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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 55 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Front Office 3 18 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.49% 2.33% 1.64%
As % of the General category 1.21% 5.88% 3.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 6
Average daily rate £100 £440 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-77.27% -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £445 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.11% +7.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
247 306 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.03% 39.59% 42.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 173 117
Average daily rate £350 £400 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.71 £16.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.68% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
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 12 February 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 12 February 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Perl
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) C++
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Sybase
4 4 (44.44%) Market Making
4 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 4 (44.44%) Derivative
4 4 (44.44%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (44.44%) Use Case
5 3 (33.33%) Equities
5 3 (33.33%) Legal
5 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
6 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Management
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) MCSE
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) MCP
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) Investment Banking
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Banking Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Data Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) HTML Developer
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Derivative
1 4 (44.44%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (33.33%) Equities
2 3 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Market Making
1 4 (44.44%) Use Case
2 2 (22.22%) Data Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
3 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Data Modelling
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C++
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Perl
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Sybase
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle