The table below looks at the statistics for FrontPage skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited FrontPage over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft FrontPage
Rank 606 572 563
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -9
Contract jobs citing FrontPage 1 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.012% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.014% 0.099% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £360 -
% change year-on-year
-9.72% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7358 6049 5922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.90% 11.64% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 5013 3916 3495
Average daily rate £400 £388 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 145 221
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -1.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £17.65 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £45.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -2.77%

FrontPage
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing FrontPage within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

FrontPage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

FrontPage
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing FrontPage within the UK.

FrontPage Daily Rate Trend in the UK

FrontPage
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing FrontPage within the UK.

FrontPage Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

FrontPage
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing FrontPage within the UK over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -27 1 £325 +4.00%
London - - - -
Oxford - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
South East - - - -

FrontPage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FrontPage 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 FrontPage.

1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) Expression Web
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Acrobat
4 1 (20.00%) Fireworks
4 1 (20.00%) Intranet
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
4 1 (20.00%) MS Office
4 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) FTP
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN

FrontPage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing FrontPage 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 FrontPage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Acrobat
2 1 (20.00%) Fireworks
2 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Expression Web
2 1 (20.00%) Dreamweaver
General
1 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Project Management
1 1 (20.00%) Change Management
1 1 (20.00%) Release Management
1 1 (20.00%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) Adobe