The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Docklands, 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 15 14 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Contract jobs citing Front Office 7 19 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.98% 8.23% 4.47%
As % of the General category 9.33% 11.11% 7.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 12 10
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£613 £575 £556
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% +3.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £556 £261 £445
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £608
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £438 £425
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +309.09%
General Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
75 171 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 64.10% 74.03% 58.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 140 100
Average daily rate £550 £520 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £693 £650 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Average hourly rate - £15.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Front Office
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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 July 2014.

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 July 2014, 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 (55.00%) Banking
2 9 (45.00%) Investment Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) SQL
4 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 5 (25.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (20.00%) Derivative
5 4 (20.00%) Back Office
5 4 (20.00%) Equities
6 3 (15.00%) Project Management
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Apache Flex
6 3 (15.00%) 29West
6 3 (15.00%) HTML5
7 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.00%) Analytics
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Management
7 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) Degree
7 2 (10.00%) JIRA
7 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
7 2 (10.00%) QA
7 2 (10.00%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) jMock
2 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.00%) Hudson
2 1 (5.00%) Grunt
2 1 (5.00%) Bower
2 1 (5.00%) JUnit
2 1 (5.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.00%) Maven
General
1 11 (55.00%) Banking
2 9 (45.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (25.00%) Finance
4 4 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) IT Business Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Excel Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Production Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) Apache Flex
1 3 (15.00%) HTML5
2 2 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (5.00%) Rendezvous
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) J2EE
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) JDBC
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (20.00%) Equities
2 4 (20.00%) Derivative
3 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.00%) Wiki
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.00%) RIA
4 1 (5.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Statistics
4 1 (5.00%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Solaris
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
4 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 2 (10.00%) Data Management
4 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.00%) Workflow
4 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (10.00%) Analytics
4 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Test Management
4 2 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Stochastic Calculus
5 1 (5.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) Java
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C++
2 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) IIBA
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) EMIR
2 1 (5.00%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Oracle
1 3 (15.00%) 29West
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO