The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 22 June 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
London / Docklands, London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 14 15
Rank change year-on-year +6 +1  
Contract jobs citing Front Office 10 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Docklands, London 19.61% 1.67% 7.97%
As % of the General category 27.03% 3.03% 16.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 11
Median daily rate £600 £600 £615
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £600
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £500
% change year-on-year +8.12% -20.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.00 - £65.00

Front Office is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Docklands, London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 37 33 68
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Docklands, London 72.55% 55.00% 49.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 22 58
Median daily rate £600 £525 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -4.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £375 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.12% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Docklands, London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Docklands, London citing Front Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in Docklands, London

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in Docklands, London

Front Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Docklands, London region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 12 (85.71%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Investment Banking
3 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
4 7 (50.00%) Equities
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
5 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
6 5 (35.71%) C#
7 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 4 (28.57%) Derivative
7 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 4 (28.57%) .NET
8 3 (21.43%) Multithreaded Programming
8 3 (21.43%) HTML5
8 3 (21.43%) Market Risk
8 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (21.43%) Kanban
8 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
8 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) C++
8 3 (21.43%) HTML
8 3 (21.43%) Python
8 3 (21.43%) JIRA
8 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (14.29%) Back Office
9 2 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
9 2 (14.29%) JSON
9 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
9 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Docklands, London 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 (14.29%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) Hazelcast
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JIRA
1 3 (21.43%) TeamCity
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 12 (85.71%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) Investment Banking
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 2 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (28.57%) C# Developer - Investment Banking
3 4 (28.57%) Front Office Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Market Risk Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Market Risk Business Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Business IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Front Office Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) IT Business Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Market Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) Scala Developer
6 1 (7.14%) FIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) Middleware
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (7.14%) Akka
4 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
4 1 (7.14%) FpML
4 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) RESTful
4 1 (7.14%) SOAP
4 1 (7.14%) Spring
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Equities
2 4 (28.57%) Derivative
3 3 (21.43%) Market Risk
4 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (14.29%) Credit Derivative
4 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk
4 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
4 2 (14.29%) Grid Computing
5 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 1 (7.14%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Risk Management
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Multithreading
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Kanban
4 3 (21.43%) Multithreaded Programming
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Credit Risk Management
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Programming
5 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (14.29%) SOA
5 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) C++
3 3 (21.43%) Python
4 2 (14.29%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) Scala
5 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.14%) Korn
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) MiFID
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Bloomberg
2 2 (14.29%) Fidessa
3 1 (7.14%) Atlassian
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Reuters
3 1 (7.14%) Sybase