The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire 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 37 42 31
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -11
Contract jobs citing Front Office 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.87% 0.27% 0.39%
As % of the General category 1.91% 0.49% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£450 £375 £600
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
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 Northamptonshire region.

General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
157 206 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 45.77% 54.79% 56.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 144 95
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £343 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Average hourly rate £16.35 £16.65 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.84% -44.49%
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 Northamptonshire

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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Top 11 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) B2C
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 3 (100.00%) hybris
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (100.00%) Hybris Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) SOA
1 3 (100.00%) B2B
1 3 (100.00%) B2C
1 3 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 3 (100.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) hybris