Period
to 24 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Front Office
County Antrim > Belfast
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 21 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 - -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 22 95 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.71% 15.60% -
As % of the General category 13.58% 21.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 20 88 0
Belfast median daily rate £441 £416 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.89% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £441 £416 -
% change year-on-year +5.89% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Belfast median hourly rate - - -
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -

Front Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Belfast
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 162 443 83
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 49.39% 72.74% 39.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 395 60
Belfast median daily rate £425 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +30.95% +7.69%
10th Percentile £257 £301 £159
90th Percentile £500 £513 £438
County Antrim median daily rate £425 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +3.03% +30.95% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 5
Belfast median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £11.76 £14.00 £15.28
90th Percentile £42.75 £14.00 £36.35
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Belfast.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Belfast

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front Office in Belfast.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Belfast

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Belfast

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in Belfast over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 13 (59.09%) Banking
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 10 (45.45%) FIX Protocol
4 9 (40.91%) Project Management
4 9 (40.91%) Java
5 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
5 8 (36.36%) Investment Banking
5 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
6 7 (31.82%) Low Latency
6 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
6 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (31.82%) OOP
6 7 (31.82%) C++
7 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (27.27%) Back Office
7 6 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
7 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 6 (27.27%) Market Making
8 5 (22.73%) Python
9 4 (18.18%) OO
9 4 (18.18%) Equities
9 4 (18.18%) Data Structures
9 4 (18.18%) Wealth Management
9 4 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
10 3 (13.64%) QA
10 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (13.64%) TDD
10 3 (13.64%) Linux

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast 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:

Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) npm
1 1 (4.55%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) QlikView
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Jenkins
1 2 (9.09%) JUnit
1 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
2 1 (4.55%) Bitbucket
2 1 (4.55%) Maven
2 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
2 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (59.09%) Banking
2 11 (50.00%) Finance
3 8 (36.36%) Investment Banking
4 6 (27.27%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 8 (36.36%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Java Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Business Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Front Office Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Manager
5 4 (18.18%) Senior Project Manager
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Project Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Python Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Report Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) FIX Protocol
2 2 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (9.09%) Akka
2 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
2 2 (9.09%) Kafka
2 2 (9.09%) Spring
2 2 (9.09%) Spring Boot
2 2 (9.09%) Zuul
3 1 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) HTML5
3 1 (4.55%) React
3 1 (4.55%) Redux
3 1 (4.55%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Data Structures
2 4 (18.18%) Equities
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
3 1 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Unix
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 8 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 7 (31.82%) Low Latency
3 7 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 7 (31.82%) OOP
3 7 (31.82%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (31.82%) Test Strategy
4 6 (27.27%) Market Making
4 6 (27.27%) Matrix Organization
4 6 (27.27%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (18.18%) OO
5 4 (18.18%) Wealth Management
6 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (13.64%) TDD
7 2 (9.09%) MVC
7 2 (9.09%) Risk Management
7 2 (9.09%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 7 (31.82%) C++
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (4.55%) ES6
5 1 (4.55%) Java 8
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Cognos
1 1 (4.55%) IBM
1 1 (4.55%) TIBCO