Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 28 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 - +31
Contract jobs citing Front Office 44 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 9.19% 5.14% -
As % of the General category 15.60% 10.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 43 18 0
County Antrim median daily rate £445 £364 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.34% - -
Northern Ireland median daily rate £445 £364 £625
% change year-on-year +22.34% -41.80% +108.33%
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 282 176 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 58.87% 50.29% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 148 41
County Antrim median daily rate £430 £360 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.44% +15.20% +4.17%
10th Percentile £265 £213 £103
90th Percentile £560 £550 £475
Northern Ireland median daily rate £420 £360 £313
% change year-on-year +16.67% +15.20% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 10 0
County Antrim median hourly rate £15.75 £15.63 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.80% - -
Northern Ireland median hourly rate £15.75 £15.63 £13.50
% change year-on-year +0.80% +15.74% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 -2 44 £445 +22.34% 2
Front Office
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 31 (70.45%) Unix
2 30 (68.18%) Linux
3 29 (65.91%) Low Latency
4 25 (56.82%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (54.55%) Finance
6 20 (45.45%) Market Making
7 19 (43.18%) Java
8 16 (36.36%) OO
8 16 (36.36%) Equities
8 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
9 14 (31.82%) Banking
10 13 (29.55%) C++
10 13 (29.55%) Multithreading
11 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (25.00%) KDB
12 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
13 9 (20.45%) FIX Protocol
13 9 (20.45%) OOP
13 9 (20.45%) OOA/OOD
13 9 (20.45%) Virtual Team
14 8 (18.18%) Data Structures
14 8 (18.18%) Spring
14 8 (18.18%) Investment Banking
14 8 (18.18%) Degree
14 8 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
14 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
15 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
15 7 (15.91%) Functional Programming
15 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
15 7 (15.91%) Information Security

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) KDB
2 10 (22.73%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA Agile
General
1 24 (54.55%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Banking
3 8 (18.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (97.73%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) Java Developer
3 16 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 11 (25.00%) KDB Developer
5 9 (20.45%) C++ Developer
5 9 (20.45%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (11.36%) Front Office Developer
8 4 (9.09%) C Developer
8 4 (9.09%) C# Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Low Latency Java Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Agile Developer
10 2 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
11 1 (2.27%) Analyst
11 1 (2.27%) Business Analyst
11 1 (2.27%) Electronic Trading Developer
11 1 (2.27%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 1 (2.27%) Senior Agile Developer
11 1 (2.27%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) FIX Protocol
2 8 (18.18%) Spring
3 5 (11.36%) JSON
3 5 (11.36%) REST
3 5 (11.36%) WebSockets
4 4 (9.09%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (56.82%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (36.36%) Equities
3 9 (20.45%) Virtual Team
4 8 (18.18%) Data Structures
5 4 (9.09%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (2.27%) Fixed Income
6 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Unix
2 30 (68.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (65.91%) Low Latency
2 20 (45.45%) Market Making
3 16 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (36.36%) OO
4 13 (29.55%) Multithreading
5 11 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (20.45%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (20.45%) OOP
7 8 (18.18%) Electronic Trading
7 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
8 7 (15.91%) Functional Programming
8 7 (15.91%) Information Security
8 7 (15.91%) Integration Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
9 5 (11.36%) Microservices
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
10 4 (9.09%) Asynchronous Programming
10 4 (9.09%) Performance Improvement
11 1 (2.27%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.27%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) Java
2 13 (29.55%) C++
3 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.09%) C
4 4 (9.09%) C#
4 4 (9.09%) R
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (2.27%) MiFID
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) TIBCO