The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 65 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 2 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.42% 0.30% 1.03%
As % of the General category 1.49% 0.87% 2.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 6
Median daily rate £425 £313 £130
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.00% +140.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.75 £25.00 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-57.00% +138.09%
Back Office
West Midlands

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

General Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
202 230 236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 28.29% 34.85% 34.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 135 149
Median daily rate £425 £400 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £491 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 5
Median hourly rate £31.85 £34.00 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +28.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £11.51 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £42.50 £36.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £28.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.03% +14.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) DB2
2 21 (77.78%) WebLogic
2 21 (77.78%) CSS
2 21 (77.78%) JSP
2 21 (77.78%) Web Services
2 21 (77.78%) XML
2 21 (77.78%) JBoss
2 21 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 21 (77.78%) HTML
2 21 (77.78%) Java
2 21 (77.78%) SQL
2 21 (77.78%) JMS
2 21 (77.78%) IBM
2 21 (77.78%) Misys
2 21 (77.78%) WebLogic Portal
2 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 21 (77.78%) Log4j
2 21 (77.78%) WebSphere
2 21 (77.78%) Web Development
2 21 (77.78%) Java EE
2 21 (77.78%) TDD
3 11 (40.74%) Banking
4 10 (37.04%) Finance
5 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (7.41%) Wireframes
5 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
5 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Sitecore
5 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (77.78%) JBoss
1 21 (77.78%) Tomcat
1 21 (77.78%) WebLogic
1 21 (77.78%) WebLogic Portal
1 21 (77.78%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (85.19%) SQL Server
2 21 (77.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 21 (77.78%) Log4j
General
1 11 (40.74%) Banking
2 10 (37.04%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Consultant
2 14 (51.85%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Java Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Process Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Business Process Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Commercial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Commercial Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) ERP Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Financial Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Portal Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Process Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (77.78%) CSS
1 21 (77.78%) HTML
1 21 (77.78%) Java EE
1 21 (77.78%) JMS
1 21 (77.78%) JSP
1 21 (77.78%) Web Services
1 21 (77.78%) XML
2 2 (7.41%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) TDD
1 21 (77.78%) Web Development
2 2 (7.41%) CRM
2 2 (7.41%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (7.41%) Risk Management
2 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
2 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
2 2 (7.41%) Wireframes
3 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
3 1 (3.70%) Data Flow Diagram
3 1 (3.70%) ERP
3 1 (3.70%) Line Management
3 1 (3.70%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Java
1 21 (77.78%) SQL
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) IBM
1 21 (77.78%) Misys
1 21 (77.78%) Oracle
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Sitecore