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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 26 March 2015 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Rank 21 14 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 3.54% 3.85% 1.92%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 10.53% 8.70% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £458 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.46% +22.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £47.00 £20.50
% change year-on-year
-71.27% +129.26%
Foreign Exchange (FX)
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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 Stirling region.

Miscellaneous Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
38 23 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 33.63% 44.23% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 5 13
Average daily rate £400 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £387 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £23.33
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -24.98%

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 15 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Derivative
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VBA
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Database Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Fixed Income
1 4 (80.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Validation
1 4 (80.00%) Business Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 4 (80.00%) Use Case
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase