Period
to 21 April 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Front Office
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 43 17 15
Rank change year-on-year -26 -2 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 3 38 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 0.89% 9.27% 12.50%
As % of the General category 2.56% 18.63% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 35 52
Belfast median daily rate £420 £495 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +20.73% -
10th Percentile £326 £370 £360
90th Percentile £440 £592 £449
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £485 £410
% change year-on-year -13.40% +18.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Front Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 117 204 256
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 34.82% 49.76% 60.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 160 231
Belfast median daily rate £380 £437 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +9.25% +28.00%
10th Percentile £209 £261 £255
90th Percentile £518 £560 £563
County Antrim median daily rate £380 £437 £400
% change year-on-year -13.04% +9.25% +28.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 7
Belfast median hourly rate £17.06 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% +23.08% -52.29%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.00 £11.60
90th Percentile £80.40 £19.45 £17.49
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.06 £17.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year -2.54% +34.62% -52.29%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Belfast

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front Office in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
2 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
2 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Banking Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Electronic Trading
1 2 (66.67%) Matrix Organization
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA