The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Front Office over the 3 months to 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Front Office
Rank - 121 121
Contract jobs citing Front Office 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.12% 0.083%
As % of the General category - 0.37% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Median daily rate - £450 £675
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £364 £438 £440
% change year-on-year
-16.85% -0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Front Office
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
820 812 730
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.98% 31.55% 30.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 449 402
Median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.90% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 40
Median hourly rate £19.25 £31.44 £28.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.77% +11.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £14.45 £17.84
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £37.53
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.69 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.60% +14.76%

Front Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Front Office Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Front Office
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Front Office Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Front Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Front Office Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands