The 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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 16 9 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 8 20 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 7.02% 12.42% -
As % of the General category 10.39% 17.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 19 0
Median daily rate £500 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £450 £375
% change year-on-year
-8.88% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Front Office
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
77 116 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 67.54% 72.05% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 75 49
Median daily rate £493 £520 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.28% +15.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £316 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £12.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) C++
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
4 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
4 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
5 4 (22.22%) OO
5 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 4 (22.22%) Back Office
6 3 (16.67%) Equities
6 3 (16.67%) Derivative
6 3 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) Fidessa
6 3 (16.67%) Tcl
6 3 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
6 3 (16.67%) VC++
6 3 (16.67%) ATL
6 3 (16.67%) MFC
6 3 (16.67%) VB
6 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
6 3 (16.67%) Multithreading

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (5.56%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Endur
2 1 (5.56%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
2 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (5.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
3 1 (5.56%) HBase
3 1 (5.56%) InfluxDB
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Investment Banking
3 4 (22.22%) Back Office
4 1 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
4 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Front Office Developer
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Fidessa Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Fidessa Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C++/C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Excel Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Excel VBA Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) Java Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) Low Latency Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 2 (11.11%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) ATL
2 3 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (16.67%) MFC
3 2 (11.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 2 (11.11%) STL
4 1 (5.56%) ADO.NET
4 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) JSON
4 1 (5.56%) LINQ
4 1 (5.56%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 1 (5.56%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Task Parallel Library
4 1 (5.56%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Derivative
1 3 (16.67%) Equities
1 3 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Unix
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) OO
3 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) ETRM
4 2 (11.11%) ITIL
4 2 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 2 (11.11%) SOLID
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Business Continuity Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) Human Resource Management
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (16.67%) Tcl
4 3 (16.67%) VB
4 3 (16.67%) VC++
5 2 (11.11%) VB6
5 2 (11.11%) VBA
6 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) MCP
2 1 (5.56%) MCSE
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Grafana
1 1 (5.56%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (5.56%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 3 (16.67%) Fidessa
3 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) OpenLink
4 1 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (5.56%) ServiceNow
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
4 1 (5.56%) Sybase