The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office Developer
Rank 547 565 455
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -110
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 39 28 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.052% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.076% 0.056% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 27 80
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£550 £625 £578
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +8.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
51554 49982 43833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.36% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 31354 30067 25181
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £226 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2056 2247
Average hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £17.77
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.22% -1.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
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

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 1 April 2015.

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 3 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 1 April 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
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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 +19 39 £550 -12.00% 6
England +3 39 £550 -12.00% 6
City of London +29 14 £550 -15.38% 2

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 73 (100.00%) Front Office
2 41 (56.16%) C#
3 32 (43.84%) Java
4 31 (42.47%) Finance
5 27 (36.99%) .NET
6 25 (34.25%) VBA
7 21 (28.77%) Derivative
8 19 (26.03%) SQL
9 17 (23.29%) Fixed Income
9 17 (23.29%) RAD
10 15 (20.55%) Multithreading
11 14 (19.18%) Python
11 14 (19.18%) C++
12 13 (17.81%) WPF
12 13 (17.81%) Banking
13 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
13 12 (16.44%) Risk Management
14 10 (13.70%) Analytics
15 9 (12.33%) Low Latency
15 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
15 9 (12.33%) Equities
15 9 (12.33%) WCF
16 8 (10.96%) Subversion
16 8 (10.96%) Equity Derivative
17 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
17 7 (9.59%) ZaiNet
17 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
17 7 (9.59%) ETRM
17 7 (9.59%) Trayport
17 7 (9.59%) Change Management

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 6 (8.22%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.37%) MTS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) ZaiNet
1 7 (9.59%) Endur
2 1 (1.37%) RMDS
2 1 (1.37%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Subversion
2 7 (9.59%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.74%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.37%) Maven
4 1 (1.37%) NUnit
4 1 (1.37%) JUnit
4 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 73 (100.00%) Front Office
2 31 (42.47%) Finance
3 13 (17.81%) Banking
4 9 (12.33%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.37%) French Language
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (36.99%) .NET
2 13 (17.81%) WPF
3 9 (12.33%) WCF
4 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.48%) Rendezvous
6 3 (4.11%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (4.11%) WinForms
7 2 (2.74%) HTML
7 2 (2.74%) Reactive Extensions
8 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.37%) HTML5
8 1 (1.37%) Akka
8 1 (1.37%) LINQ
8 1 (1.37%) JDBC
8 1 (1.37%) Web Services
8 1 (1.37%) XML
8 1 (1.37%) XHTML
8 1 (1.37%) J2SE
8 1 (1.37%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Derivative
2 17 (23.29%) Fixed Income
3 9 (12.33%) Equities
4 8 (10.96%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (2.74%) Economics
6 2 (2.74%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.37%) User Experience
7 1 (1.37%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.37%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.37%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 1 (1.37%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.37%) Market Risk
7 1 (1.37%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.85%) UNIX
2 3 (4.11%) Windows
3 2 (2.74%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) RAD
2 15 (20.55%) Multithreading
3 12 (16.44%) Risk Management
4 10 (13.70%) Analytics
5 9 (12.33%) Low Latency
6 7 (9.59%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.59%) ETRM
6 7 (9.59%) Change Management
6 7 (9.59%) ITIL
7 6 (8.22%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.22%) Asset Management
8 4 (5.48%) OO
8 4 (5.48%) TDD
9 3 (4.11%) Greeks
9 3 (4.11%) Functional Programming
9 3 (4.11%) Data Virtualisation
10 2 (2.74%) OOD
10 2 (2.74%) SOA
10 2 (2.74%) Migration
10 2 (2.74%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 41 (56.16%) C#
2 32 (43.84%) Java
3 25 (34.25%) VBA
4 19 (26.03%) SQL
5 14 (19.18%) Python
5 14 (19.18%) C++
6 7 (9.59%) VB.NET
7 4 (5.48%) Scala
8 1 (1.37%) R
8 1 (1.37%) Groovy
8 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.59%) Trayport
1 7 (9.59%) TIBCO
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle
2 5 (6.85%) Murex
2 5 (6.85%) Bloomberg
3 4 (5.48%) Reuters
4 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.37%) 29West
5 1 (1.37%) Tradeweb
5 1 (1.37%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.37%) DataSynapse
5 1 (1.37%) eSpeed
5 1 (1.37%) Sybase
5 1 (1.37%) Business Objects
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