The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 73 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.23% 0.51% -
As % of the General category 0.68% 1.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £315 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-58.16% +53.12%
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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 Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
292 272 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.91% 34.78% 38.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 220 201 162
Average daily rate £396 £378 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.90% +3.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £17.00 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.88% -42.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.40 £12.50 £12.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.35 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) E-business
2 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Social Media
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) C#

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Head of Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) E-business
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) B2B
2 2 (50.00%) B2C
2 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared