Period
to 19 November 2018

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 November 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
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 22 30
Rank change year-on-year -18 +8 -3
Contract jobs citing Front Office 11 78 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.84% 12.56% 4.36%
As % of the General category 5.98% 18.44% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 74 13
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £413 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +10.59% -40.32%
10th Percentile £358 £388 £358
90th Percentile £511 £473 £403
UK median daily rate £650 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northern Ireland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £22.93 £15.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +52.87% +15.38% -80.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Northern Ireland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 184 423 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 47.42% 68.12% 44.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 366 100
Northern Ireland median daily rate £388 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +14.58% +15.20%
10th Percentile £263 £303 £163
90th Percentile £475 £513 £475
UK median daily rate £475 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +1.60% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 9
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +25.93%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.65 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.63 £28.75 £43.45
UK median hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -4.00% - -

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 November 2018.

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 November 2018. 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 -9 11 £388 -6.06% 1
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
2 6 (54.55%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
3 5 (45.45%) Banking
3 5 (45.45%) Finance
4 4 (36.36%) Back Office
4 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Equities
6 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (18.18%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Post-Production
7 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 1 (9.09%) Market Making
7 1 (9.09%) Internal Audit
7 1 (9.09%) QlikView
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
1 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Project Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Manager
4 3 (27.27%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Equities
3 1 (9.09%) Derivative
3 1 (9.09%) Fixed Income
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Project Management
2 6 (54.55%) Business Analysis
3 5 (45.45%) Test Strategy
4 4 (36.36%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (36.36%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (36.36%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Wealth Management
6 2 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (18.18%) Risk Management
6 2 (18.18%) Workflow
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
7 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (9.09%) OOP
7 1 (9.09%) Process Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos