Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 111 92 64
Rank change year-on-year -19 -28 +2
Contract jobs citing Front Office 7 5 37
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.40% 0.39% 2.86%
As % of the General category 1.37% 1.14% 7.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 30
Glasgow median daily rate £481 £425 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.24% +7.94% -10.51%
10th Percentile £418 £325 £105
90th Percentile £559 £525 £438
Scotland median daily rate £475 £550 £400
% change year-on-year -13.64% +37.50% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Glasgow with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 512 438 523
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 29.19% 34.52% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 290 184 295
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £263 £253 £225
90th Percentile £538 £525 £475
Scotland median daily rate £424 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 2
Glasgow median hourly rate £15.00 £13.75 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -61.24%
10th Percentile £10.32 £13.75 £10.85
90th Percentile £38.74 £28.28 £13.75
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £32.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -53.13% +45.45% -26.67%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Glasgow

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Glasgow

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Derivative
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) BPMN
2 5 (71.43%) Apache Camel
2 5 (71.43%) XPath
2 5 (71.43%) Reference Data
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (71.43%) AquaLogic BPM
2 5 (71.43%) Apache MINA
2 5 (71.43%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) Spring
2 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) JMS
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) SOAP
2 5 (71.43%) XML
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Equity Derivative
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) AquaLogic BPM
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) KDB
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Apache Camel
1 5 (71.43%) Apache MINA
1 5 (71.43%) Hibernate
1 5 (71.43%) JMS
1 5 (71.43%) SOAP
1 5 (71.43%) Spring
1 5 (71.43%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) JavaFX
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (85.71%) Derivative
2 5 (71.43%) Reference Data
2 5 (71.43%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (57.14%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (14.29%) DTCC
4 1 (14.29%) Equities
4 1 (14.29%) Eurex
4 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) BPMN
2 5 (71.43%) Data Analysis
2 5 (71.43%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) OOP
2 5 (71.43%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 1 (14.29%) Collateral Management
5 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) Market Making
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 5 (71.43%) Python
2 5 (71.43%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft