The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Front Office
Rank 78 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.38% - -
As % of the General category 1.14% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£480 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £380
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 £90.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-76.66% +233.33%
Front Office
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

General Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
439 436 534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 33.08% 35.88% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 200 252
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £258 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 23 19
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.31 £9.28 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.62 £17.91 £31.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
- -18.18%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Front Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Front Office across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Front Office Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

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 Manchester region over the 3 months to 22 August 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Altrincham - - - - 1
Front Office
North West

Front Office
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 13 (100.00%) Back Office
2 12 (92.31%) Finance
2 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 12 (92.31%) DOM
3 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
3 8 (61.54%) WebCenter
4 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 2 (15.38%) Billing
5 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
5 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) MS Access
6 1 (7.69%) SAP
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
6 1 (7.69%) Change Management
6 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (7.69%) JSF

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MS Access
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 13 (100.00%) Back Office
2 12 (92.31%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
4 2 (15.38%) Billing
4 2 (15.38%) Retail Banking
4 2 (15.38%) Banking
5 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Portal Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle Portal Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Process Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (92.31%) DOM
2 8 (61.54%) Web Services
2 8 (61.54%) WebCenter
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle ADF
3 1 (7.69%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) Quality Management
1 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) SAP