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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 23 26 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing Front Office 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.27% 2.66% 0.86%
As % of the General category 4.46% 3.73% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 1
Median daily rate £590 £488 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.02% -15.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +209.52%
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
112 134 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 73.20% 71.28% 76.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 98 38
Median daily rate £425 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 9
Median hourly rate £12.00 £25.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.00% +38.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.80 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.80% +11.11%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 7 (53.85%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
3 4 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (23.08%) C++
4 3 (23.08%) IBM
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) VB6
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) OO
5 2 (15.38%) Apache
5 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) VB
5 2 (15.38%) VBA
5 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
5 2 (15.38%) Sybase
5 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
5 2 (15.38%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Degree
5 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (15.38%) Clojure
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing

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 2 (15.38%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Beauchamp
1 1 (7.69%) SAP HR
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (7.69%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
2 1 (7.69%) InfluxDB
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
2 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) C++ Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Excel Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Excel VBA Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Front Office Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Java Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Low Latency Java Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) VBA Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# Programmer
5 1 (7.69%) Excel Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Payments Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Kafka
2 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) Node.js
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) XML
2 1 (7.69%) XSD
2 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Derivative
2 1 (7.69%) Equities
2 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
2 1 (7.69%) Taxonomies
2 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Low Latency
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
3 2 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (15.38%) OO
3 2 (15.38%) Project Management
3 2 (15.38%) SOLID
3 2 (15.38%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) Clojure
3 2 (15.38%) Scala
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
3 2 (15.38%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) VB6
3 2 (15.38%) VBA
4 1 (7.69%) C
4 1 (7.69%) C#
4 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (7.69%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Grafana
1 1 (7.69%) ITRS Geneos
1 1 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 2 (15.38%) Sybase
3 1 (7.69%) Fidessa
3 1 (7.69%) GoldenSource
3 1 (7.69%) Linedata
3 1 (7.69%) SAP
3 1 (7.69%) Splunk