Period
to 22 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Front Office Developer was £650 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 February 2019.

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
22 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 541 513 648
Rank change year-on-year -28 +135 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 305 356 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.38% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.40% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 292 337 161
England median daily rate £650 £650 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £575 £538 £513
90th Percentile £775 £788 £750
UK median daily rate £650 £650 £620
% change year-on-year - +4.84% +3.33%
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 85,878 88,464 84,371
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.67% 94.83% 94.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 57,478 59,319 55,402
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £256
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
UK median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,594 2,619 2,959
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.08% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.63
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.50
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +3.89% -5.26%

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 22 February 2019.

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 22 February 2019. 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 -10 305 £650 - 12
Front Office Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2019, 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.

1 305 (100.00%) Front Office
2 173 (56.72%) Java
3 151 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
4 138 (45.25%) Multithreading
5 137 (44.92%) Banking
6 121 (39.67%) C#
7 106 (34.75%) Fixed Income
8 96 (31.48%) Electronic Trading
9 92 (30.16%) Derivative
10 82 (26.89%) .NET
11 72 (23.61%) SQL
12 69 (22.62%) Analytics
13 68 (22.30%) Equities
14 63 (20.66%) Finance
15 61 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 61 (20.00%) Investment Banking
16 59 (19.34%) Equity Derivative
17 55 (18.03%) Python
17 55 (18.03%) C++
18 49 (16.07%) Oracle
19 48 (15.74%) SQL Server
19 48 (15.74%) TDD
20 44 (14.43%) Low Latency
21 38 (12.46%) HTML
22 36 (11.80%) Java 8
23 35 (11.48%) JavaScript
23 35 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
24 34 (11.15%) WPF
25 33 (10.82%) Subversion
25 33 (10.82%) Greenfield Project

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 (5.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (1.64%) Oracle Coherence
3 4 (1.31%) Confluence
3 4 (1.31%) DataSynapse
4 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (4.26%) RMDS
2 6 (1.97%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.31%) npm
5 2 (0.66%) NuGet
5 2 (0.66%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.33%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (15.74%) SQL Server
2 24 (7.87%) Relational Database
3 23 (7.54%) RDBMS
4 10 (3.28%) KDB
5 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.31%) MongoDB
7 4 (1.31%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.66%) Hazelcast
9 2 (0.66%) Kdb+
9 2 (0.66%) MS Access
9 2 (0.66%) Redis
9 2 (0.66%) Tick Data
10 1 (0.33%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.33%) Spark SQL
10 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 33 (10.82%) Subversion
2 32 (10.49%) TeamCity
3 21 (6.89%) Git (software)
4 19 (6.23%) NUnit
5 14 (4.59%) Moq
5 14 (4.59%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.93%) JIRA
7 11 (3.61%) JUnit
8 6 (1.97%) CruiseControl
8 6 (1.97%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.64%) Eclipse
9 5 (1.64%) Maven
10 4 (1.31%) Ant
10 4 (1.31%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.31%) Selenium
11 2 (0.66%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.33%) IntelliJ
12 1 (0.33%) Mockito
12 1 (0.33%) WebStorm
General
1 305 (100.00%) Front Office
2 137 (44.92%) Banking
3 63 (20.66%) Finance
4 61 (20.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.33%) International Banking
5 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (26.89%) .NET
2 38 (12.46%) HTML
3 34 (11.15%) WPF
4 28 (9.18%) AngularJS
5 25 (8.20%) HTML5
5 25 (8.20%) Reactive Extensions
6 22 (7.21%) XML
7 19 (6.23%) Spring
8 18 (5.90%) CSS
9 15 (4.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 15 (4.92%) STL
10 14 (4.59%) Rendezvous
10 14 (4.59%) WinForms
11 12 (3.93%) .NET Framework
11 12 (3.93%) RxJava
11 12 (3.93%) WCF
12 10 (3.28%) NumPy
13 9 (2.95%) Flask
13 9 (2.95%) Pandas
13 9 (2.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 106 (34.75%) Fixed Income
2 92 (30.16%) Derivative
3 68 (22.30%) Equities
4 61 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 59 (19.34%) Equity Derivative
6 33 (10.82%) Greenfield Project
7 23 (7.54%) Data Structures
8 16 (5.25%) Fintech
8 16 (5.25%) User Experience
9 11 (3.61%) Analytical Skills
9 11 (3.61%) Interest Rate Derivative
10 10 (3.28%) Algorithms
10 10 (3.28%) Credit Risk
11 9 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.95%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.97%) Enterprise Cloud
13 5 (1.64%) Market Risk
14 4 (1.31%) Grid Computing
14 4 (1.31%) Self-Motivation
15 3 (0.98%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.59%) Unix
2 13 (4.26%) Windows
3 12 (3.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (49.51%) Agile Software Development
2 138 (45.25%) Multithreading
3 96 (31.48%) Electronic Trading
4 69 (22.62%) Analytics
5 48 (15.74%) TDD
6 44 (14.43%) Low Latency
7 35 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (10.49%) Open Source
9 27 (8.85%) Test Automation
10 26 (8.52%) Web Development
11 25 (8.20%) Unit Testing
12 22 (7.21%) Client Onboarding
12 22 (7.21%) Concurrent Programming
13 20 (6.56%) Scrum
14 19 (6.23%) SDLC
15 17 (5.57%) OO
15 17 (5.57%) Risk Management
15 17 (5.57%) SOA
16 14 (4.59%) Computer Science
16 14 (4.59%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 173 (56.72%) Java
2 121 (39.67%) C#
3 72 (23.61%) SQL
4 55 (18.03%) C++
4 55 (18.03%) Python
5 36 (11.80%) Java 8
6 35 (11.48%) JavaScript
7 23 (7.54%) TypeScript
8 11 (3.61%) VC++
9 8 (2.62%) VBA
10 5 (1.64%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.31%) C
12 3 (0.98%) R
13 2 (0.66%) Scala
14 1 (0.33%) ES6
14 1 (0.33%) Haskell
14 1 (0.33%) Java 9
14 1 (0.33%) Kotlin
14 1 (0.33%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (3.93%) Degree
2 5 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.66%) Ansible
Vendors
1 49 (16.07%) Oracle
2 30 (9.84%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.90%) TIBCO
4 17 (5.57%) FXall
5 16 (5.25%) Reuters
6 14 (4.59%) DevExpress
7 12 (3.93%) ION Trading
7 12 (3.93%) RedGate
8 9 (2.95%) Google
9 6 (1.97%) Sybase
10 5 (1.64%) Bloomberg
11 2 (0.66%) Charles River
11 2 (0.66%) Currenex
11 2 (0.66%) FactSet
11 2 (0.66%) Solace
11 2 (0.66%) Tableau
12 1 (0.33%) F5
12 1 (0.33%) Murex
12 1 (0.33%) SunGard