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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office Developer
Rank 584 547 524
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -23
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 27 46 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.091% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 32 48
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£600 £625 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £400 £500
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
52742 50614 47223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.51% 92.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 33530 30755 27618
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 1944 2005 2147
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 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 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 28 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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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 -15 27 £600 -4.00% 9
England -42 27 £600 -4.00% 9
City of London -5 7 £650 +13.04% 7

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 74 (100.00%) Front Office
2 46 (62.16%) Java
3 38 (51.35%) C#
4 29 (39.19%) Finance
5 25 (33.78%) Multithreading
6 23 (31.08%) Banking
7 22 (29.73%) Derivative
7 22 (29.73%) Python
8 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
9 17 (22.97%) .NET
9 17 (22.97%) WPF
9 17 (22.97%) Investment Banking
9 17 (22.97%) TDD
10 16 (21.62%) C++
10 16 (21.62%) SQL
11 15 (20.27%) Oracle
11 15 (20.27%) Fixed Income
12 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (16.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (16.22%) Scala
14 11 (14.86%) Low Latency
14 11 (14.86%) RAD
15 10 (13.51%) XML
15 10 (13.51%) VBA
15 10 (13.51%) TIBCO
15 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
16 9 (12.16%) UNIX
16 9 (12.16%) Degree
16 9 (12.16%) Oracle Coherence

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 9 (12.16%) Oracle Coherence
2 4 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (4.05%) JBoss
3 3 (4.05%) MTS
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Endur
1 1 (1.35%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (24.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.05%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.35%) DB2
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (8.11%) Subversion
1 6 (8.11%) Maven
2 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.35%) Hudson
4 1 (1.35%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.35%) Build Forge
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.35%) JUnit
4 1 (1.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) NUnit
4 1 (1.35%) CruiseControl
General
1 74 (100.00%) Front Office
2 29 (39.19%) Finance
3 23 (31.08%) Banking
4 17 (22.97%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.97%) .NET
1 17 (22.97%) WPF
2 10 (13.51%) XML
3 8 (10.81%) JMS
3 8 (10.81%) WCF
4 6 (8.11%) RESTful
4 6 (8.11%) HTML
4 6 (8.11%) Web Services
5 5 (6.76%) Rendezvous
5 5 (6.76%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (6.76%) TIBCO EMS
5 5 (6.76%) Reactive Extensions
6 4 (5.41%) HTML5
6 4 (5.41%) Ultra Messaging
6 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
7 3 (4.05%) XSLT
7 3 (4.05%) Java EE
7 3 (4.05%) WinForms
8 2 (2.70%) Spring
8 2 (2.70%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (29.73%) Derivative
2 15 (20.27%) Fixed Income
3 12 (16.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 10 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (9.46%) Equities
6 6 (8.11%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (6.76%) Equity Derivative
7 5 (6.76%) Grid Computing
8 3 (4.05%) Hedge funds
9 2 (2.70%) User Experience
9 2 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (2.70%) Reference Data
10 1 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.35%) Economics
10 1 (1.35%) Algorithms
10 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
10 1 (1.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) UNIX
2 6 (8.11%) Linux
3 5 (6.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Multithreading
2 17 (22.97%) TDD
3 13 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (14.86%) RAD
4 11 (14.86%) Low Latency
5 9 (12.16%) Risk Management
6 8 (10.81%) Analytics
7 7 (9.46%) BDD
7 7 (9.46%) Functional Programming
8 6 (8.11%) OO
9 5 (6.76%) MVVM
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (6.76%) SDLC
10 4 (5.41%) Electronic Trading
10 4 (5.41%) Line Management
10 4 (5.41%) Scrum
11 3 (4.05%) OOP
11 3 (4.05%) Quantitative Analysis
11 3 (4.05%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.05%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 46 (62.16%) Java
2 38 (51.35%) C#
3 22 (29.73%) Python
4 16 (21.62%) C++
4 16 (21.62%) SQL
5 12 (16.22%) Scala
6 10 (13.51%) VBA
7 3 (4.05%) Go
8 2 (2.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.70%) VB
8 2 (2.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.35%) Perl
9 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.35%) Korn
9 1 (1.35%) Groovy
9 1 (1.35%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.35%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.35%) R
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.35%) Control-M
Vendors
1 15 (20.27%) Oracle
2 10 (13.51%) TIBCO
3 7 (9.46%) Microsoft
4 6 (8.11%) Sybase
4 6 (8.11%) Bloomberg
5 3 (4.05%) eSpeed
5 3 (4.05%) Tradeweb
5 3 (4.05%) Reuters
6 1 (1.35%) Solace
6 1 (1.35%) OpenLink
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