Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 23 -
Rank change year-on-year +1 - +36
Contract jobs citing Front Office 68 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 12.57% 5.80% -
As % of the General category 19.48% 12.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 64 17 0
Belfast median daily rate £413 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.01% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £365 -
% change year-on-year +13.01% - -
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 349 141 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 64.51% 48.12% 46.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 117 47
Belfast median daily rate £416 £360 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.56% +20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £303 £187 £99
90th Percentile £550 £532 £460
County Antrim median daily rate £420 £360 £300
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 0
Belfast median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 -
% change year-on-year -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 14 December 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Belfast

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 48 (70.59%) Unix
2 47 (69.12%) Linux
3 45 (66.18%) Finance
3 45 (66.18%) Low Latency
4 37 (54.41%) Analytical Skills
5 33 (48.53%) Market Making
6 26 (38.24%) C++
6 26 (38.24%) Multithreading
7 25 (36.76%) Banking
8 23 (33.82%) Java
9 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (27.94%) FIX Protocol
9 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (27.94%) Equities
9 19 (27.94%) OOP
9 19 (27.94%) OOA/OOD
9 19 (27.94%) OO
10 14 (20.59%) KDB
10 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
11 12 (17.65%) TDD
11 12 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
11 12 (17.65%) Information Security
11 12 (17.65%) Integration Testing
12 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
12 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
13 9 (13.24%) Degree
13 9 (13.24%) C#
13 9 (13.24%) Virtual Team
14 8 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (11.76%) Data Structures

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Endur
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) KDB
1 14 (20.59%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA
2 1 (1.47%) JIRA Agile
General
1 45 (66.18%) Finance
2 25 (36.76%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 65 (95.59%) Developer
2 23 (33.82%) Java Developer
2 23 (33.82%) Senior Developer
3 22 (32.35%) C++ Developer
4 14 (20.59%) KDB Developer
5 13 (19.12%) Senior C++ Developer
6 11 (16.18%) Front Office Developer
7 9 (13.24%) Senior Java Developer
8 8 (11.76%) C# Developer
9 7 (10.29%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
10 6 (8.82%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 6 (8.82%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 5 (7.35%) Electronic Trading Developer
12 4 (5.88%) C Developer
12 4 (5.88%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
12 4 (5.88%) Linux Developer
13 3 (4.41%) C++/C# Developer
13 3 (4.41%) Low Latency Java Developer
14 2 (2.94%) Agile Developer
14 2 (2.94%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.94%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (11.76%) Spring
3 4 (5.88%) JSON
3 4 (5.88%) REST
3 4 (5.88%) WebSockets
4 3 (4.41%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (4.41%) XML
5 2 (2.94%) .NET
5 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.94%) WPF
6 1 (1.47%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 37 (54.41%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (27.94%) Equities
3 9 (13.24%) Virtual Team
4 8 (11.76%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.88%) User Experience
6 3 (4.41%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.94%) Derivative
8 1 (1.47%) Fixed Income
8 1 (1.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 48 (70.59%) Unix
2 47 (69.12%) Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Windows
3 1 (1.47%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (66.18%) Low Latency
2 33 (48.53%) Market Making
3 26 (38.24%) Multithreading
4 19 (27.94%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (27.94%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (27.94%) OO
4 19 (27.94%) OOA/OOD
4 19 (27.94%) OOP
5 12 (17.65%) Electronic Trading
5 12 (17.65%) Information Security
5 12 (17.65%) Integration Testing
5 12 (17.65%) TDD
6 11 (16.18%) Mentoring
6 11 (16.18%) Test Automation
7 7 (10.29%) Asynchronous Programming
7 7 (10.29%) Performance Improvement
8 6 (8.82%) Functional Programming
8 6 (8.82%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.88%) Microservices
10 3 (4.41%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (38.24%) C++
2 23 (33.82%) Java
3 9 (13.24%) C#
4 7 (10.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.82%) R
6 5 (7.35%) SQL
7 4 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (13.24%) Degree
2 8 (11.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.47%) MiFID
Vendors
1 3 (4.41%) TIBCO
2 2 (2.94%) OpenLink