The first 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 18 April 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 Scotland 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 88 76 99
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Contract jobs citing Front Office 38 44 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.43% 1.88% 0.57%
As % of the General category 3.76% 4.53% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 8
Average daily rate £400 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £520 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
- -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.88%
General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1011 972 1520
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.15% 41.49% 54.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 503 484 793
Average daily rate £396 £373 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.30% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £486
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 34
Average hourly rate £11.00 £10.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.35 £7.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.90 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Front Office
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -7 17 £375 -9.09% 5
Edinburgh -19 11 £650 +46.47%
Stirling +7 7 £385 +18.46% 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 39 (57.35%) Finance
2 33 (48.53%) SQL
3 30 (44.12%) Java
4 21 (30.88%) Spring
5 20 (29.41%) Asset Management
6 19 (27.94%) Investment Management
6 19 (27.94%) Perl
7 17 (25.00%) Linux
8 16 (23.53%) OO
8 16 (23.53%) Sybase
9 15 (22.06%) UNIX
9 15 (22.06%) Derivative
9 15 (22.06%) Data Management
9 15 (22.06%) Banking
10 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
10 14 (20.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
11 13 (19.12%) Markit EDM
11 13 (19.12%) JMS
11 13 (19.12%) JUnit
12 12 (17.65%) DB2
12 12 (17.65%) J2SE
12 12 (17.65%) Charles River
12 12 (17.65%) Equities
13 11 (16.18%) Project Management
13 11 (16.18%) C#
14 10 (14.71%) OOD
14 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
15 8 (11.76%) Python

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (4.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
2 2 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.47%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.47%) Murex MxG2000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
1 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.65%) DB2
3 7 (10.29%) KDB
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) JUnit
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 39 (57.35%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 3 (4.41%) Advertising
5 1 (1.47%) Legal
5 1 (1.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 30 (44.12%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Java Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.88%) Consultant
6 4 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 3 (4.41%) WPF Developer
7 3 (4.41%) Data Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Data Analyst
7 3 (4.41%) Business Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Business Project Manager
7 3 (4.41%) Data Consultant
7 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Developer
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Management Consultant
8 2 (2.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
8 2 (2.94%) Senior Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) Spring
2 13 (19.12%) JMS
3 12 (17.65%) J2SE
4 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
4 7 (10.29%) .NET
4 7 (10.29%) XML
4 7 (10.29%) XSLT
5 6 (8.82%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (7.35%) Java SE
6 5 (7.35%) Java EE
7 4 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (5.88%) Spring Integration
8 3 (4.41%) WPF
8 3 (4.41%) J2EE
9 2 (2.94%) Task Parallel Library
10 1 (1.47%) JNI
10 1 (1.47%) JPA
10 1 (1.47%) Murex Flex
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Derivative
2 14 (20.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (17.65%) Equities
4 5 (7.35%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.94%) PMI
6 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.94%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.47%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.47%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 17 (25.00%) Linux
2 15 (22.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Asset Management
2 19 (27.94%) Investment Management
3 16 (23.53%) OO
4 15 (22.06%) Data Management
5 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.18%) Project Management
7 10 (14.71%) OOD
7 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
8 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
9 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
11 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Data Management
11 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
12 4 (5.88%) Cash Management
13 3 (4.41%) Database Tuning
13 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
13 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis
14 2 (2.94%) Data Modelling
14 2 (2.94%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) SQL
2 30 (44.12%) Java
3 19 (27.94%) Perl
4 11 (16.18%) C#
5 8 (11.76%) Python
6 7 (10.29%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) VBA
7 2 (2.94%) Scala
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) PMP
1 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 3 (4.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (1.47%) EMIR
Vendors
1 16 (23.53%) Sybase
2 12 (17.65%) Charles River
3 5 (7.35%) Bloomberg
4 4 (5.88%) Reuters
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle
5 1 (1.47%) FactSet
5 1 (1.47%) Teradata
5 1 (1.47%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.47%) Actuate
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Murex
5 1 (1.47%) Fidessa
Stirling
ITHR 752
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Glasgow
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 26 days ago