Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Front Office Developer was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 495 496 765
Rank change year-on-year +1 +269 -150
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 402 370 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.41% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.43% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 379 308 108
England median daily rate £650 £600 £613
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -2.04% +2.08%
10th Percentile £563 £523 £500
90th Percentile £781 £725 £713
UK median daily rate £650 £600 £613
% change year-on-year +8.33% -2.04% +2.08%
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 88,940 86,199 94,656
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.90% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59,064 56,849 62,531
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £258
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,867 2,556 2,884
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.39% -1.58% +6.92%
10th Percentile £11.12 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.05
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £19.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% -1.58% +5.67%

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 21 September 2018.

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 21 September 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
London +7 402 £650 +8.33% 25
Front Office Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, Front Office Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 402 (100.00%) Front Office
2 239 (59.45%) C#
3 145 (36.07%) Java
4 143 (35.57%) Finance
5 137 (34.08%) .NET
6 126 (31.34%) SQL
7 125 (31.09%) Multithreading
8 113 (28.11%) C++
9 111 (27.61%) Banking
10 101 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
11 97 (24.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 92 (22.89%) Fixed Income
13 91 (22.64%) Electronic Trading
14 88 (21.89%) Derivative
14 88 (21.89%) Python
15 63 (15.67%) Investment Banking
15 63 (15.67%) SQL Server
16 61 (15.17%) Equities
16 61 (15.17%) Relational Database
17 60 (14.93%) Oracle
18 59 (14.68%) Low Latency
19 54 (13.43%) Equity Derivative
20 52 (12.94%) OO
21 51 (12.69%) RDBMS
22 48 (11.94%) Web Development
23 47 (11.69%) Analytics
23 47 (11.69%) Windows
23 47 (11.69%) HTML
24 46 (11.44%) JavaScript
25 44 (10.95%) SDLC

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 5 (1.24%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
3 1 (0.25%) Confluence
3 1 (0.25%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.25%) nginx
3 1 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 22 (5.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.23%) ION MarketView
2 5 (1.24%) SunGard Martini
3 3 (0.75%) thinkFolio
4 2 (0.50%) Endur
5 1 (0.25%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.75%) IaaS
4 3 (0.75%) Office 365
4 3 (0.75%) PaaS
5 1 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.25%) npm
5 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.75%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.50%) RTMP
3 1 (0.25%) BIG-IP
3 1 (0.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (15.67%) SQL Server
2 61 (15.17%) Relational Database
3 51 (12.69%) RDBMS
4 16 (3.98%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 9 (2.24%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.99%) KDB
8 7 (1.74%) Power BI
9 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.75%) Big Data
10 3 (0.75%) Tick Data
11 2 (0.50%) Kdb+
11 2 (0.50%) Redis
12 1 (0.25%) DB2
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 36 (8.96%) Subversion
2 33 (8.21%) TeamCity
3 21 (5.22%) CruiseControl
4 11 (2.74%) JIRA
5 10 (2.49%) Maven
6 8 (1.99%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.49%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.24%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.24%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (1.00%) NUnit
9 4 (1.00%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.75%) Ant
10 3 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.75%) JUnit
10 3 (0.75%) MSTest
11 2 (0.50%) IntelliJ
11 2 (0.50%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.50%) Moq
11 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 402 (100.00%) Front Office
2 143 (35.57%) Finance
3 111 (27.61%) Banking
4 63 (15.67%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.49%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.24%) Back Office
7 3 (0.75%) Advertising
8 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (34.08%) .NET
2 47 (11.69%) HTML
3 40 (9.95%) WPF
4 39 (9.70%) XML
5 38 (9.45%) STL
6 37 (9.20%) AngularJS
7 36 (8.96%) HTML5
8 34 (8.46%) WCF
9 33 (8.21%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 31 (7.71%) FIX Protocol
11 28 (6.97%) .NET Framework
12 19 (4.73%) Spring
13 16 (3.98%) Akka
13 16 (3.98%) JMS
14 12 (2.99%) React
14 12 (2.99%) REST
15 11 (2.74%) ASP.NET
15 11 (2.74%) CSS
16 8 (1.99%) Reactive Extensions
17 7 (1.74%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 97 (24.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 92 (22.89%) Fixed Income
3 88 (21.89%) Derivative
4 61 (15.17%) Equities
5 54 (13.43%) Equity Derivative
6 40 (9.95%) Computer Science
7 38 (9.45%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 30 (7.46%) Algorithms
9 27 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (5.47%) Hedge funds
11 18 (4.48%) Data Structures
12 15 (3.73%) Credit Risk
13 11 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
13 11 (2.74%) Market Risk
14 9 (2.24%) Grid Computing
15 4 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
15 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
15 4 (1.00%) Fintech
16 3 (0.75%) OTC Derivatives
16 3 (0.75%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 47 (11.69%) Windows
2 26 (6.47%) Unix
3 13 (3.23%) Linux
4 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (31.09%) Multithreading
2 101 (25.12%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (22.64%) Electronic Trading
4 59 (14.68%) Low Latency
5 52 (12.94%) OO
6 48 (11.94%) Web Development
7 47 (11.69%) Analytics
8 44 (10.95%) SDLC
9 42 (10.45%) TDD
10 40 (9.95%) Risk Management
11 36 (8.96%) Test Automation
12 35 (8.71%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (7.46%) Algorithmic Trading
14 25 (6.22%) OOP
14 25 (6.22%) Performance Optimisation
14 25 (6.22%) Problem-Solving
15 23 (5.72%) Multithreaded Programming
16 22 (5.47%) Front End Development
17 21 (5.22%) Market Making
17 21 (5.22%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 239 (59.45%) C#
2 145 (36.07%) Java
3 126 (31.34%) SQL
4 113 (28.11%) C++
5 88 (21.89%) Python
6 46 (11.44%) JavaScript
7 29 (7.21%) VC++
8 25 (6.22%) Java 8
9 22 (5.47%) VBA
10 16 (3.98%) R
11 14 (3.48%) TypeScript
12 8 (1.99%) Scala
13 5 (1.24%) Haskell
14 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
15 3 (0.75%) C
15 3 (0.75%) Perl
15 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.75%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (6.97%) Degree
2 11 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
3 6 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.25%) QA
1 1 (0.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) Control-M
2 1 (0.25%) Ansible
2 1 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 60 (14.93%) Oracle
2 41 (10.20%) Microsoft
3 29 (7.21%) MapR
4 16 (3.98%) TIBCO
5 14 (3.48%) ION Trading
6 7 (1.74%) Bloomberg
7 5 (1.24%) SunGard
7 5 (1.24%) Tradeweb
8 3 (0.75%) Charles River
8 3 (0.75%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.75%) Google
9 2 (0.50%) Currenex
9 2 (0.50%) F5
9 2 (0.50%) Reuters
9 2 (0.50%) Solace
9 2 (0.50%) Sybase
10 1 (0.25%) IBM
10 1 (0.25%) Murex
10 1 (0.25%) OpenLink
10 1 (0.25%) Twitter