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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 93 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Contract jobs citing Front Office 35 32 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.27% 1.31% 0.91%
As % of the General category 2.78% 3.39% 2.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 8
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£440 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.22% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £410 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £590 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.54% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.50
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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
1259 943 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 45.70% 38.66% 40.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 665 454 445
Average daily rate £400 £400 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 11 15
Average hourly rate £32.00 £15.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.33% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £10.80 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £19.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -7.35%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
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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
Glasgow +1 18 £440 -2.22%
Edinburgh -17 11 £475 -13.63% 4
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 40 (50.00%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) Banking
3 26 (32.50%) Asset Management
4 24 (30.00%) Investment Management
5 22 (27.50%) HTML
6 20 (25.00%) Java
7 19 (23.75%) Investment Banking
7 19 (23.75%) HTML5
8 18 (22.50%) Sybase
9 17 (21.25%) XML
9 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
10 16 (20.00%) SQL
10 16 (20.00%) HTTP
10 16 (20.00%) REST
10 16 (20.00%) AngularJS
11 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (18.75%) Charles River
12 13 (16.25%) Spring
13 11 (13.75%) Derivative
14 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (10.00%) Hibernate
15 8 (10.00%) Fixed Income
15 8 (10.00%) Back Office
15 8 (10.00%) Multithreading
15 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (8.75%) Risk Management
16 7 (8.75%) Project Management
16 7 (8.75%) Oracle
17 6 (7.50%) UNIX
17 6 (7.50%) OO

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 1 (1.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) thinkFolio
2 3 (3.75%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
1 5 (6.25%) RDBMS
1 5 (6.25%) DB2
2 2 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) JUnit
2 3 (3.75%) Subversion
3 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.25%) Build Forge
4 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.25%) Selenium
4 1 (1.25%) Appium
4 1 (1.25%) JBehave
4 1 (1.25%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.25%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.25%) Calabash
General
1 40 (50.00%) Finance
2 29 (36.25%) Banking
3 19 (23.75%) Investment Banking
4 8 (10.00%) Back Office
5 3 (3.75%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (33.75%) Analyst
2 22 (27.50%) Developer
3 18 (22.50%) Java Developer
4 16 (20.00%) Development Specialist
5 13 (16.25%) Project Manager
6 11 (13.75%) Business Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (11.25%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Senior Java Developer
9 3 (3.75%) Solutions Analyst
9 3 (3.75%) Data Analyst
10 2 (2.50%) Business Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Risk Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Business Project Manager
10 2 (2.50%) Flex Developer
11 1 (1.25%) Test Leader
11 1 (1.25%) Agile Java Developer
11 1 (1.25%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (1.25%) Senior Project Manager
11 1 (1.25%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) HTML
2 19 (23.75%) HTML5
3 17 (21.25%) XML
4 16 (20.00%) REST
4 16 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 13 (16.25%) Spring
6 8 (10.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (6.25%) Apache Flex
7 5 (6.25%) J2SE
7 5 (6.25%) JMS
8 2 (2.50%) CSS
9 1 (1.25%) JSF
9 1 (1.25%) Java SE
9 1 (1.25%) Struts
9 1 (1.25%) XSLT
9 1 (1.25%) .NET
9 1 (1.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.75%) Derivative
2 8 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 8 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.50%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (3.75%) Equities
4 3 (3.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.50%) UNIX
2 5 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (32.50%) Asset Management
2 24 (30.00%) Investment Management
3 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 7 (8.75%) Risk Management
6 7 (8.75%) Project Management
7 6 (7.50%) OO
7 6 (7.50%) Wealth Management
8 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.25%) Database Tuning
8 5 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (6.25%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (6.25%) OOD
9 4 (5.00%) CRM
9 4 (5.00%) Data Management
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (5.00%) TDD
9 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.75%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (25.00%) Java
2 17 (21.25%) JavaScript
3 16 (20.00%) SQL
4 5 (6.25%) Perl
5 1 (1.25%) Clojure
5 1 (1.25%) C
5 1 (1.25%) C#
5 1 (1.25%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (1.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) EMIR
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) MiFID
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Sybase
2 15 (18.75%) Charles River
3 7 (8.75%) Oracle
4 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.50%) Bloomberg
4 2 (2.50%) RIMES
5 1 (1.25%) Actimize
5 1 (1.25%) Microsoft
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