The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank - 46 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.22% -
As % of the General category - 0.62% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
196 162 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 51.31% 36.00% 39.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 89 37
Average daily rate £475 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £555 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £24.00 £32.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -26.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £15.20 £21.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £32.80 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Front Office across the Bedfordshire region.

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Front Office
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office.

1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Front Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Front Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Strategic Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Project Management
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification