Period
to 19 February 2019

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 19 February 2019 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
19 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 24 25
Rank change year-on-year -20 +1 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 41 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.06% 8.09% 6.49%
As % of the General category 2.27% 15.77% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 39 25
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £450 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.89% +16.88% -
10th Percentile £322 £372 £288
90th Percentile £447 £576 £425
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £600
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £16.65
% change year-on-year -33.33% +35.14% -

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 176 260 201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 46.68% 51.28% 52.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 208 173
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £430 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.88% +15.28% +19.36%
10th Percentile £294 £261 £255
90th Percentile £460 £560 £563
UK median daily rate £488 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 9
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £20.00 £14.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +37.93% +11.54% -51.40%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.80
90th Percentile £57.50 £37.50 £43.45
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.31 £25.00
% change year-on-year -1.22% +1.23% -9.09%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Northern Ireland

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northern Ireland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 19 February 2019.

Contractor 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 19 February 2019. 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 -13 4 £388 -13.89%
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 19 February 2019, 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%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
3 1 (25.00%) QlikView
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Cognos

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Report Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) HOOD
1 1 (25.00%) Internal Audit
1 1 (25.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (25.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (25.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Wealth Management
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C++
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos