The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Front Office 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 2.32% - -
As % of the General category 8.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £375 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £500 £400
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £65.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +209.52%
Front Office
Oxfordshire

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

General Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
100 79 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 28.99% 21.64% 18.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 73 33
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £520 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Median hourly rate £36.00 £16.83 £21.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+113.96% -20.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

Front Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Oxford region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 13 (65.00%) Visualisation
3 11 (55.00%) Statistics
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) C
4 10 (50.00%) C++
4 10 (50.00%) Oracle
4 10 (50.00%) Linux
4 10 (50.00%) OO
4 10 (50.00%) Python
4 10 (50.00%) Maven
4 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (50.00%) Open Source
4 10 (50.00%) Hedge funds
4 10 (50.00%) SciPy
4 10 (50.00%) NumPy
4 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 10 (50.00%) Refactoring
4 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (50.00%) KDB
4 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 10 (50.00%) Esper
4 10 (50.00%) Time Series Analysis
4 10 (50.00%) Pyramid
4 10 (50.00%) Pandas
4 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
4 10 (50.00%) Quantitative Trading
4 10 (50.00%) Data Acquisition

Front Office
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) thinkFolio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) KDB
1 10 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 5 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) QlikView
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Maven
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Back Office
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) Quantitative Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Data Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.00%) ETL Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Excel Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 10 (50.00%) Esper
1 10 (50.00%) NumPy
1 10 (50.00%) Pandas
1 10 (50.00%) Pyramid
1 10 (50.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Visualisation
2 11 (55.00%) Statistics
3 10 (50.00%) Algorithms
3 10 (50.00%) Hedge funds
4 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (50.00%) Data Acquisition
2 10 (50.00%) OO
2 10 (50.00%) Open Source
2 10 (50.00%) Quantitative Trading
2 10 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) Time Series Analysis
2 10 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Data Management
4 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
4 4 (20.00%) Prototyping
5 3 (15.00%) Kimball Methodology
5 3 (15.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (10.00%) Master Data Management
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) C
2 10 (50.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (10.00%) VBA
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (25.00%) Tableau
3 1 (5.00%) Bloomberg
3 1 (5.00%) Charles River