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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
UK / Scotland
Rank 105 130 92
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -38
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 5 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.19% 1.19%
As % of the General category 0.35% 0.45% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 16
Median daily rate £413 £563 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +26.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £553 £411
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £573 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £413 £450
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.65 - -

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
577 1110 1212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 35.08% 42.91% 46.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 309 527 606
Median daily rate £423 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £267 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 12
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +44.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.23 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +19 2 £413 -26.66% 1
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Spring
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (20.00%) Equities
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) J2SE
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) Sybase
4 2 (20.00%) DB2
4 2 (20.00%) JUnit
4 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (20.00%) Charles River
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
5 1 (10.00%) D3.js
5 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
5 1 (10.00%) Highcharts JS
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) LESS
5 1 (10.00%) AngularJS

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Grunt
2 1 (10.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (10.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (10.00%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) J2SE
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache CXF
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) D3.js
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Highcharts JS
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) LESS
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
3 1 (10.00%) React
3 1 (10.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) RxJS
3 1 (10.00%) Sass
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Equities
3 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
3 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
1 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) Database Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) Test Management
3 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Java
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Charles River
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase
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