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 2 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 67 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.35% - 0.80%
As % of the General category 1.05% - 2.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
Average daily rate
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£400 - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +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 Bristol region.

General Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
287 263 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 33.14% 32.03% 38.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 201 124
Average daily rate £375 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 3
Average hourly rate £27.00 £26.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% -37.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.69 £16.50 £37.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.00 £24.50
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -6.12%

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 2 July 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 28 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) Code Coverage
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (25.00%) Resource Management
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared