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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 83 79 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Contract jobs citing Front Office 33 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 1.23% 1.33% 0.53%
As % of the General category 2.65% 3.37% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 15 5
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£440 £463 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.86% +37.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1244 891 812
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 46.45% 39.39% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 427 418
Average daily rate £400 £396 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.01% +8.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 14
Average hourly rate £26.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+48.57% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £6.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £21.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+23.80% -16.00%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +7 16 £440 -2.22% 1
Edinburgh -17 10 £475 -11.62%
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 41 (45.56%) Finance
2 27 (30.00%) Java
3 26 (28.89%) Banking
4 25 (27.78%) Asset Management
4 25 (27.78%) HTML
4 25 (27.78%) XML
5 24 (26.67%) Derivative
6 22 (24.44%) Investment Management
6 22 (24.44%) HTML5
7 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 19 (21.11%) HTTP
8 19 (21.11%) REST
8 19 (21.11%) AngularJS
9 18 (20.00%) Sybase
10 17 (18.89%) SQL
11 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (15.56%) Spring
12 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
13 12 (13.33%) Charles River
14 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (12.22%) OO
15 10 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (10.00%) Hibernate
16 9 (10.00%) Multithreading
17 8 (8.89%) Project Management
18 7 (7.78%) Back Office
18 7 (7.78%) Risk Management
18 7 (7.78%) UNIX
18 7 (7.78%) Oracle
18 7 (7.78%) Equity Derivative

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (1.11%) TWiki
1 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) MS Office
1 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (21.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.56%) DB2
2 5 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 5 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.56%) JUnit
2 3 (3.33%) Subversion
3 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.11%) TestComplete
4 1 (1.11%) Build Forge
4 1 (1.11%) JIRA
General
1 41 (45.56%) Finance
2 26 (28.89%) Banking
3 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
4 7 (7.78%) Back Office
5 5 (5.56%) Advertising
6 3 (3.33%) Legal
7 1 (1.11%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (36.67%) Developer
2 25 (27.78%) Analyst
3 19 (21.11%) Java Developer
4 16 (17.78%) Project Manager
5 15 (16.67%) Development Specialist
5 15 (16.67%) Senior Developer
6 12 (13.33%) Business Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
8 8 (8.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 4 (4.44%) UI Developer
9 4 (4.44%) UI Programmer
10 3 (3.33%) Data Analyst
11 2 (2.22%) Risk Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Business Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Flex Developer
11 2 (2.22%) Business Project Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Senior Project Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Senior Manager
12 1 (1.11%) Web Developer
12 1 (1.11%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.78%) HTML
1 25 (27.78%) XML
2 22 (24.44%) HTML5
3 19 (21.11%) REST
3 19 (21.11%) AngularJS
4 14 (15.56%) Spring
5 9 (10.00%) Hibernate
6 6 (6.67%) Java SE
6 6 (6.67%) XSLT
7 5 (5.56%) J2SE
7 5 (5.56%) JMS
7 5 (5.56%) Apache Flex
8 2 (2.22%) J2EE
8 2 (2.22%) CSS
9 1 (1.11%) Struts
9 1 (1.11%) .NET
9 1 (1.11%) JSF
9 1 (1.11%) WPF
9 1 (1.11%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 24 (26.67%) Derivative
2 10 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (7.78%) Equity Derivative
3 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.67%) Fixed Income
5 4 (4.44%) Equities
6 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) UNIX
2 5 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) Asset Management
2 22 (24.44%) Investment Management
3 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (12.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (12.22%) OO
5 9 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.89%) Project Management
7 7 (7.78%) Risk Management
8 6 (6.67%) Functional Programming
9 5 (5.56%) OOD
9 5 (5.56%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (5.56%) Database Tuning
9 5 (5.56%) Wealth Management
9 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (4.44%) Project Planning
10 4 (4.44%) Data Management
10 4 (4.44%) Software Engineering
10 4 (4.44%) CRM
10 4 (4.44%) Change Management
11 3 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.00%) Java
2 20 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 17 (18.89%) SQL
4 6 (6.67%) Clojure
5 5 (5.56%) Perl
6 4 (4.44%) Haskell
6 4 (4.44%) Scala
7 3 (3.33%) C#
8 2 (2.22%) Lisp
9 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (1.11%) PMP
1 1 (1.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) EMIR
2 1 (1.11%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) MiFID
Vendors
1 18 (20.00%) Sybase
2 12 (13.33%) Charles River
3 7 (7.78%) Oracle
4 2 (2.22%) RIMES
4 2 (2.22%) thinkFolio
4 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.22%) Bloomberg
5 1 (1.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.11%) Actimize
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