The table below looks at the statistics for Front Arena skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Arena over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard Front Arena
Rank 428 409 395
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -14
Contract jobs citing Front Arena 1 9 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.039% 0.039%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.052% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 7
Average daily rate
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£725 £488 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.71% -15.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £600
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Business Applications Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1905 1991 2006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.14% 8.56% 8.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1207 1201 1233
Average daily rate £475 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £601
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+2.42% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 25
Average hourly rate £18.00 £32.03 £32.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.80% -1.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.61 £30.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
-19.96% -6.81%

Front Arena
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Front Arena Jobs Demand Trend in London

Front Arena
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Front Arena Daily Rate Trend in London

Front Arena
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 14 (100.00%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) Fixed Income
4 10 (71.43%) Finance
4 10 (71.43%) C#
4 10 (71.43%) Hedge funds
5 9 (64.29%) SunGard
6 7 (50.00%) Front Office
6 7 (50.00%) Murex
7 4 (28.57%) Swaptions
7 4 (28.57%) Release Management
7 4 (28.57%) Java
8 3 (21.43%) Calypso
8 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
8 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
9 2 (14.29%) thinkFolio
9 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Workflow
9 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
10 1 (7.14%) Project Management
10 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
10 1 (7.14%) C++
10 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
10 1 (7.14%) OO
10 1 (7.14%) Sophis
10 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (7.14%) DevExpress
10 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ

Front Arena
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (14.29%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Applications Support
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Support Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (35.71%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Front Arena Support
5 1 (7.14%) Front Arena Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Front Arena Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (7.14%) FIX Protocol
1 1 (7.14%) WPF
1 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (78.57%) Fixed Income
2 10 (71.43%) Hedge funds
3 4 (28.57%) Swaptions
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Release Management
2 3 (21.43%) Asset Management
2 3 (21.43%) Risk Management
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.14%) OO
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 10 (71.43%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) C++
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) SunGard
2 7 (50.00%) Murex
3 3 (21.43%) Calypso
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
4 1 (7.14%) Sophis
4 1 (7.14%) DevExpress