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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office Developer
Rank 554 529 499
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 58 58 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 37 66
Average daily rate
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£600 £625 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £490 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £725 £675
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £550
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
52636 48524 50207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.72% 92.71% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 33069 29347 28320
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2112 2131 2472
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

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 31 October 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 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 31 October 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 +8 58 £600 -4.00% 8
England -35 58 £600 -4.00% 8
City of London +25 22 £564 -4.04% 5

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 October 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.

1 106 (100.00%) Front Office
2 52 (49.06%) C#
3 49 (46.23%) Java
4 44 (41.51%) Finance
5 41 (38.68%) C++
6 36 (33.96%) Banking
7 32 (30.19%) .NET
8 31 (29.25%) Fixed Income
9 29 (27.36%) Degree
10 28 (26.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 28 (26.42%) Multithreading
11 25 (23.58%) Mathematics
12 23 (21.70%) Computer Science
12 23 (21.70%) SQL
13 22 (20.75%) Investment Banking
13 22 (20.75%) WPF
14 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (18.87%) Risk Management
15 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
16 19 (17.92%) Low Latency
17 18 (16.98%) Derivative
17 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
18 16 (15.09%) Spring
19 15 (14.15%) WinForms
19 15 (14.15%) VBA
19 15 (14.15%) XML
19 15 (14.15%) JMS
20 14 (13.21%) OO
20 14 (13.21%) TDD
20 14 (13.21%) Analytics

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 10 (9.43%) WebLogic
1 10 (9.43%) WebSphere
2 6 (5.66%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (3.77%) JBoss
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (0.94%) Adobe CQ
5 1 (0.94%) Alfresco
5 1 (0.94%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.94%) Documentum
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) Murex MxG2000
2 1 (0.94%) Global One
2 1 (0.94%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.98%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.94%) Big Data
6 1 (0.94%) KDB
6 1 (0.94%) Sybase ASE
6 1 (0.94%) DB2
6 1 (0.94%) OLAP
6 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.72%) JIRA
3 4 (3.77%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (2.83%) Subversion
5 2 (1.89%) NUnit
5 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (1.89%) SpecFlow
5 2 (1.89%) MSTest
6 1 (0.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.94%) NSubstitute
6 1 (0.94%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.94%) JUnit
6 1 (0.94%) jMock
General
1 106 (100.00%) Front Office
2 44 (41.51%) Finance
3 36 (33.96%) Banking
4 22 (20.75%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (30.19%) .NET
2 22 (20.75%) WPF
3 16 (15.09%) Spring
4 15 (14.15%) XML
4 15 (14.15%) JMS
4 15 (14.15%) WinForms
5 13 (12.26%) ASP.NET
6 12 (11.32%) WCF
7 10 (9.43%) Java SE
7 10 (9.43%) HTML
7 10 (9.43%) XSLT
8 9 (8.49%) Java EE
9 8 (7.55%) Hibernate
9 8 (7.55%) Rendezvous
10 7 (6.60%) Web Services
10 7 (6.60%) FIX Protocol
11 6 (5.66%) Spring Integration
12 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (4.72%) Murex Flex
12 5 (4.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (29.25%) Fixed Income
2 28 (26.42%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 25 (23.58%) Mathematics
4 23 (21.70%) Computer Science
5 20 (18.87%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (16.98%) Derivative
7 11 (10.38%) Physics
8 10 (9.43%) Equities
9 6 (5.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 6 (5.66%) Data Structures
10 4 (3.77%) Algorithms
10 4 (3.77%) Grid Computing
10 4 (3.77%) Open Source
11 3 (2.83%) Visualisation
11 3 (2.83%) Credit Derivative
12 2 (1.89%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.89%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.89%) User Experience
13 1 (0.94%) Market Risk
13 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.32%) UNIX
2 10 (9.43%) Linux
3 7 (6.60%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (26.42%) Multithreading
2 21 (19.81%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (18.87%) Risk Management
4 19 (17.92%) Low Latency
5 14 (13.21%) Analytics
5 14 (13.21%) TDD
5 14 (13.21%) OO
6 10 (9.43%) MVC
7 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
7 9 (8.49%) Greeks
7 9 (8.49%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (7.55%) Software Engineering
8 8 (7.55%) OOD
8 8 (7.55%) RAD
9 6 (5.66%) OOP
9 6 (5.66%) MVVM
10 5 (4.72%) Data Modelling
10 5 (4.72%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (3.77%) Web Development
11 4 (3.77%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (49.06%) C#
2 49 (46.23%) Java
3 41 (38.68%) C++
4 23 (21.70%) SQL
5 15 (14.15%) VBA
6 9 (8.49%) Scala
7 6 (5.66%) JavaScript
8 5 (4.72%) Python
9 4 (3.77%) XAML
10 2 (1.89%) C++/CLI
10 2 (1.89%) Haskell
10 2 (1.89%) R
10 2 (1.89%) Perl
10 2 (1.89%) VC++
10 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.94%) C
11 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (27.36%) Degree
2 9 (8.49%) PhD
3 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.83%) MCSD
3 3 (2.83%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Oracle
2 11 (10.38%) Microsoft
3 9 (8.49%) TIBCO
4 8 (7.55%) Bloomberg
5 7 (6.60%) 29West
5 7 (6.60%) Reuters
5 7 (6.60%) Sybase
6 6 (5.66%) Adobe
6 6 (5.66%) Murex
7 4 (3.77%) DevExpress
8 3 (2.83%) Infragistics
9 2 (1.89%) Perforce
10 1 (0.94%) EMC
10 1 (0.94%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.94%) Business Objects
London
iKonnect
Rate: £600 - £675 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Rate: £550 - £650 per day + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Rate: £600.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 21 days ago