The table below looks at the statistics for the Front Office Developer role 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 Office Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office Developer
Rank 184 202 193
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 16 23 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.35% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 18
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £510 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £625 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £625
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5425 6640 7304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.53% 92.34% 92.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 3981 4839 5227
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 133 183
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.82 £27.50 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

Front Office Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front Office Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Front Office Developer
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 Office Developer across the City of London region.

Front Office Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Front Office Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Front Office Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Front Office Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front Office Developer across the City of London region.

Front Office Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Front Office Developer in their job title 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 with Front Office Developer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Front Office
2 14 (77.78%) C#
3 9 (50.00%) Java
4 8 (44.44%) Banking
5 7 (38.89%) .NET
5 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
6 6 (33.33%) Fixed Income
7 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
7 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 5 (27.78%) Derivative
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 4 (22.22%) Web Services
8 4 (22.22%) XML
8 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (22.22%) JMS
8 4 (22.22%) OOD
8 4 (22.22%) WinForms
8 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
8 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
9 3 (16.67%) WPF
9 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 3 (16.67%) TDD
9 3 (16.67%) Subversion
9 3 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
9 3 (16.67%) Spring
9 3 (16.67%) UNIX
9 3 (16.67%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited Front Office Developer in their job title 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 with Front Office Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.56%) OLAP
1 1 (5.56%) Data Mining
1 1 (5.56%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
3 1 (5.56%) Eclipse
General
1 18 (100.00%) Front Office
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
3 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 3 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) Web Services
3 4 (22.22%) XML
3 4 (22.22%) JMS
3 4 (22.22%) WinForms
4 3 (16.67%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) WPF
5 2 (11.11%) RESTful
5 2 (11.11%) Murex Flex
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) JNI
5 2 (11.11%) Java SE
5 2 (11.11%) Java EE
5 2 (11.11%) Hibernate
5 2 (11.11%) XSLT
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 2 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
5 2 (11.11%) Task Parallel Library
5 2 (11.11%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 5 (27.78%) Derivative
4 4 (22.22%) Computer Science
4 4 (22.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (16.67%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (5.56%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) UNIX
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
1 3 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (27.78%) Risk Management
2 4 (22.22%) Multithreading
2 4 (22.22%) OOD
3 3 (16.67%) TDD
4 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Integration Testing
4 2 (11.11%) SOA
4 2 (11.11%) OOP
4 2 (11.11%) Greeks
4 2 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.11%) MVVM
4 2 (11.11%) BDD
4 2 (11.11%) Analytics
4 2 (11.11%) Functional Programming
4 2 (11.11%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) SQL
4 3 (16.67%) VBA
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) C++
5 2 (11.11%) XAML
5 2 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Sybase
2 2 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (11.11%) Murex
2 2 (11.11%) Reuters
2 2 (11.11%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.56%) DevExpress
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