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 29 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank - 132 117
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England - 0.10% 0.045%
As % of the General category - 0.32% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £360 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
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 East of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
822 940 767
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.24% 32.37% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 491 354
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £581 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 70 86
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.43 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.20% -30.99%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £14.30 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-8.00% -3.84%

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
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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Back Office
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 1 (9.09%) Use Case
5 1 (9.09%) FMCG
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Back Office
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Project Manager
2 5 (45.45%) Business Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Strategic Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
2 4 (36.36%) Waterfall
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (36.36%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Supplier Management
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Management
3 3 (27.27%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification