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 27 August 2014 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office Developer
Rank 383 345 339
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 41 77 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.33% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 53 68
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£575 £600 £558
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.16% +7.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £530
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate - £500 £625
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
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
22142 23580 24592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.52% 92.91% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 15051 16152 16176
Average daily rate £425 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 415 460 627
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

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 27 August 2014.

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 27 August 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
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 +8 9 £551 -8.12% 13
Canary Wharf - - - -
Front Office Developer
England

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 77 (100.00%) Front Office
2 43 (55.84%) Java
3 40 (51.95%) C++
4 34 (44.16%) Finance
5 32 (41.56%) Multithreading
6 29 (37.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (36.36%) Computer Science
8 26 (33.77%) Mathematics
8 26 (33.77%) C#
9 25 (32.47%) Banking
10 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
11 23 (29.87%) Fixed Income
12 21 (27.27%) Spring
12 21 (27.27%) Degree
12 21 (27.27%) Low Latency
13 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
13 20 (25.97%) .NET
14 19 (24.68%) Derivative
15 18 (23.38%) SQL
16 13 (16.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
17 12 (15.58%) WPF
17 12 (15.58%) JMS
17 12 (15.58%) Scala
18 11 (14.29%) Open Source
18 11 (14.29%) Analytics
18 11 (14.29%) VBA
18 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
18 11 (14.29%) Physics
19 10 (12.99%) Oracle
19 10 (12.99%) UNIX

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 9 (11.69%) WebLogic
1 9 (11.69%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.60%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (2.60%) Confluence
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (1.30%) Global One
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.30%) Big Data
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.30%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (1.30%) OLAP
5 1 (1.30%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
2 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) JIRA
3 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.30%) Subversion
General
1 77 (100.00%) Front Office
2 34 (44.16%) Finance
3 25 (32.47%) Banking
4 20 (25.97%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) Spring
2 20 (25.97%) .NET
3 12 (15.58%) JMS
3 12 (15.58%) WPF
4 9 (11.69%) Java SE
4 9 (11.69%) WinForms
4 9 (11.69%) XML
4 9 (11.69%) XSLT
5 8 (10.39%) Java EE
6 7 (9.09%) WCF
7 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
7 6 (7.79%) Hibernate
8 5 (6.49%) Spring Integration
9 4 (5.19%) Murex Flex
9 4 (5.19%) MDX
9 4 (5.19%) JNI
9 4 (5.19%) Web Services
10 3 (3.90%) Middleware
10 3 (3.90%) Spring MVC
10 3 (3.90%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 29 (37.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 28 (36.36%) Computer Science
3 26 (33.77%) Mathematics
4 23 (29.87%) Fixed Income
5 19 (24.68%) Derivative
6 13 (16.88%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 11 (14.29%) Physics
7 11 (14.29%) Open Source
8 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.90%) Grid Computing
8 3 (3.90%) Equities
9 2 (2.60%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (2.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.30%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.30%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.99%) UNIX
2 7 (9.09%) Linux
3 4 (5.19%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.56%) Multithreading
2 24 (31.17%) Risk Management
3 21 (27.27%) Low Latency
4 11 (14.29%) Analytics
5 9 (11.69%) TDD
6 8 (10.39%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (9.09%) OO
7 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.79%) OOD
8 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.49%) MVC
10 4 (5.19%) Workflow
10 4 (5.19%) Data Modelling
10 4 (5.19%) Automated Testing
10 4 (5.19%) Greeks
11 3 (3.90%) ETRM
11 3 (3.90%) Rapid Prototyping
11 3 (3.90%) Software Architecture
11 3 (3.90%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.84%) Java
2 40 (51.95%) C++
3 26 (33.77%) C#
4 18 (23.38%) SQL
5 12 (15.58%) Scala
6 11 (14.29%) VBA
7 4 (5.19%) Python
8 3 (3.90%) XAML
9 2 (2.60%) C++/CLI
9 2 (2.60%) VC++
9 2 (2.60%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (27.27%) Degree
2 9 (11.69%) PhD
3 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.90%) MCSD
3 3 (3.90%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (12.99%) Oracle
2 6 (7.79%) Sybase
2 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Reuters
2 6 (7.79%) Bloomberg
2 6 (7.79%) 29West
3 5 (6.49%) Murex
4 4 (5.19%) Adobe
4 4 (5.19%) JBoss
5 3 (3.90%) Infragistics
5 3 (3.90%) TIBCO
5 3 (3.90%) DevExpress
6 2 (2.60%) Perforce
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