The 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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank - 51 -
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - 0.19% -
As % of the General category - 0.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £525 £393 £450
% change year-on-year
+33.75% -12.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 - -
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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 Essex region.

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
261 191 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 39.97% 35.63% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 98 36
Average daily rate £395 £384 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.86% -0.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £226 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £599 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 40 38
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.30 £43.25 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Back Office
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Use Case