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 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 16 19 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing Front Office 7 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 7.07% 6.70% 6.12%
As % of the General category 11.11% 9.66% 9.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 6
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£638 £505 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.23% -15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £360 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
63 145 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 63.64% 69.38% 65.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 128 53
Average daily rate £550 £525 £463
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +13.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £625 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £54.25 £21.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+158.30% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+19.31% -12.00%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 8 (61.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) Banking
4 5 (38.46%) Apache Flex
4 5 (38.46%) HTML5
5 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) Change Management
7 2 (15.38%) Derivative
8 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (7.69%) JSON
8 1 (7.69%) Spring
8 1 (7.69%) TDD
8 1 (7.69%) jMock
8 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
8 1 (7.69%) Release Management
8 1 (7.69%) jQuery
8 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
8 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
8 1 (7.69%) Data Validation

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe CQ
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (7.69%) Documentum
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.69%) IDOL
1 1 (7.69%) DB2
1 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) jMock
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Investment Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Business Analyst
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
3 2 (15.38%) HTML Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) PMO Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Scala Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Front Office Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 5 (38.46%) Apache Flex
2 5 (38.46%) HTML5
3 1 (7.69%) JSON
3 1 (7.69%) Spring
3 1 (7.69%) jQuery
3 1 (7.69%) Ext JS
3 1 (7.69%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) CSS
3 1 (7.69%) SOAP
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (7.69%) Market Risk
4 1 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (7.69%) Equities
4 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
2 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
3 1 (7.69%) TDD
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (7.69%) Data Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Market Making
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.69%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) Validation
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Data Modelling
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) Scala
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) Basel III
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle
1 1 (7.69%) Adobe
1 1 (7.69%) EMC
1 1 (7.69%) Interwoven
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