Period
to 21 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in County Antrim. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 21 July 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 15 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 - -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 46 94 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 11.44% 17.12% -
As % of the General category 22.22% 23.68% -
Number of daily rates quoted 42 88 0
County Antrim median daily rate £455 £413 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.30% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £455 £420 -
% change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
County Antrim median hourly rate - - -
Northern Ireland 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 County Antrim with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
County Antrim
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 207 397 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 51.49% 72.31% 39.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 368 53
County Antrim median daily rate £432 £413 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.61% +30.95% +8.15%
10th Percentile £254 £291 £163
90th Percentile £518 £513 £438
Northern Ireland median daily rate £431 £413 £315
% change year-on-year +4.48% +30.95% +8.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.25 £14.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.72% -15.94% -
10th Percentile £12.10 £12.45 £14.24
90th Percentile £18.70 £20.24 £34.00
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £13.88 £14.50 £14.38
% change year-on-year -4.31% +0.87% -

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in County Antrim

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in County Antrim

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in County Antrim

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in County Antrim

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office in County Antrim over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office in County Antrim

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the County Antrim region over the 6 months to 21 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast -5 44 £455 +10.30% 3
Front Office
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 31 (67.39%) Finance
2 22 (47.83%) Banking
3 21 (45.65%) Java
4 20 (43.48%) C#
5 19 (41.30%) TDD
6 16 (34.78%) SQL
7 15 (32.61%) C++
7 15 (32.61%) Multithreading
7 15 (32.61%) Electronic Trading
8 14 (30.43%) OO
8 14 (30.43%) Python
9 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
10 12 (26.09%) .NET
10 12 (26.09%) Windows
10 12 (26.09%) Hibernate
10 12 (26.09%) TeamCity
10 12 (26.09%) Low Latency
10 12 (26.09%) Spring
10 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
11 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
11 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
11 11 (23.91%) OOP
12 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (19.57%) WPF
12 9 (19.57%) FIX Protocol
12 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
12 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
13 8 (17.39%) Zuul

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in County Antrim 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 (4.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.22%) npm
1 7 (15.22%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DHCP
1 1 (2.17%) DNS
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (26.09%) TeamCity
2 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
3 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.39%) Jenkins
3 8 (17.39%) JUnit
4 7 (15.22%) Maven
5 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 31 (67.39%) Finance
2 22 (47.83%) Banking
3 11 (23.91%) Investment Banking
4 5 (10.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (73.91%) Developer
2 20 (43.48%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
3 12 (26.09%) Senior Developer
4 11 (23.91%) Front Office Developer
5 10 (21.74%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (17.39%) Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Business Analyst
7 4 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Electronic Trading Java Developer
7 4 (8.70%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
8 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Senior Project Manager
8 3 (6.52%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) .NET
1 12 (26.09%) Hibernate
1 12 (26.09%) Spring
2 9 (19.57%) FIX Protocol
2 9 (19.57%) WPF
3 8 (17.39%) Akka
3 8 (17.39%) JSON
3 8 (17.39%) Kafka
3 8 (17.39%) Spring Boot
3 8 (17.39%) Zuul
4 7 (15.22%) HTML
4 7 (15.22%) HTML5
4 7 (15.22%) React
4 7 (15.22%) Redux
5 6 (13.04%) REST
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
6 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.35%) RESTful
6 2 (4.35%) WCF
6 2 (4.35%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (17.39%) Data Structures
2 8 (17.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (15.22%) Equities
4 6 (13.04%) Derivative
5 4 (8.70%) Equity Derivative
5 4 (8.70%) Grid Computing
6 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.35%) Fixed Income
7 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
7 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 7 (15.22%) Unix
2 7 (15.22%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.04%) Linux
4 3 (6.52%) Solaris
5 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) TDD
2 15 (32.61%) Electronic Trading
2 15 (32.61%) Multithreading
3 14 (30.43%) OO
4 12 (26.09%) Low Latency
4 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 11 (23.91%) OOP
6 9 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
7 8 (17.39%) SOLID
8 7 (15.22%) Garbage Collection
8 7 (15.22%) Market Making
8 7 (15.22%) Performance Improvement
8 7 (15.22%) Project Management
9 6 (13.04%) Business Analysis
9 6 (13.04%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (13.04%) Risk Management
10 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) Java
2 20 (43.48%) C#
3 16 (34.78%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) C++
5 14 (30.43%) Python
6 7 (15.22%) ES6
6 7 (15.22%) Java 8
6 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.22%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Platform Symphony
2 1 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
Vendors
1 7 (15.22%) Reuters
2 6 (13.04%) FXall
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle
4 2 (4.35%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) Bloomberg
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix
5 1 (2.17%) IBM
5 1 (2.17%) TIBCO