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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office Developer
Rank 484 492 421
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -71
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 135 109 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.23% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 97 138
Average daily rate £600 £550 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £503
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £685 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £486 £450
% change year-on-year
- +8.05%
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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 5 February 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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England +27 135 £600 +9.09% 18
London +19 135 £600 +9.09% 18
City of London +50 33 £600 +2.12% 7
Canary Wharf - 3 £638 -
Docklands, London - 1 £704 -

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 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.

1 235 (100.00%) Front Office
2 125 (53.19%) C#
3 111 (47.23%) Banking
4 110 (46.81%) Java
5 103 (43.83%) Finance
6 82 (34.89%) Multithreading
7 77 (32.77%) SQL
8 76 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
9 70 (29.79%) SQL Server
9 70 (29.79%) Investment Banking
10 65 (27.66%) .NET
11 64 (27.23%) Derivative
12 54 (22.98%) C++
13 52 (22.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 48 (20.43%) Oracle
15 46 (19.57%) Risk Management
16 43 (18.30%) Fixed Income
17 41 (17.45%) Equities
18 36 (15.32%) TDD
18 36 (15.32%) HTML
19 34 (14.47%) OO
20 31 (13.19%) Analytics
20 31 (13.19%) Windows
20 31 (13.19%) JavaScript
20 31 (13.19%) VBA
20 31 (13.19%) WPF
21 29 (12.34%) WCF
21 29 (12.34%) Python
22 28 (11.91%) Microsoft
23 27 (11.49%) AngularJS

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 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 25 (10.64%) Oracle Coherence
2 3 (1.28%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.85%) IIS
3 2 (0.85%) Jetty
3 2 (0.85%) Node.js
4 1 (0.43%) Apache
4 1 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.43%) GemFire
4 1 (0.43%) JBoss
4 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (6.81%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.55%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (3.83%) Endur
2 4 (1.70%) ION MarketView
3 3 (1.28%) RMDS
4 2 (0.85%) Global One
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.83%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (29.79%) SQL Server
2 22 (9.36%) Relational Database
3 20 (8.51%) RDBMS
4 14 (5.96%) MongoDB
5 13 (5.53%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 13 (5.53%) NoSQL
6 12 (5.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 11 (4.68%) Apache Cassandra
8 10 (4.26%) Oracle Database
9 7 (2.98%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (2.13%) Big Data
10 5 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.70%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.70%) HBase
12 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.85%) Data Mart
12 2 (0.85%) OLAP
12 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (5.11%) Maven
2 11 (4.68%) Git (software)
3 10 (4.26%) Subversion
3 10 (4.26%) TeamCity
3 10 (4.26%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (1.70%) JIRA
6 3 (1.28%) JIRA Agile
6 3 (1.28%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.28%) NUnit
7 2 (0.85%) Jenkins
7 2 (0.85%) JUnit
8 1 (0.43%) Build Forge
8 1 (0.43%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.43%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.43%) MSTest
8 1 (0.43%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.43%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 235 (100.00%) Front Office
2 111 (47.23%) Banking
3 103 (43.83%) Finance
4 70 (29.79%) Investment Banking
5 7 (2.98%) Back Office
6 5 (2.13%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.85%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (27.66%) .NET
2 36 (15.32%) HTML
3 31 (13.19%) WPF
4 29 (12.34%) WCF
5 27 (11.49%) AngularJS
6 24 (10.21%) XML
7 22 (9.36%) Spring
8 17 (7.23%) JMS
9 15 (6.38%) HTML5
10 13 (5.53%) ATL
10 13 (5.53%) MFC
11 12 (5.11%) WinForms
12 11 (4.68%) .NET Framework
13 10 (4.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 10 (4.26%) STL
14 9 (3.83%) REST
14 9 (3.83%) RESTful
15 8 (3.40%) CSS
15 8 (3.40%) LINQ
15 8 (3.40%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 64 (27.23%) Derivative
2 52 (22.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 43 (18.30%) Fixed Income
4 41 (17.45%) Equities
5 26 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (6.38%) Equity Derivative
6 15 (6.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 13 (5.53%) Mathematics
8 8 (3.40%) Credit Derivative
8 8 (3.40%) Grid Computing
9 7 (2.98%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.55%) Swaptions
11 5 (2.13%) Computer Science
11 5 (2.13%) Visualisation
12 4 (1.70%) Data Structures
12 4 (1.70%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.70%) N-Tier
13 3 (1.28%) Clustering
13 3 (1.28%) Reference Data
13 3 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.19%) Windows
2 18 (7.66%) Unix
3 15 (6.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (34.89%) Multithreading
2 76 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (19.57%) Risk Management
4 36 (15.32%) TDD
5 34 (14.47%) OO
6 31 (13.19%) Analytics
7 23 (9.79%) Electronic Trading
8 19 (8.09%) OOP
9 18 (7.66%) SDLC
10 17 (7.23%) Low Latency
11 16 (6.81%) Scrum
12 14 (5.96%) MVVM
12 14 (5.96%) RAD
12 14 (5.96%) Regression Testing
13 9 (3.83%) BDD
13 9 (3.83%) OOD
13 9 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (3.40%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (3.40%) ETRM
14 8 (3.40%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 125 (53.19%) C#
2 110 (46.81%) Java
3 77 (32.77%) SQL
4 54 (22.98%) C++
5 31 (13.19%) JavaScript
5 31 (13.19%) VBA
6 29 (12.34%) Python
7 18 (7.66%) Scala
8 13 (5.53%) VC++
9 11 (4.68%) PowerShell
10 8 (3.40%) XAML
11 7 (2.98%) T-SQL
12 6 (2.55%) VB
13 5 (2.13%) R
14 3 (1.28%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.28%) VB6
15 2 (0.85%) Clojure
15 2 (0.85%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.85%) Haskell
15 2 (0.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (9.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.43%) CFA
2 1 (0.43%) MBA
2 1 (0.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.43%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.43%) HDFS
1 1 (0.43%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (1.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (20.43%) Oracle
2 28 (11.91%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.23%) Sybase
4 9 (3.83%) Bloomberg
5 8 (3.40%) OpenLink
5 8 (3.40%) TIBCO
6 7 (2.98%) DevExpress
7 5 (2.13%) Reuters
8 4 (1.70%) ION Trading
9 3 (1.28%) Murex
9 3 (1.28%) Perforce
10 2 (0.85%) Calypso
11 1 (0.43%) DataSynapse
11 1 (0.43%) FactSet
11 1 (0.43%) IBM
11 1 (0.43%) Sencha
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £650 - £700 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
iKas International
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £570.00 - £680.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago