The median contractor rate for a Front Office Developer was £625 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 277 300
Rank change year-on-year +12 +23  
Contract jobs requiring a Front Office Developer 135 155 115
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.70% 0.70% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.74% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 132 96
Median daily rate £625 £625 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £495
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £700 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 - £550
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 18357 21038 20420
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.81% 95.01% 94.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 13065 15076 14090
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 283 378
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.35% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.57 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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 -4 32 £625 +2.04% 7
Canary Wharf -5 2 £650 +1.12%
Docklands, London -3 1 £550 -15.64%
Front Office Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 220 (100.00%) Front Office
2 116 (52.73%) Java
3 99 (45.00%) Banking
4 77 (35.00%) C#
5 74 (33.64%) Multithreading
6 73 (33.18%) Finance
7 68 (30.91%) C++
8 67 (30.45%) Investment Banking
9 65 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
10 60 (27.27%) Derivative
11 59 (26.82%) Fixed Income
12 56 (25.45%) Equities
13 47 (21.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 41 (18.64%) Electronic Trading
15 40 (18.18%) Python
16 39 (17.73%) Analytics
17 36 (16.36%) SQL
18 34 (15.45%) Linux
19 33 (15.00%) OO
20 32 (14.55%) Low Latency
21 31 (14.09%) WPF
21 31 (14.09%) Equity Derivative
22 29 (13.18%) .NET
23 27 (12.27%) Windows
23 27 (12.27%) Spring
24 23 (10.45%) TIBCO
24 23 (10.45%) SDLC
24 23 (10.45%) Tick Data
25 22 (10.00%) Relational Database
25 22 (10.00%) Unix

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 19 (8.64%) Oracle Coherence
2 10 (4.55%) Apache Spark
3 5 (2.27%) DataSynapse
4 3 (1.36%) GemFire
5 2 (0.91%) Confluence
6 1 (0.45%) Apache
6 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.45%) IIS
6 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (4.55%) RMDS
2 4 (1.82%) FINCAD Analytics
3 2 (0.91%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.45%) Global One
4 1 (0.45%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.45%) Tick Data
2 22 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 20 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 15 (6.82%) KDB
5 14 (6.36%) RDBMS
6 11 (5.00%) Big Data
6 11 (5.00%) NoSQL
7 9 (4.09%) Hadoop
8 6 (2.73%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.82%) DB2
10 3 (1.36%) Redis
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.45%) HBase
12 1 (0.45%) MS Access
12 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.55%) Subversion
1 10 (4.55%) TeamCity
2 6 (2.73%) JIRA
2 6 (2.73%) Maven
3 4 (1.82%) JUnit
3 4 (1.82%) NUnit
4 3 (1.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.36%) Gradle
4 3 (1.36%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.36%) Mockito
5 2 (0.91%) Build Forge
5 2 (0.91%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.91%) Hudson
5 2 (0.91%) Selenium
6 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
General
1 220 (100.00%) Front Office
2 99 (45.00%) Banking
3 73 (33.18%) Finance
4 67 (30.45%) Investment Banking
5 5 (2.27%) Back Office
6 3 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.09%) WPF
2 29 (13.18%) .NET
3 27 (12.27%) Spring
4 20 (9.09%) HTML
5 17 (7.73%) HTML5
6 13 (5.91%) WinForms
7 10 (4.55%) AngularJS
7 10 (4.55%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.55%) JMS
8 9 (4.09%) Rendezvous
9 8 (3.64%) WCF
9 8 (3.64%) XML
10 6 (2.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 6 (2.73%) FIX Protocol
11 5 (2.27%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.27%) React
12 4 (1.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (1.82%) JSON
12 4 (1.82%) RESTful
12 4 (1.82%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 60 (27.27%) Derivative
2 59 (26.82%) Fixed Income
3 56 (25.45%) Equities
4 47 (21.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 31 (14.09%) Equity Derivative
6 19 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (8.18%) Computer Science
8 10 (4.55%) Data Structures
9 9 (4.09%) Management Information System
9 9 (4.09%) Market Risk
10 6 (2.73%) Algorithms
10 6 (2.73%) Credit Risk
11 4 (1.82%) Grid Computing
12 3 (1.36%) Fintech
12 3 (1.36%) OTC Derivatives
12 3 (1.36%) User Experience
13 2 (0.91%) Credit Derivative
13 2 (0.91%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 2 (0.91%) Swaptions
14 1 (0.45%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.45%) Linux
2 27 (12.27%) Windows
3 22 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (33.64%) Multithreading
2 65 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.64%) Electronic Trading
4 39 (17.73%) Analytics
5 33 (15.00%) OO
6 32 (14.55%) Low Latency
7 23 (10.45%) SDLC
8 19 (8.64%) Risk Management
9 18 (8.18%) Migration
9 18 (8.18%) TDD
10 17 (7.73%) Multithreaded Programming
11 15 (6.82%) Mathematics
12 13 (5.91%) Asset Management
13 12 (5.45%) Memory Management
13 12 (5.45%) Release Management
13 12 (5.45%) Scrum
14 10 (4.55%) Concurrent Programming
14 10 (4.55%) RAD
15 9 (4.09%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (4.09%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (52.73%) Java
2 77 (35.00%) C#
3 68 (30.91%) C++
4 40 (18.18%) Python
5 36 (16.36%) SQL
6 18 (8.18%) VBA
7 15 (6.82%) JavaScript
8 12 (5.45%) Scala
9 8 (3.64%) Perl
10 6 (2.73%) Bash Shell
10 6 (2.73%) C
10 6 (2.73%) MATLAB
11 5 (2.27%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.82%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.82%) R
12 4 (1.82%) XAML
13 3 (1.36%) Haskell
13 3 (1.36%) T-SQL
14 2 (0.91%) Go
14 2 (0.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (7.73%) Degree
2 15 (6.82%) PhD
3 1 (0.45%) MCP
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.55%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) MiFID
3 2 (0.91%) SLA
4 1 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 1 (0.45%) EMIR
4 1 (0.45%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Docker
1 1 (0.45%) HDFS
Vendors
1 23 (10.45%) TIBCO
2 22 (10.00%) Oracle
3 14 (6.36%) Fidessa
4 13 (5.91%) Reuters
5 11 (5.00%) ION Trading
6 10 (4.55%) Bloomberg
7 9 (4.09%) Sybase
8 5 (2.27%) Calypso
9 4 (1.82%) Solace
10 3 (1.36%) Microsoft
11 2 (0.91%) Atlassian
11 2 (0.91%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.91%) FactSet
11 2 (0.91%) Murex
12 1 (0.45%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.45%) Hortonworks
12 1 (0.45%) Informatica
12 1 (0.45%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.45%) StreamBase
12 1 (0.45%) Wallstreet Suite
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