The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge 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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 54 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.78% - 1.92%
As % of the General category 4.44% - 6.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 3
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£413 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 - £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 - £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -61.42%
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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 Cambridge region.

General Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
90 81 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 17.48% 16.74% 29.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 48 42
Average daily rate £400 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £150 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £453 £417
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 5 6
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £11.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +188.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £20.00 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £97.25 £26.38
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) UI Developer
2 1 (25.00%) UI Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) WPF
1 2 (50.00%) LINQ
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Time Management
1 2 (50.00%) MVVM
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Operations Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) VMware