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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office Developer
Rank 552 555 501
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -54
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 68 102 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 89 122
Median daily rate £600 £600 £600
90% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £490
10% offered a daily rate of more than £715 £650 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £538 £423
% change year-on-year
-25.58% +27.21%
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
46798 52479 53703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.81% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 30588 33428 33908
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.24% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2035 2195
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.25%

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 3 December 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 7 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 3 December 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 -25 67 £600 - 11
London -45 67 £600 - 11
City of London -17 22 £575 -8.00% 3
Canary Wharf +9 6 £625 +4.16%
Docklands, London - 1 £600 -
Glasgow - 1 £400 -
Scotland - 1 £400 -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 December 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Front Office
2 72 (55.81%) Java
3 57 (44.19%) Finance
3 57 (44.19%) Multithreading
4 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (39.53%) C#
6 49 (37.98%) Banking
7 36 (27.91%) Equities
8 34 (26.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 31 (24.03%) Investment Banking
10 30 (23.26%) Fixed Income
11 29 (22.48%) Derivative
12 27 (20.93%) C++
13 25 (19.38%) Electronic Trading
14 24 (18.60%) Analytics
14 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
15 23 (17.83%) SQL
15 23 (17.83%) Risk Management
16 22 (17.05%) TDD
16 22 (17.05%) .NET
16 22 (17.05%) OO
16 22 (17.05%) Low Latency
17 21 (16.28%) TIBCO
18 19 (14.73%) WPF
19 18 (13.95%) Python
19 18 (13.95%) Unix
20 17 (13.18%) Windows
20 17 (13.18%) Scrum
20 17 (13.18%) Scala
21 15 (11.63%) Hadoop

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 10 (7.75%) Apache Spark
2 4 (3.10%) Apache
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.78%) GemFire
4 1 (0.78%) IIS
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (7.75%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.63%) Hadoop
3 13 (10.08%) Big Data
4 10 (7.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
6 7 (5.43%) RDBMS
7 4 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.33%) Power BI
8 3 (2.33%) QlikView
8 3 (2.33%) Spotfire
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.55%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.55%) DB2
9 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.55%) Qlik Sense
9 2 (1.55%) RavenDB
9 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.78%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (3.10%) JIRA
2 3 (2.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.33%) NUnit
3 2 (1.55%) Build Forge
3 2 (1.55%) CruiseControl
3 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.55%) Hudson
3 2 (1.55%) Maven
3 2 (1.55%) Subversion
3 2 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.78%) JUnit
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.78%) TeamCity
General
1 129 (100.00%) Front Office
2 57 (44.19%) Finance
3 49 (37.98%) Banking
4 31 (24.03%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (17.05%) .NET
2 19 (14.73%) WPF
3 12 (9.30%) Spring
4 11 (8.53%) Rendezvous
5 10 (7.75%) XML
6 9 (6.98%) HTML
7 8 (6.20%) REST
7 8 (6.20%) Web Services
8 7 (5.43%) HTML5
9 6 (4.65%) AngularJS
9 6 (4.65%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.65%) J2EE
9 6 (4.65%) TIBCO EMS
9 6 (4.65%) WinForms
10 5 (3.88%) Hibernate
10 5 (3.88%) JMS
11 4 (3.10%) Middleware
11 4 (3.10%) RESTful
11 4 (3.10%) WCF
11 4 (3.10%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 36 (27.91%) Equities
2 34 (26.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 30 (23.26%) Fixed Income
4 29 (22.48%) Derivative
5 15 (11.63%) Market Risk
6 13 (10.08%) Equity Derivative
7 12 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (8.53%) Data Structures
9 10 (7.75%) Computer Science
10 9 (6.98%) User Experience
11 8 (6.20%) Algorithms
12 5 (3.88%) Grid Computing
12 5 (3.88%) Mathematics
13 4 (3.10%) Credit Risk
13 4 (3.10%) Visualisation
14 3 (2.33%) Hedge funds
14 3 (2.33%) Physics
15 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
15 2 (1.55%) Inversion of Control
16 1 (0.78%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.95%) Unix
2 17 (13.18%) Windows
3 14 (10.85%) Linux
4 3 (2.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (44.19%) Multithreading
2 53 (41.09%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (19.38%) Electronic Trading
4 24 (18.60%) Analytics
5 23 (17.83%) Risk Management
6 22 (17.05%) Low Latency
6 22 (17.05%) OO
6 22 (17.05%) TDD
7 17 (13.18%) Scrum
8 12 (9.30%) Concurrent Programming
9 9 (6.98%) Asset Management
9 9 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (6.98%) Multithreaded Programming
10 8 (6.20%) Unit Testing
11 7 (5.43%) MVVM
12 6 (4.65%) OOD
12 6 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
13 5 (3.88%) High Availability
13 5 (3.88%) Migration
13 5 (3.88%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (55.81%) Java
2 51 (39.53%) C#
3 27 (20.93%) C++
4 23 (17.83%) SQL
5 18 (13.95%) Python
6 17 (13.18%) Scala
7 9 (6.98%) JavaScript
7 9 (6.98%) VBA
8 7 (5.43%) Haskell
8 7 (5.43%) Perl
9 6 (4.65%) XAML
10 5 (3.88%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.88%) Clojure
11 3 (2.33%) C
11 3 (2.33%) MATLAB
11 3 (2.33%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (10.08%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) MiFID
1 3 (2.33%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.78%) EMIR
System Software
1 4 (3.10%) Docker
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) TIBCO
2 9 (6.98%) ION Trading
2 9 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.98%) Reuters
3 8 (6.20%) DevExpress
4 7 (5.43%) Sybase
5 6 (4.65%) Fidessa
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle
7 3 (2.33%) Bloomberg
7 3 (2.33%) IBM
7 3 (2.33%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.33%) Solace
7 3 (2.33%) Tableau
8 2 (1.55%) Calypso
8 2 (1.55%) DataSynapse
8 2 (1.55%) Informatica
9 1 (0.78%) Charles River
9 1 (0.78%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.78%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.78%) Twitter
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