Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Canary Wharf. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 19 November 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
Tower Hamlets > Canary Wharf
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 20 25
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +5
Contract jobs citing Front Office 26 21 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 9.56% 6.71% 6.44%
As % of the General category 12.38% 9.59% 8.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 17 22
Canary Wharf median daily rate £625 £550 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.64% +4.76% -10.64%
10th Percentile £263 £405 £344
90th Percentile £650 £650 £636
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £625 £550 £545
% change year-on-year +13.64% +0.92% -7.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Canary Wharf median hourly rate - - -
Tower Hamlets 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 Canary Wharf with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Canary Wharf
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 210 219 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Canary Wharf 77.21% 69.97% 75.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 165 208
Canary Wharf median daily rate £515 £450 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £263 £313 £288
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
Tower Hamlets median daily rate £515 £450 £500
% change year-on-year +14.44% -10.00% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Canary Wharf median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -55.56% +50.00%
Tower Hamlets median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year +25.00% -55.56% +50.00%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in Canary Wharf over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in Canary Wharf

Front Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office in Canary Wharf.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Canary Wharf region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 15 (57.69%) Banking
2 10 (38.46%) Investment Banking
2 10 (38.46%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
4 8 (30.77%) Electronic Trading
4 8 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 7 (26.92%) HTML
5 7 (26.92%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (26.92%) HTML5
5 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
6 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
6 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
6 6 (23.08%) TDD
7 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (19.23%) Finance
7 5 (19.23%) Sybase
7 5 (19.23%) Swing
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) Big Data
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
8 4 (15.38%) ThinApp
8 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (15.38%) XenApp
8 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 4 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
8 4 (15.38%) Linux
8 4 (15.38%) Terminal Server
8 4 (15.38%) MSI

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Canary Wharf 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 (3.85%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Big Data
2 2 (7.69%) KDB
2 2 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) InstallShield
1 4 (15.38%) MSI
1 4 (15.38%) Wise Package Studio
2 2 (7.69%) Gradle
3 1 (3.85%) Ant
3 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.85%) IntelliJ
3 1 (3.85%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) JUnit
3 1 (3.85%) Mocha
3 1 (3.85%) Protractor
3 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (57.69%) Banking
2 10 (38.46%) Investment Banking
3 5 (19.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (80.77%) Developer
2 9 (34.62%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Angular Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Electronic Trading Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 5 (19.23%) HTML Developer
4 5 (19.23%) Java Swing Developer
4 5 (19.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
6 3 (11.54%) Front Office Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Investment Banking Java Developer
7 2 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer
7 2 (7.69%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
7 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 2 (7.69%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
8 1 (3.85%) Analyst
8 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) AngularJS
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
2 7 (26.92%) HTML5
3 5 (19.23%) Swing
4 3 (11.54%) Node.js
5 2 (7.69%) .NET
5 2 (7.69%) WPF
6 1 (3.85%) Ajax
6 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
6 1 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (3.85%) CSS3
6 1 (3.85%) D3.js
6 1 (3.85%) Ext JS
6 1 (3.85%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (3.85%) Marionette.js
6 1 (3.85%) Middleware
6 1 (3.85%) React
6 1 (3.85%) Redux
6 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.69%) Derivative
3 2 (7.69%) Equities
3 2 (7.69%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.85%) Equity Derivative
4 1 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (3.85%) Grid Computing
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.85%) OTC Derivatives
4 1 (3.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Linux
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 4 (15.38%) Windows 7
3 3 (11.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Electronic Trading
2 7 (26.92%) Algorithmic Trading
2 7 (26.92%) Front End Development
3 6 (23.08%) Low Latency
3 6 (23.08%) Multithreading
3 6 (23.08%) TDD
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.69%) Market Making
7 2 (7.69%) MVVM
7 2 (7.69%) OO
7 2 (7.69%) Systematic Trading
8 1 (3.85%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
8 1 (3.85%) ETL
8 1 (3.85%) OOD
8 1 (3.85%) OOP
8 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 4 (15.38%) VB
3 4 (15.38%) VBScript
4 3 (11.54%) C#
4 3 (11.54%) C++
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
4 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) TypeScript
5 2 (7.69%) Python
5 2 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) R
6 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Data Quality
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Terminal Server
1 4 (15.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 5 (19.23%) Sybase
2 4 (15.38%) Citrix
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (3.85%) Bloomberg
4 1 (3.85%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (3.85%) Perforce
4 1 (3.85%) Reuters
4 1 (3.85%) Sencha