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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office
London / Docklands, London
Rank 11 10 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs citing Front Office 7 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 12.28% 7.94% 7.87%
As % of the General category 17.50% 13.16% 12.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 7
Median daily rate £533 £525 £638
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £483 £482
10% offered a daily rate of more than £547 £585 £710
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £394 £450
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.65 - -

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
40 38 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 70.18% 60.32% 61.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 39
Median daily rate £581 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -4.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £250 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £710 £605 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £54.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.26%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +25.00%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Docklands, London region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 20 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Docklands, London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 12 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) JIRA
3 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Banking
4 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
5 4 (28.57%) .NET
5 4 (28.57%) C#
5 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Subversion
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 4 (28.57%) WCF
5 4 (28.57%) WPF
5 4 (28.57%) LINQ
5 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 4 (28.57%) Confluence
6 3 (21.43%) Basel III
6 3 (21.43%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (21.43%) CRD IV
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (28.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SunGard GMI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Qlik Sense
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView
3 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Axure RP
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) FX Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Director
4 2 (14.29%) QlikView Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Scala Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Treasury Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) T-SQL Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WCF Developer
5 1 (7.14%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 4 (28.57%) LINQ
1 4 (28.57%) WCF
1 4 (28.57%) WPF
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (42.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (14.29%) Derivative
2 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
3 1 (7.14%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Risk Management
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) OO
6 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Build Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Data Visualisation
6 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 2 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Kanban
6 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
6 2 (14.29%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
6 2 (14.29%) Usability Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
7 1 (7.14%) PnL Attribution
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 4 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) Korn
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.14%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) Basel III
1 3 (21.43%) CRD IV
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Adobe
1 2 (14.29%) FIS
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) SunGard