The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Edinburgh region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 73 54 54
Rank change year-on-year
-19 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 11 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.86% 1.27% 0.68%
As % of the General category 1.82% 2.30% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Average daily rate
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£525 £500 £650
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +309.09%
General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
605 564 683
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.38% 55.13% 66.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 256 332
Average daily rate £413 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £267
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 7
Average hourly rate £10.50 £10.50 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Front Office
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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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 14 (66.67%) Charles River
3 13 (61.90%) Finance
4 11 (52.38%) Fixed Income
5 9 (42.86%) Derivative
6 8 (38.10%) Investment Management
7 7 (33.33%) Project Management
8 6 (28.57%) Data Management
9 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Data Management
9 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (23.81%) Advertising
10 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 3 (14.29%) Equities
10 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (14.29%) Markit EDM
11 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
11 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
11 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
11 2 (9.52%) Banking
11 2 (9.52%) SQL
12 1 (4.76%) VBA
12 1 (4.76%) .NET
12 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
12 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
12 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
12 1 (4.76%) ETL
12 1 (4.76%) Fidessa
12 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Markit EDM
2 1 (4.76%) LatentZero
2 1 (4.76%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (4.76%) MSTest
1 1 (4.76%) Moq
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Advertising
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Project Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Delivery Manager
2 6 (28.57%) Project Delivery Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Business Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Charles River Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Business Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Business Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Lead Project Manager
6 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Fixed Income
2 9 (42.86%) Derivative
3 3 (14.29%) Equities
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 8 (38.10%) Investment Management
3 7 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (28.57%) Data Management
5 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Data Management
5 5 (23.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
6 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (9.52%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (9.52%) Cash Management
8 1 (4.76%) Data Migration
8 1 (4.76%) Fund Management
8 1 (4.76%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.76%) ETL
8 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.76%) Migration
8 1 (4.76%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) VBA
2 1 (4.76%) C#
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Charles River
2 1 (4.76%) thinkFolio
2 1 (4.76%) Fidessa
2 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
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Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 24 days ago