The first table below looks at the demand for Front Arena skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Arena over the 3 months to 11 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 of the Business Applications category for the City of London 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard Front Arena
Rank 189 215 224
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +9
Contract jobs citing Front Arena 5 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.088% 0.042% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 1.02% 0.49% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 1
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £600 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
490 616 627
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.61% 8.73% 8.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 431 445
Average daily rate £475 £450 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £430
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -1.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Average hourly rate £32.43 £32.58 £46.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.47% -29.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.03 £12.00 £41.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £39.51 £63.86
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.41 £36.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
-7.19% -2.70%
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Front Arena
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Arena across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Front Arena Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Front Arena
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Arena across the City of London region.

Front Arena Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Front Arena
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Arena across the City of London region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

Front Arena Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Front Arena
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Front Arena 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 Arena.

1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Python
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) thinkFolio
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
3 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

Front Arena
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Front Arena 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 Arena. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
1 3 (60.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Front Office
3 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Front Arena Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) thinkFolio