The first table below looks at the demand for Front Arena skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Arena over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard Front Arena
Rank 586 495 572
Rank change year-on-year
-91 +77
Contract jobs citing Front Arena 4 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.008% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.093% 0.21% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 2
Average daily rate £400 £625 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +8.69%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Business Applications Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
4286 3757 4925
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 8.35% 8.72% 8.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2548 2038 2549
Average daily rate £425 £450 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 70 68
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.50 £12.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £70.25 £56.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £37.80 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-12.69% +89.00%
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Front Arena
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Arena across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Front Arena Jobs Demand Trend in England

Front Arena
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Arena across the England region.

Front Arena Daily Rate Trend in England

Front Arena
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Arena within the England region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
London -26 4 £400 -36.00% 2
South East - - - -
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Front Arena
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Front Arena 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 Arena.

1 3 (42.86%) Murex
1 3 (42.86%) SunGard
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
1 3 (42.86%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
2 2 (28.57%) Summit
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) ACCA
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Calypso
2 2 (28.57%) CIMA
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Swaptions
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
2 2 (28.57%) Microgen
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Murex MxML
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income

Front Arena
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Front Arena 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 Arena. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Murex Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Derivative
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Swaptions
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ACCA
1 2 (28.57%) CIMA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Murex
1 3 (42.86%) SunGard
2 2 (28.57%) Calypso
2 2 (28.57%) Microgen
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase