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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 82 72
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 12 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% 0.82% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.00% 1.48% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 3
Median daily rate £550 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £400 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £565 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £445
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.65 - -

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
402 812 740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.52% 55.43% 54.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 378 388
Median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £52.17 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+374.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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 24 February 2017.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Front Office
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Equities
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
2 1 (20.00%) thinkFolio
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (20.00%) Charles River

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 1 (20.00%) thinkFolio
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
1 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Charles River Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Coordinator
3 1 (20.00%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Derivative
1 1 (20.00%) Equities
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Bloomberg
1 1 (20.00%) Charles River