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 24 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 89 74 98
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +24
Contract jobs citing Front Office 38 43 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.45% 1.81% 0.54%
As % of the General category 3.80% 4.32% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 7
Average daily rate £393 £413 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.84% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £520 £490
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
1001 996 1511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 38.08% 41.94% 54.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 501 496 772
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 36
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 £26.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
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 24 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 24 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 18 £375 -9.09%
Edinburgh -17 10 £650 +46.47% 1
Stirling +6 7 £385 +18.46%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 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 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 33 (48.53%) SQL
3 31 (45.59%) Java
4 21 (30.88%) Spring
5 20 (29.41%) Asset Management
5 20 (29.41%) Perl
6 18 (26.47%) Linux
6 18 (26.47%) Investment Management
7 17 (25.00%) OO
8 16 (23.53%) Sybase
8 16 (23.53%) Derivative
9 15 (22.06%) Banking
9 15 (22.06%) UNIX
9 15 (22.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
10 14 (20.59%) Data Management
10 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
11 13 (19.12%) Markit EDM
11 13 (19.12%) Equities
11 13 (19.12%) JMS
11 13 (19.12%) JUnit
12 12 (17.65%) DB2
12 12 (17.65%) C#
12 12 (17.65%) J2SE
12 12 (17.65%) Charles River
13 11 (16.18%) Project Management
14 10 (14.71%) OOD
14 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
15 9 (13.24%) Python

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 PowerPoint
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (19.12%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.47%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (1.47%) LatentZero
2 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) RDBMS
1 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 12 (17.65%) DB2
3 8 (11.76%) KDB
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) JUnit
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 38 (55.88%) Finance
2 15 (22.06%) Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Investment Banking
3 3 (4.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.47%) Back Office
4 1 (1.47%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (45.59%) Developer
2 21 (30.88%) Java Developer
3 14 (20.59%) Analyst
4 10 (14.71%) Business Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.35%) C++ Developer
7 4 (5.88%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.88%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Data Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Business Manager
8 3 (4.41%) WPF Developer
9 2 (2.94%) Project Officer
9 2 (2.94%) Project Management Officer
9 2 (2.94%) Financial Services Business Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Management Consultant
9 2 (2.94%) Financial Business Analyst
9 2 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) Spring
2 13 (19.12%) JMS
3 12 (17.65%) J2SE
4 8 (11.76%) .NET
5 7 (10.29%) XML
5 7 (10.29%) XSLT
5 7 (10.29%) Hibernate
5 7 (10.29%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (7.35%) Java SE
6 5 (7.35%) Java EE
6 5 (7.35%) 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%) JPA
10 1 (1.47%) Murex Flex
10 1 (1.47%) JNI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.53%) Derivative
2 15 (22.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 13 (19.12%) Equities
4 5 (7.35%) Equity Derivative
5 3 (4.41%) Mathematics
5 3 (4.41%) Fixed Income
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 18 (26.47%) Linux
2 15 (22.06%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (29.41%) Asset Management
2 18 (26.47%) Investment Management
3 17 (25.00%) OO
4 14 (20.59%) Data Management
4 14 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 11 (16.18%) Project Management
6 10 (14.71%) OOD
6 10 (14.71%) Software Engineering
7 8 (11.76%) Programme Management
8 7 (10.29%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
9 5 (7.35%) Risk Management
9 5 (7.35%) Enterprise Data Management
10 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 4 (5.88%) Cash Management
11 3 (4.41%) Database Tuning
11 3 (4.41%) Data Analysis
11 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.94%) Performance Analysis
12 2 (2.94%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (48.53%) SQL
2 31 (45.59%) Java
3 20 (29.41%) Perl
4 12 (17.65%) C#
5 9 (13.24%) Python
6 8 (11.76%) C++
7 2 (2.94%) Shell Script
7 2 (2.94%) Scala
7 2 (2.94%) VBA
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) PMP
1 2 (2.94%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.47%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) 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%) Oracle
4 4 (5.88%) Reuters
5 1 (1.47%) Teradata
5 1 (1.47%) thinkFolio
5 1 (1.47%) FactSet
5 1 (1.47%) Adobe
5 1 (1.47%) Murex
5 1 (1.47%) Fidessa
5 1 (1.47%) Actuate
Stirling
ITHR 752
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Scotland
Orgtel
Rate: £401 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Stirling
ITHR 752
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago