The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Canary Wharf 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 May 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 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 26 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 0 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.03% - 5.67%
As % of the General category 4.24% - 7.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 13
Average daily rate
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£500 - £550
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £450
10% offered a daily rate of more than £640 - £820
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +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 Canary Wharf region.

General Category
Canary Wharf
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
118 80 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 71.52% 72.07% 79.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 49 248
Average daily rate £520 £438 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.85% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £215 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -57.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.25 £25.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.00% -3.84%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

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

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Canary Wharf

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Canary Wharf

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Derivative
4 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (16.67%) Use Case
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
4 1 (16.67%) Equities
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
4 1 (16.67%) SharePoint

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Canary Wharf 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 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
1 1 (16.67%) Rational Rose
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Product Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Derivative
1 1 (16.67%) Fixed Income
1 1 (16.67%) Equities
1 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) System Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Business Objects
2 1 (16.67%) Citrix
2 1 (16.67%) Charles River