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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office Developer
London / City of London
Rank 130 118 168
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +50
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 25 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.85% 0.95% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.99% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 22
Median daily rate £600 £625 £606
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £512
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £625 £685
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £486
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
2800 2923 4882
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 95.53% 95.74% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2236 2287 3768
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 78
Median hourly rate £21.50 £24.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.41% +37.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.00 £11.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.00 £22.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017, 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 45 (100.00%) Front Office
2 30 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 28 (62.22%) Finance
4 27 (60.00%) Java
5 25 (55.56%) Banking
5 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (44.44%) Derivative
7 19 (42.22%) Equities
8 17 (37.78%) Investment Banking
8 17 (37.78%) C#
9 13 (28.89%) OO
10 12 (26.67%) .NET
11 11 (24.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (22.22%) TDD
12 10 (22.22%) Scrum
12 10 (22.22%) WPF
13 9 (20.00%) Analytics
13 9 (20.00%) Fixed Income
14 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
14 8 (17.78%) Scala
14 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
14 8 (17.78%) Electronic Trading
14 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (15.56%) Equity Derivative
15 7 (15.56%) Migration
15 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
15 7 (15.56%) XML
15 7 (15.56%) Apache Spark
16 6 (13.33%) SQL
16 6 (13.33%) Asset Management

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 7 (15.56%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.22%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.78%) Hadoop
2 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (11.11%) Big Data
3 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Build Forge
1 2 (4.44%) CruiseControl
1 2 (4.44%) Hudson
1 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
General
1 45 (100.00%) Front Office
2 28 (62.22%) Finance
3 25 (55.56%) Banking
4 17 (37.78%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.22%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) .NET
2 10 (22.22%) WPF
3 7 (15.56%) XML
4 5 (11.11%) XSD
5 3 (6.67%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (4.44%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.44%) HTML
6 2 (4.44%) J2EE
6 2 (4.44%) JPA
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) JSP
6 2 (4.44%) Reactive Extensions
6 2 (4.44%) REST
6 2 (4.44%) Spring
6 2 (4.44%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (2.22%) FpML
7 1 (2.22%) JMS
7 1 (2.22%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Derivative
2 19 (42.22%) Equities
3 11 (24.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (20.00%) Fixed Income
5 7 (15.56%) Equity Derivative
6 6 (13.33%) Market Risk
7 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (8.89%) Computer Science
8 4 (8.89%) User Experience
9 3 (6.67%) Algorithms
10 2 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (4.44%) OTC Derivatives
11 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
11 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
11 1 (2.22%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 3 (6.67%) Unix
3 1 (2.22%) Windows
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (28.89%) OO
4 10 (22.22%) Scrum
4 10 (22.22%) TDD
5 9 (20.00%) Analytics
6 8 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (17.78%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (17.78%) Risk Management
7 7 (15.56%) Migration
8 6 (13.33%) Asset Management
9 5 (11.11%) Concurrent Programming
9 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 4 (8.89%) MVC
10 4 (8.89%) Portfolio Management
10 4 (8.89%) Wireframes
11 3 (6.67%) SDLC
12 2 (4.44%) Data Analytics
12 2 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
12 2 (4.44%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) Java
2 17 (37.78%) C#
3 8 (17.78%) Scala
4 6 (13.33%) SQL
5 5 (11.11%) C++
5 5 (11.11%) Haskell
5 5 (11.11%) Python
5 5 (11.11%) XAML
6 4 (8.89%) C
7 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
8 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.44%) VBA
9 1 (2.22%) Clojure
9 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) DevExpress
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 2 (4.44%) DataSynapse
3 2 (4.44%) Sybase
4 1 (2.22%) IBM
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Solace