The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 73 61 58
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -3
Contract jobs citing Front Office 19 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.13% 1.43% 0.73%
As % of the General category 1.66% 2.92% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £21.00 £90.00
% change year-on-year
+209.52% -76.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1147 582 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 67.99% 49.07% 56.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 298 246
Average daily rate £400 £425 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +7.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £325 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 19
Average hourly rate £20.50 £10.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.23% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.46 £22.50 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Edinburgh region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Edinburgh region.

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Front Office 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 Front Office.

1 16 (61.54%) Asset Management
2 11 (42.31%) Finance
3 9 (34.62%) Investment Management
4 8 (30.77%) Markit EDM
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Data Management
5 6 (23.08%) Charles River
5 6 (23.08%) SDLC
6 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
6 5 (19.23%) SQL
7 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Management
8 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
8 3 (11.54%) ETL
9 2 (7.69%) Project Management
9 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
9 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
9 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.69%) TSYS
9 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
9 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
9 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (3.85%) Yardi
10 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
10 1 (3.85%) Fund Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Front Office 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 Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (42.31%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (3.85%) Advertising
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (69.23%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Business Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Tester
3 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Systems Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) IT Business Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) IT Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
2 1 (3.85%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) Asset Management
2 9 (34.62%) Investment Management
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (23.08%) Data Management
4 6 (23.08%) SDLC
5 5 (19.23%) Test Planning
6 4 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (15.38%) Enterprise Data Management
7 3 (11.54%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (11.54%) ETL
8 2 (7.69%) Project Management
8 2 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Business Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Test Automation
8 2 (7.69%) Wealth Management
8 2 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
9 1 (3.85%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Charles River
2 2 (7.69%) TSYS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.85%) Yardi
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago