Period
to 21 June 2018

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 6 months to 21 June 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 > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 149 140
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 -14
Contract jobs citing Front Office 39 13 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.74% 0.34% 1.27%
As % of the General category 1.84% 0.81% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 7 49
Scotland median daily rate £475 £550 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +37.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £315 £440 £324
90th Percentile £638 £638 £551
UK median daily rate £650 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Scotland median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £14.75 £14.25 £46.50
% change year-on-year +3.51% -69.35% -40.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Scotland
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,120 1,597 2,563
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.15% 41.39% 46.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,109 894 1,341
Scotland median daily rate £415 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £293 £249 £263
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 19
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £31.85 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.90% +44.77% -26.67%
10th Percentile £10.24 £10.85 £9.52
90th Percentile £50.00 £46.65 £46.80
UK median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.25
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +14.98%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 21 June 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 June 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
Edinburgh -1 32 £475 -13.64% 2
Glasgow -22 6 £413 -
Midlothian - 1 £110 -
Front Office
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Asset Management
3 14 (35.90%) Equities
4 13 (33.33%) Derivative
5 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
5 12 (30.77%) Fixed Income
6 10 (25.64%) Charles River
7 9 (23.08%) Migration
8 8 (20.51%) Data Analysis
8 8 (20.51%) MiFID
9 7 (17.95%) React
9 7 (17.95%) FIX Protocol
9 7 (17.95%) HTML5
9 7 (17.95%) HTML
9 7 (17.95%) Java
9 7 (17.95%) .NET
10 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
10 6 (15.38%) CSS
10 6 (15.38%) thinkFolio
10 6 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
10 6 (15.38%) Solvency II
10 6 (15.38%) FATCA
10 6 (15.38%) GDPR
11 5 (12.82%) Markit EDM
11 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (12.82%) WPF
11 5 (12.82%) OOP
11 5 (12.82%) OO
11 5 (12.82%) Python

Front Office
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (15.38%) thinkFolio
2 5 (12.82%) Markit EDM
3 4 (10.26%) AquaLogic BPM
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) npm
1 1 (2.56%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.56%) KDB
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.56%) JUnit
1 1 (2.56%) Maven
1 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (56.41%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.56%) Billing
4 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Business Analyst
2 12 (30.77%) Developer
3 8 (20.51%) Asset Management Analyst
3 8 (20.51%) Asset Management Business Analyst
4 7 (17.95%) Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Java Developer
4 7 (17.95%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (15.38%) Investment Management Business Analyst
6 5 (12.82%) React Developer
7 4 (10.26%) Business Manager
7 4 (10.26%) Front Office Business Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) UI Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
9 2 (5.13%) HTML Developer
9 2 (5.13%) JavaScript Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Node.js Developer
9 2 (5.13%) Project Manager
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.95%) .NET
1 7 (17.95%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (17.95%) HTML
1 7 (17.95%) HTML5
1 7 (17.95%) React
2 6 (15.38%) CSS
3 5 (12.82%) Hibernate
3 5 (12.82%) Spring
3 5 (12.82%) WPF
4 4 (10.26%) Apache Camel
4 4 (10.26%) Apache MINA
4 4 (10.26%) JMS
4 4 (10.26%) SOAP
4 4 (10.26%) XML
5 3 (7.69%) OpenFin
6 2 (5.13%) Node.js
7 1 (2.56%) Akka
7 1 (2.56%) Kafka
7 1 (2.56%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.56%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.90%) Equities
2 13 (33.33%) Derivative
3 12 (30.77%) Fixed Income
4 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (10.26%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (10.26%) Reference Data
5 4 (10.26%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (10.26%) User Experience
6 2 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
7 1 (2.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.13%) Linux
1 2 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (38.46%) Asset Management
2 12 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (23.08%) Migration
4 8 (20.51%) Data Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (12.82%) OO
6 5 (12.82%) OOP
6 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 4 (10.26%) BPMN
7 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.26%) Portfolio Management
7 4 (10.26%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (10.26%) Workflow
8 3 (7.69%) Fund Management
8 3 (7.69%) Investment Management
9 2 (5.13%) Data Management
9 2 (5.13%) Fund Accounting
9 2 (5.13%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.95%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) Python
3 4 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.26%) XPath
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) ES6
4 1 (2.56%) Java 8
4 1 (2.56%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.56%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.51%) MiFID
2 6 (15.38%) FATCA
2 6 (15.38%) GDPR
2 6 (15.38%) Solvency II
3 1 (2.56%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) Charles River
2 5 (12.82%) Oracle
3 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) CODA
4 1 (2.56%) Hyperion