Period
to 28 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 28 January 2021 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
28 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 26 34 43
Rank change year-on-year +8 +9 -18
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 3 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.90% 0.92% 1.42%
As % of the General category 6.45% 2.36% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 4
Median daily rate £274 £110 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +148.86% -71.05% -14.61%
10th Percentile £171 £110 £324
90th Percentile £377 £390 £440
UK median daily rate £625 £650 £650
% change year-on-year -3.85% - +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - £22.93 £15.00
% change year-on-year - +52.87% -33.33%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 62 127 181
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 44.93% 38.96% 51.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 90 103
Median daily rate £431 £400 £387
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.75% +3.36% -10.00%
10th Percentile £247 £156 £274
90th Percentile £497 £576 £460
UK median daily rate £494 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.05% - +2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 23
Median hourly rate £10.00 £15.67 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.18% +4.47% -6.25%
Median hourly rate £25.00 £20.00 £20.16
% change year-on-year +25.00% -0.77% -3.73%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Northern Ireland

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Front Office in Northern Ireland.

Daily rate trend for Front Office in Northern Ireland

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Front Office in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 28 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Front Office in Northern Ireland

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 28 January 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim +11 4 £274 +148.86%
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 28 January 2021, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (50.00%) KDB
2 2 (50.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Kdb+
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Reuters
3 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Equities
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) ION MarketView

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) KDB
2 1 (25.00%) Kdb+
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Equities
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) People Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (25.00%) Bloomberg
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Reuters
2 1 (25.00%) Sun