The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank - 124 121
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 12 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - 0.39% 0.087%
As % of the General category - 1.21% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £463 £375 £450
% change year-on-year
+23.33% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 North West region.

General Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1248 990 856
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 34.34% 31.93% 37.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 562 405
Average daily rate £401 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.28% +10.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £229 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £527 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 44 54
Average hourly rate £25.89 £35.00 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.04% +83.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £19.31 £11.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £45.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Front Office
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Calabash
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) Calabash
1 1 (50.00%) Appium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA