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 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office Developer
Rank 549 527 442
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -85
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 30 37 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.074% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.080% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 36 75
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£550 £575 £590
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £487 £450 £500
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £650 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - £450 £300
% change year-on-year
- +50.00%
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
47948 46300 40780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.45% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29326 27479 23389
Average daily rate £400 £400 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £242 £230 £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 1820 1938 2165
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.65 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -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 5 March 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 5 March 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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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 -6 30 £550 -4.34% 9
England -16 30 £550 -4.34% 9
City of London +17 12 £550 -5.37% 5

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 90 (100.00%) Front Office
2 52 (57.78%) C#
3 38 (42.22%) Finance
4 36 (40.00%) Java
5 33 (36.67%) .NET
6 24 (26.67%) VBA
6 24 (26.67%) Banking
7 21 (23.33%) Derivative
7 21 (23.33%) C++
7 21 (23.33%) SQL
8 20 (22.22%) Fixed Income
9 19 (21.11%) WPF
10 17 (18.89%) Multithreading
11 16 (17.78%) RAD
12 14 (15.56%) Risk Management
12 14 (15.56%) Degree
12 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
13 13 (14.44%) WCF
13 13 (14.44%) Equities
13 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
14 11 (12.22%) Python
14 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
14 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (11.11%) Subversion
15 10 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (11.11%) Analytics
15 10 (11.11%) Low Latency
16 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (10.00%) OO
16 9 (10.00%) HTML

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (8.89%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (1.11%) Alfresco
2 1 (1.11%) Apache
2 1 (1.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.11%) Documentum
2 1 (1.11%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Endur
1 7 (7.78%) ZaiNet
2 1 (1.11%) RMDS
2 1 (1.11%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.44%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) DB2
4 1 (1.11%) IDOL
4 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.11%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Subversion
2 7 (7.78%) ClearQuest
3 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio
4 4 (4.44%) JIRA
5 2 (2.22%) MSTest
5 2 (2.22%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.22%) SpecFlow
5 2 (2.22%) JUnit
5 2 (2.22%) NUnit
6 1 (1.11%) Maven
6 1 (1.11%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.11%) jMock
6 1 (1.11%) NSubstitute
6 1 (1.11%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 90 (100.00%) Front Office
2 38 (42.22%) Finance
3 24 (26.67%) Banking
4 14 (15.56%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) French Language
6 1 (1.11%) Law
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (36.67%) .NET
2 19 (21.11%) WPF
3 13 (14.44%) WCF
4 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
5 9 (10.00%) HTML
5 9 (10.00%) WinForms
6 7 (7.78%) Rendezvous
7 5 (5.56%) CSS
7 5 (5.56%) HTML5
8 4 (4.44%) XML
9 3 (3.33%) jQuery
9 3 (3.33%) Web Services
9 3 (3.33%) JMS
9 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (3.33%) Reactive Extensions
10 2 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (2.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (2.22%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Derivative
2 20 (22.22%) Fixed Income
3 13 (14.44%) Equities
4 10 (11.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (7.78%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (5.56%) Mathematics
8 4 (4.44%) Data Structures
9 2 (2.22%) Algorithms
9 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
9 2 (2.22%) Economics
9 2 (2.22%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
10 1 (1.11%) Credit Risk
10 1 (1.11%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.11%) N-Tier
10 1 (1.11%) User Experience
10 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.78%) UNIX
2 5 (5.56%) Windows
3 3 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.89%) Multithreading
2 16 (17.78%) RAD
3 14 (15.56%) Risk Management
4 11 (12.22%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (11.11%) Analytics
5 10 (11.11%) Low Latency
6 9 (10.00%) OO
7 7 (7.78%) Change Management
7 7 (7.78%) ITIL
7 7 (7.78%) Business Analysis
7 7 (7.78%) ETRM
8 6 (6.67%) TDD
8 6 (6.67%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.56%) MVC
9 5 (5.56%) Greeks
10 4 (4.44%) MVVM
10 4 (4.44%) BDD
10 4 (4.44%) OOD
10 4 (4.44%) SOA
11 3 (3.33%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.78%) C#
2 36 (40.00%) Java
3 24 (26.67%) VBA
4 21 (23.33%) C++
4 21 (23.33%) SQL
5 11 (12.22%) Python
6 7 (7.78%) VB.NET
7 6 (6.67%) Scala
8 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 2 (2.22%) Haskell
11 1 (1.11%) C
11 1 (1.11%) XAML
11 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.11%) Groovy
11 1 (1.11%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (15.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (8.89%) Oracle
1 8 (8.89%) TIBCO
2 7 (7.78%) Trayport
3 5 (5.56%) Murex
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.44%) Bloomberg
5 3 (3.33%) Reuters
6 2 (2.22%) 29West
6 2 (2.22%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.11%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.11%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.11%) Adobe
7 1 (1.11%) EMC
7 1 (1.11%) Interwoven
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