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 17 October 2014 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 44 52 55
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Contract jobs citing Front Office 26 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.27% 1.51% 0.99%
As % of the General category 8.05% 3.95% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 6
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£425 £450 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +37.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £433 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £25.17
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +257.56%
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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
323 253 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.58% 38.28% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 126 137
Average daily rate £400 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.96% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £16.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 - £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 - £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.17 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+18.11% -18.59%

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 17 October 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 34 (64.15%) Java
2 29 (54.72%) Finance
3 25 (47.17%) Banking
4 20 (37.74%) Multithreading
5 16 (30.19%) C#
6 15 (28.30%) Linux
6 15 (28.30%) Spring
6 15 (28.30%) KDB
7 14 (26.42%) SQL
8 13 (24.53%) Equities
9 12 (22.64%) Sybase
10 11 (20.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 10 (18.87%) UNIX
11 10 (18.87%) .NET
11 10 (18.87%) Perl
11 10 (18.87%) WPF
11 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
12 9 (16.98%) Algorithmic Trading
13 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
13 8 (15.09%) OO
13 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
14 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
14 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (11.32%) FIX Protocol
15 6 (11.32%) Python
15 6 (11.32%) HTML
15 6 (11.32%) JavaScript

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (5.66%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.77%) GemFire
3 1 (1.89%) TWiki
3 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) KDB
2 8 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 7 (13.21%) RDBMS
4 6 (11.32%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (9.43%) JUnit
2 2 (3.77%) JIRA
General
1 29 (54.72%) Finance
2 25 (47.17%) Banking
3 10 (18.87%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Private Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 36 (67.92%) Developer
2 21 (39.62%) Java Developer
3 11 (20.75%) C# Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Senior Developer
4 10 (18.87%) Senior Java Developer
4 10 (18.87%) WPF Developer
5 6 (11.32%) Business Analyst
5 6 (11.32%) Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Development Specialist
6 4 (7.55%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.77%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) .NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C++ Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Banking Business Analyst
8 1 (1.89%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.30%) Spring
2 10 (18.87%) WPF
2 10 (18.87%) .NET
3 8 (15.09%) Hibernate
4 6 (11.32%) FIX Protocol
4 6 (11.32%) HTML
5 5 (9.43%) Middleware
5 5 (9.43%) J2SE
5 5 (9.43%) XML
6 4 (7.55%) JMS
6 4 (7.55%) WinForms
6 4 (7.55%) HTML5
6 4 (7.55%) REST
6 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 2 (3.77%) Task Parallel Library
7 2 (3.77%) jQuery
7 2 (3.77%) J2EE
8 1 (1.89%) XSLT
8 1 (1.89%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 13 (24.53%) Equities
2 11 (20.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (7.55%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (7.55%) Visualisation
5 3 (5.66%) Derivative
6 2 (3.77%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.77%) Hedge funds
6 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.89%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) UNIX
3 5 (9.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Multithreading
2 9 (16.98%) Algorithmic Trading
3 8 (15.09%) OO
3 8 (15.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (15.09%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (9.43%) OOD
5 5 (9.43%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.55%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (7.55%) Project Management
6 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.55%) Database Tuning
7 3 (5.66%) Memory Management
7 3 (5.66%) Investment Management
7 3 (5.66%) Asset Management
7 3 (5.66%) Business Analysis
8 2 (3.77%) TDD
8 2 (3.77%) Migration
8 2 (3.77%) CRM
8 2 (3.77%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Java
2 16 (30.19%) C#
3 14 (26.42%) SQL
4 10 (18.87%) Perl
5 6 (11.32%) Python
5 6 (11.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.55%) C++
6 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) PhD
1 1 (1.89%) PMP
1 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) MiFID
1 1 (1.89%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Sybase
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) StreamBase
3 2 (3.77%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.89%) Charles River
4 1 (1.89%) Actimize
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
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