Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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 > Glasgow
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 64 86
Rank change year-on-year -17 +22 -37
Contract jobs citing Front Office 10 19 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.78% 1.70% 0.93%
As % of the General category 2.38% 4.50% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 14 3
Glasgow median daily rate £425 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%
Scotland median daily rate £475 £400 £450
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Glasgow median hourly rate - - £65.00
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 Glasgow with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 421 422 788
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.69% 37.71% 46.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 216 416
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -9.68%
10th Percentile £300 £224 £259
90th Percentile £549 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.28 £28.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.02% +69.70% -31.96%
10th Percentile £13.74 £13.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £35.50 £40.40 £55.00
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 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 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
4 4 (40.00%) OO
4 4 (40.00%) OOD
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) J2SE
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (30.00%) Sybase
5 3 (30.00%) DB2
5 3 (30.00%) Spring
5 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
5 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
6 2 (20.00%) Microservices
6 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
6 2 (20.00%) Scala
6 2 (20.00%) REST

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 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) RDBMS
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 3 (30.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA Agile
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) IntelliJ
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (10.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Java Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) J2SE
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) JSON
2 2 (20.00%) REST
2 2 (20.00%) WebSockets
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (20.00%) Data Structures
3 2 (20.00%) Equities
3 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (10.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Linux
1 7 (70.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) OO
1 4 (40.00%) OOD
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) SDLC
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Database Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Microservices
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Budget Control
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) Functional Programming
4 1 (10.00%) KYC
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) Perl
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) Scala
4 2 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft