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 26 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 86 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs citing Front Office 10 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.76% 0.49% 0.62%
As % of the General category 1.29% 0.73% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 3
Median daily rate £413 £450 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -30.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £525 £375
% change year-on-year
-22.85% +40.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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
774 959 612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 58.46% 66.69% 47.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 398 480 323
Median daily rate £425 £375 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -8.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £493 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Median hourly rate - £10.30 £10.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -1.90%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

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
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 26 June 2016.

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 26 June 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 18 (72.00%) Charles River
2 17 (68.00%) Markit EDM
3 16 (64.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (44.00%) Investment Management
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) thinkFolio
6 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Banking
6 7 (28.00%) Asset Management
7 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
8 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (12.00%) ISEB
10 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.00%) C#
10 2 (8.00%) Perl
10 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
10 2 (8.00%) ETL
10 2 (8.00%) Fidessa
10 2 (8.00%) Degree
10 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
10 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
10 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
10 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
11 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
11 1 (4.00%) Service Design

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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Markit EDM
2 8 (32.00%) thinkFolio
3 1 (4.00%) Capstone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Banking
2 7 (28.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 4 (16.00%) Coordinator
4 4 (16.00%) Test Coordinator
5 3 (12.00%) Programme Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Manager
5 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Data Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Test Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Test Programme Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Data Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Implementation Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Office Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (64.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (44.00%) Investment Management
3 7 (28.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) ETL
6 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Portfolio Management
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.00%) Translating Business Requirements
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security
7 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.00%) Project Management
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 2 (8.00%) Degree
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Charles River
2 2 (8.00%) Fidessa