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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 43 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +9
Contract jobs citing Front Office 21 28 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.13% 3.14% 2.41%
As % of the General category 8.68% 6.39% 6.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 16 12
Median daily rate £385 £433 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.98% +15.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
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
242 438 264
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.12% 49.10% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 247 128
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 2
Median hourly rate - £32.25 £9.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +239.47%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.19 £25.00 £25.04
% change year-on-year
+8.76% -0.15%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 14 (63.64%) Banking
1 14 (63.64%) Java
1 14 (63.64%) Sybase
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
1 14 (63.64%) OO
1 14 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 14 (63.64%) Relational Database
1 14 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (59.09%) SDLC
2 13 (59.09%) Investment Banking
2 13 (59.09%) OOD
2 13 (59.09%) Unix
2 13 (59.09%) DB2
2 13 (59.09%) Perl
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) JUnit
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) Spring
4 11 (50.00%) J2SE
5 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
6 8 (36.36%) Equities
6 8 (36.36%) JMS
7 7 (31.82%) C++
7 7 (31.82%) Equity Derivative
7 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
7 7 (31.82%) Database Tuning
7 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
9 4 (18.18%) Legal

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 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Eikon
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 14 (63.64%) Relational Database
2 13 (59.09%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) JUnit
2 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
2 1 (4.55%) Fiddler
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Subversion
2 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (63.64%) Banking
2 13 (59.09%) Investment Banking
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
4 4 (18.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 10 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 7 (31.82%) C++ Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Angular Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Break Fix Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
5 1 (4.55%) MongoDB Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (4.55%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (54.55%) Spring
2 11 (50.00%) J2SE
3 8 (36.36%) JMS
4 2 (9.09%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (4.55%) DOM
5 1 (4.55%) Entity Framework
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) RESTful
5 1 (4.55%) SOAP
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) WSDL
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (36.36%) Equities
3 7 (31.82%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
5 1 (4.55%) Derivative
5 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (4.55%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Linux
2 13 (59.09%) Unix
3 4 (18.18%) Windows
4 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) OO
2 13 (59.09%) OOD
2 13 (59.09%) SDLC
3 10 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Software Engineering
4 7 (31.82%) Database Tuning
4 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
4 7 (31.82%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) Change Management
6 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Wealth Management
7 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity
7 2 (9.09%) Business Continuity Management
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (9.09%) Investment Management
8 1 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (4.55%) Low Latency
8 1 (4.55%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Java
2 13 (59.09%) Perl
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
1 3 (13.64%) MCP
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (63.64%) Sybase
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) ServiceNow
3 1 (4.55%) Bloomberg
3 1 (4.55%) FactSet
3 1 (4.55%) Fidessa
3 1 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Reuters
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO