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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank - 15 15
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 2 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - 3.45% 9.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 11.76% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 £538 £400
% change year-on-year
-36.09% +34.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
16 17 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 38.10% 29.31% 32.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 7 6
Median daily rate £300 £458 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.42% +30.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £368 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £480 £419
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.25 £19.29 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+15.34% -1.07%

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