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 6 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 13 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs citing Front Office 12 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 11.54% 10.58% 5.17%
As % of the General category 17.39% 14.18% 7.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 6
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£626 £513 £453
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.19% +13.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £350 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £688 £635 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+13.54% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
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
69 141 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 66.35% 74.60% 65.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 113 57
Average daily rate £525 £525 £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Average hourly rate £54.25 £21.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.30% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

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 6 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 6 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 11 (61.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Banking
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
6 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
6 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
6 4 (22.22%) Oracle
7 3 (16.67%) HTML
7 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
7 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (16.67%) HTML5
7 3 (16.67%) JIRA
7 3 (16.67%) Apache Flex
7 3 (16.67%) Market Risk
8 2 (11.11%) jMock
8 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
8 2 (11.11%) Spring
8 2 (11.11%) Maven
8 2 (11.11%) MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
8 2 (11.11%) Derivative
8 2 (11.11%) Hudson
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
8 2 (11.11%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 (11.11%) Oracle Coherence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) JIRA
2 2 (11.11%) jMock
2 2 (11.11%) Hudson
2 2 (11.11%) JUnit
2 2 (11.11%) CruiseControl
2 2 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 7 (38.89%) Banking
2 6 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) PMO Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
1 3 (16.67%) Apache Flex
1 3 (16.67%) HTML5
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
2 2 (11.11%) JDBC
2 2 (11.11%) JMS
2 2 (11.11%) Spring
2 2 (11.11%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 3 (16.67%) Market Risk
3 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (11.11%) Credit Risk
4 2 (11.11%) Derivative
5 1 (5.56%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
3 4 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Scrum
5 2 (11.11%) Data Management
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Market Making
6 1 (5.56%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
1 1 (5.56%) Basel III
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle
2 2 (11.11%) Sybase
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