography
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Market Making
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) Java
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Cognos
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