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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 82 70 56
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing Front Office 11 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.78% 0.66% 1.52%
As % of the General category 1.41% 1.18% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Average daily rate £550 £525 £538
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £445 £489
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £545 £623
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £445 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
781 762 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 55.04% 56.07% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 391 255
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £300 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £536 £508
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £11.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 15 (68.18%) Markit EDM
2 13 (59.09%) Asset Management
3 12 (54.55%) Investment Management
4 9 (40.91%) Charles River
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
4 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (27.27%) thinkFolio
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (22.73%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 4 (18.18%) Data Management
8 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
8 4 (18.18%) ETL
9 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
9 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
9 3 (13.64%) SDLC
10 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
10 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
10 2 (9.09%) Project Management
10 2 (9.09%) ISEB
10 2 (9.09%) C#
10 2 (9.09%) Perl
10 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
10 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
10 2 (9.09%) Degree
10 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (68.18%) Markit EDM
2 6 (27.27%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 4 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Business Systems Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Data Business Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Investment Management Business Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Data Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Derivatives Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) IT Project Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.55%) Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (59.09%) Asset Management
2 12 (54.55%) Investment Management
3 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Systems Analysis
5 5 (22.73%) Translating Business Requirements
6 4 (18.18%) Data Management
6 4 (18.18%) ETL
6 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (18.18%) Test Automation
7 3 (13.64%) Business Analysis
7 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 3 (13.64%) Test Planning
8 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
8 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
8 2 (9.09%) Defect Management
8 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Data Management
8 2 (9.09%) Manual Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C#
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
1 2 (9.09%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Charles River
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago