The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling 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 25 July 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 Stirling 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 23 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.04% 6.90% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.57% 23.53% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £450 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £13.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
- -48.00%
Miscellaneous Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
28 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 29.17% 29.31% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 8
Average daily rate £350 £388 £191
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +103.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £249 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £450 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £337
% change year-on-year
- +4.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £27.50 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £20.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+2.43% -25.45%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Scotland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Foreign Exchange (FX) Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 9 (100.00%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Spring
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
4 6 (66.67%) Front Office
5 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
5 5 (55.56%) Derivative
5 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle
5 5 (55.56%) XML
6 4 (44.44%) XSLT
6 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
6 4 (44.44%) Java SE
6 4 (44.44%) Java EE
6 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
6 4 (44.44%) Spring Integration
7 3 (33.33%) Reuters
7 3 (33.33%) Bloomberg
7 3 (33.33%) Banking
7 3 (33.33%) Sybase
7 3 (33.33%) JUnit
8 2 (22.22%) JDBC
8 2 (22.22%) JSP
8 2 (22.22%) UNIX
8 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
8 2 (22.22%) J2EE
8 2 (22.22%) Web Services
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (22.22%) Finance
8 2 (22.22%) Equities
8 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 (55.56%) WebSphere
2 4 (44.44%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects XI
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) MS Access
2 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (11.11%) Maven
2 1 (11.11%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 1 (11.11%) Rational Application Developer
General
1 6 (66.67%) Front Office
2 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Java Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Development Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Spring
2 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
2 5 (55.56%) XML
3 4 (44.44%) XSLT
3 4 (44.44%) Java SE
3 4 (44.44%) Java EE
3 4 (44.44%) Spring Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) J2EE
4 2 (22.22%) JDBC
4 2 (22.22%) JSP
5 1 (11.11%) Servlets
5 1 (11.11%) JMS
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) JSF
5 1 (11.11%) JNI
5 1 (11.11%) Murex Flex
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Derivative
2 2 (22.22%) Equities
3 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 1 (11.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) RAD
3 1 (11.11%) SOA
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C#
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Sybase
2 3 (33.33%) Reuters
2 3 (33.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
3 1 (11.11%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Murex