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 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 88 83
Rank change year-on-year +13 -5  
Contract jobs citing Front Office 5 10 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.42% 0.74% 0.48%
As % of the General category 0.84% 1.26% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 4
Median daily rate £450 £413 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £405 £513
% change year-on-year +4.93% -20.97%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £65.00

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 597 793 952
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 50.08% 58.87% 65.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 408 483
Median daily rate £400 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 7
Median hourly rate £9.65 - £10.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 10 (90.91%) Asset Management
2 3 (27.27%) Fixed Income
2 3 (27.27%) Derivative
2 3 (27.27%) MiFID
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (9.09%) Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
4 1 (9.09%) Charles River
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Back Office
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Finance
4 1 (9.09%) Legal
4 1 (9.09%) Equities
4 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg AIM
4 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
4 1 (9.09%) thinkFolio
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Investment Management

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 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg AIM
1 1 (9.09%) thinkFolio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Back Office
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Business Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Architect
5 1 (9.09%) Charles River Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Derivatives Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Market Risk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Market Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) MiFID Programme Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Programme Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Derivative
1 3 (27.27%) Fixed Income
2 2 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (9.09%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Market Risk
3 1 (9.09%) OTC Derivatives
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Asset Management
2 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Bloomberg
1 1 (9.09%) Charles River