The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 28 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)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 138 130
Rank change year-on-year +28 -8  
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 7 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.32% 0.44% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.11% 1.28% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 4
Median daily rate £375 £360 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £247 £413
10% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £388 £496
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 633 1018 830
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 28.72% 34.60% 28.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 796 488
Median daily rate £378 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.85% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £499 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 41 47
Median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £27.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +45.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £14.89 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.63 £48.75 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £23.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year +8.69% +24.32%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Scotland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

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

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) in Scotland.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Foreign Exchange (FX) in Scotland

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -1 4 £375 - 3
Edinburgh +13 3 - - 1
Foreign Exchange (FX)
UK

For the 6 months to 28 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Foreign Exchange (FX).

1 4 (44.44%) Unix
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) Scala
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Workload Management
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (11.11%) CICS
3 1 (11.11%) CA
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (11.11%) CICS
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle General Ledger
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) SNA
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Front Office
3 1 (11.11%) General Ledger
3 1 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
1 4 (44.44%) Scala Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Scala Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) FX Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
2 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) Smoke Testing
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Scala
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) CA
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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