The table below looks at the statistics for Front Arena skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Arena over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
FIS Front Arena (formerly SunGard Front Arena)
UK
Rank 594 597 610
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +13
Contract jobs citing Front Arena 1 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.042% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.026% 0.51% 0.041%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 21 2
Median daily rate £650 £675 £800
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -15.62%
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Business Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
3841 4102 4860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 8.58% 8.22% 9.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2406 2356 2775
Median daily rate £450 £438 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £301 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 71 33
Median hourly rate £23.00 £42.50 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.88% +132.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £5.00 £17.99 £12.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £69.07 £67.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £42.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-27.05% +142.85%

Front Arena
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Front Arena as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Business Applications category.

Front Arena Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Front Arena
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Arena within the UK.

Front Arena Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Front Arena
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Arena within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -6 1 £650 -3.70%
London -11 1 £650 -3.70%

Front Arena
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front Arena also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Front Arena.

1 2 (100.00%) SunGard
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Swaptions
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Wall Street Systems
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Calypso

Front Arena
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (50.00%) Hedge funds
1 1 (50.00%) Swaptions
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SunGard
2 1 (50.00%) Calypso
2 1 (50.00%) Wall Street Systems