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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 57 56 46
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.36% 0.63% 2.31%
As % of the General category 1.27% 1.63% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £300 £450 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £438 £450
% change year-on-year
-16.85% -2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
157 306 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.60% 38.83% 40.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 171 134
Median daily rate £388 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £309 £150 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.12% +3.12%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £27.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-10.90% +12.24%

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
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 8 December 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 11 (73.33%) Java
1 11 (73.33%) Spring
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) Unix
3 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Sybase
4 8 (53.33%) JUnit
5 7 (46.67%) DB2
5 7 (46.67%) J2SE
5 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
5 7 (46.67%) Banking
6 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (40.00%) OO
6 6 (40.00%) Perl
7 5 (33.33%) JMS
7 5 (33.33%) OOD
7 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (33.33%) SDLC
7 5 (33.33%) Database Tuning
8 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
8 4 (26.67%) HTML
9 3 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (20.00%) Degree
9 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
9 3 (20.00%) HTML5
9 3 (20.00%) Multithreading

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 1 (6.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (53.33%) Relational Database
2 7 (46.67%) DB2
2 7 (46.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
2 1 (6.67%) Fiddler
2 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) Grunt
2 1 (6.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (6.67%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (6.67%) Subversion
2 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Developer
2 9 (60.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Angular Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (6.67%) MongoDB Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Scala Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) Spring
2 7 (46.67%) J2SE
3 5 (33.33%) JMS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 2 (13.33%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) SOAP
7 1 (6.67%) Apache CXF
7 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
7 1 (6.67%) DOM
7 1 (6.67%) J2EE
7 1 (6.67%) jQuery
7 1 (6.67%) Middleware
7 1 (6.67%) RESTful
7 1 (6.67%) Web Services
7 1 (6.67%) WSDL
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Equities
4 1 (6.67%) Credit Risk
4 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (6.67%) N-Tier
4 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
1 9 (60.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) OO
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (33.33%) Database Tuning
3 5 (33.33%) OOD
3 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (33.33%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 3 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (20.00%) Wealth Management
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (13.33%) C++
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) Data Quality
1 1 (6.67%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Sybase
2 1 (6.67%) Actimize