The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office Developer
Rank 542 499 500
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 47 64 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.13% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.093% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 50 64
Average daily rate
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£625 £600 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £419 £625
% change year-on-year
- -33.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50442 47321 53607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.54% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30616 27723 29887
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £563
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1989 2134 2724
Average hourly rate £16.56 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.37% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 29 July 2014.

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 6 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 29 July 2014. 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 -22 44 £625 +4.16% 13
England -26 44 £625 +4.16% 13
City of London +11 4 £575 -4.16% 9
Scotland -23 3 - -
Glasgow -9 1 - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

Front Office Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 72 (100.00%) Front Office
2 40 (55.56%) C++
2 40 (55.56%) Java
3 36 (50.00%) Finance
4 32 (44.44%) Multithreading
5 26 (36.11%) Computer Science
6 24 (33.33%) Mathematics
6 24 (33.33%) Fixed Income
7 22 (30.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 22 (30.56%) Banking
7 22 (30.56%) Low Latency
8 19 (26.39%) C#
9 18 (25.00%) Spring
10 17 (23.61%) Investment Banking
10 17 (23.61%) Derivative
10 17 (23.61%) Degree
10 17 (23.61%) Risk Management
11 16 (22.22%) SQL
11 16 (22.22%) .NET
12 13 (18.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 11 (15.28%) Physics
13 11 (15.28%) WPF
13 11 (15.28%) Scala
13 11 (15.28%) Open Source
14 10 (13.89%) Analytics
14 10 (13.89%) VBA
15 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
15 9 (12.50%) UNIX
15 9 (12.50%) OO
15 9 (12.50%) PhD

Front Office Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 5 (6.94%) WebLogic
1 5 (6.94%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.78%) Confluence
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Global One
1 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) FTP
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.78%) KDB
4 2 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.39%) Big Data
5 1 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) TeamCity
2 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.17%) JIRA
3 2 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.39%) Subversion
General
1 72 (100.00%) Front Office
2 36 (50.00%) Finance
3 22 (30.56%) Banking
4 17 (23.61%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) Spring
2 16 (22.22%) .NET
3 11 (15.28%) WPF
4 8 (11.11%) WinForms
4 8 (11.11%) XML
5 7 (9.72%) JMS
5 7 (9.72%) WCF
6 5 (6.94%) Middleware
6 5 (6.94%) Java SE
6 5 (6.94%) XSLT
7 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (5.56%) Java EE
7 4 (5.56%) MDX
8 3 (4.17%) Spring MVC
8 3 (4.17%) Hibernate
9 2 (2.78%) Rendezvous
9 2 (2.78%) Web Services
9 2 (2.78%) Task Parallel Library
9 2 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 24 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 24 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 22 (30.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 17 (23.61%) Derivative
5 13 (18.06%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 11 (15.28%) Physics
6 11 (15.28%) Open Source
7 4 (5.56%) Equities
8 3 (4.17%) Grid Computing
8 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
9 2 (2.78%) Market Risk
9 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.39%) Credit Derivative
10 1 (1.39%) Statistics
10 1 (1.39%) Inversion of Control
10 1 (1.39%) Hedge funds
10 1 (1.39%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.50%) UNIX
2 6 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 22 (30.56%) Low Latency
3 17 (23.61%) Risk Management
4 10 (13.89%) Analytics
5 9 (12.50%) OO
6 7 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.33%) TDD
7 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (5.56%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.56%) OOP
9 4 (5.56%) Workflow
9 4 (5.56%) OOD
9 4 (5.56%) MVC
10 3 (4.17%) Data Modelling
10 3 (4.17%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.17%) Web Development
10 3 (4.17%) Greeks
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) C++
1 40 (55.56%) Java
2 19 (26.39%) C#
3 16 (22.22%) SQL
4 11 (15.28%) Scala
5 10 (13.89%) VBA
6 4 (5.56%) Python
7 2 (2.78%) XAML
7 2 (2.78%) C++/CLI
7 2 (2.78%) VC++
7 2 (2.78%) Perl
8 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (23.61%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) PhD
3 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.17%) MCSD
3 3 (4.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 6 (8.33%) 29West
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle
3 4 (5.56%) JBoss
4 3 (4.17%) DevExpress
4 3 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 3 (4.17%) Infragistics
5 2 (2.78%) Perforce
5 2 (2.78%) Reuters
5 2 (2.78%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.39%) Sybase
6 1 (1.39%) Murex
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