The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 64 75 73
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Contract jobs citing Front Office 6 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.92% 0.57%
As % of the General category 1.37% 1.53% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 4
Median daily rate £563 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +37.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £400 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £585 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year - -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.65 - -

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

General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 439 913 737
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 49.38% 60.26% 52.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 278 449 376
Median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 7
Median hourly rate £47.23 £22.00 £10.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +114.68% +120.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Front Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Edinburgh

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Edinburgh

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Edinburgh

Front Office
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (14.29%) MiFID
3 1 (14.29%) thinkFolio
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 1 (14.29%) Charles River

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 (14.29%) thinkFolio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
1 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (42.86%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Coordinator
4 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Target Operating Model
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
1 1 (14.29%) Charles River
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