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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Front Office
Rank 38 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.96% 0.54% 0.34%
As % of the General category 1.98% 1.05% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£375 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £413 £425
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £65.00 £21.00 £90.00
% change year-on-year
+209.52% -76.66%
Front Office
East Midlands

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
202 190 153
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 48.56% 51.77% 52.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 130 94
Average daily rate £450 £445 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% -2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £350 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.35 £12.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -58.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -

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

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -5 2 £375 -
Front Office
East Midlands

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) hybris
2 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Publishing
4 1 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (20.00%) User Experience
4 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SAN
4 1 (20.00%) Informatica
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
1 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Publishing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Marketing
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Solutions Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Hybris Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
2 1 (20.00%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
1 1 (20.00%) XSL
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
1 4 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Zachman Framework
2 3 (60.00%) TOGAF
2 3 (60.00%) B2B
2 3 (60.00%) B2C
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) CRM
4 1 (20.00%) ETL
4 1 (20.00%) Workflow
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Time Management
4 1 (20.00%) Change Control
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) vSphere
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) hybris
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Informatica