Period
to 19 November 2017

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 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
Northern Ireland > County Antrim
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 28 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - +34
Contract jobs citing Front Office 72 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 12.29% 4.73% -
As % of the General category 17.82% 10.48% -
Number of daily rates quoted 68 13 0
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £373 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.59% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £373 £625
% change year-on-year +10.59% -40.32% +25.00%
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 404 124 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 68.94% 45.09% 50.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 92 52
County Antrim median daily rate £413 £336 £306
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.86% +9.63% -2.78%
10th Percentile £303 £163 £100
90th Percentile £513 £454 £517
Northern Ireland median daily rate £413 £360 £313
% change year-on-year +14.58% +15.20% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £14.00 £17.00 £13.50
% change year-on-year -17.65% +25.93% -

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
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 19 November 2017. 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 72 £413 +10.59% 1
Front Office
Northern Ireland

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 County Antrim region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 54 (75.00%) Unix
2 53 (73.61%) Linux
3 50 (69.44%) Finance
4 47 (65.28%) Low Latency
5 41 (56.94%) Analytical Skills
6 37 (51.39%) Market Making
7 31 (43.06%) C++
8 30 (41.67%) Multithreading
9 25 (34.72%) Banking
10 23 (31.94%) Java
11 22 (30.56%) OOP
11 22 (30.56%) OOA/OOD
11 22 (30.56%) Equities
11 22 (30.56%) FIX Protocol
11 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
12 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (25.00%) OO
14 16 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
14 16 (22.22%) Relational Database
15 15 (20.83%) KDB
15 15 (20.83%) Integration Testing
15 15 (20.83%) Information Security
16 14 (19.44%) TDD
16 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
17 9 (12.50%) C#
17 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
17 9 (12.50%) Virtual Team
18 8 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
18 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
18 8 (11.11%) JavaScript

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (2.78%) Endur
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 15 (20.83%) KDB
3 3 (4.17%) Big Data
3 3 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.78%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA
3 1 (1.39%) JIRA Agile
General
1 50 (69.44%) Finance
2 25 (34.72%) Banking
3 8 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.78%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 69 (95.83%) Developer
2 26 (36.11%) C++ Developer
3 22 (30.56%) Java Developer
4 20 (27.78%) Senior Developer
5 15 (20.83%) KDB Developer
6 13 (18.06%) Senior C++ Developer
7 9 (12.50%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
8 8 (11.11%) Electronic Trading Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Electronic Trading C++ Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Front Office Developer
9 7 (9.72%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Front Office C++ Developer
10 6 (8.33%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (5.56%) C Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Linux Developer
12 3 (4.17%) C++/C# Developer
13 2 (2.78%) Agile Developer
13 2 (2.78%) Agile Java Developer
14 1 (1.39%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (30.56%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (11.11%) Spring
3 4 (5.56%) JSON
3 4 (5.56%) REST
3 4 (5.56%) WebSockets
4 3 (4.17%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (4.17%) XML
5 2 (2.78%) .NET
5 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.78%) WPF
6 1 (1.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (1.39%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.39%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 41 (56.94%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (30.56%) Equities
3 9 (12.50%) Virtual Team
4 5 (6.94%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.56%) User Experience
6 3 (4.17%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (2.78%) Derivative
8 1 (1.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 54 (75.00%) Unix
2 53 (73.61%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) Low Latency
2 37 (51.39%) Market Making
3 30 (41.67%) Multithreading
4 22 (30.56%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (30.56%) OOA/OOD
4 22 (30.56%) OOP
5 19 (26.39%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (25.00%) OO
7 16 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
8 15 (20.83%) Information Security
8 15 (20.83%) Integration Testing
9 14 (19.44%) Mentoring
9 14 (19.44%) TDD
10 8 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
10 8 (11.11%) Test Automation
11 7 (9.72%) Asynchronous Programming
11 7 (9.72%) Performance Improvement
12 4 (5.56%) Microservices
12 4 (5.56%) Pair Programming
13 3 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (43.06%) C++
2 23 (31.94%) Java
3 9 (12.50%) C#
4 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 6 (8.33%) C
5 6 (8.33%) R
6 5 (6.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 8 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (4.17%) TIBCO
2 2 (2.78%) OpenLink