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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 115 125 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -41
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 7 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.20% 0.24% 1.54%
As % of the General category 0.68% 0.52% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 18
Median daily rate £350 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £430 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £490 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £438 £440
% change year-on-year
-16.85% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
587 1338 1253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 29.71% 46.41% 43.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 312 605 626
Median daily rate £400 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £261 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £593 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 12
Median hourly rate £32.00 £33.71 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.07% +3.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.50 £12.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.34 £43.10 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

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 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Glasgow +10 3 £350 -22.22%
Edinburgh +17 1 £350 -24.32%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 13 (65.00%) Java
2 12 (60.00%) Spring
3 10 (50.00%) Banking
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) Unix
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
4 9 (45.00%) JUnit
4 9 (45.00%) Finance
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (40.00%) Sybase
6 7 (35.00%) DB2
6 7 (35.00%) J2SE
6 7 (35.00%) OO
6 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
6 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
7 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) Perl
8 5 (25.00%) HTML
8 5 (25.00%) JMS
8 5 (25.00%) OOD
8 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (25.00%) SDLC
8 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
8 5 (25.00%) Database Tuning
9 4 (20.00%) Wealth Management
9 4 (20.00%) HTML5
10 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
10 3 (15.00%) Degree

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (35.00%) DB2
2 7 (35.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (10.00%) Fiddler
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Grunt
3 1 (5.00%) Jasmine
3 1 (5.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 10 (50.00%) Banking
2 9 (45.00%) Finance
3 7 (35.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (70.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) MongoDB Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Angular Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Scala Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Test Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Test Programme Manager
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Spring
2 7 (35.00%) J2SE
3 5 (25.00%) HTML
3 5 (25.00%) JMS
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
5 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 3 (15.00%) JSON
5 3 (15.00%) SOAP
6 2 (10.00%) CSS
6 2 (10.00%) DOM
6 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) WSDL
6 2 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) XSLT
7 1 (5.00%) Apache CXF
7 1 (5.00%) Apache Flex
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (10.00%) Equities
3 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
4 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
1 9 (45.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) OO
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 5 (25.00%) Database Tuning
4 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
4 5 (25.00%) OOD
4 5 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 4 (20.00%) Wealth Management
6 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Change Management
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Project Planning
7 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.00%) Multithreaded Programming
8 1 (5.00%) Open Source
8 1 (5.00%) Test Management
8 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) Perl
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) Scala
4 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Data Quality
1 1 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (5.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Sybase
2 2 (10.00%) Charles River
3 1 (5.00%) Actimize