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 6 December 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 70 91 67
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Contract jobs citing Front Office 1 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.11% 0.13% 1.32%
As % of the General category 0.31% 0.24% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 10
Median daily rate £350 £463 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.32% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £369 £438 £440
% change year-on-year
-15.65% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
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
324 847 785
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.99% 56.50% 54.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 363 399
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 4
Median hourly rate £30.50 £16.50 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+84.84% +50.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £28.69 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-12.86% +19.54%

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 8 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 2 (66.67%) Charles River
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (33.33%) MiFID
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test 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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Programme Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Coordinator
2 1 (33.33%) Test Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Charles River