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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Front Office Developer
UK
Rank 469 472 520
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +48
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 117 150 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 129 89
Median daily rate £625 £600 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £498
10% offered a daily rate of more than £743 £700 £677
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 - £486
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
42200 49241 49534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.70% 94.98% 94.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 27496 31679 30638
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1533 1662 1940
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +18 116 £625 +4.16% 16
London -15 116 £625 +4.16% 16
City of London -3 25 £613 +2.08% 5
Canary Wharf +1 4 £650 +1.96%
Northern Ireland - 1 £388 -
Belfast - 1 £388 -
County Antrim - 1 £388 -

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Front Office
2 94 (51.65%) Java
3 70 (38.46%) C#
4 66 (36.26%) Finance
4 66 (36.26%) Banking
5 64 (35.16%) Multithreading
6 61 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
7 55 (30.22%) C++
8 49 (26.92%) Derivative
9 48 (26.37%) Equities
10 47 (25.82%) Fixed Income
11 42 (23.08%) Investment Banking
12 36 (19.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 34 (18.68%) Analytics
14 33 (18.13%) SQL
15 31 (17.03%) Python
15 31 (17.03%) Electronic Trading
16 30 (16.48%) WPF
16 30 (16.48%) OO
17 25 (13.74%) Equity Derivative
18 24 (13.19%) Linux
19 23 (12.64%) .NET
19 23 (12.64%) Windows
19 23 (12.64%) TIBCO
20 22 (12.09%) TDD
21 21 (11.54%) Low Latency
22 20 (10.99%) SQL Server
22 20 (10.99%) Unix
23 19 (10.44%) Risk Management
24 18 (9.89%) Spring

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 14 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
2 8 (4.40%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.75%) DataSynapse
4 1 (0.55%) Apache
4 1 (0.55%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (4.95%) RMDS
2 4 (2.20%) FINCAD Analytics
3 1 (0.55%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.55%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.99%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.34%) Relational Database
3 15 (8.24%) Tick Data
4 12 (6.59%) RDBMS
5 11 (6.04%) Hadoop
5 11 (6.04%) KDB
6 9 (4.95%) Big Data
6 9 (4.95%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.30%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.75%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.65%) Power BI
9 3 (1.65%) QlikView
9 3 (1.65%) Redis
9 3 (1.65%) Spotfire
10 2 (1.10%) DB2
10 2 (1.10%) Qlik Sense
10 2 (1.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.55%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (3.85%) Subversion
1 7 (3.85%) TeamCity
2 4 (2.20%) JIRA
2 4 (2.20%) Maven
2 4 (2.20%) NUnit
3 3 (1.65%) Gradle
3 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.65%) Mockito
4 2 (1.10%) Build Forge
4 2 (1.10%) CruiseControl
4 2 (1.10%) Hudson
5 1 (0.55%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.55%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 182 (100.00%) Front Office
2 66 (36.26%) Banking
2 66 (36.26%) Finance
3 42 (23.08%) Investment Banking
4 5 (2.75%) Back Office
5 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.48%) WPF
2 23 (12.64%) .NET
3 18 (9.89%) Spring
4 11 (6.04%) HTML
4 11 (6.04%) WinForms
5 9 (4.95%) HTML5
5 9 (4.95%) Rendezvous
6 8 (4.40%) JMS
6 8 (4.40%) WCF
7 6 (3.30%) AngularJS
7 6 (3.30%) Hibernate
8 5 (2.75%) J2EE
8 5 (2.75%) React
8 5 (2.75%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (2.20%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (2.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (2.20%) Reactive Extensions
9 4 (2.20%) RESTful
10 3 (1.65%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (1.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.92%) Derivative
2 48 (26.37%) Equities
3 47 (25.82%) Fixed Income
4 36 (19.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (13.74%) Equity Derivative
6 15 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
7 14 (7.69%) Market Risk
8 13 (7.14%) Computer Science
9 9 (4.95%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.85%) Credit Risk
11 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
12 5 (2.75%) Algorithms
12 5 (2.75%) Mathematics
13 4 (2.20%) Grid Computing
13 4 (2.20%) Physics
13 4 (2.20%) User Experience
13 4 (2.20%) Visualisation
14 3 (1.65%) OTC Derivatives
15 2 (1.10%) Inversion of Control
15 2 (1.10%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.19%) Linux
2 23 (12.64%) Windows
3 20 (10.99%) Unix
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (35.16%) Multithreading
2 61 (33.52%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.68%) Analytics
4 31 (17.03%) Electronic Trading
5 30 (16.48%) OO
6 22 (12.09%) TDD
7 21 (11.54%) Low Latency
8 19 (10.44%) Risk Management
9 16 (8.79%) Asset Management
10 14 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
10 14 (7.69%) SDLC
11 13 (7.14%) Migration
11 13 (7.14%) Scrum
12 11 (6.04%) Concurrent Programming
13 10 (5.49%) RAD
14 9 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (4.40%) Memory Management
15 8 (4.40%) MVVM
16 7 (3.85%) Release Management
17 6 (3.30%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 94 (51.65%) Java
2 70 (38.46%) C#
3 55 (30.22%) C++
4 33 (18.13%) SQL
5 31 (17.03%) Python
6 18 (9.89%) VBA
7 14 (7.69%) Scala
8 8 (4.40%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.85%) MATLAB
10 6 (3.30%) Bash Shell
10 6 (3.30%) C
10 6 (3.30%) Perl
10 6 (3.30%) XAML
11 5 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.65%) Haskell
13 2 (1.10%) Go
13 2 (1.10%) R
13 2 (1.10%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.55%) F#
14 1 (0.55%) Rust
Qualifications
1 14 (7.69%) Degree
2 10 (5.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.40%) QA
2 2 (1.10%) MiFID
3 1 (0.55%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.55%) EMIR
3 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.55%) Docker
Vendors
1 23 (12.64%) TIBCO
2 14 (7.69%) Fidessa
3 13 (7.14%) Oracle
4 12 (6.59%) Reuters
5 10 (5.49%) ION Trading
6 9 (4.95%) Bloomberg
7 7 (3.85%) Sybase
8 5 (2.75%) Calypso
9 4 (2.20%) DevExpress
10 3 (1.65%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (1.65%) Solace
10 3 (1.65%) Tableau
11 2 (1.10%) FactSet
12 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
12 1 (0.55%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.55%) IBM
12 1 (0.55%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.55%) Microsoft
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