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 3 months to 28 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 / Glasgow
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 40 52
Rank change year-on-year -26 +12  
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 28 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.30% 3.94% 2.16%
As % of the General category 0.88% 10.07% 4.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 23 6
Median daily rate - £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.53%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £410 £525
% change year-on-year +3.65% -21.90%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £65.00
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 Glasgow with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Glasgow
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 227 278 446
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 33.78% 39.15% 50.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 167 233
Median daily rate £410 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +1.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Median hourly rate £13.75 £11.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -71.79%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office in Glasgow.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java