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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SunGard Front Arena
Rank 395 399 406
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Contract jobs citing Front Arena 16 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.076% 0.029% 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.98% 0.30% 0.048%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 1
Average daily rate £600 £650 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Front Arena
England

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
1625 2005 2080
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.68% 9.62% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1007 1275 1194
Average daily rate £463 £465 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.53% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £308 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £602
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £418
% change year-on-year
- +1.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 22
Average hourly rate £55.00 £37.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% +36.36%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.75 £30.00 £16.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £53.82 £80.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £17.50 £37.80
% change year-on-year
+122.85% -53.70%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Arena across the London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Front Arena Daily Rate Histogram in London

Front Arena
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
City of London - 4 £725 -
Front Arena
England

Front Arena
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 29 (87.88%) C#
1 29 (87.88%) SQL
1 29 (87.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 29 (87.88%) Finance
1 29 (87.88%) Hedge funds
2 23 (69.70%) Python
3 17 (51.52%) SunGard
4 15 (45.45%) Front Office
5 14 (42.42%) Equities
5 14 (42.42%) Derivative
5 14 (42.42%) Equity Derivative
5 14 (42.42%) Financial Institution
6 9 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
6 9 (27.27%) Fixed Income
7 6 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (18.18%) Degree
7 6 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
7 6 (18.18%) TIBCO
7 6 (18.18%) Memcached
7 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
7 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
7 6 (18.18%) Physics
7 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 4 (12.12%) Banking
8 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.12%) Murex
8 4 (12.12%) Migration
9 3 (9.09%) Investment Management
9 3 (9.09%) SWIFT
9 3 (9.09%) Bloomberg

Front Arena
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
General
1 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 15 (45.45%) Front Office
3 14 (42.42%) Financial Institution
4 4 (12.12%) Banking
5 2 (6.06%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Front Arena Developer
3 12 (36.36%) Python Developer
4 6 (18.18%) Quantitative Developer
5 5 (15.15%) C# Developer
6 4 (12.12%) Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Murex Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Consultant
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 3 (9.09%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (3.03%) C# Quant Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
2 6 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
2 6 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
2 6 (18.18%) Memcached
3 3 (9.09%) FpML
4 2 (6.06%) Murex MxML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (87.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 29 (87.88%) Hedge funds
2 14 (42.42%) Derivative
2 14 (42.42%) Equities
2 14 (42.42%) Equity Derivative
3 9 (27.27%) Fixed Income
4 6 (18.18%) Physics
5 3 (9.09%) SWIFT
6 1 (3.03%) Economics
6 1 (3.03%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.18%) Multithreading
2 4 (12.12%) Migration
2 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
3 3 (9.09%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C#
1 29 (87.88%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (51.52%) SunGard
2 6 (18.18%) TIBCO
3 4 (12.12%) Murex
4 3 (9.09%) Bloomberg