Period
to 19 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Front Office in contract job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Front Office over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Front Office
England > North West
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 196 212 236
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24 -32
Contract jobs citing Front Office 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.075% 0.034% 0.073%
As % of the General category 0.25% 0.11% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
North West median daily rate £444 £269 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.12% -23.21% -26.32%
England median daily rate £625 £600 £600
% change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £22.50 £16.00 -
% change year-on-year +40.63% - -

Front Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,596 1,761 2,889
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 29.97% 30.03% 35.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 996 1,090 1,809
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.06% -3.03% +9.85%
10th Percentile £256 £240 £256
90th Percentile £609 £575 £575
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 92 133
North West median hourly rate £21.70 £22.87 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.13% -16.83% +27.91%
10th Percentile £12.87 £11.33 £12.35
90th Percentile £55.65 £50.00 £49.90
England median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year - -5.66% +16.79%

Front Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Front Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Front Office in the North West

Front Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Front Office in the North West

Front Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Front Office in the North West

Front Office
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Front Office within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside +13 1 £400 +18.52%
Front Office
England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Front Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Front Office.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
2 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) BPR
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Private Banking
3 1 (25.00%) MiFID

Front Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SAN
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Back Office
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) MiFID Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) HPUX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BPR
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) MiFID
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) 3PAR