Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 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
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 492 469 753
Rank change year-on-year -23 +284 -101
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 385 425 130
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.40% 0.45% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.48% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 372 114
England median daily rate £650 £625 £618
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +1.21% +2.92%
10th Percentile £563 £525 £513
90th Percentile £763 £750 £713
UK median daily rate £650 £625 £610
% change year-on-year +4.00% +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 90,113 89,260 91,639
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.89% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 60,258 59,454 60,363
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,765 2,648 2,969
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.67 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.92% +0.93% +2.78%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.91 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.00 £47.00
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -

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 20 November 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 20 November 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 -18 385 £650 +4.00% 28
Front Office Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 385 (100.00%) Front Office
2 202 (52.47%) C#
3 164 (42.60%) Java
4 136 (35.32%) Multithreading
5 135 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
5 135 (35.06%) Banking
6 117 (30.39%) Finance
7 112 (29.09%) .NET
7 112 (29.09%) Fixed Income
8 100 (25.97%) Derivative
9 99 (25.71%) SQL
10 98 (25.45%) Electronic Trading
11 96 (24.94%) C++
12 84 (21.82%) Python
13 79 (20.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 74 (19.22%) Investment Banking
15 72 (18.70%) Equities
16 64 (16.62%) Analytics
17 58 (15.06%) Equity Derivative
18 56 (14.55%) HTML
18 56 (14.55%) Low Latency
19 55 (14.29%) JavaScript
20 54 (14.03%) SQL Server
21 53 (13.77%) Web Development
22 47 (12.21%) Relational Database
23 46 (11.95%) Oracle
23 46 (11.95%) AngularJS
24 41 (10.65%) TDD
24 41 (10.65%) HTML5
25 40 (10.39%) RDBMS

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 4 (1.04%) Confluence
2 3 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (0.52%) DataSynapse
3 2 (0.52%) nginx
3 2 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.26%) MQSeries
Applications
1 16 (4.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.34%) ION MarketView
2 6 (1.56%) RMDS
3 2 (0.52%) SunGard Martini
4 1 (0.26%) Endur
4 1 (0.26%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.52%) npm
6 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.26%) GitHub
6 1 (0.26%) Office 365
6 1 (0.26%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.78%) FIX Connectivity
2 2 (0.52%) RTMP
3 1 (0.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 47 (12.21%) Relational Database
3 40 (10.39%) RDBMS
4 15 (3.90%) MongoDB
5 10 (2.60%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (1.56%) KDB
7 4 (1.04%) Big Data
7 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.78%) Redis
9 2 (0.52%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.52%) Kdb+
9 2 (0.52%) Power BI
10 1 (0.26%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.26%) DB2
10 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (9.35%) Subversion
2 33 (8.57%) TeamCity
3 16 (4.16%) CruiseControl
4 15 (3.90%) JIRA
5 10 (2.60%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.08%) JUnit
6 8 (2.08%) Maven
6 8 (2.08%) NUnit
6 8 (2.08%) Visual Studio
7 7 (1.82%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.04%) Ant
8 4 (1.04%) Moq
9 3 (0.78%) IntelliJ
9 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.78%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.52%) MSTest
10 2 (0.52%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 385 (100.00%) Front Office
2 135 (35.06%) Banking
3 117 (30.39%) Finance
4 74 (19.22%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.04%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Advertising
7 1 (0.26%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (29.09%) .NET
2 56 (14.55%) HTML
3 46 (11.95%) AngularJS
4 41 (10.65%) HTML5
5 37 (9.61%) XML
6 34 (8.83%) WPF
7 30 (7.79%) STL
8 29 (7.53%) WCF
9 28 (7.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 23 (5.97%) FIX Protocol
11 19 (4.94%) .NET Framework
11 19 (4.94%) Spring
12 18 (4.68%) CSS
13 14 (3.64%) React
13 14 (3.64%) Reactive Extensions
14 13 (3.38%) JMS
14 13 (3.38%) REST
15 9 (2.34%) WinForms
16 8 (2.08%) Rendezvous
16 8 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 112 (29.09%) Fixed Income
2 100 (25.97%) Derivative
3 79 (20.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 72 (18.70%) Equities
5 58 (15.06%) Equity Derivative
6 33 (8.57%) Computer Science
6 33 (8.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 25 (6.49%) Greenfield Project
8 24 (6.23%) Algorithms
9 22 (5.71%) Data Structures
10 20 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (2.86%) Credit Risk
12 10 (2.60%) Grid Computing
13 9 (2.34%) Fintech
14 8 (2.08%) Hedge funds
15 6 (1.56%) Credit Derivative
15 6 (1.56%) Market Risk
15 6 (1.56%) User Experience
16 5 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
17 3 (0.78%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (8.57%) Windows
2 19 (4.94%) Unix
3 13 (3.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (35.32%) Multithreading
2 135 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (25.45%) Electronic Trading
4 64 (16.62%) Analytics
5 56 (14.55%) Low Latency
6 53 (13.77%) Web Development
7 41 (10.65%) TDD
8 39 (10.13%) SDLC
9 34 (8.83%) OO
10 33 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
11 32 (8.31%) Risk Management
11 32 (8.31%) Test Automation
12 24 (6.23%) Open Source
13 23 (5.97%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (4.94%) Concurrent Programming
15 18 (4.68%) Performance Optimisation
16 17 (4.42%) Client Onboarding
16 17 (4.42%) Multithreaded Programming
17 16 (4.16%) Scrum
17 16 (4.16%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 202 (52.47%) C#
2 164 (42.60%) Java
3 99 (25.71%) SQL
4 96 (24.94%) C++
5 84 (21.82%) Python
6 55 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 29 (7.53%) Java 8
8 26 (6.75%) TypeScript
9 24 (6.23%) VC++
10 18 (4.68%) VBA
11 8 (2.08%) Scala
12 7 (1.82%) R
13 6 (1.56%) Haskell
14 5 (1.30%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.04%) C
16 2 (0.52%) PowerShell
17 1 (0.26%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.26%) PL/SQL
17 1 (0.26%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (6.23%) Degree
2 8 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.26%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 2 (0.52%) Control-M
2 1 (0.26%) Ansible
Vendors
1 46 (11.95%) Oracle
2 34 (8.83%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.68%) TIBCO
4 15 (3.90%) ION Trading
5 10 (2.60%) MapR
6 8 (2.08%) FXall
7 7 (1.82%) Google
7 7 (1.82%) Reuters
8 6 (1.56%) DevExpress
9 4 (1.04%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.04%) Sybase
10 3 (0.78%) Currenex
10 3 (0.78%) SunGard
11 2 (0.52%) Charles River
11 2 (0.52%) F5
11 2 (0.52%) Murex
11 2 (0.52%) RedGate
11 2 (0.52%) Tradeweb
12 1 (0.26%) IBM
12 1 (0.26%) OpenLink