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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 65 56 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Contract jobs citing Front Office 20 16 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.37% 1.35% 0.34%
As % of the General category 2.46% 2.86% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £525 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
812 560 432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.65% 47.14% 49.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 267 196
Average daily rate £400 £396 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +7.02%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £506
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% +16.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 27 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 17 (47.22%) Investment Management
3 16 (44.44%) Finance
4 15 (41.67%) Derivative
5 12 (33.33%) Charles River
6 11 (30.56%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) Project Management
7 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (19.44%) Back Office
9 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
9 5 (13.89%) Advertising
9 5 (13.89%) Data Management
9 5 (13.89%) EMIR
10 4 (11.11%) Markit EDM
10 4 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
10 4 (11.11%) Banking
10 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
10 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
11 3 (8.33%) Legal
11 3 (8.33%) Equities
11 3 (8.33%) Migration
11 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
11 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
11 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (8.33%) Management Information System
11 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (5.56%) Investment Banking
12 2 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (5.56%) thinkFolio
12 2 (5.56%) RIMES

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.78%) MSTest
1 1 (2.78%) Moq
General
1 16 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Back Office
3 5 (13.89%) Advertising
4 4 (11.11%) Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Legal
6 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 4 (11.11%) Data Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Risk Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Business Project Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Business Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Banking Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Data Business Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Developer
7 1 (2.78%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) .NET
1 1 (2.78%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Derivative
2 5 (13.89%) 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 27 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 17 (47.22%) Investment Management
3 8 (22.22%) Project Management
3 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (13.89%) Data Management
5 4 (11.11%) Enterprise Data Management
5 4 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 4 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
6 3 (8.33%) Migration
6 3 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
6 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.56%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.56%) Change Management
7 2 (5.56%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.78%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.78%) Cash Management
8 1 (2.78%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.78%) Process Improvement
8 1 (2.78%) Change Control
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 12 (33.33%) Charles River
2 3 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 2 (5.56%) thinkFolio
3 2 (5.56%) RIMES
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