The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the City of London region that had Front Office Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office Developer
Rank 130 166 189
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +23
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 29 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.84% 0.53% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.55% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 28 27
Median daily rate £613 £600 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -2.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £485 £520
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Front Office Developer
London

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
3273 5234 5946
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 94.95% 95.51% 94.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2658 3967 4354
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 81 87
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.60 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.52% -7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £27.50 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

Front Office Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of IT contracts across the City of London region that featured Front Office Developer in the job title.

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 5 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, Front Office Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 59 (100.00%) Front Office
2 35 (59.32%) Multithreading
3 34 (57.63%) Banking
4 31 (52.54%) C#
5 29 (49.15%) Java
6 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (44.07%) SQL
7 26 (44.07%) .NET
8 24 (40.68%) Finance
8 24 (40.68%) Investment Banking
9 22 (37.29%) WPF
10 20 (33.90%) TDD
11 19 (32.20%) MVVM
12 18 (30.51%) Equities
13 14 (23.73%) SDLC
13 14 (23.73%) Electronic Trading
14 13 (22.03%) Reactive Extensions
14 13 (22.03%) Risk Management
15 12 (20.34%) Task Parallel Library
15 12 (20.34%) Derivative
16 11 (18.64%) DevExpress
17 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
17 10 (16.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 10 (16.95%) Oracle
18 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
19 8 (13.56%) WCF
20 7 (11.86%) Spring
20 7 (11.86%) C++
20 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
21 6 (10.17%) Unix

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (6.78%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (3.39%) Jetty
3 1 (1.69%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Endur
1 2 (3.39%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.25%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Git (software)
1 4 (6.78%) Maven
1 4 (6.78%) Subversion
2 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 59 (100.00%) Front Office
2 34 (57.63%) Banking
3 24 (40.68%) Finance
3 24 (40.68%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (44.07%) .NET
2 22 (37.29%) WPF
3 13 (22.03%) Reactive Extensions
4 12 (20.34%) Task Parallel Library
5 8 (13.56%) WCF
6 7 (11.86%) Spring
7 4 (6.78%) ATL
7 4 (6.78%) JMS
7 4 (6.78%) MFC
7 4 (6.78%) RESTful
8 3 (5.08%) HTML
9 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.39%) ASP.NET
9 2 (3.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
9 2 (3.39%) HTML5
9 2 (3.39%) Spring Integration
9 2 (3.39%) STL
9 2 (3.39%) WebSockets
9 2 (3.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) Equities
2 12 (20.34%) Derivative
3 10 (16.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (10.17%) Fixed Income
6 3 (5.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (3.39%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.69%) Credit Risk
8 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Unix
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 4 (6.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (59.32%) Multithreading
2 27 (45.76%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) TDD
4 19 (32.20%) MVVM
5 14 (23.73%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (23.73%) SDLC
6 13 (22.03%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.17%) Low Latency
7 6 (10.17%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Greeks
8 4 (6.78%) OO
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (3.39%) Analytics
10 2 (3.39%) ETRM
10 2 (3.39%) MVC
10 2 (3.39%) OOD
10 2 (3.39%) OOP
10 2 (3.39%) RAD
10 2 (3.39%) Scrum
10 2 (3.39%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 31 (52.54%) C#
2 29 (49.15%) Java
3 26 (44.07%) SQL
4 7 (11.86%) C++
5 5 (8.47%) Python
6 4 (6.78%) VC++
7 3 (5.08%) Scala
8 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.39%) VBA
9 1 (1.69%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (18.64%) DevExpress
2 10 (16.95%) Oracle
3 3 (5.08%) ION Trading
4 2 (3.39%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.69%) IBM
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.69%) Murex
5 1 (1.69%) TIBCO