The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 June 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.

FIS Front Arena (formerly SunGard Front Arena)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 607 - 644
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Front Arena 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% - 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.074% - 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £538 - £725
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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Contract Business Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 4028 4434 4730
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.55% 8.23% 8.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 2365 2721 2692
Median daily rate £475 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 53 51
Median hourly rate £31.50 £32.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +44.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.50 £99.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £23.00
% change year-on-year +14.28% +52.17%  

Front Arena
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

Front Arena
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Arena in the UK

Front Arena
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Front Arena over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Front Arena in the UK

Front Arena
Top 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Arena within the UK over the 3 months to 28 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 - 2 £538 - 1
England - 2 £538 - 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 with a requirement for Front Arena.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
3 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) XSLT
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Front Office
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) SunGard
3 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) FpML

Front Arena
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Front Arena Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Front Arena Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) FpML
1 1 (25.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Hedge funds
2 1 (25.00%) Fixed Income
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) SunGard