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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 35 21 22
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +1
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 1.24% 1.23% 1.80%
As % of the General category 2.21% 4.44% 5.45%
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 £370 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £24.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-47.73% +65.83%
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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
136 45 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bradford 56.20% 27.78% 32.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 22 26
Average daily rate £400 £325 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £270 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Retail Demand Forecasting
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (25.00%) IBM Notes
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Retail
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Demand Forecasting
1 1 (25.00%) Retail Demand Forecasting
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Lotus