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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SunGard Front Arena
Rank 422 411 416
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs citing Front Arena 2 5 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.021% 0.059%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.11% 0.22% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 14
Average daily rate
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£550 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
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
1793 2296 2222
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.57% 9.47% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1120 1358 1394
Average daily rate £475 £475 £468
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £632 £600 £607
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 10 18
Average hourly rate £43.15 £30.82 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +81.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.60 £13.27 £14.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £128.00 £32.82 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.57 £31.50 £18.37
% change year-on-year
-37.87% +71.52%

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 12 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (87.50%) SunGard
2 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Fixed Income
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) Hedge funds
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Murex
5 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
6 2 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (25.00%) Front Office

Front Arena
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Applications Support
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Senior Support Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Murex Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Front Arena Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Front Arena Developer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Fixed Income
2 5 (62.50%) Hedge funds
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
1 6 (75.00%) Python
2 5 (62.50%) C#
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) SunGard
2 3 (37.50%) Murex