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 29 July 2015 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 54 40 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Contract jobs citing Front Office 11 31 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.28% 3.84% 2.68%
As % of the General category 2.67% 9.04% 6.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 10
Average daily rate
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£325 £375 £419
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -10.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £400 £438
% change year-on-year
+31.25% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £65.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £21.00 £90.00
% change year-on-year
+209.52% -76.66%
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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
412 343 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 47.80% 42.50% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 152 172
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £384 £388
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 9
Average hourly rate £27.00 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 - £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 - £17.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

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 29 July 2015, 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 30 (78.95%) Finance
2 28 (73.68%) Java
3 25 (65.79%) Sybase
4 24 (63.16%) Spring
5 20 (52.63%) Investment Banking
5 20 (52.63%) Banking
6 16 (42.11%) Linux
7 15 (39.47%) UNIX
8 14 (36.84%) Hibernate
8 14 (36.84%) Perl
8 14 (36.84%) SQL
9 11 (28.95%) OO
9 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
10 10 (26.32%) SDLC
10 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
10 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
10 10 (26.32%) OOD
10 10 (26.32%) RDBMS
11 9 (23.68%) JMS
11 9 (23.68%) J2SE
11 9 (23.68%) DB2
11 9 (23.68%) JUnit
11 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (23.68%) Database Tuning
11 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
12 8 (21.05%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (18.42%) Derivative
13 7 (18.42%) C#
14 6 (15.79%) C++

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) LatentZero
1 2 (5.26%) Front Arena
1 2 (5.26%) thinkFolio
1 2 (5.26%) Eagle PACE
1 2 (5.26%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 1 (2.63%) CTI
2 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) RDBMS
1 10 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 9 (23.68%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) KDB
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) JUnit
2 1 (2.63%) NUnit
2 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.63%) Subversion
2 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.63%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
2 1 (2.63%) QUnit
2 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
General
1 30 (78.95%) Finance
2 20 (52.63%) Banking
2 20 (52.63%) Investment Banking
3 3 (7.89%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (76.32%) Developer
2 24 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 18 (47.37%) Senior Developer
4 15 (39.47%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) C# Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
6 2 (5.26%) Development Specialist
6 2 (5.26%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (5.26%) WPF Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Agile C# Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (2.63%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) Spring
2 14 (36.84%) Hibernate
3 9 (23.68%) J2SE
3 9 (23.68%) JMS
4 4 (10.53%) XML
5 3 (7.89%) WPF
6 2 (5.26%) HTML5
6 2 (5.26%) REST
6 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.26%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (5.26%) HTML
6 2 (5.26%) .NET
7 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.63%) CSS
7 1 (2.63%) SOAP
7 1 (2.63%) Web Services
7 1 (2.63%) WSDL
7 1 (2.63%) Middleware
7 1 (2.63%) Dojo
7 1 (2.63%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.95%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (18.42%) Derivative
4 5 (13.16%) Fixed Income
5 3 (7.89%) Equities
6 2 (5.26%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.26%) Swaptions
7 1 (2.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (2.63%) N-Tier
7 1 (2.63%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
2 15 (39.47%) UNIX
3 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) OO
2 10 (26.32%) OOD
2 10 (26.32%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) SDLC
3 9 (23.68%) Performance Tuning
3 9 (23.68%) Database Tuning
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
5 3 (7.89%) Wealth Management
5 3 (7.89%) MVVM
6 2 (5.26%) Asset Management
6 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Investment Management
6 2 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (5.26%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.63%) MVC
7 1 (2.63%) TDD
7 1 (2.63%) SOA
7 1 (2.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 28 (73.68%) Java
2 14 (36.84%) Perl
2 14 (36.84%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) C++
5 5 (13.16%) Python
6 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (65.79%) Sybase
2 2 (5.26%) Charles River
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft