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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 40 50 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 32 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.91% 2.46% -
As % of the General category 9.12% 5.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +309.09%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
351 327 437
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.86% 42.41% 52.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 166 196
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Front Office
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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 30 July 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 40 (81.63%) Java
2 24 (48.98%) Finance
3 23 (46.94%) Linux
4 22 (44.90%) SQL
5 21 (42.86%) Banking
5 21 (42.86%) C#
5 21 (42.86%) KDB
6 20 (40.82%) Multithreading
6 20 (40.82%) Perl
6 20 (40.82%) Equities
7 17 (34.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (32.65%) OO
8 16 (32.65%) Spring
9 15 (30.61%) .NET
9 15 (30.61%) UNIX
10 12 (24.49%) Python
10 12 (24.49%) Sybase
10 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
11 11 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (22.45%) WPF
11 11 (22.45%) RDBMS
12 10 (20.41%) DB2
12 10 (20.41%) C++
13 9 (18.37%) JUnit
13 9 (18.37%) J2SE
13 9 (18.37%) OOD
13 9 (18.37%) Algorithmic Trading
13 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (16.33%) JMS
14 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.12%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.08%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) KDB
2 12 (24.49%) Relational Database
3 11 (22.45%) RDBMS
4 10 (20.41%) DB2
5 1 (2.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) JUnit
2 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 24 (48.98%) Finance
2 21 (42.86%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.12%) Back Office
5 2 (4.08%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (83.67%) Developer
2 22 (44.90%) Java Developer
3 12 (24.49%) C# Developer
4 11 (22.45%) WPF Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.24%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.16%) Analyst
8 3 (6.12%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 1 (2.04%) Senior IT Business Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.04%) Banking Business Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Senior Business Analyst
10 1 (2.04%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) Spring
2 15 (30.61%) .NET
3 11 (22.45%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (22.45%) WPF
4 9 (18.37%) J2SE
5 8 (16.33%) JMS
6 6 (12.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (10.20%) Hibernate
7 5 (10.20%) Middleware
8 4 (8.16%) WinForms
8 4 (8.16%) Task Parallel Library
9 3 (6.12%) J2EE
10 2 (4.08%) HTML
10 2 (4.08%) jQuery
11 1 (2.04%) JPA
11 1 (2.04%) XML
11 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.82%) Equities
2 17 (34.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (14.29%) Derivative
4 5 (10.20%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (8.16%) Visualisation
6 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
6 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.04%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.04%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.94%) Linux
2 15 (30.61%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Multithreading
2 16 (32.65%) OO
3 9 (18.37%) OOD
3 9 (18.37%) Algorithmic Trading
3 9 (18.37%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (16.33%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.20%) Database Tuning
5 5 (10.20%) Low Latency
5 5 (10.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (8.16%) Data Visualisation
7 3 (6.12%) Memory Management
7 3 (6.12%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.12%) Project Management
8 2 (4.08%) TDD
8 2 (4.08%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.08%) Migration
8 2 (4.08%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (81.63%) Java
2 22 (44.90%) SQL
3 21 (42.86%) C#
4 20 (40.82%) Perl
5 12 (24.49%) Python
6 10 (20.41%) C++
7 5 (10.20%) Shell Script
8 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.04%) Degree
1 1 (2.04%) PhD
Vendors
1 12 (24.49%) Sybase
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
2 2 (4.08%) StreamBase
3 1 (2.04%) Charles River