Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 78 98
Rank change year-on-year -6 +20 -16
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 9 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.70% 0.63% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.09% 1.86% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Glasgow median daily rate £500 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +14.29% -12.50%
10th Percentile £450 £216 £338
90th Percentile £550 £460 £363
Scotland median daily rate £500 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +21.21% -2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

Foreign Exchange (FX) is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following 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.

All Generic IT Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 430 377 524
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 33.26% 33.93% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 193 267
Glasgow median daily rate £375 £360 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -3.57%
10th Percentile £255 £189 £188
90th Percentile £475 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £380 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +8.57% -3.45% +2.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 11
Glasgow median hourly rate £20.00 £26.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.53% +6.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £10.15 £17.63 £12.35
90th Percentile £27.40 £45.13 £72.50
Scotland median hourly rate £24.00 £31.25 £21.00
% change year-on-year -23.20% +48.81% -

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

Job postings citing Foreign Exchange (FX) as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Glasgow.

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 20 November 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 5 (55.56%) Sass
2 5 (55.56%) User Experience
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Unix
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 3 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) LESS
4 3 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (22.22%) gulp
5 2 (22.22%) React
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) RxJS
5 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
5 2 (22.22%) Angular 2
5 2 (22.22%) Redux
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 2 (22.22%) Grunt
5 2 (22.22%) TypeScript
5 2 (22.22%) Relational Database

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) GitHub
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Grunt
1 2 (22.22%) gulp
2 1 (11.11%) IntelliJ
2 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Angular Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Scala Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Web Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Java Scala Developer
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Senior UI Developer
4 2 (22.22%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 6 (66.67%) CSS
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) Sass
3 4 (44.44%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) CSS3
4 3 (33.33%) LESS
5 2 (22.22%) Angular 2
5 2 (22.22%) React
5 2 (22.22%) Redux
5 2 (22.22%) RxJS
5 2 (22.22%) Semantic HTML
5 2 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (11.11%) Ajax
6 1 (11.11%) D3.js
6 1 (11.11%) Node.js
6 1 (11.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) User Experience
2 4 (44.44%) Fixed Income
3 2 (22.22%) Derivative
4 1 (11.11%) Equities
4 1 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (11.11%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Data Visualisation
4 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
4 2 (22.22%) OO
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) SOA
4 2 (22.22%) Visualisation
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Programming
5 1 (11.11%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) Scala
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) TypeScript