The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
UK / Scotland
Rank 101 95 89
Rank change year-on-year -6 -6  
Contract jobs citing Front Office 6 32 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.34% 1.24% 1.21%
As % of the General category 0.84% 2.52% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 18 19
Median daily rate £563 £400 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +40.62% -9.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £100 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £645 £558 £503
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £440
% change year-on-year - -3.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.65 - -

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 713 1269 1296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 40.65% 49.34% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 642 661
Median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 23
Median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £20.69
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +93.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.75 £22.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.69 £49.20 £54.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Scotland

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Scotland

Front Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office in Scotland

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +10 6 £563 +4.65% 2
Front Office
UK

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (12.50%) Derivative
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (12.50%) MiFID
3 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
3 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
3 1 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Equities
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Back Office
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
3 1 (12.50%) Charles River

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
General
1 2 (25.00%) Banking
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Back Office
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Charles River Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Coordinator
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Test Coordinator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Credit Risk
2 1 (12.50%) Derivative
2 1 (12.50%) Equities
2 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Bloomberg
1 1 (12.50%) Charles River
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