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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office Developer
Rank 577 553 506
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -47
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 36 39 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.074% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.080% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 28 43
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£600 £625 £615
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +1.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £435 £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £700 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate - - £419
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
51627 49001 45588
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.58% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32558 29967 26404
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1943 1955 2128
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.29 £38.59 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 4 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 3 July 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 -14 36 £600 -4.00% 8
England -33 36 £600 -4.00% 8
City of London -2 7 £650 +10.63% 4
Canary Wharf - 1 £550 -

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 75 (100.00%) Front Office
2 44 (58.67%) Java
3 40 (53.33%) C#
4 27 (36.00%) Multithreading
5 25 (33.33%) Finance
6 23 (30.67%) Banking
7 22 (29.33%) Derivative
8 21 (28.00%) Python
9 20 (26.67%) SQL
10 19 (25.33%) .NET
10 19 (25.33%) WPF
11 18 (24.00%) Investment Banking
12 17 (22.67%) TDD
12 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
13 16 (21.33%) Fixed Income
14 15 (20.00%) RAD
14 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (18.67%) Oracle
16 13 (17.33%) VBA
17 12 (16.00%) C++
17 12 (16.00%) Scala
18 10 (13.33%) Low Latency
18 10 (13.33%) WCF
18 10 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
19 9 (12.00%) Equities
19 9 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 9 (12.00%) TIBCO
19 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
20 8 (10.67%) Functional Programming
20 8 (10.67%) Analytics

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 10 (13.33%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (5.33%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.00%) JBoss
3 3 (4.00%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Endur
2 1 (1.33%) Summit
2 1 (1.33%) RMDS
2 1 (1.33%) ZaiNet
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.33%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Subversion
2 6 (8.00%) Maven
3 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
3 4 (5.33%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
5 1 (1.33%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.33%) JUnit
5 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.33%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.33%) NUnit
5 1 (1.33%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.33%) Hudson
5 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.33%) Build Forge
General
1 75 (100.00%) Front Office
2 25 (33.33%) Finance
3 23 (30.67%) Banking
4 18 (24.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.33%) French Language
6 1 (1.33%) Legal
6 1 (1.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.33%) .NET
1 19 (25.33%) WPF
2 10 (13.33%) WCF
3 8 (10.67%) XML
3 8 (10.67%) JMS
4 6 (8.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 6 (8.00%) RESTful
5 5 (6.67%) HTML5
5 5 (6.67%) Rendezvous
5 5 (6.67%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (6.67%) HTML
5 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.33%) Web Services
6 4 (5.33%) WinForms
6 4 (5.33%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (5.33%) Ultra Messaging
7 3 (4.00%) Java EE
7 3 (4.00%) XSLT
8 2 (2.67%) J2SE
8 2 (2.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.33%) Derivative
2 16 (21.33%) Fixed Income
3 9 (12.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 9 (12.00%) Equities
3 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (10.67%) Equity Derivative
5 6 (8.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (5.33%) Grid Computing
7 3 (4.00%) Hedge funds
7 3 (4.00%) User Experience
8 2 (2.67%) Reference Data
8 2 (2.67%) Credit Derivative
8 2 (2.67%) Economics
9 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.33%) Wiki
9 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
9 1 (1.33%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.67%) UNIX
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (36.00%) Multithreading
2 17 (22.67%) TDD
3 15 (20.00%) RAD
3 15 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (13.33%) Low Latency
5 8 (10.67%) Functional Programming
5 8 (10.67%) Analytics
6 7 (9.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (8.00%) OO
7 6 (8.00%) MVVM
7 6 (8.00%) BDD
8 5 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.33%) Line Management
9 4 (5.33%) SDLC
9 4 (5.33%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (5.33%) Scrum
10 3 (4.00%) Automated Testing
10 3 (4.00%) SOA
10 3 (4.00%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (4.00%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 44 (58.67%) Java
2 40 (53.33%) C#
3 21 (28.00%) Python
4 20 (26.67%) SQL
5 13 (17.33%) VBA
6 12 (16.00%) Scala
6 12 (16.00%) C++
7 3 (4.00%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.00%) Go
8 2 (2.67%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.33%) Groovy
9 1 (1.33%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.33%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Control-M
1 1 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) TIBCO
3 8 (10.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (9.33%) Bloomberg
5 4 (5.33%) Reuters
6 3 (4.00%) Sybase
6 3 (4.00%) eSpeed
6 3 (4.00%) Tradeweb
7 1 (1.33%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.33%) Trayport
7 1 (1.33%) Solace
7 1 (1.33%) DataSynapse
7 1 (1.33%) OpenLink
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