The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for FrontPage skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited FrontPage over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft FrontPage
UK
Rank - 640 -
Contract jobs citing FrontPage 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.004% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 0.026% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £125 -
UK excluding London median daily rate - £125 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

FrontPage is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Contract Development Application Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 7863 7718 6924
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.36% 14.56% 13.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5300 5129 4432
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.66% +2.73%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 188 133
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.29 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.49% +12.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.22 £31.70 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.00 £50.44
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00%  

FrontPage
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing FrontPage as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for FrontPage in the UK

FrontPage
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for FrontPage in the UK

FrontPage
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for FrontPage in the UK