The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank - 37 43
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 1.11% 0.66%
As % of the General category - 2.40% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Median daily rate - £283 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -48.63%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
Back Office
East of England

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

General Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
105 167 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 33.12% 46.52% 32.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 123 93
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £204 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £575 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 2 4
Median hourly rate £9.00 £51.30 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.45% +294.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £44.26 £12.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.07 £51.30 £22.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.25%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Back Office
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Xcode
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Google
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
3 1 (25.00%) Android Development

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Xcode
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Developer
2 2 (50.00%) Objective-C Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Security Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Java Android Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF Architect
3 1 (25.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) iPad
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 1 (25.00%) Android Development
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Apple Swift
1 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Google