The table below looks at the statistics for the Front Office Developer role 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 Office Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office Developer
Rank 358 349 298
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -51
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 29 35 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.16% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.18% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 34 75
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£550 £575 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £300
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Front Office Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19003 19763 18521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.50% 93.07% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 13210 13394 12655
Average daily rate £450 £425 £430
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 376 415
Average hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.08% -2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Front Office Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Front Office Developer Jobs Demand Trend in London

Front Office Developer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Front Office Developer Daily Rate Trend in London

Front Office Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office Developer across the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

Front Office Developer Daily Rate Histogram in London

Front Office Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Front Office Developer Hourly Rate Trend in London

Front Office Developer
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 Office Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +18 12 £550 -5.37% 4
Front Office Developer
England

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 84 (100.00%) Front Office
2 48 (57.14%) C#
3 37 (44.05%) Finance
4 35 (41.67%) Java
5 30 (35.71%) .NET
6 24 (28.57%) VBA
7 21 (25.00%) Banking
8 20 (23.81%) Derivative
8 20 (23.81%) Fixed Income
9 19 (22.62%) C++
9 19 (22.62%) SQL
9 19 (22.62%) WPF
10 17 (20.24%) Multithreading
11 16 (19.05%) RAD
12 14 (16.67%) Risk Management
13 13 (15.48%) Degree
14 12 (14.29%) Equities
14 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
15 11 (13.10%) Investment Banking
15 11 (13.10%) WCF
16 10 (11.90%) Python
16 10 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (11.90%) Low Latency
17 9 (10.71%) Analytics
17 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
18 8 (9.52%) Subversion
18 8 (9.52%) TIBCO EMS
18 8 (9.52%) TIBCO
18 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
18 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (9.52%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.33%) Endur
1 7 (8.33%) ZaiNet
2 1 (1.19%) Summit
2 1 (1.19%) RMDS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.19%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Subversion
2 7 (8.33%) ClearQuest
3 5 (5.95%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.38%) JIRA
4 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (2.38%) MSTest
4 2 (2.38%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.19%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.19%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (1.19%) JUnit
5 1 (1.19%) Maven
General
1 84 (100.00%) Front Office
2 37 (44.05%) Finance
3 21 (25.00%) Banking
4 11 (13.10%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) French Language
5 1 (1.19%) Back Office
5 1 (1.19%) Law
5 1 (1.19%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.71%) .NET
2 19 (22.62%) WPF
3 11 (13.10%) WCF
4 8 (9.52%) ASP.NET
5 7 (8.33%) Rendezvous
5 7 (8.33%) WinForms
6 5 (5.95%) HTML
7 3 (3.57%) JMS
7 3 (3.57%) CSS
7 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.57%) HTML5
7 3 (3.57%) Reactive Extensions
8 2 (2.38%) jQuery
8 2 (2.38%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (2.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (2.38%) Web Services
8 2 (2.38%) Ajax
8 2 (2.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Derivative
1 20 (23.81%) Fixed Income
2 12 (14.29%) Equities
3 10 (11.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 8 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (8.33%) Equity Derivative
6 5 (5.95%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.76%) Data Structures
8 2 (2.38%) Algorithms
8 2 (2.38%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.38%) Economics
8 2 (2.38%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.19%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.19%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.19%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.19%) User Experience
9 1 (1.19%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.14%) UNIX
2 2 (2.38%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.24%) Multithreading
2 16 (19.05%) RAD
3 14 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 10 (11.90%) Low Latency
5 9 (10.71%) Analytics
5 9 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.33%) OO
6 7 (8.33%) ITIL
6 7 (8.33%) Change Management
6 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
6 7 (8.33%) ETRM
7 6 (7.14%) Asset Management
8 5 (5.95%) TDD
8 5 (5.95%) Greeks
9 4 (4.76%) MVVM
9 4 (4.76%) BDD
9 4 (4.76%) MVC
9 4 (4.76%) OOD
10 3 (3.57%) SOA
10 3 (3.57%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 48 (57.14%) C#
2 35 (41.67%) Java
3 24 (28.57%) VBA
4 19 (22.62%) C++
4 19 (22.62%) SQL
5 10 (11.90%) Python
6 7 (8.33%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.76%) Scala
8 3 (3.57%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.38%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.19%) C
10 1 (1.19%) R
10 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.19%) XAML
10 1 (1.19%) Haskell
10 1 (1.19%) Groovy
10 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (15.48%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (9.52%) TIBCO
2 7 (8.33%) Oracle
2 7 (8.33%) Trayport
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.95%) Murex
4 4 (4.76%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.57%) Reuters
6 2 (2.38%) 29West
7 1 (1.19%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.19%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.19%) Business Objects