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 28 April 2016 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office Developer
Rank 524 513 518
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 120 128 112
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.23% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 109 102
Average daily rate £625 £600 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £544 £475 £480
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £735 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £375
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
53023 52764 51440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.92% 94.73% 94.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34537 31962 31273
Average daily rate £425 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £553 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 2112 2096
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 120 £625 +4.16% 7
England -29 120 £625 +4.16% 7
City of London +45 34 £613 +2.08% 4
Canary Wharf +3 2 £575 +9.52%
Docklands, London +8 1 £600 -2.04%

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Front Office
2 120 (49.79%) C#
3 103 (42.74%) Java
4 91 (37.76%) Banking
5 90 (37.34%) Multithreading
6 84 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
7 81 (33.61%) Finance
8 73 (30.29%) .NET
9 71 (29.46%) Investment Banking
10 67 (27.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 66 (27.39%) SQL
12 61 (25.31%) Derivative
13 55 (22.82%) SQL Server
14 51 (21.16%) Equities
15 49 (20.33%) Fixed Income
16 48 (19.92%) C++
17 45 (18.67%) Oracle
18 44 (18.26%) OO
19 43 (17.84%) TDD
20 39 (16.18%) WPF
21 38 (15.77%) Risk Management
22 37 (15.35%) Electronic Trading
22 37 (15.35%) Analytics
23 34 (14.11%) HTML
23 34 (14.11%) Low Latency
24 29 (12.03%) AngularJS
24 29 (12.03%) Spring
25 27 (11.20%) JavaScript
25 27 (11.20%) Relational Database
25 27 (11.20%) Analytical Skills

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 17 (7.05%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.24%) Jetty
2 3 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
3 2 (0.83%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.83%) IIS
4 1 (0.41%) GemFire
4 1 (0.41%) JBoss
4 1 (0.41%) Node.js
4 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.41%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.66%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.98%) Endur
2 10 (4.15%) ION MarketView
3 5 (2.07%) RMDS
4 3 (1.24%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.83%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (22.82%) SQL Server
2 27 (11.20%) Relational Database
3 24 (9.96%) RDBMS
4 15 (6.22%) MongoDB
4 15 (6.22%) NoSQL
5 13 (5.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 11 (4.56%) KDB
7 10 (4.15%) Tick Data
8 8 (3.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (2.90%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.49%) Big Data
10 6 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (2.07%) Hadoop
11 5 (2.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.24%) HBase
13 2 (0.83%) OLAP
13 2 (0.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.41%) Data Mart
14 1 (0.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (3.73%) Git (software)
1 9 (3.73%) Maven
2 8 (3.32%) Subversion
3 5 (2.07%) JUnit
3 5 (2.07%) TeamCity
4 4 (1.66%) JIRA
4 4 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (1.66%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.24%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.24%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (1.24%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.24%) NUnit
6 2 (0.83%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.41%) Ant
7 1 (0.41%) Hudson
7 1 (0.41%) MSTest
7 1 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.41%) Yeoman
General
1 241 (100.00%) Front Office
2 91 (37.76%) Banking
3 81 (33.61%) Finance
4 71 (29.46%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.83%) Wholesale Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Back Office
7 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (30.29%) .NET
2 39 (16.18%) WPF
3 34 (14.11%) HTML
4 29 (12.03%) AngularJS
4 29 (12.03%) Spring
5 19 (7.88%) Reactive Extensions
6 16 (6.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 16 (6.64%) HTML5
6 16 (6.64%) STL
7 15 (6.22%) ATL
7 15 (6.22%) MFC
7 15 (6.22%) Task Parallel Library
7 15 (6.22%) WCF
8 14 (5.81%) XML
9 12 (4.98%) Hibernate
9 12 (4.98%) JMS
10 11 (4.56%) REST
11 9 (3.73%) CSS
11 9 (3.73%) RabbitMQ
11 9 (3.73%) Rendezvous
Miscellaneous
1 67 (27.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 61 (25.31%) Derivative
3 51 (21.16%) Equities
4 49 (20.33%) Fixed Income
5 27 (11.20%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.15%) Credit Derivative
7 8 (3.32%) Equity Derivative
8 7 (2.90%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.49%) Hedge funds
9 6 (2.49%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 6 (2.49%) Reference Data
10 5 (2.07%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.07%) Grid Computing
10 5 (2.07%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.07%) User Experience
11 3 (1.24%) Algorithms
11 3 (1.24%) Clustering
11 3 (1.24%) Market Risk
11 3 (1.24%) N-Tier
11 3 (1.24%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.96%) Windows
2 22 (9.13%) Linux
3 21 (8.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (37.34%) Multithreading
2 84 (34.85%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (18.26%) OO
4 43 (17.84%) TDD
5 38 (15.77%) Risk Management
6 37 (15.35%) Analytics
6 37 (15.35%) Electronic Trading
7 34 (14.11%) Low Latency
8 23 (9.54%) MVVM
9 22 (9.13%) OOP
10 17 (7.05%) SDLC
11 15 (6.22%) Regression Testing
11 15 (6.22%) Scrum
12 11 (4.56%) ETRM
12 11 (4.56%) RAD
13 10 (4.15%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (3.32%) Migration
15 7 (2.90%) BDD
15 7 (2.90%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (2.90%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 120 (49.79%) C#
2 103 (42.74%) Java
3 66 (27.39%) SQL
4 48 (19.92%) C++
5 27 (11.20%) JavaScript
6 24 (9.96%) Python
6 24 (9.96%) VBA
7 16 (6.64%) Scala
8 15 (6.22%) VC++
9 11 (4.56%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.49%) MATLAB
10 6 (2.49%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.49%) VB
10 6 (2.49%) XAML
11 4 (1.66%) R
11 4 (1.66%) VB6
12 3 (1.24%) Clojure
12 3 (1.24%) Haskell
13 2 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.83%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (4.98%) Degree
2 1 (0.41%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.24%) QA
2 1 (0.41%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 4 (1.66%) Control-M
2 2 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 45 (18.67%) Oracle
2 22 (9.13%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.39%) ION Trading
3 13 (5.39%) TIBCO
4 12 (4.98%) Bloomberg
5 11 (4.56%) DevExpress
5 11 (4.56%) OpenLink
6 7 (2.90%) Reuters
6 7 (2.90%) Sybase
7 5 (2.07%) Calypso
8 4 (1.66%) Murex
9 2 (0.83%) Sencha
9 2 (0.83%) Solace
10 1 (0.41%) IBM
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