Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - +33
Contract jobs citing Front Office 44 79 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 11.83% 15.13% -
As % of the General category 23.28% 21.88% -
Number of daily rates quoted 40 76 0
Belfast median daily rate £458 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.93% - -
County Antrim median daily rate £458 £420 -
% change year-on-year +8.93% - -
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 189 361 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Belfast 50.81% 69.16% 38.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 335 42
Belfast median daily rate £432 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +14.55%
10th Percentile £254 £263 £127
90th Percentile £525 £525 £445
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +14.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 2
Belfast median hourly rate £14.38 £12.00 £27.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.79% -55.96% -
10th Percentile £13.86 £11.40 £17.05
90th Percentile £19.28 £18.87 £37.45
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.38 £12.00 £27.25
% change year-on-year +19.79% -55.96% -

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 21 June 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Belfast

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 28 (63.64%) Finance
2 21 (47.73%) Java
3 20 (45.45%) C#
4 19 (43.18%) TDD
4 19 (43.18%) Banking
5 16 (36.36%) SQL
6 15 (34.09%) C++
6 15 (34.09%) OO
7 14 (31.82%) Python
7 14 (31.82%) Multithreading
7 14 (31.82%) Electronic Trading
8 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
9 12 (27.27%) .NET
9 12 (27.27%) Windows
9 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
9 12 (27.27%) TeamCity
9 12 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 12 (27.27%) Low Latency
9 12 (27.27%) Spring
10 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 10 (22.73%) OOP
11 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
12 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (20.45%) Investment Banking
12 9 (20.45%) JSON
12 9 (20.45%) WPF
12 9 (20.45%) Data Structures
13 8 (18.18%) Spring Boot
13 8 (18.18%) SOLID

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) npm
1 7 (15.91%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) DHCP
1 1 (2.27%) DNS
1 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) TeamCity
2 11 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 8 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 8 (18.18%) Jenkins
3 8 (18.18%) JUnit
4 7 (15.91%) Maven
5 1 (2.27%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.27%) SonarQube
General
1 28 (63.64%) Finance
2 19 (43.18%) Banking
3 9 (20.45%) Investment Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (77.27%) Developer
2 20 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 12 (27.27%) .NET Developer
4 11 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 10 (22.73%) Front Office Developer
6 9 (20.45%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (18.18%) Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Business Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Electronic Trading Developer
8 4 (9.09%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Applications Support
9 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Analyst
9 3 (6.82%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
10 2 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.55%) C++ Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 2 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
11 1 (2.27%) Electronic Trading Business Analyst
11 1 (2.27%) Front Office Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) .NET
1 12 (27.27%) Hibernate
1 12 (27.27%) Spring
2 9 (20.45%) JSON
2 9 (20.45%) WPF
3 8 (18.18%) Akka
3 8 (18.18%) FIX Protocol
3 8 (18.18%) Kafka
3 8 (18.18%) Spring Boot
3 8 (18.18%) Zuul
4 7 (15.91%) HTML
4 7 (15.91%) HTML5
4 7 (15.91%) React
4 7 (15.91%) Redux
4 7 (15.91%) REST
5 2 (4.55%) ADO.NET
5 2 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (4.55%) RESTful
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (4.55%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Data Structures
2 8 (18.18%) Equities
2 8 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (15.91%) Derivative
4 5 (11.36%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (9.09%) Grid Computing
6 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.27%) User Experience
7 1 (2.27%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Unix
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.64%) Linux
4 3 (6.82%) Solaris
5 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (43.18%) TDD
2 15 (34.09%) OO
3 14 (31.82%) Electronic Trading
3 14 (31.82%) Multithreading
4 12 (27.27%) Low Latency
4 12 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 10 (22.73%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (22.73%) OOP
5 10 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.45%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (18.18%) SOLID
8 7 (15.91%) Garbage Collection
8 7 (15.91%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (13.64%) Market Making
9 6 (13.64%) Risk Management
10 5 (11.36%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (11.36%) Project Management
11 4 (9.09%) Business Analysis
11 4 (9.09%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) Java
2 20 (45.45%) C#
3 16 (36.36%) SQL
4 15 (34.09%) C++
5 14 (31.82%) Python
6 7 (15.91%) ES6
6 7 (15.91%) Java 8
6 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.91%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Reuters
2 6 (13.64%) FXall
3 5 (11.36%) Oracle
4 2 (4.55%) Sybase
4 2 (4.55%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.27%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.27%) Citrix
5 1 (2.27%) IBM