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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 44 62 40
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -22
Contract jobs citing Front Office 18 10 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 2.83% 1.15% 3.82%
As % of the General category 6.45% 2.39% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 1 14
Median daily rate £400 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £525 £400
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +31.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £65.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 -
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
279 419 342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 43.94% 48.22% 42.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 212 149
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £451 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.13% +4.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 0
Median hourly rate £14.00 £27.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.14% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.35 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 29 (74.36%) Java
2 25 (64.10%) OO
2 25 (64.10%) Spring
3 24 (61.54%) Linux
3 24 (61.54%) Sybase
3 24 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (58.97%) JUnit
4 23 (58.97%) Perl
4 23 (58.97%) SQL
4 23 (58.97%) Unix
5 22 (56.41%) DB2
5 22 (56.41%) RDBMS
5 22 (56.41%) Relational Database
6 21 (53.85%) SDLC
6 21 (53.85%) Banking
7 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (51.28%) J2SE
7 20 (51.28%) OOD
8 19 (48.72%) Finance
9 18 (46.15%) Investment Banking
10 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
11 14 (35.90%) JMS
12 13 (33.33%) Database Tuning
12 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (30.77%) Equities
14 11 (28.21%) Multithreading
15 10 (25.64%) Equity Derivative
15 10 (25.64%) C++
16 7 (17.95%) Wealth Management
17 6 (15.38%) 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 (10.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (56.41%) DB2
1 22 (56.41%) RDBMS
1 22 (56.41%) Relational Database
2 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (58.97%) JUnit
2 4 (10.26%) CruiseControl
2 4 (10.26%) Fiddler
2 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
General
1 21 (53.85%) Banking
2 19 (48.72%) Finance
3 18 (46.15%) Investment Banking
4 4 (10.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 22 (56.41%) Java Developer
3 10 (25.64%) C++ Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (10.26%) MongoDB Developer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
7 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Angular Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Business Change Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) HTML Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) Spring
2 20 (51.28%) J2SE
3 14 (35.90%) JMS
4 6 (15.38%) HTML
5 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.82%) HTML5
6 4 (10.26%) DOM
6 4 (10.26%) Entity Framework
6 4 (10.26%) JSON
6 4 (10.26%) RESTful
6 4 (10.26%) SOAP
6 4 (10.26%) Web Services
6 4 (10.26%) WSDL
6 4 (10.26%) XML
6 4 (10.26%) XSLT
7 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (2.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (61.54%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (30.77%) Equities
3 10 (25.64%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (12.82%) Fixed Income
5 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
6 2 (5.13%) Derivative
7 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (2.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 23 (58.97%) Unix
3 4 (10.26%) Windows
4 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (64.10%) OO
2 21 (53.85%) SDLC
3 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (51.28%) OOD
4 16 (41.03%) Software Engineering
5 13 (33.33%) Database Tuning
5 13 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (28.21%) Multithreading
7 7 (17.95%) Wealth Management
8 4 (10.26%) Change Management
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.26%) Investment Management
8 4 (10.26%) ITIL
8 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 3 (7.69%) Service Management
10 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
10 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity Management
10 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (74.36%) Java
2 23 (58.97%) Perl
2 23 (58.97%) SQL
3 10 (25.64%) C++
4 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.13%) Scala
6 1 (2.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 3 (7.69%) MCP
2 3 (7.69%) MCSE
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (7.69%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Sybase
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) ServiceNow
3 1 (2.56%) Actimize
3 1 (2.56%) Bloomberg
3 1 (2.56%) FactSet
3 1 (2.56%) Fidessa
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Reuters
3 1 (2.56%) TIBCO