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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office Developer
Rank 138 169 170
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 16 31 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.57% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.60% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 30 32
Median daily rate £613 £600 £606
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £495 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £620 £675 £675
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
3152 5161 5667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.14% 95.10% 94.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2573 3937 4242
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £285 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 94 73
Median hourly rate £21.78 £18.70 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% -6.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.57 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

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
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 25 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 55 (100.00%) Front Office
2 34 (61.82%) Multithreading
3 32 (58.18%) Banking
4 28 (50.91%) Java
4 28 (50.91%) C#
5 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (43.64%) Finance
6 24 (43.64%) SQL
6 24 (43.64%) .NET
7 22 (40.00%) Investment Banking
8 20 (36.36%) TDD
9 19 (34.55%) Equities
10 18 (32.73%) WPF
11 16 (29.09%) MVVM
12 14 (25.45%) SDLC
13 13 (23.64%) Reactive Extensions
13 13 (23.64%) Electronic Trading
13 13 (23.64%) Risk Management
14 12 (21.82%) Derivative
14 12 (21.82%) Task Parallel Library
15 11 (20.00%) DevExpress
15 11 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (18.18%) Oracle
16 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
17 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
18 7 (12.73%) C++
18 7 (12.73%) Low Latency
18 7 (12.73%) Spring
18 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
19 6 (10.91%) 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 2 (3.64%) Jetty
1 2 (3.64%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.82%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Endur
1 2 (3.64%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 9 (16.36%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.82%) Data Mart
4 1 (1.82%) MS Access
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
1 2 (3.64%) Maven
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
2 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
2 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.82%) JUnit
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (100.00%) Front Office
2 32 (58.18%) Banking
3 24 (43.64%) Finance
4 22 (40.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (43.64%) .NET
2 18 (32.73%) WPF
3 13 (23.64%) Reactive Extensions
4 12 (21.82%) Task Parallel Library
5 7 (12.73%) Spring
6 5 (9.09%) WCF
7 4 (7.27%) ATL
7 4 (7.27%) MFC
8 2 (3.64%) .NET Framework
8 2 (3.64%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (3.64%) Hibernate
8 2 (3.64%) HTML
8 2 (3.64%) HTML5
8 2 (3.64%) JMS
8 2 (3.64%) RESTful
8 2 (3.64%) Spring Integration
8 2 (3.64%) STL
8 2 (3.64%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (34.55%) Equities
2 12 (21.82%) Derivative
3 11 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (10.91%) Fixed Income
6 2 (3.64%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (3.64%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (1.82%) Statistics
7 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Linux
1 6 (10.91%) Unix
2 5 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (61.82%) Multithreading
2 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (36.36%) TDD
4 16 (29.09%) MVVM
5 14 (25.45%) SDLC
6 13 (23.64%) Electronic Trading
6 13 (23.64%) Risk Management
7 7 (12.73%) Low Latency
8 6 (10.91%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (7.27%) Greeks
9 4 (7.27%) OO
10 2 (3.64%) ETRM
10 2 (3.64%) MVC
10 2 (3.64%) OOD
10 2 (3.64%) OOP
10 2 (3.64%) RAD
10 2 (3.64%) Scrum
10 2 (3.64%) Software Engineering
10 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) C#
1 28 (50.91%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) SQL
3 7 (12.73%) C++
4 5 (9.09%) Python
5 4 (7.27%) VC++
6 3 (5.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.82%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.82%) Scala
7 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (1.82%) Degree
1 1 (1.82%) PhD
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) DevExpress
2 10 (18.18%) Oracle
3 3 (5.45%) ION Trading
4 2 (3.64%) OpenLink
5 1 (1.82%) IBM
5 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.82%) Murex
5 1 (1.82%) TIBCO
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