The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 34 19 26
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 0.87% 2.40% 1.29%
As % of the General category 1.82% 5.66% 3.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £330 £395
% change year-on-year
+9.84% -16.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-1.51% +4.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

General Category
Bradford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
110 53 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 47.62% 42.40% 41.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 30 28
Average daily rate £350 £313 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £213 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £484
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £160.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -3.84%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Bradford

Back Office
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) WFM
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Retail Demand Forecasting
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bradford region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Retail
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) WFM
1 1 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
1 1 (20.00%) Retail Demand Forecasting
1 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Lotus