The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Cambridgeshire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 56 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Contract jobs citing Back Office 11 7 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.53% 1.17% 1.13%
As % of the General category 5.91% 4.35% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 3
Average daily rate £343 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
186 161 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 25.80% 26.83% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 74 104
Average daily rate £364 £374 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.74% -3.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £234 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £550 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +13.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £17.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £48.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Vacancies
Peterborough -21 9 £450 -
Cambridge - - - - 1
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 6 (42.86%) .NET
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (28.57%) J2EE
4 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 3 (21.43%) C#
5 3 (21.43%) SQL
5 3 (21.43%) VB
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) WCF
6 2 (14.29%) Use Case
6 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (14.29%) COM
6 2 (14.29%) UNIX
6 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 2 (14.29%) Front Office
7 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
7 1 (7.14%) JIRA

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 2 (14.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Project Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Web Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Development Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Programme Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Development Project Manager
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) WCF
3 2 (14.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Integration Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Test Strategy
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 3 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Web Testing
5 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
1 3 (21.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle