The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Scotland / Glasgow
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 66 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 -  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.60% 0.70% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 2.10% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £375 £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +10.00% -11.76%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - -

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 220 238 276
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 33.23% 33.47% 31.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 129 128
Median daily rate £376 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 12
Median hourly rate - - £26.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.88
% change year-on-year +8.69% +21.82%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Glasgow

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Scala Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Java Scala Developer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) OO
1 4 (100.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) SQL