The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Front Office Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office Developer
Rank 573 527 521
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 66 130 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.22% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.23% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 108 98
Median daily rate £625 £600 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £464
10% offered a daily rate of more than £678 £675 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £625 £546 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.41% +56.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
50509 55363 53299
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.95% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 32914 35215 32203
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1615 2084 2078
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

Front Office Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Front Office Developer in the job title.

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 August 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 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -57 65 £625 +4.16% 7
London -62 65 £625 +4.16% 7
City of London +12 18 £630 +2.85% 4
Canary Wharf - 2 £590 -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, Front Office Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 133 (100.00%) Front Office
2 59 (44.36%) C#
3 58 (43.61%) Java
4 55 (41.35%) Banking
5 53 (39.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 47 (35.34%) Multithreading
7 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (29.32%) .NET
8 35 (26.32%) Finance
9 34 (25.56%) Investment Banking
10 30 (22.56%) Fixed Income
11 29 (21.80%) Risk Management
12 28 (21.05%) Low Latency
13 24 (18.05%) Analytics
13 24 (18.05%) Derivative
14 23 (17.29%) Equities
14 23 (17.29%) SQL
14 23 (17.29%) WPF
15 22 (16.54%) OO
15 22 (16.54%) TDD
16 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
17 18 (13.53%) Electronic Trading
18 17 (12.78%) Spring
18 17 (12.78%) C++
18 17 (12.78%) Python
19 16 (12.03%) Oracle
19 16 (12.03%) MVVM
20 15 (11.28%) Scala
21 14 (10.53%) Windows
22 12 (9.02%) Linux

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (5.26%) Apache Spark
2 6 (4.51%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.76%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.01%) Apache
5 3 (2.26%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.75%) GemFire
6 1 (0.75%) IIS
6 1 (0.75%) Jetty
Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) RMDS
2 3 (2.26%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.75%) Endur
3 1 (0.75%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (9.02%) Big Data
2 12 (9.02%) Hadoop
3 10 (7.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (7.52%) KDB
3 10 (7.52%) Tick Data
4 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.26%) Apache Hive
5 3 (2.26%) MS Access
5 3 (2.26%) RavenDB
6 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.50%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.75%) Power BI
7 1 (0.75%) QlikView
7 1 (0.75%) Spotfire
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) NUnit
1 3 (2.26%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.50%) JIRA
2 2 (1.50%) Maven
2 2 (1.50%) Subversion
3 1 (0.75%) Ant
3 1 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) Hudson
3 1 (0.75%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 133 (100.00%) Front Office
2 55 (41.35%) Banking
3 35 (26.32%) Finance
4 34 (25.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
5 1 (0.75%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.75%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (29.32%) .NET
2 23 (17.29%) WPF
3 17 (12.78%) Spring
4 11 (8.27%) HTML
4 11 (8.27%) Reactive Extensions
4 11 (8.27%) XML
5 10 (7.52%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.77%) Hibernate
6 9 (6.77%) HTML5
6 9 (6.77%) Spring Integration
6 9 (6.77%) Task Parallel Library
7 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET
8 7 (5.26%) Rendezvous
8 7 (5.26%) REST
9 6 (4.51%) Web Services
10 5 (3.76%) Java EE
10 5 (3.76%) XSD
11 4 (3.01%) .NET Framework
11 4 (3.01%) FIX Protocol
11 4 (3.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 53 (39.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 30 (22.56%) Fixed Income
3 24 (18.05%) Derivative
4 23 (17.29%) Equities
5 10 (7.52%) Data Structures
6 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
6 9 (6.77%) Market Risk
7 8 (6.02%) Algorithms
7 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (6.02%) User Experience
8 5 (3.76%) Credit Derivative
8 5 (3.76%) Hedge funds
8 5 (3.76%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.26%) Equity Derivative
9 3 (2.26%) Fintech
9 3 (2.26%) Statistics
10 2 (1.50%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.50%) Grid Computing
10 2 (1.50%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.53%) Windows
2 12 (9.02%) Linux
3 6 (4.51%) Unix
4 3 (2.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (35.34%) Multithreading
2 39 (29.32%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (21.80%) Risk Management
4 28 (21.05%) Low Latency
5 24 (18.05%) Analytics
6 22 (16.54%) OO
6 22 (16.54%) TDD
7 18 (13.53%) Electronic Trading
8 16 (12.03%) MVVM
9 11 (8.27%) Unit Testing
10 9 (6.77%) Concurrent Programming
11 8 (6.02%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.02%) RAD
11 8 (6.02%) Scrum
12 6 (4.51%) Asset Management
13 5 (3.76%) Market Making
13 5 (3.76%) Web Development
14 4 (3.01%) High Availability
14 4 (3.01%) Performance Tuning
14 4 (3.01%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 59 (44.36%) C#
2 58 (43.61%) Java
3 23 (17.29%) SQL
4 17 (12.78%) C++
4 17 (12.78%) Python
5 15 (11.28%) Scala
6 11 (8.27%) VBA
7 7 (5.26%) Haskell
7 7 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.76%) Clojure
9 4 (3.01%) XAML
10 3 (2.26%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.50%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.50%) Perl
12 1 (0.75%) IronPython
12 1 (0.75%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) Tcl
12 1 (0.75%) VB
12 1 (0.75%) VC++
Qualifications
1 11 (8.27%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.75%) MiFID
1 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (12.03%) Oracle
2 11 (8.27%) DevExpress
2 11 (8.27%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.77%) ION Trading
3 9 (6.77%) TIBCO
4 5 (3.76%) Bloomberg
5 4 (3.01%) Reuters
6 3 (2.26%) Calypso
6 3 (2.26%) IBM
7 2 (1.50%) Informatica
7 2 (1.50%) Murex
7 2 (1.50%) Twitter
8 1 (0.75%) Charles River
8 1 (0.75%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.75%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.75%) Sencha
8 1 (0.75%) Solace
8 1 (0.75%) StreamBase
8 1 (0.75%) SunGard
8 1 (0.75%) Tableau
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