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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 89 80 75
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.32% 0.74% 0.86%
As % of the General category 0.59% 1.09% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 3
Median daily rate £363 £425 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £365 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £480 £805
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-20.47% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +209.52%
Front Office
Scotland

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
673 1098 605
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.23% 67.90% 47.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 543 317
Median daily rate £425 £380 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -7.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £384
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 9
Median hourly rate - £10.50 £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Front Office 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 12 (75.00%) Charles River
2 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Markit EDM
4 7 (43.75%) Banking
4 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Investment Management
6 4 (25.00%) thinkFolio
6 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
7 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Fidessa
8 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Service Design
9 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
9 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
9 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
9 1 (6.25%) Information Security
9 1 (6.25%) Capstone
9 1 (6.25%) Back Office
9 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
9 1 (6.25%) ISEB
9 1 (6.25%) Project Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Markit EDM
2 4 (25.00%) thinkFolio
3 1 (6.25%) Capstone
General
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
1 7 (43.75%) Investment Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Test Manager
2 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Coordinator
2 4 (25.00%) Test Coordinator
3 3 (18.75%) Programme Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Programme Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Implementation Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Office Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Investment Management
3 3 (18.75%) Asset Management
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Information Security
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Design
5 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Charles River
2 2 (12.50%) Fidessa