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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank - 51 53
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow - 0.81% 2.14%
As % of the General category - 2.15% 5.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £100 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -77.27%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £445
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -10.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.65 - -

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
187 233 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 33.45% 37.76% 39.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 115 181
Median daily rate £360 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Median hourly rate £49.64 - £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £22.85
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +37.85%

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
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 24 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) JSON
3 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
3 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
3 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
3 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (33.33%) HTML5
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Equities
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (33.33%) J2SE
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) JMS

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
2 1 (33.33%) Apache CXF
2 1 (33.33%) Apache Flex
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) J2SE
2 1 (33.33%) JMS
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Middleware
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Credit Risk
2 1 (33.33%) Equities
2 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
2 1 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
1 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
1 1 (33.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sybase