The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office Developer
Rank 203 183 212
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 5 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.078% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.084% 0.30% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 17 10
Average daily rate £650 £575 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £484 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £635 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - £300 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5949 5913 7379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 92.22% 92.94% 91.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4317 4345 5208
Average daily rate £438 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £283 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 120 173
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.51 £135.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Front Office Developer
London

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 19 (100.00%) Front Office
2 13 (68.42%) C#
3 12 (63.16%) Banking
4 11 (57.89%) WPF
5 8 (42.11%) C++
6 6 (31.58%) Java
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
7 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
7 5 (26.32%) Derivative
7 5 (26.32%) Oracle
7 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (21.05%) Equities
8 4 (21.05%) TDD
8 4 (21.05%) VBA
8 4 (21.05%) RAD
8 4 (21.05%) DNA
8 4 (21.05%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
10 2 (10.53%) Workflow
10 2 (10.53%) Finance
10 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
10 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
10 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
10 2 (10.53%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (10.53%) Workflow Management
11 1 (5.26%) Statistics
11 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
11 1 (5.26%) Java EE

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 4 (21.05%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 19 (100.00%) Front Office
2 12 (63.16%) Banking
3 6 (31.58%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) WPF
2 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) Apache Axis
3 1 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (5.26%) EJB
3 1 (5.26%) STL
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) JavaBeans
3 1 (5.26%) JMS
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Derivative
1 5 (26.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (21.05%) Equities
3 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.53%) Market Risk
3 2 (10.53%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (5.26%) Statistics
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (5.26%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Asset Management
2 4 (21.05%) TDD
2 4 (21.05%) RAD
2 4 (21.05%) DNA
3 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow
4 2 (10.53%) Workflow Management
5 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.26%) MVVM
5 1 (5.26%) OO
5 1 (5.26%) OOD
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) C++
3 6 (31.58%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 4 (21.05%) VBA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) DataSynapse
2 1 (5.26%) DevExpress
2 1 (5.26%) Sybase
2 1 (5.26%) TIBCO