The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 0.53%
As % of the General category - - 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £475 £425
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £21.00
Front Office
England

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

General Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
71 65 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 37.17% 33.85% 32.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 26 19
Median daily rate £550 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £325 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £675 £730
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands region citing Front Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands