The first table below looks at the demand for the Front Office Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office Developer
Rank 527 503 520
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 45 63 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 49 65
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£625 £600 £554
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +8.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £550
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £650 £619
UK excluding London average daily rate - £419 £625
% change year-on-year
- -33.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

Front Office Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 22 July 2014.

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 5 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 22 July 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
London -2 43 £625 +4.16% 7
England -25 43 £625 +4.16% 7
City of London +9 3 £575 -4.16% 5
Scotland -14 2 - -
Glasgow +1 1 - -

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 70 (100.00%) Front Office
2 36 (51.43%) C++
2 36 (51.43%) Java
3 34 (48.57%) Finance
4 30 (42.86%) Multithreading
5 26 (37.14%) Computer Science
6 24 (34.29%) Fixed Income
7 23 (32.86%) Banking
7 23 (32.86%) Mathematics
8 21 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 21 (30.00%) Low Latency
9 19 (27.14%) Investment Banking
10 18 (25.71%) Degree
11 17 (24.29%) C#
12 16 (22.86%) SQL
12 16 (22.86%) .NET
12 16 (22.86%) Spring
12 16 (22.86%) Derivative
13 15 (21.43%) Risk Management
14 12 (17.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 11 (15.71%) VBA
15 11 (15.71%) Physics
15 11 (15.71%) WPF
15 11 (15.71%) Analytics
16 10 (14.29%) Scala
16 10 (14.29%) Open Source
17 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
17 9 (12.86%) PhD
18 8 (11.43%) OO
19 7 (10.00%) UNIX

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.71%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.86%) Confluence
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Global One
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) FTP
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.86%) KDB
4 2 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.43%) Big Data
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) MySQL
5 1 (1.43%) OLAP
5 1 (1.43%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.29%) JIRA
3 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.43%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.43%) Subversion
General
1 70 (100.00%) Front Office
2 34 (48.57%) Finance
3 23 (32.86%) Banking
4 19 (27.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) .NET
1 16 (22.86%) Spring
2 11 (15.71%) WPF
3 7 (10.00%) WinForms
3 7 (10.00%) WCF
4 6 (8.57%) JMS
4 6 (8.57%) XML
5 5 (7.14%) Middleware
6 4 (5.71%) Java SE
6 4 (5.71%) Java EE
6 4 (5.71%) MDX
6 4 (5.71%) XSLT
6 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.29%) Spring MVC
8 2 (2.86%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.86%) Rendezvous
8 2 (2.86%) Web Services
8 2 (2.86%) Task Parallel Library
8 2 (2.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (37.14%) Computer Science
2 24 (34.29%) Fixed Income
3 23 (32.86%) Mathematics
4 21 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 16 (22.86%) Derivative
6 12 (17.14%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 11 (15.71%) Physics
8 10 (14.29%) Open Source
9 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
10 3 (4.29%) Grid Computing
10 3 (4.29%) Equities
11 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
11 2 (2.86%) Market Risk
12 1 (1.43%) Reference Data
12 1 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
12 1 (1.43%) Hedge funds
12 1 (1.43%) Credit Risk
12 1 (1.43%) Statistics
12 1 (1.43%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.00%) UNIX
2 5 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (42.86%) Multithreading
2 21 (30.00%) Low Latency
3 15 (21.43%) Risk Management
4 11 (15.71%) Analytics
5 8 (11.43%) OO
6 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.57%) TDD
7 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.14%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.71%) OOD
9 4 (5.71%) Workflow
9 4 (5.71%) MVC
10 3 (4.29%) OOP
10 3 (4.29%) RAD
10 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.29%) Web Development
10 3 (4.29%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) C++
1 36 (51.43%) Java
2 17 (24.29%) C#
3 16 (22.86%) SQL
4 11 (15.71%) VBA
5 10 (14.29%) Scala
6 4 (5.71%) Python
7 2 (2.86%) XAML
7 2 (2.86%) C++/CLI
7 2 (2.86%) VC++
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (25.71%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) PhD
3 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.29%) MCSD
3 3 (4.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.57%) 29West
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 4 (5.71%) TIBCO
3 4 (5.71%) JBoss
4 3 (4.29%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.29%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.86%) Perforce
5 2 (2.86%) Reuters
5 2 (2.86%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase