The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 17 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 1 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.54% 3.54% 10.00%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.76% 9.09% 19.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £425 £415
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £13.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year
- -71.27%
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 Stirling region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
21 44 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 32.31% 38.94% 51.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 12
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £469 £436
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £18.90 £20.50
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -7.80%

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Stirling 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 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 5 May 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 Stirling region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 6 (85.71%) Front Office
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Spring
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
5 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) Java SE
5 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (14.29%) JSP
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSLT
5 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

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

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 6 (85.71%) Front Office
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) HTML Developer
2 4 (57.14%) UI Developer
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 4 (57.14%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) HTML5
3 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 1 (14.29%) Java SE
3 1 (14.29%) JSP
3 1 (14.29%) Spring
3 1 (14.29%) Spring Integration
3 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
3 1 (14.29%) XML
3 1 (14.29%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Equities
1 1 (14.29%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Web Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Dependency Management
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 1 (14.29%) MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Quality Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
2 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle