The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 108 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing Front Office 24 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.94% 1.32% 1.28%
As % of the General category 2.09% 2.89% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 18 15
Average daily rate £400 £440 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -4.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £415 £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £516 £580
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1149 1246 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.09% 45.86% 39.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 658 445
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £26.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.23% +48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.50
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Scotland region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Scotland region.

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -12 11 £550 +4.76% 1
Stirling +8 7 £375 -11.24%
Glasgow -6 3 £100 -77.27% 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Markit EDM
3 13 (31.71%) Asset Management
4 12 (29.27%) Banking
4 12 (29.27%) Investment Management
5 10 (24.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 10 (24.39%) SQL
6 9 (21.95%) Charles River
6 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
7 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (17.07%) HTML5
8 7 (17.07%) HTML
8 7 (17.07%) Java
8 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
9 6 (14.63%) Perl
9 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (14.63%) thinkFolio
9 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
10 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) Derivative
10 5 (12.20%) Web Application Development
10 5 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
10 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
11 4 (9.76%) C++
11 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
11 4 (9.76%) Sybase
11 4 (9.76%) Linux
11 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
11 4 (9.76%) ETL

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (4.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (9.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Markit EDM
2 6 (14.63%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 17 (41.46%) Finance
2 12 (29.27%) Banking
3 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Developer
3 11 (26.83%) Business Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) HTML Developer
4 5 (12.20%) UI Developer
5 4 (9.76%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.76%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Business Systems Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Data Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Data Business Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Desktop Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (4.88%) Investment Management Business Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) AngularJS
2 7 (17.07%) HTML
2 7 (17.07%) HTML5
3 4 (9.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.88%) JSP
4 2 (4.88%) Spring
4 2 (4.88%) XML
4 2 (4.88%) XSLT
5 1 (2.44%) Ajax
5 1 (2.44%) Java SE
5 1 (2.44%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (12.20%) Derivative
3 4 (9.76%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (7.32%) Equities
4 3 (7.32%) Fixed Income
5 2 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.76%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) Asset Management
2 12 (29.27%) Investment Management
3 9 (21.95%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.20%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Translating Business Requirements
6 5 (12.20%) Web Application Development
7 4 (9.76%) Business Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Data Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) Data Management
7 4 (9.76%) ETL
7 4 (9.76%) Market Making
7 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.76%) Use Case
8 3 (7.32%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
8 3 (7.32%) Project Management
8 3 (7.32%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 7 (17.07%) Java
2 7 (17.07%) JavaScript
3 6 (14.63%) Perl
4 4 (9.76%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) MCP
2 2 (4.88%) MCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Charles River
2 4 (9.76%) Sybase
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.88%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.44%) Cognos
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