The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 40 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 32 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.68% 2.64% -
As % of the General category 8.79% 6.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +233.33%
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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
364 281 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 41.84% 41.14% 49.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 150 179
Average daily rate £388 £363 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +8.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £206 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 11
Average hourly rate £11.00 £13.60 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +43.15%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Glasgow region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Glasgow region.

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 38 (79.17%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) Banking
3 22 (45.83%) C#
3 22 (45.83%) Finance
3 22 (45.83%) Multithreading
4 21 (43.75%) KDB
5 20 (41.67%) Equities
6 18 (37.50%) Linux
7 17 (35.42%) SQL
7 17 (35.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (31.25%) Perl
8 15 (31.25%) .NET
9 13 (27.08%) Spring
10 12 (25.00%) Python
10 12 (25.00%) WPF
11 11 (22.92%) OO
11 11 (22.92%) FIX Protocol
12 10 (20.83%) C++
12 10 (20.83%) UNIX
13 9 (18.75%) Sybase
13 9 (18.75%) Algorithmic Trading
14 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
14 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
14 7 (14.58%) Derivative
14 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
15 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
15 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
16 5 (10.42%) DB2

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.17%) GemFire
3 1 (2.08%) TWiki
3 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Office
1 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) KDB
2 7 (14.58%) Relational Database
3 6 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 5 (10.42%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) JUnit
2 2 (4.17%) JIRA
General
1 23 (47.92%) Banking
2 22 (45.83%) Finance
3 7 (14.58%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Back Office
5 2 (4.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 39 (81.25%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Java Developer
3 13 (27.08%) C# Developer
4 12 (25.00%) WPF Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
5 9 (18.75%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
8 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Banking Business Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Data Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Applications Developer
9 1 (2.08%) Front Office Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) Spring
3 12 (25.00%) WPF
4 11 (22.92%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (14.58%) Hibernate
6 6 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (10.42%) Middleware
8 4 (8.33%) J2SE
8 4 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
8 4 (8.33%) WinForms
9 3 (6.25%) JMS
9 3 (6.25%) J2EE
10 2 (4.17%) HTML
10 2 (4.17%) jQuery
11 1 (2.08%) JPA
11 1 (2.08%) XML
11 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Equities
2 17 (35.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (14.58%) Derivative
4 4 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.17%) Hedge funds
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (4.17%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (37.50%) Linux
2 10 (20.83%) UNIX
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Multithreading
2 11 (22.92%) OO
3 9 (18.75%) Algorithmic Trading
4 6 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (10.42%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (8.33%) OOD
6 4 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 3 (6.25%) Memory Management
7 3 (6.25%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.17%) Web Development
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.17%) Database Tuning
8 2 (4.17%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) Java
2 22 (45.83%) C#
3 17 (35.42%) SQL
4 15 (31.25%) Perl
5 12 (25.00%) Python
6 10 (20.83%) C++
7 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) PhD
1 1 (2.08%) PMP
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (18.75%) Sybase
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) StreamBase
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.08%) Charles River
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