The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Front Office Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office Developer
UK
Rank 498 520 489
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 89 110 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.22% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 98 106
Median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £516 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £708 £650 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £486
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 Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
42508 47354 48039
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.75% 94.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 27665 30191 30170
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £587 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1501 1736 1893
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.87 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Front Office Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Front Office Developer in the job title.

Front Office Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Front Office Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Front Office Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Front Office Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Front Office Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Front Office Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Front Office Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Front Office Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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 +10 89 £625 +4.16% 17
London -9 89 £625 +4.16% 17
City of London -5 25 £600 -4.00% 11
Canary Wharf +4 7 £650 +0.30%

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Front Office Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 151 (100.00%) Front Office
2 83 (54.97%) Java
3 68 (45.03%) Multithreading
4 62 (41.06%) Finance
5 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (39.07%) Banking
6 52 (34.44%) C#
7 48 (31.79%) Equities
8 47 (31.13%) Derivative
9 40 (26.49%) Fixed Income
10 35 (23.18%) Analytics
11 33 (21.85%) Investment Banking
12 32 (21.19%) C++
13 31 (20.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 31 (20.53%) OO
14 29 (19.21%) SQL
15 28 (18.54%) Electronic Trading
16 24 (15.89%) Equity Derivative
17 23 (15.23%) TIBCO
18 22 (14.57%) TDD
19 21 (13.91%) SQL Server
20 20 (13.25%) .NET
20 20 (13.25%) Risk Management
21 19 (12.58%) Windows
21 19 (12.58%) Python
21 19 (12.58%) WPF
22 18 (11.92%) Linux
22 18 (11.92%) Unix
23 17 (11.26%) Scala
23 17 (11.26%) Low Latency

Front Office Developer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (5.96%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.65%) Apache
2 4 (2.65%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (0.66%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Spreadsheet
2 4 (2.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (5.96%) RMDS
2 2 (1.32%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.66%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.93%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.95%) Hadoop
3 12 (7.95%) RDBMS
4 10 (6.62%) Big Data
5 8 (5.30%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (4.64%) KDB
6 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.64%) Tick Data
7 5 (3.31%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.99%) Power BI
8 3 (1.99%) QlikView
8 3 (1.99%) Spotfire
8 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.32%) DB2
9 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.32%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.99%) JIRA
1 3 (1.99%) Subversion
1 3 (1.99%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.32%) Build Forge
2 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
2 2 (1.32%) Hudson
2 2 (1.32%) Maven
2 2 (1.32%) NUnit
3 1 (0.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.66%) Gradle
3 1 (0.66%) JUnit
3 1 (0.66%) Mockito
General
1 151 (100.00%) Front Office
2 62 (41.06%) Finance
3 59 (39.07%) Banking
4 33 (21.85%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.25%) .NET
2 19 (12.58%) WPF
3 15 (9.93%) Spring
4 10 (6.62%) XML
5 9 (5.96%) HTML
5 9 (5.96%) JMS
5 9 (5.96%) Rendezvous
6 8 (5.30%) WinForms
7 6 (3.97%) HTML5
7 6 (3.97%) WCF
8 5 (3.31%) AngularJS
8 5 (3.31%) J2EE
8 5 (3.31%) Kafka
8 5 (3.31%) TIBCO EMS
8 5 (3.31%) XSD
9 4 (2.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (2.65%) Hibernate
9 4 (2.65%) Web Services
10 3 (1.99%) Akka
10 3 (1.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 48 (31.79%) Equities
2 47 (31.13%) Derivative
3 40 (26.49%) Fixed Income
4 31 (20.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (15.89%) Equity Derivative
6 15 (9.93%) Market Risk
7 11 (7.28%) Data Structures
8 8 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (5.30%) Computer Science
9 7 (4.64%) Algorithms
10 6 (3.97%) Credit Risk
10 6 (3.97%) Grid Computing
11 5 (3.31%) Mathematics
12 4 (2.65%) Physics
12 4 (2.65%) User Experience
12 4 (2.65%) Visualisation
13 3 (1.99%) OTC Derivatives
14 2 (1.32%) Hedge funds
14 2 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 2 (1.32%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.58%) Windows
2 18 (11.92%) Linux
2 18 (11.92%) Unix
3 3 (1.99%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (45.03%) Multithreading
2 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (23.18%) Analytics
4 31 (20.53%) OO
5 28 (18.54%) Electronic Trading
6 22 (14.57%) TDD
7 20 (13.25%) Risk Management
8 17 (11.26%) Low Latency
9 14 (9.27%) Scrum
10 13 (8.61%) Asset Management
11 11 (7.28%) Concurrent Programming
11 11 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.62%) Multithreaded Programming
13 9 (5.96%) Migration
14 7 (4.64%) Performance Tuning
14 7 (4.64%) SDLC
15 6 (3.97%) Front End Development
15 6 (3.97%) Unit Testing
16 5 (3.31%) MVVM
16 5 (3.31%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 83 (54.97%) Java
2 52 (34.44%) C#
3 32 (21.19%) C++
4 29 (19.21%) SQL
5 19 (12.58%) Python
6 17 (11.26%) Scala
7 10 (6.62%) VBA
8 7 (4.64%) Perl
9 6 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.97%) PowerShell
10 5 (3.31%) C
10 5 (3.31%) Haskell
10 5 (3.31%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.31%) XAML
11 4 (2.65%) Clojure
12 2 (1.32%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.66%) F#
13 1 (0.66%) Rust
Qualifications
1 8 (5.30%) Degree
2 5 (3.31%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.31%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) MiFID
3 1 (0.66%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.66%) EMIR
3 1 (0.66%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.65%) Docker
Vendors
1 23 (15.23%) TIBCO
2 14 (9.27%) Fidessa
3 12 (7.95%) Reuters
4 9 (5.96%) Bloomberg
4 9 (5.96%) ION Trading
5 7 (4.64%) Sybase
6 5 (3.31%) Microsoft
7 4 (2.65%) Calypso
7 4 (2.65%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.65%) Oracle
8 3 (1.99%) DataSynapse
8 3 (1.99%) IBM
8 3 (1.99%) MicroStrategy
8 3 (1.99%) Solace
8 3 (1.99%) Tableau
9 2 (1.32%) FactSet
10 1 (0.66%) Charles River
10 1 (0.66%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.66%) Infragistics
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