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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office Developer
Rank 190 193 200
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 9 24 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.33% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.36% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 17 19
Average daily rate
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£551 £600 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £515 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £658 £635 £635
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 £625
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Front Office Developer
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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
5432 6713 7230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.08% 92.61% 92.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 3931 4902 5241
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £277 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 92 148 171
Average hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.01 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.35 £32.75 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 12 (100.00%) Front Office
2 9 (75.00%) C#
3 6 (50.00%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (25.00%) Linux
5 3 (25.00%) JMS
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle
5 3 (25.00%) Sybase
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) Derivative
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Spring
5 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
5 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (16.67%) Greeks
6 2 (16.67%) Spring Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
6 2 (16.67%) WinForms
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) JNI
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Data Mining
1 1 (8.33%) OLAP
1 1 (8.33%) Sybase ASE
1 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 12 (100.00%) Front Office
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) JMS
2 3 (25.00%) Spring
3 2 (16.67%) Spring Integration
3 2 (16.67%) Hibernate
3 2 (16.67%) WinForms
3 2 (16.67%) JNI
3 2 (16.67%) Java SE
3 2 (16.67%) Java EE
3 2 (16.67%) Murex Flex
3 2 (16.67%) WPF
3 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (16.67%) XSLT
3 2 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (8.33%) J2EE
4 1 (8.33%) STL
4 1 (8.33%) MDX
4 1 (8.33%) Reactive Extensions
4 1 (8.33%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (25.00%) Derivative
2 3 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Statistics
4 1 (8.33%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (8.33%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 3 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (16.67%) Greeks
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) TDD
3 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) OOP
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Functional Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Data Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) VBA
4 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) XAML
5 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Oracle
1 3 (25.00%) Sybase
2 2 (16.67%) Reuters
2 2 (16.67%) Bloomberg
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
2 2 (16.67%) Murex