The table below looks at the statistics for the Front Office Developer role 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 Office Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office Developer
Rank 514 490 505
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 55 81 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 54 72
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£575 £600 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £500 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £685 £648
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £625
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Front Office Developer
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47435 44898 50240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 91.27% 92.83% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 29529 27410 28827
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1886 1936 2450
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.04
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

Front Office Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Front Office Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Front Office Developer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Front Office Developer Daily Rate Trend in England

Front Office Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Front Office Developer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Front Office Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front Office Developer across the England region.

Front Office Developer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Front Office Developer
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 Office Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 15 September 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -22 55 £575 -4.16% 12
Front Office Developer
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Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Front Office Developer in their job title 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 with Front Office Developer in their job title.

1 96 (100.00%) Front Office
2 51 (53.13%) Java
3 45 (46.88%) C++
4 40 (41.67%) C#
5 39 (40.63%) Finance
6 33 (34.38%) Banking
7 32 (33.33%) Multithreading
8 31 (32.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 29 (30.21%) Mathematics
9 29 (30.21%) Computer Science
10 28 (29.17%) Risk Management
11 26 (27.08%) Fixed Income
11 26 (27.08%) .NET
12 25 (26.04%) Degree
12 25 (26.04%) Investment Banking
12 25 (26.04%) Analytical Skills
13 23 (23.96%) Spring
14 22 (22.92%) Derivative
14 22 (22.92%) Low Latency
15 21 (21.88%) SQL
16 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (16.67%) Scala
18 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
19 14 (14.58%) WPF
20 13 (13.54%) XML
20 13 (13.54%) JMS
20 13 (13.54%) WinForms
20 13 (13.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
21 12 (12.50%) TDD
21 12 (12.50%) Oracle

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Front Office Developer in their job title 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 with Front Office Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (10.42%) WebLogic
1 10 (10.42%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.08%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 1 (1.04%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (1.04%) Alfresco
3 1 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.04%) Documentum
3 1 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (1.04%) Global One
2 1 (1.04%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.04%) Big Data
5 1 (1.04%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.04%) DB2
5 1 (1.04%) OLAP
5 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.04%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.04%) IDOL
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
1 5 (5.21%) JIRA
2 4 (4.17%) TeamCity
3 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (2.08%) NUnit
4 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.08%) MSTest
5 1 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.04%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.04%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.04%) JUnit
5 1 (1.04%) jMock
General
1 96 (100.00%) Front Office
2 39 (40.63%) Finance
3 33 (34.38%) Banking
4 25 (26.04%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.08%) Back Office
6 1 (1.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) .NET
2 23 (23.96%) Spring
3 14 (14.58%) WPF
4 13 (13.54%) WinForms
4 13 (13.54%) XML
4 13 (13.54%) JMS
5 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
5 12 (12.50%) WCF
6 10 (10.42%) Java SE
6 10 (10.42%) XSLT
7 9 (9.38%) Java EE
8 8 (8.33%) Hibernate
8 8 (8.33%) HTML
9 6 (6.25%) Web Services
9 6 (6.25%) Spring Integration
10 5 (5.21%) JNI
10 5 (5.21%) Murex Flex
10 5 (5.21%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (4.17%) MDX
11 4 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (32.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 29 (30.21%) Mathematics
2 29 (30.21%) Computer Science
3 26 (27.08%) Fixed Income
4 25 (26.04%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (22.92%) Derivative
6 13 (13.54%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 11 (11.46%) Physics
7 11 (11.46%) Open Source
8 7 (7.29%) Equities
9 4 (4.17%) Credit Derivative
10 3 (3.13%) Grid Computing
10 3 (3.13%) Visualisation
11 2 (2.08%) User Experience
11 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.04%) N-Tier
12 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
12 1 (1.04%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (12.50%) UNIX
2 9 (9.38%) Linux
3 7 (7.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 28 (29.17%) Risk Management
3 22 (22.92%) Low Latency
4 18 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.50%) TDD
5 12 (12.50%) Analytics
6 11 (11.46%) OO
7 9 (9.38%) MVC
7 9 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 7 (7.29%) OOD
10 6 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.21%) Greeks
11 5 (5.21%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.21%) MVVM
12 4 (4.17%) RAD
12 4 (4.17%) Workflow
12 4 (4.17%) Automated Testing
13 3 (3.13%) Strategic Management
13 3 (3.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (53.13%) Java
2 45 (46.88%) C++
3 40 (41.67%) C#
4 21 (21.88%) SQL
5 16 (16.67%) Scala
6 11 (11.46%) VBA
7 8 (8.33%) Python
8 5 (5.21%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.13%) XAML
10 2 (2.08%) C++/CLI
10 2 (2.08%) Haskell
10 2 (2.08%) R
10 2 (2.08%) VC++
11 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (26.04%) Degree
2 9 (9.38%) PhD
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.13%) MCSD
3 3 (3.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.13%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (12.50%) Oracle
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.29%) Reuters
3 7 (7.29%) Bloomberg
3 7 (7.29%) Sybase
4 6 (6.25%) 29West
4 6 (6.25%) Adobe
4 6 (6.25%) Murex
5 4 (4.17%) JBoss
5 4 (4.17%) TIBCO
5 4 (4.17%) DevExpress
6 3 (3.13%) Infragistics
7 2 (2.08%) Perforce
8 1 (1.04%) EMC
8 1 (1.04%) Interwoven
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