The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Canary Wharf region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank - 12 13
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 38 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf - 13.62% 12.17%
As % of the General category - 18.45% 17.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 34 35
Average daily rate
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- £650 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +309.09%
General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 206 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 75.63% 73.84% 69.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 165 160
Average daily rate £450 £541 £520
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.85% +4.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £700 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £20.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Front Office
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Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Canary Wharf region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office.

1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Murex
3 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Project Coordinator
1 3 (60.00%) Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Project Support Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Murex Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Resource Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Murex