The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Foreign Exchange (FX) in contract job vacancies advertised in Stirling. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Foreign Exchange (FX) over the 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Foreign Exchange (FX)
Scotland / Stirling
Rank - 9 21
Contract jobs citing Foreign Exchange (FX) 0 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stirling - 12.77% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 35.29% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £375 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £458 £400 £433
% change year-on-year +14.37% -7.51%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £13.50

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 Stirling with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Stirling
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4 17 35
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stirling 23.53% 36.17% 34.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 12
Median daily rate £325 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £332 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £480 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.40% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -36.66% +62.16%  

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Job Vacancy Trend in Stirling

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stirling 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 Stirling

Foreign Exchange (FX)
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

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