The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 93 98 90
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing Front Office 3 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.13% 0.063%
As % of the General category 0.57% 0.42% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
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£438 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £400 £345
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +15.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £25.17
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +257.56%
Front Office
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
526 474 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.31% 29.98% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 263 262
Average daily rate £425 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £115 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.13% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 34 22
Average hourly rate £9.94 £28.00 £62.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.50% -55.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £9.88 £15.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.57 £56.16 £66.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+37.50% -29.20%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Front Office across the East Midlands region.

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 2 £438 -
Northamptonshire 0 1 - - 1
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (20.00%) Groovy
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (20.00%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
4 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Java SE
4 1 (20.00%) Change Management
4 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (20.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) IntelliMatch
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (20.00%) Java SE
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) JMS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Fixed Income
1 1 (20.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Solaris
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (20.00%) Data Privacy
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Matrix Management
3 1 (20.00%) Change Management
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C++
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Groovy
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle