The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Glasgow region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 51 44 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs citing Front Office 17 36 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.47% 3.98% 1.03%
As % of the General category 6.54% 8.87% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 23 5
Average daily rate £375 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.88%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
260 406 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.85% 44.86% 54.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 239 208
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 6
Average hourly rate £9.50 £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.48% -9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.85 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £45.00 £61.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Front Office
Scotland

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
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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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 22 (78.57%) Java
2 21 (75.00%) Finance
3 20 (71.43%) SQL
4 19 (67.86%) Perl
5 16 (57.14%) Linux
5 16 (57.14%) OO
6 15 (53.57%) Spring
7 14 (50.00%) UNIX
8 13 (46.43%) Sybase
8 13 (46.43%) JUnit
8 13 (46.43%) RDBMS
8 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
9 12 (42.86%) DB2
9 12 (42.86%) JMS
9 12 (42.86%) J2SE
10 10 (35.71%) OOD
10 10 (35.71%) C#
10 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
10 10 (35.71%) Banking
11 8 (28.57%) Equities
12 7 (25.00%) C++
12 7 (25.00%) .NET
12 7 (25.00%) Python
12 7 (25.00%) KDB
13 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
13 6 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (17.86%) Derivative
14 5 (17.86%) Equity Derivative

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 2 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) RDBMS
1 13 (46.43%) Relational Database
2 12 (42.86%) DB2
3 7 (25.00%) KDB
4 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.57%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) JUnit
2 2 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 21 (75.00%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (78.57%) Developer
2 14 (50.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C++ Developer
3 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) WPF Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Project Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management Officer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Front Office Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) Spring
2 12 (42.86%) JMS
2 12 (42.86%) J2SE
3 7 (25.00%) .NET
4 6 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (14.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (10.71%) Hibernate
6 3 (10.71%) WPF
7 2 (7.14%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE
8 1 (3.57%) XML
8 1 (3.57%) XSLT
8 1 (3.57%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Equities
2 6 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (17.86%) Derivative
3 5 (17.86%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (7.14%) Mathematics
4 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 2 (7.14%) PMI
5 1 (3.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Linux
2 14 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) OO
2 10 (35.71%) OOD
2 10 (35.71%) Software Engineering
3 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.71%) Database Tuning
5 3 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Data Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Financial Analysis
6 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (3.57%) Change Management
7 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) Java
2 20 (71.43%) SQL
3 19 (67.86%) Perl
4 10 (35.71%) C#
5 7 (25.00%) C++
5 7 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (7.14%) Scala
6 2 (7.14%) VBA
6 2 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) PMP
1 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (3.57%) EMIR
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Sybase
2 1 (3.57%) Teradata
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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