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 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 13 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.35% 13.08% 10.37%
As % of the General category 7.41% 21.54% 14.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 11
Average daily rate £538 £638 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.68% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £575 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £675 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £440 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +17.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Front Office
London

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
27 65 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 58.70% 60.75% 74.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 53 77
Average daily rate £500 £550 £505
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £402 £400 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £642 £638 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £33.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -5.88%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016, 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 5 (50.00%) Equities
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
3 3 (30.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) OpenLink
3 3 (30.00%) Endur
3 3 (30.00%) Derivative
3 3 (30.00%) Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
3 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Release Management
4 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
4 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (20.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (20.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (20.00%) OO
4 2 (20.00%) VC++
4 2 (20.00%) JMS
4 2 (20.00%) C++
4 2 (20.00%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) JBoss
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Acrobat
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Endur
2 1 (10.00%) ION MarketView
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
General
1 3 (30.00%) Banking
1 3 (30.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Angular Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Banking Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Commodities Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Core Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Java Scala Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Market Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Market Data Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) MFC
2 2 (20.00%) STL
3 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Camel
3 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (10.00%) ATL
3 1 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (10.00%) POJO
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (10.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (10.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Equities
2 3 (30.00%) Derivative
3 2 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithmic Trading
2 2 (20.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
3 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (10.00%) ETRM
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Project Management
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) C#
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) C++
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (20.00%) VC++
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Scala
3 1 (10.00%) Tcl
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (30.00%) OpenLink
3 2 (20.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Adobe
4 1 (10.00%) Fidessa
4 1 (10.00%) ION Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) TIBCO