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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 117 128 107
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 9 7 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.41% 0.22% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.14% 0.72% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 9
Median daily rate £413 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £650 £400
% change year-on-year
-46.07% +62.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
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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
792 979 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.98% 30.35% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 480 473 422
Median daily rate £345 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.47% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £176
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 31 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.25 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+131.88% +9.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.10 £12.35 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £47.69 £38.13
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +5.82%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland 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 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)
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +11 5 £400 -
Edinburgh +15 3 £413 +22.22%
Fife - 1 £250 -
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Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 8 (36.36%) Finance
1 8 (36.36%) Banking
2 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 5 (22.73%) Equities
3 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (22.73%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) Linux
4 4 (18.18%) CSS
4 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) Fixed Income
4 4 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (18.18%) Unix
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
4 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
4 4 (18.18%) Sass
4 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 4 (18.18%) Grunt
4 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (18.18%) TypeScript
4 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 4 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (18.18%) RequireJS
5 3 (13.64%) StyleCop
5 3 (13.64%) HTML5
5 3 (13.64%) REST

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 (4.55%) Houdini
1 1 (4.55%) Maya
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) IntelliMatch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Grunt
1 4 (18.18%) Jasmine
1 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (13.64%) StyleCop
3 1 (4.55%) JBehave
3 1 (4.55%) JUnit
General
1 8 (36.36%) Banking
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Front Office
2 2 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Automation Developer
5 4 (18.18%) UI Developer
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Banking Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Front Office Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Pricing Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Pricing Data Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
1 4 (18.18%) CSS
1 4 (18.18%) RequireJS
1 4 (18.18%) Sass
1 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) Apache CXF
2 3 (13.64%) Apache Flex
2 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) HTML5
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
2 3 (13.64%) JSON
2 3 (13.64%) Middleware
2 3 (13.64%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) SOAP
2 3 (13.64%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Equities
2 4 (18.18%) Fixed Income
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) Derivative
3 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
4 1 (4.55%) Animation
4 1 (4.55%) e-Health
4 1 (4.55%) NHS
4 1 (4.55%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (4.55%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
2 5 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Business Analysis
3 4 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (18.18%) Migration
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
3 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Web Development
4 2 (9.09%) Analytics
4 2 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (9.09%) Information Assurance
4 2 (9.09%) Security Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
5 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (22.73%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) TypeScript
3 1 (4.55%) C++
3 1 (4.55%) Perl
3 1 (4.55%) Python
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center