The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 London 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SunGard Front Arena
Rank 408 371 424
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +53
Contract jobs citing Front Arena 4 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.032% 0.018%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 0.37% 0.21%
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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
2150 1897 2419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.88% 8.77% 8.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1397 1141 1345
Average daily rate £450 £460 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £433
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -1.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 15 7
Average hourly rate £17.32 £23.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.95% -14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £15.50 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £81.00 £53.41
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 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
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 17 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
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on Same Period
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Front Arena
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 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 London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (28.57%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Mart
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
2 2 (28.57%) General Ledger
2 2 (28.57%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Banking Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Finance Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Murex Consultant
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%) Swaptions
2 2 (28.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (28.57%) Reference Data
3 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 1 (14.29%) Equities
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) GAP Analysis
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%) Microgen
2 2 (28.57%) Calypso
3 1 (14.29%) Sybase