Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Front Office
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 119 109
Rank change year-on-year +6 -10 -24
Contract jobs citing Front Office 21 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.73% 0.23% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.37% 0.52% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 12
Edinburgh median daily rate £488 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £420 £350 £368
90th Percentile £578 £575 £534
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - £65.00

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1532 966 2055
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 52.99% 45.29% 64.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 814 535 981
Edinburgh median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £290 £275
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 13
Edinburgh median hourly rate £11.50 £27.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.56% +68.18% +50.00%
10th Percentile £9.85 £19.35 £12.07
90th Percentile £26.25 £48.59 £38.45
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% -4.10% +48.78%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 14 (66.67%) Charles River
2 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 10 (47.62%) Fixed Income
3 10 (47.62%) Equities
4 9 (42.86%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (38.10%) MiFID
5 8 (38.10%) Markit EDM
5 8 (38.10%) Asset Management
6 7 (33.33%) Workflow
6 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis
6 7 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (33.33%) thinkFolio
6 7 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (19.05%) ETL
8 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
9 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
9 3 (14.29%) Derivative
10 2 (9.52%) Banking
10 2 (9.52%) Migration
10 2 (9.52%) Project Management
10 2 (9.52%) Solvency II
10 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
10 2 (9.52%) FATCA
10 2 (9.52%) GDPR
11 1 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives

Front Office
Co-occurring 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 8 (38.10%) Markit EDM
2 7 (33.33%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
3 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
2 10 (47.62%) Business Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Business Manager
3 7 (33.33%) Front Office Business Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Architect
5 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Asset Management Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) MiFID Architect
7 1 (4.76%) MiFID Programme Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (42.86%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) Equities
1 10 (47.62%) Fixed Income
2 3 (14.29%) Derivative
3 1 (4.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.76%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Asset Management
2 7 (33.33%) Data Analysis
2 7 (33.33%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (33.33%) Workflow
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) ETL
4 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 3 (14.29%) Investment Management
5 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Migration
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Target Operating Model
7 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.76%) SDLC
7 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (4.76%) Wealth Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) MiFID
2 2 (9.52%) FATCA
2 2 (9.52%) GDPR
2 2 (9.52%) Solvency II
3 1 (4.76%) AIFMD
3 1 (4.76%) EMIR
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Charles River
2 1 (4.76%) Bloomberg