The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 11 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Contract jobs citing Front Office 12 19 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 12.12% 11.05% 5.51%
As % of the General category 17.91% 14.84% 8.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 5
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£638 £523 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -12.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £350 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £663 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
+17.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Docklands, London region.

General Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
67 128 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 67.68% 74.42% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 103 67
Average daily rate £540 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £54.25 £12.50 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+333.96% +19.04%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.68 £22.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.06% -20.00%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Docklands, London region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Docklands, London region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Docklands, London region.

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Front Office also 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 that cited Front Office.

1 10 (52.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (47.37%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
4 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
4 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
5 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 3 (15.79%) Market Risk
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
8 2 (10.53%) Apache Flex
8 2 (10.53%) jMock
8 2 (10.53%) Spring
8 2 (10.53%) Maven
8 2 (10.53%) JIRA
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
8 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (10.53%) Derivative
8 2 (10.53%) HTML5
8 2 (10.53%) Hudson
8 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
8 2 (10.53%) Finance

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Front Office also 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 that cited Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.53%) JUnit
1 2 (10.53%) CruiseControl
1 2 (10.53%) Maven
1 2 (10.53%) JIRA
1 2 (10.53%) jMock
1 2 (10.53%) Hudson
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 8 (42.11%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Developer
1 9 (47.37%) Java Developer
2 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Business Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Banking Business Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) Data Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Front Office Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) HTML
1 2 (10.53%) J2EE
1 2 (10.53%) JDBC
1 2 (10.53%) JMS
1 2 (10.53%) Spring
1 2 (10.53%) Spring MVC
1 2 (10.53%) Apache Flex
1 2 (10.53%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (31.58%) Fixed Income
3 3 (15.79%) Market Risk
4 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.53%) Credit Risk
4 2 (10.53%) Derivative
5 1 (5.26%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) Low Latency
3 5 (26.32%) Risk Management
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Data Management
6 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.53%) Project Management
6 2 (10.53%) Change Management
6 2 (10.53%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.26%) Workflow
7 1 (5.26%) Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Migration
7 1 (5.26%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (5.26%) Data Validation
7 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) Basel III
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Sybase
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