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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 64 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.26% - -
As % of the General category 0.73% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate £360 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £338 £450
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- +13.88%
General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
275 140 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 35.17% 33.02% 30.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 61 59
Average daily rate £400 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £244 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 32 14
Average hourly rate £35.80 £30.00 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.33% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £46.00 £35.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) DevExpress
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) SOA

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVVM
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) DevExpress