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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
UK / Scotland
Rank 104 98 96
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 27 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.23% 1.05% 1.20%
As % of the General category 0.60% 2.30% 2.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 14
Median daily rate £550 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £100 £430
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £521
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £450
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
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
672 1175 1255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 39.02% 45.56% 45.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 565 667
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 11
Median hourly rate £45.50 £45.00 £29.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.11% +51.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.58 £22.00 £10.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

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
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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 February 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 +10 4 £550 -
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (25.00%) Equities
3 2 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Unix
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Derivative
4 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
4 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
4 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
4 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
4 1 (12.50%) HTML5
4 1 (12.50%) REST
4 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
4 1 (12.50%) J2SE
4 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) JUnit
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Charles River Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (12.50%) Apache CXF
2 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) J2SE
2 1 (12.50%) JMS
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Equities
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
1 2 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 1 (12.50%) Charles River
1 1 (12.50%) Sybase