The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Glasgow region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 38 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 31 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 3.84% 2.68% -
As % of the General category 9.04% 6.19% -
Number of daily rates quoted 14 10 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £419 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +309.09%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
343 339 452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.50% 43.18% 53.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 172 202
Average daily rate £375 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £233 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £384 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 9
Average hourly rate - £12.50 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Front Office
Scotland

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 25 July 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 39 (81.25%) Java
2 23 (47.92%) Finance
3 22 (45.83%) Linux
4 21 (43.75%) C#
4 21 (43.75%) SQL
4 21 (43.75%) Banking
4 21 (43.75%) KDB
5 20 (41.67%) Multithreading
5 20 (41.67%) Equities
6 19 (39.58%) Perl
7 17 (35.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 15 (31.25%) .NET
8 15 (31.25%) OO
8 15 (31.25%) Spring
9 14 (29.17%) UNIX
10 12 (25.00%) Python
11 11 (22.92%) Sybase
11 11 (22.92%) FIX Protocol
11 11 (22.92%) WPF
11 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
12 10 (20.83%) C++
12 10 (20.83%) RDBMS
13 9 (18.75%) DB2
13 9 (18.75%) Algorithmic Trading
14 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (16.67%) JUnit
14 8 (16.67%) J2SE
14 8 (16.67%) OOD
14 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
15 7 (14.58%) JMS

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (6.25%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (4.17%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (43.75%) KDB
2 11 (22.92%) Relational Database
3 10 (20.83%) RDBMS
4 9 (18.75%) DB2
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (2.08%) JIRA
General
1 23 (47.92%) Finance
2 21 (43.75%) Banking
3 5 (10.42%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.25%) Back Office
5 2 (4.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (83.33%) Developer
2 21 (43.75%) Java Developer
3 12 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (22.92%) WPF Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (14.58%) Senior Developer
6 6 (12.50%) C++ Developer
7 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.33%) Analyst
8 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Java Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Software Engineer
9 2 (4.17%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 1 (2.08%) Banking Business Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Financial Services Business Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) C# .NET Developer
10 1 (2.08%) Financial Business Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) IT Business Analyst
10 1 (2.08%) Senior IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.25%) .NET
1 15 (31.25%) Spring
2 11 (22.92%) FIX Protocol
2 11 (22.92%) WPF
3 8 (16.67%) J2SE
4 7 (14.58%) JMS
5 6 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (10.42%) Middleware
6 5 (10.42%) Hibernate
7 4 (8.33%) WinForms
7 4 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
8 3 (6.25%) J2EE
9 2 (4.17%) HTML
9 2 (4.17%) jQuery
10 1 (2.08%) JPA
10 1 (2.08%) XML
10 1 (2.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 20 (41.67%) Equities
2 17 (35.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (14.58%) Derivative
4 4 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (8.33%) Visualisation
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.08%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.08%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 22 (45.83%) Linux
2 14 (29.17%) UNIX
3 5 (10.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) Multithreading
2 15 (31.25%) OO
3 9 (18.75%) Algorithmic Trading
4 8 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (16.67%) OOD
4 8 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.42%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
6 4 (8.33%) Data Visualisation
6 4 (8.33%) Database Tuning
6 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (6.25%) Project Management
7 3 (6.25%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.25%) Memory Management
8 2 (4.17%) Investment Management
8 2 (4.17%) Data Migration
8 2 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (4.17%) Migration
8 2 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (81.25%) Java
2 21 (43.75%) C#
2 21 (43.75%) SQL
3 19 (39.58%) Perl
4 12 (25.00%) Python
5 10 (20.83%) C++
6 5 (10.42%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.08%) PhD
1 1 (2.08%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (22.92%) Sybase
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) StreamBase
3 1 (2.08%) Charles River