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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 52 61 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing Front Office 7 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.19% 1.00% 2.88%
As % of the General category 3.04% 2.12% 7.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 5
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £450 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £475 £438
% change year-on-year
-18.94% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.00
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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
230 425 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 39.05% 47.22% 38.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 219 142
Median daily rate £386 £375 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.00% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £297 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 3
Median hourly rate £27.25 £14.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.93% -55.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.35 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +14.28%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Glasgow region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 September 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 30 (83.33%) Java
2 27 (75.00%) Spring
3 26 (72.22%) Linux
4 25 (69.44%) OO
4 25 (69.44%) Unix
4 25 (69.44%) SQL
4 25 (69.44%) Sybase
4 25 (69.44%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (66.67%) Relational Database
5 24 (66.67%) JUnit
6 23 (63.89%) RDBMS
6 23 (63.89%) DB2
7 22 (61.11%) Perl
8 21 (58.33%) J2SE
8 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (58.33%) SDLC
9 20 (55.56%) OOD
10 19 (52.78%) Finance
11 17 (47.22%) Banking
12 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
13 15 (41.67%) Investment Banking
13 15 (41.67%) JMS
14 13 (36.11%) Equities
14 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (36.11%) Database Tuning
15 11 (30.56%) Equity Derivative
16 10 (27.78%) C++
16 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
17 8 (22.22%) Wealth Management
18 7 (19.44%) HTML

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 23 (63.89%) DB2
2 23 (63.89%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (11.11%) CruiseControl
2 4 (11.11%) Fiddler
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.11%) Subversion
2 4 (11.11%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Grunt
3 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 17 (47.22%) Banking
3 15 (41.67%) Investment Banking
4 4 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (94.44%) Developer
2 23 (63.89%) Java Developer
3 10 (27.78%) C++ Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (11.11%) MongoDB Developer
6 3 (8.33%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C# Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) C++/Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (75.00%) Spring
2 21 (58.33%) J2SE
3 15 (41.67%) JMS
4 7 (19.44%) HTML
5 6 (16.67%) HTML5
6 5 (13.89%) Hibernate
6 5 (13.89%) JSON
6 5 (13.89%) SOAP
7 4 (11.11%) DOM
7 4 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 4 (11.11%) RESTful
7 4 (11.11%) Web Services
7 4 (11.11%) WSDL
7 4 (11.11%) XML
7 4 (11.11%) XSLT
8 2 (5.56%) CSS
9 1 (2.78%) Apache CXF
9 1 (2.78%) Apache Flex
9 1 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (2.78%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (69.44%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (36.11%) Equities
3 11 (30.56%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (13.89%) Fixed Income
5 4 (11.11%) N-Tier
6 2 (5.56%) Derivative
7 1 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.78%) Virtual Team
7 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (69.44%) OO
2 21 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (58.33%) SDLC
3 20 (55.56%) OOD
4 16 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 13 (36.11%) Database Tuning
5 13 (36.11%) Performance Tuning
6 10 (27.78%) Multithreading
7 8 (22.22%) Wealth Management
8 5 (13.89%) Investment Management
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
10 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.78%) Change Management
11 1 (2.78%) Open Source
11 1 (2.78%) Project Planning
11 1 (2.78%) Regression Testing
11 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (2.78%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) Java
2 25 (69.44%) SQL
3 22 (61.11%) Perl
4 10 (27.78%) C++
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.56%) Scala
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) Sybase
2 1 (2.78%) Actimize