The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Front Arena skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Arena over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
FIS Front Arena (formerly SunGard Front Arena)
England / London
Rank 405 428 406
Rank change year-on-year +23 -22  
Contract jobs citing Front Arena 1 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.005% 0.036% 0.061%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.067% 0.46% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 13
Median daily rate £675 £501 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.86% -23.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate - - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Front Arena is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 1501 1735 1894
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 7.80% 7.84% 8.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 998 1121 1232
Median daily rate £450 £450 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £413 £425
% change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 10
Median hourly rate £32.19 £26.00 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.80% -22.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £22.50 £17.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £55.00 £54.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.00 £27.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +41.81% +52.77%  

Front Arena
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Front Arena as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Front Arena in London

Front Arena
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Front Arena in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Arena in London

Front Arena
Top 14 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Front Arena also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Front Arena.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Swaptions
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) SunGard
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Linux

Front Arena
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Front Arena Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (50.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (50.00%) Swaptions
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SunGard