The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Essex region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 53 - 42
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 1 0 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% - 1.64%
As % of the General category 0.53% - 4.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 6
Average daily rate
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- - £140
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £450 £425
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £22.00
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
189 141 167
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 37.72% 30.39% 34.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 43 99
Average daily rate £425 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £243 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £535 £524
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.16% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 32 28
Average hourly rate £30.00 £23.09 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.92% +9.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.65 £38.98
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%
Front Office
East of England

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Chelmsford - - - -
Front Office
East of England

Front Office
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) DevExpress
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) Back Office
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) C# Developer
1 2 (66.67%) WPF Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Data Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) DevExpress