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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 67 71 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs citing Front Office 21 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.46% 0.58% 0.53%
As % of the General category 2.71% 1.22% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 2
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £470 £355
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £435 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +24.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £14.34
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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
776 572 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.85% 47.51% 57.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 265 264
Average daily rate £410 £380 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.89% +4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £278 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £502
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.25 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.23% +15.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 30 (83.33%) Asset Management
2 18 (50.00%) Derivative
3 17 (47.22%) Charles River
3 17 (47.22%) Finance
4 16 (44.44%) Investment Management
5 11 (30.56%) SQL
5 11 (30.56%) Fixed Income
6 7 (19.44%) Project Management
6 7 (19.44%) Back Office
7 5 (13.89%) EMIR
7 5 (13.89%) Data Management
7 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (13.89%) Advertising
8 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
8 4 (11.11%) Markit EDM
9 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 3 (8.33%) Banking
9 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 3 (8.33%) Equities
9 3 (8.33%) Migration
9 3 (8.33%) Legal
9 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
9 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
9 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (5.56%) Change Management
10 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
10 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
10 2 (5.56%) Equity Derivative

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.78%) FINCAD Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MSTest
1 1 (2.78%) Moq
1 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Back Office
3 5 (13.89%) Advertising
4 3 (8.33%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Legal
5 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) Analyst
2 16 (44.44%) Project Manager
3 9 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (19.44%) Business Analyst
5 6 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
5 6 (16.67%) Project Delivery Manager
6 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (50.00%) Derivative
2 11 (30.56%) Fixed Income
3 3 (8.33%) Equities
3 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Asset Management
2 16 (44.44%) Investment Management
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 5 (13.89%) Data Management
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
6 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.78%) Cash Management
8 1 (2.78%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) TDD
8 1 (2.78%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) VBA
2 1 (2.78%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.89%) EMIR
Vendors
1 17 (47.22%) Charles River
2 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.56%) thinkFolio
3 2 (5.56%) RIMES
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