The median contractor rate for a Front Office Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 559 509
Rank change year-on-year +141 -50  
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 184 64 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.13% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.14% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 59 104
Median daily rate £600 £613 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.04% -2.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £515
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £675 £693
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 - £621
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40980 47134 47634
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.05% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 26691 31127 30520
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1258 1393 1823
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Front Office Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +115 184 £600 -2.04% 19
Front Office Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 319 (100.00%) Front Office
2 161 (50.47%) Java
3 148 (46.39%) Banking
4 122 (38.24%) C#
5 115 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
6 112 (35.11%) Finance
7 96 (30.09%) Multithreading
8 94 (29.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 93 (29.15%) Investment Banking
10 92 (28.84%) Fixed Income
11 87 (27.27%) Derivative
12 84 (26.33%) C++
13 67 (21.00%) Equities
14 65 (20.38%) SQL
15 62 (19.44%) Python
16 59 (18.50%) .NET
17 50 (15.67%) Linux
18 48 (15.05%) Analytics
19 45 (14.11%) Electronic Trading
20 44 (13.79%) Oracle
21 42 (13.17%) Low Latency
22 41 (12.85%) WPF
22 41 (12.85%) TDD
23 39 (12.23%) SQL Server
24 38 (11.91%) Windows
25 36 (11.29%) HTML
25 36 (11.29%) Equity Derivative
26 35 (10.97%) Quantitative Research
27 34 (10.66%) OO
27 34 (10.66%) Mathematics

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 27 (8.46%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (2.19%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.88%) Cloud Foundry
4 5 (1.57%) Apache
4 5 (1.57%) CMS
5 3 (0.94%) DataSynapse
5 3 (0.94%) GemFire
6 2 (0.63%) Confluence
6 2 (0.63%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (10.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.51%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.19%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.25%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.63%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.63%) RMDS
4 1 (0.31%) Global One
4 1 (0.31%) Kondor
4 1 (0.31%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.31%) DSL
1 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.23%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.09%) Tick Data
3 25 (7.84%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.33%) KDB
5 15 (4.70%) Hadoop
6 13 (4.08%) NoSQL
6 13 (4.08%) RDBMS
7 10 (3.13%) Big Data
8 8 (2.51%) HBase
9 7 (2.19%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.25%) Redis
11 4 (1.25%) Sybase ASE
12 2 (0.63%) DB2
12 2 (0.63%) DTS
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (3.76%) TeamCity
2 9 (2.82%) Maven
3 8 (2.51%) Subversion
4 7 (2.19%) Gradle
5 6 (1.88%) Selenium
6 4 (1.25%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.94%) JIRA
7 3 (0.94%) JUnit
7 3 (0.94%) Mockito
7 3 (0.94%) NUnit
7 3 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.63%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.63%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.31%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.31%) Visual Studio
General
1 319 (100.00%) Front Office
2 148 (46.39%) Banking
3 112 (35.11%) Finance
4 93 (29.15%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.25%) Back Office
5 4 (1.25%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.94%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.63%) Retail
8 1 (0.31%) French Language
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (18.50%) .NET
2 41 (12.85%) WPF
3 36 (11.29%) HTML
4 28 (8.78%) Spring
5 25 (7.84%) XML
6 24 (7.52%) HTML5
7 20 (6.27%) AngularJS
8 13 (4.08%) CSS
8 13 (4.08%) FIX Protocol
9 12 (3.76%) Kafka
10 11 (3.45%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 11 (3.45%) JMS
10 11 (3.45%) WCF
11 10 (3.13%) REST
11 10 (3.13%) WinForms
12 9 (2.82%) ASP.NET
12 9 (2.82%) React
12 9 (2.82%) Web Services
13 8 (2.51%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.88%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 94 (29.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 92 (28.84%) Fixed Income
3 87 (27.27%) Derivative
4 67 (21.00%) Equities
5 36 (11.29%) Equity Derivative
6 31 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
7 21 (6.58%) Computer Science
8 20 (6.27%) Data Structures
9 18 (5.64%) Market Risk
10 12 (3.76%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (3.45%) Grid Computing
12 9 (2.82%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 9 (2.82%) Management Information System
13 8 (2.51%) Fintech
13 8 (2.51%) Hedge funds
14 7 (2.19%) Swaptions
15 6 (1.88%) Credit Risk
16 5 (1.57%) Credit Derivative
17 4 (1.25%) Client/Server
18 3 (0.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 50 (15.67%) Linux
2 38 (11.91%) Windows
3 18 (5.64%) Unix
4 5 (1.57%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (36.05%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (30.09%) Multithreading
3 48 (15.05%) Analytics
4 45 (14.11%) Electronic Trading
5 42 (13.17%) Low Latency
6 41 (12.85%) TDD
7 35 (10.97%) Quantitative Research
8 34 (10.66%) Mathematics
8 34 (10.66%) OO
9 31 (9.72%) SDLC
10 30 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
11 28 (8.78%) Risk Management
12 24 (7.52%) Concurrent Programming
13 22 (6.90%) Migration
14 20 (6.27%) Asset Management
14 20 (6.27%) Multithreaded Programming
14 20 (6.27%) RAD
15 19 (5.96%) Release Management
16 18 (5.64%) Memory Management
16 18 (5.64%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 161 (50.47%) Java
2 122 (38.24%) C#
3 84 (26.33%) C++
4 65 (20.38%) SQL
5 62 (19.44%) Python
6 32 (10.03%) JavaScript
7 28 (8.78%) VBA
8 19 (5.96%) Scala
9 10 (3.13%) R
10 7 (2.19%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.25%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.25%) Perl
11 4 (1.25%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.25%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.63%) C
12 2 (0.63%) Go
12 2 (0.63%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.63%) VB
12 2 (0.63%) XAML
13 1 (0.31%) Rust
Qualifications
1 22 (6.90%) Degree
2 20 (6.27%) PhD
3 2 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.31%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.31%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.31%) MCP
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.31%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.31%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.82%) QA
2 4 (1.25%) MiFID
3 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (3.13%) Docker
2 2 (0.63%) HDFS
2 2 (0.63%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 44 (13.79%) Oracle
2 16 (5.02%) Sybase
3 15 (4.70%) Bloomberg
4 14 (4.39%) TIBCO
5 10 (3.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (2.51%) Fidessa
6 8 (2.51%) ION Trading
7 7 (2.19%) Murex
7 7 (2.19%) Reuters
8 3 (0.94%) IBM
9 2 (0.63%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.63%) Calypso
9 2 (0.63%) FactSet
9 2 (0.63%) Solace
10 1 (0.31%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.31%) Informatica
10 1 (0.31%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.31%) StreamBase
10 1 (0.31%) Wallstreet Suite
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