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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 16 15 26
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing Front Office 6 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 5.22% 8.12% 3.31%
As % of the General category 8.00% 11.05% 5.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 8
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£600 £558 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.47% -6.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £344 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £670 £650 £658
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +233.33%
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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
75 172 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 65.22% 73.50% 58.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 148 98
Average daily rate £550 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £650 £617
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 8 (47.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) Low Latency
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) Apache Flex
4 4 (23.53%) HTML
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) Equities
5 3 (17.65%) Derivative
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) Back Office
5 3 (17.65%) 29West
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
6 2 (11.76%) Test Management
6 2 (11.76%) Analytics
6 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 2 (11.76%) QA
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 2 (11.76%) JMS
6 2 (11.76%) Solaris

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (5.88%) Oracle Coherence
1 1 (5.88%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) CruiseControl
2 1 (5.88%) Maven
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) jMock
2 1 (5.88%) Grunt
2 1 (5.88%) Bower
2 1 (5.88%) Hudson
General
1 8 (47.06%) Banking
2 6 (35.29%) Investment Banking
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
4 3 (17.65%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Java Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Project Manager
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) QA Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Excel Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) HTML5
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Flex
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
3 1 (5.88%) J2EE
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) JDBC
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Rendezvous
3 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (17.65%) Equities
2 3 (17.65%) Derivative
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Fixed Income
4 1 (5.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
4 1 (5.88%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (5.88%) Statistics
4 1 (5.88%) Market Risk
4 1 (5.88%) RIA
4 1 (5.88%) Wiki
4 1 (5.88%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Solaris
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Risk Management
2 5 (29.41%) Low Latency
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
4 2 (11.76%) Test Management
4 2 (11.76%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (11.76%) Project Management
4 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Workflow
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (5.88%) Refactoring
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) Java
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) C++
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) EMIR
2 1 (5.88%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) 29West
2 1 (5.88%) Adobe
2 1 (5.88%) TIBCO