The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 117 132 107
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -25
Contract jobs citing Front Office 11 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.44% 0.039% 0.39%
As % of the General category 1.54% 0.12% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 3
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£400 - £313
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 - £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
+13.54% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £20.50
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 of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
715 817 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.32% 31.84% 33.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 431 384
Average daily rate £415 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 68 59
Average hourly rate £20.50 £28.00 £34.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.78% -19.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £15.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
Bedfordshire - 6 £355 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £355 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £375 - 1
Front Office
England

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
2 4 (30.77%) Back Office
3 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) User Stories
3 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
4 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Finance
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (7.69%) Spring
5 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) HTML
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) MySQL
5 1 (7.69%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (7.69%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (30.77%) Back Office
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 2 (15.38%) Finance
4 1 (7.69%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Project Manager
2 5 (38.46%) Business Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Strategic Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) Waterfall
2 4 (30.77%) Business Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Supplier Management
3 3 (23.08%) Requirements Management
3 3 (23.08%) Change Management
3 3 (23.08%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
5 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum
5 1 (7.69%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
5 1 (7.69%) Use Case
5 1 (7.69%) Line Management
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) C#
1 1 (7.69%) Java
1 1 (7.69%) SQL
1 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle