Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Front Office Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in 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 Developer
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 471 731 648
Rank change year-on-year +260 -83 -55
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 422 133 226
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.45% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.47% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 116 192
England median daily rate £625 £618 £600
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.21% +2.92% -
10th Percentile £525 £513 £500
90th Percentile £750 £713 £688
UK median daily rate £625 £610 £600
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89579 93247 99778
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.76% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59679 61380 64531
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2656 3007 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.38 £17.98
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.77% +2.20% +8.97%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.75 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Front Office Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in England

Front Office Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office Developer in England

Front Office Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office Developer in England

Front Office Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office Developer in England

Front Office Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 17 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
London +209 421 £625 +1.21% 11
South East - 1 - - 1
Front Office Developer
UK

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, Front Office Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 422 (100.00%) Front Office
2 230 (54.50%) Java
3 209 (49.53%) Banking
4 187 (44.31%) C#
5 173 (41.00%) Finance
6 151 (35.78%) Multithreading
7 124 (29.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 109 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (25.83%) Investment Banking
9 104 (24.64%) Equities
10 102 (24.17%) Fixed Income
11 100 (23.70%) Derivative
12 88 (20.85%) .NET
13 80 (18.96%) Electronic Trading
14 77 (18.25%) C++
15 73 (17.30%) Python
16 68 (16.11%) Low Latency
17 64 (15.17%) WPF
18 62 (14.69%) SQL
18 62 (14.69%) Analytics
19 58 (13.74%) Risk Management
20 57 (13.51%) Relational Database
21 55 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
21 55 (13.03%) Microsoft Excel
22 54 (12.80%) RDBMS
23 52 (12.32%) VBA
23 52 (12.32%) SDLC
24 51 (12.09%) SQL Server
25 47 (11.14%) Equity Derivative
26 46 (10.90%) Concurrent Programming

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 17 (4.03%) Oracle Coherence
2 11 (2.61%) CMS
3 6 (1.42%) Apache
3 6 (1.42%) Cloud Foundry
3 6 (1.42%) GemFire
4 4 (0.95%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.24%) MQSeries
Applications
1 55 (13.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.18%) RMDS
2 3 (0.71%) ION MarketView
3 2 (0.47%) Orchestrade
4 1 (0.24%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 1 (0.24%) Kondor
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.79%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.24%) FIX Connectivity
1 1 (0.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (13.51%) Relational Database
2 54 (12.80%) RDBMS
3 51 (12.09%) SQL Server
4 23 (5.45%) KDB
5 13 (3.08%) Tick Data
6 10 (2.37%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.66%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.42%) HBase
9 5 (1.18%) Blockchain
9 5 (1.18%) SQLite
10 4 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.95%) Sybase ASE
11 3 (0.71%) MS Access
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.47%) DTS
12 2 (0.47%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.90%) TeamCity
2 7 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.18%) Maven
4 4 (0.95%) Cucumber
4 4 (0.95%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.95%) Gradle
4 4 (0.95%) Robot Framework
4 4 (0.95%) Subversion
5 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.24%) JIRA
6 1 (0.24%) JUnit
6 1 (0.24%) Mockito
6 1 (0.24%) NuGet
6 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 422 (100.00%) Front Office
2 209 (49.53%) Banking
3 173 (41.00%) Finance
4 109 (25.83%) Investment Banking
5 4 (0.95%) Telecoms
6 3 (0.71%) Back Office
7 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) French Language
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (20.85%) .NET
2 64 (15.17%) WPF
3 38 (9.00%) FIX Protocol
4 31 (7.35%) HTML
4 31 (7.35%) Spring
5 26 (6.16%) XML
6 24 (5.69%) JMS
7 18 (4.27%) HTML5
7 18 (4.27%) WinForms
8 16 (3.79%) .NET Framework
9 15 (3.55%) AngularJS
10 14 (3.32%) CSS
10 14 (3.32%) Kafka
10 14 (3.32%) WCF
11 12 (2.84%) Web Services
12 11 (2.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 11 (2.61%) STL
13 9 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
14 8 (1.90%) Node.js
14 8 (1.90%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 124 (29.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 104 (24.64%) Equities
3 102 (24.17%) Fixed Income
4 100 (23.70%) Derivative
5 55 (13.03%) Analytical Skills
6 47 (11.14%) Equity Derivative
7 37 (8.77%) Computer Science
8 22 (5.21%) Data Structures
9 18 (4.27%) Market Risk
10 17 (4.03%) Interest Rate Derivative
11 14 (3.32%) Grid Computing
11 14 (3.32%) Hedge funds
12 13 (3.08%) Credit Risk
12 13 (3.08%) Swaptions
13 11 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
14 9 (2.13%) Fintech
15 5 (1.18%) Algorithms
16 4 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
16 4 (0.95%) User Experience
17 2 (0.47%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (5.45%) Linux
2 22 (5.21%) Windows
3 20 (4.74%) Unix
4 11 (2.61%) Windows 7
5 4 (0.95%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (35.78%) Multithreading
2 109 (25.83%) Agile Software Development
3 80 (18.96%) Electronic Trading
4 68 (16.11%) Low Latency
5 62 (14.69%) Analytics
6 58 (13.74%) Risk Management
7 52 (12.32%) SDLC
8 46 (10.90%) Concurrent Programming
9 43 (10.19%) Mathematics
9 43 (10.19%) OO
9 43 (10.19%) TDD
10 30 (7.11%) Algorithmic Trading
11 27 (6.40%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (5.92%) Quantitative Research
12 25 (5.92%) RAD
13 23 (5.45%) Multithreaded Programming
14 19 (4.50%) MVVM
15 16 (3.79%) Asset Management
16 14 (3.32%) Integration Testing
17 13 (3.08%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 230 (54.50%) Java
2 187 (44.31%) C#
3 77 (18.25%) C++
4 73 (17.30%) Python
5 62 (14.69%) SQL
6 52 (12.32%) VBA
7 30 (7.11%) JavaScript
8 20 (4.74%) Scala
9 6 (1.42%) C
9 6 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.95%) Tcl
10 4 (0.95%) T-SQL
11 3 (0.71%) R
11 3 (0.71%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.47%) XAML
13 1 (0.24%) F#
13 1 (0.24%) Groovy
13 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.24%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.24%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (5.21%) Degree
2 9 (2.13%) Numerate Degree
3 8 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.71%) PhD
5 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.84%) MiFID
2 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.24%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.24%) EMIR
3 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (3.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (10.19%) Oracle
2 38 (9.00%) TIBCO
3 26 (6.16%) Microsoft
4 21 (4.98%) Fidessa
5 19 (4.50%) Bloomberg
5 19 (4.50%) Sybase
6 11 (2.61%) Reuters
7 10 (2.37%) Murex
7 10 (2.37%) Solace
8 7 (1.66%) ION Trading
9 6 (1.42%) IBM
10 4 (0.95%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.47%) Informatica
11 2 (0.47%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.24%) Perforce
12 1 (0.24%) Salesforce.com
12 1 (0.24%) StreamBase
12 1 (0.24%) Tableau