Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 24 -
Rank change year-on-year -3 - +34
Contract jobs citing Front Office 35 27 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 7.81% 7.40% -
As % of the General category 15.49% 13.92% -
Number of daily rates quoted 34 27 0
Belfast median daily rate £450 £385 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.88% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £450 £385 -
% change year-on-year +16.88% - -
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 226 194 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 50.45% 53.15% 41.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 169 48
Belfast median daily rate £440 £375 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.33% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £263 £255 £117
90th Percentile £560 £563 £458
County Antrim median daily rate £440 £375 £313
% change year-on-year +17.33% +20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Belfast median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% -67.50% -
County Antrim median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +34.62% -67.50% -

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 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 18 (51.43%) Java
3 17 (48.57%) OO
4 16 (45.71%) Linux
4 16 (45.71%) Unix
4 16 (45.71%) Low Latency
5 15 (42.86%) Banking
6 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (37.14%) C++
8 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
8 11 (31.43%) Electronic Trading
8 11 (31.43%) Market Making
9 9 (25.71%) Data Structures
9 9 (25.71%) TDD
9 9 (25.71%) Degree
9 9 (25.71%) C#
10 8 (22.86%) Investment Banking
10 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
10 8 (22.86%) Functional Programming
10 8 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (20.00%) Virtual Team
11 7 (20.00%) REST
11 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
11 7 (20.00%) Spring
11 7 (20.00%) JSON
11 7 (20.00%) Equities
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) OOP
11 7 (20.00%) OOA/OOD

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) npm
1 3 (8.57%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.57%) KDB
3 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (8.57%) JUnit
3 3 (8.57%) Maven
General
1 23 (65.71%) Finance
2 15 (42.86%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (97.14%) Developer
2 20 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 18 (51.43%) Java Developer
4 11 (31.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 7 (20.00%) C++ Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Front Office Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
5 7 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
7 4 (11.43%) Low Latency Java Developer
8 3 (8.57%) KDB Developer
9 2 (5.71%) Senior .NET Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Agile Java Developer
10 1 (2.86%) C# Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Electronic Trading Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
10 1 (2.86%) MiFID Business Analyst
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Agile Developer
10 1 (2.86%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) FIX Protocol
1 7 (20.00%) JSON
1 7 (20.00%) REST
1 7 (20.00%) Spring
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 4 (11.43%) Hibernate
3 4 (11.43%) TIBCO EMS
3 4 (11.43%) WebSockets
3 4 (11.43%) XML
4 3 (8.57%) Akka
4 3 (8.57%) HTML
4 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 3 (8.57%) Kafka
4 3 (8.57%) React
4 3 (8.57%) Redux
4 3 (8.57%) Spring Boot
4 3 (8.57%) WPF
4 3 (8.57%) Zuul
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Structures
2 7 (20.00%) Equities
2 7 (20.00%) Virtual Team
3 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 4 (11.43%) User Experience
5 3 (8.57%) Derivative
5 3 (8.57%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (5.71%) Grid Computing
7 1 (2.86%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 16 (45.71%) Linux
1 16 (45.71%) Unix
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) OO
2 16 (45.71%) Low Latency
3 14 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (31.43%) Electronic Trading
4 11 (31.43%) Market Making
4 11 (31.43%) Multithreading
5 9 (25.71%) TDD
6 8 (22.86%) Functional Programming
6 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 7 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
7 7 (20.00%) OOP
8 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Microservices
9 4 (11.43%) Performance Improvement
10 3 (8.57%) Garbage Collection
10 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
10 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
10 3 (8.57%) Risk Management
10 3 (8.57%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) C++
3 9 (25.71%) C#
4 7 (20.00%) SQL
5 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.29%) Python
7 3 (8.57%) ES6
7 3 (8.57%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.86%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) TIBCO
2 3 (8.57%) FXall
2 3 (8.57%) Reuters