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 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 63 46 41
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs citing Front Office 8 33 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.87% 3.82% 2.65%
As % of the General category 1.73% 9.24% 6.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 11 8
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£450 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £21.00 £90.00
% change year-on-year
+209.52% -76.66%
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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
462 357 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.27% 41.37% 39.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 154 135
Average daily rate £375 £388 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £485 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £390 £385
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 4
Average hourly rate £55.00 £30.50 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.32% +177.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £14.90 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £46.10 £16.68
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £24.00 £22.22
% change year-on-year
+14.58% +8.03%

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 4 September 2015, 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 26 (78.79%) Finance
2 23 (69.70%) Java
3 20 (60.61%) Sybase
4 19 (57.58%) Spring
5 17 (51.52%) Banking
6 16 (48.48%) Investment Banking
7 14 (42.42%) Linux
8 13 (39.39%) UNIX
8 13 (39.39%) SQL
9 12 (36.36%) Perl
10 11 (33.33%) Hibernate
11 9 (27.27%) OO
11 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
11 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
11 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (24.24%) SDLC
12 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
12 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
12 8 (24.24%) Derivative
12 8 (24.24%) OOD
13 7 (21.21%) JMS
13 7 (21.21%) J2SE
13 7 (21.21%) C#
13 7 (21.21%) DB2
13 7 (21.21%) JUnit
13 7 (21.21%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (21.21%) Database Tuning
13 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (18.18%) C++
15 5 (15.15%) Python

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 1 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) LatentZero
1 3 (9.09%) Front Arena
1 3 (9.09%) thinkFolio
1 3 (9.09%) Eagle PACE
1 3 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) CTI
1 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 9 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 7 (21.21%) DB2
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) KDB
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (21.21%) JUnit
2 1 (3.03%) NUnit
2 1 (3.03%) CruiseControl
2 1 (3.03%) Subversion
2 1 (3.03%) Fiddler
2 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
2 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.03%) MSBuild
2 1 (3.03%) QUnit
2 1 (3.03%) Jasmine
General
1 26 (78.79%) Finance
2 17 (51.52%) Banking
3 16 (48.48%) Investment Banking
4 3 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (72.73%) Developer
2 19 (57.58%) Java Developer
3 15 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 12 (36.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (15.15%) Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Integration Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
7 2 (6.06%) Senior C++ Developer
7 2 (6.06%) C++ Developer
7 2 (6.06%) WPF Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Business Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Business Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Agile C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Integration Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) Spring
2 11 (33.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (21.21%) J2SE
3 7 (21.21%) JMS
4 3 (9.09%) WPF
5 2 (6.06%) .NET
5 2 (6.06%) XML
5 2 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.03%) Dojo
6 1 (3.03%) DOM
6 1 (3.03%) XSLT
6 1 (3.03%) Ajax
6 1 (3.03%) NHibernate
6 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 1 (3.03%) JSON
6 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.03%) CSS
6 1 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (3.03%) Web Services
6 1 (3.03%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (24.24%) Derivative
3 7 (21.21%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (15.15%) Fixed Income
5 3 (9.09%) Equities
5 3 (9.09%) Swaptions
6 2 (6.06%) Client/Server
7 1 (3.03%) N-Tier
7 1 (3.03%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (3.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (42.42%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) OO
2 8 (24.24%) OOD
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (24.24%) Software Engineering
2 8 (24.24%) SDLC
3 7 (21.21%) Database Tuning
3 7 (21.21%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (15.15%) Multithreading
5 3 (9.09%) MVVM
5 3 (9.09%) Software Testing
5 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 2 (6.06%) Wealth Management
7 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
7 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.03%) MVC
7 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (69.70%) Java
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 12 (36.36%) Perl
4 7 (21.21%) C#
5 6 (18.18%) C++
6 5 (15.15%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Sybase
2 3 (9.09%) Charles River
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft