The median contractor rate for a Front Office Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 23 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
England / London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 252 362 303
Rank change year-on-year +110 -59  
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 178 65 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.86% 0.30% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.32% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 61 108
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 £532
10% offered a daily rate of more than £699 £675 £735
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 London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 19622 20610 22172
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.89% 95.28% 94.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 14013 14955 15445
Median daily rate £500 £463 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.10% +3.93%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £603
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 248 227 383
Median hourly rate £19.82 £17.89 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.81% -4.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £42.50 £52.17
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Front Office Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Front Office Developer in London

Front Office Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office Developer in London

Front Office Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Office Developer in London over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Office Developer in London

Front Office Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office Developer in London

Front Office Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 23 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
City of London +21 41 £600 - 6
Docklands, London +1 3 £575 -4.16%
Bromley - 1 £575 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £625 -
Front Office Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region featuring Front Office Developer in the job title.

1 311 (100.00%) Front Office
2 155 (49.84%) Java
3 146 (46.95%) Banking
4 120 (38.59%) C#
5 112 (36.01%) Finance
6 110 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
7 93 (29.90%) Multithreading
8 92 (29.58%) Investment Banking
9 91 (29.26%) Fixed Income
10 89 (28.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 86 (27.65%) Derivative
12 82 (26.37%) C++
13 66 (21.22%) Equities
14 64 (20.58%) SQL
15 59 (18.97%) Python
16 57 (18.33%) .NET
17 48 (15.43%) Linux
18 46 (14.79%) Analytics
19 45 (14.47%) Electronic Trading
20 44 (14.15%) Oracle
21 40 (12.86%) WPF
21 40 (12.86%) Low Latency
22 39 (12.54%) TDD
22 39 (12.54%) SQL Server
23 37 (11.90%) Windows
24 36 (11.58%) Equity Derivative
25 35 (11.25%) HTML
26 34 (10.93%) OO
26 34 (10.93%) Quantitative Research
27 33 (10.61%) Mathematics

Front Office Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 27 (8.68%) Oracle Coherence
2 7 (2.25%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.61%) Apache
3 5 (1.61%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.29%) CMS
5 3 (0.96%) DataSynapse
5 3 (0.96%) GemFire
6 2 (0.64%) Confluence
6 2 (0.64%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.32%) IIS
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 31 (9.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.25%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.25%) ION MarketView
2 4 (1.29%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 2 (0.64%) RMDS
4 1 (0.32%) Global One
4 1 (0.32%) Kondor
4 1 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) DSL
1 1 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.32%) Tick Data
3 25 (8.04%) Relational Database
4 17 (5.47%) KDB
5 13 (4.18%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.18%) RDBMS
6 12 (3.86%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.22%) Big Data
8 7 (2.25%) MongoDB
9 6 (1.93%) HBase
10 5 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.29%) Redis
12 3 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
13 2 (0.64%) DB2
13 2 (0.64%) DTS
13 2 (0.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.86%) TeamCity
2 9 (2.89%) Maven
3 8 (2.57%) Subversion
4 7 (2.25%) Gradle
5 6 (1.93%) Selenium
6 4 (1.29%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.96%) JIRA
7 3 (0.96%) JUnit
7 3 (0.96%) Mockito
7 3 (0.96%) NUnit
7 3 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.64%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.32%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
General
1 311 (100.00%) Front Office
2 146 (46.95%) Banking
3 112 (36.01%) Finance
4 92 (29.58%) Investment Banking
5 4 (1.29%) Back Office
5 4 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.96%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.32%) French Language
8 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (18.33%) .NET
2 40 (12.86%) WPF
3 35 (11.25%) HTML
4 28 (9.00%) Spring
5 24 (7.72%) HTML5
5 24 (7.72%) XML
6 19 (6.11%) AngularJS
7 12 (3.86%) CSS
7 12 (3.86%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (3.86%) WCF
8 11 (3.54%) JMS
9 10 (3.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 10 (3.22%) Kafka
9 10 (3.22%) WinForms
10 9 (2.89%) ASP.NET
10 9 (2.89%) React
10 9 (2.89%) REST
11 8 (2.57%) Hibernate
12 7 (2.25%) Web Services
13 6 (1.93%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 91 (29.26%) Fixed Income
2 89 (28.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 86 (27.65%) Derivative
4 66 (21.22%) Equities
5 36 (11.58%) Equity Derivative
6 30 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (6.43%) Computer Science
8 18 (5.79%) Data Structures
9 15 (4.82%) Market Risk
10 12 (3.86%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (3.54%) Grid Computing
12 9 (2.89%) Management Information System
13 8 (2.57%) Fintech
13 8 (2.57%) Hedge funds
13 8 (2.57%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (1.93%) Credit Risk
14 6 (1.93%) Swaptions
15 5 (1.61%) Credit Derivative
16 4 (1.29%) Client/Server
17 3 (0.96%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 48 (15.43%) Linux
2 37 (11.90%) Windows
3 18 (5.79%) Unix
4 4 (1.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (1.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (29.90%) Multithreading
3 46 (14.79%) Analytics
4 45 (14.47%) Electronic Trading
5 40 (12.86%) Low Latency
6 39 (12.54%) TDD
7 34 (10.93%) OO
7 34 (10.93%) Quantitative Research
8 33 (10.61%) Mathematics
9 30 (9.65%) SDLC
10 28 (9.00%) Risk Management
11 27 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (7.07%) Concurrent Programming
12 22 (7.07%) Migration
13 20 (6.43%) RAD
14 19 (6.11%) Asset Management
14 19 (6.11%) Multithreaded Programming
14 19 (6.11%) Release Management
15 18 (5.79%) Memory Management
16 17 (5.47%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 155 (49.84%) Java
2 120 (38.59%) C#
3 82 (26.37%) C++
4 64 (20.58%) SQL
5 59 (18.97%) Python
6 31 (9.97%) JavaScript
7 28 (9.00%) VBA
8 17 (5.47%) Scala
9 10 (3.22%) R
10 7 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.29%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.29%) Perl
11 4 (1.29%) Shell Script
11 4 (1.29%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.64%) C
12 2 (0.64%) Go
12 2 (0.64%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.64%) VB
12 2 (0.64%) XAML
13 1 (0.32%) Rust
Qualifications
1 22 (7.07%) Degree
2 20 (6.43%) PhD
3 2 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (0.32%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.32%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.32%) MCP
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.32%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.32%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.89%) QA
2 4 (1.29%) MiFID
3 2 (0.64%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.64%) SLA
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (2.57%) Docker
2 2 (0.64%) HDFS
2 2 (0.64%) Platform Symphony
Vendors
1 44 (14.15%) Oracle
2 15 (4.82%) Sybase
3 14 (4.50%) Bloomberg
3 14 (4.50%) TIBCO
4 9 (2.89%) Microsoft
5 8 (2.57%) Fidessa
5 8 (2.57%) ION Trading
6 6 (1.93%) Murex
6 6 (1.93%) Reuters
7 3 (0.96%) IBM
8 2 (0.64%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.64%) Calypso
8 2 (0.64%) FactSet
9 1 (0.32%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.32%) Informatica
9 1 (0.32%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.32%) Solace
9 1 (0.32%) StreamBase
9 1 (0.32%) Wallstreet Suite
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