The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 115 136 110
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Contract jobs citing Back Office 49 63 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 1.48% 1.08% 1.67%
As % of the General category 2.76% 2.06% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 53 79
Median daily rate £600 £525 £505
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £340 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £625 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.75 £95.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-82.36% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
Back Office
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

General Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1776 3052 3063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 53.46% 52.43% 51.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1494 2386 2350
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £625 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 42 27
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.50 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £37.24 £43.26
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the City of London region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 28 (30.11%) Banking
3 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (19.35%) Investment Banking
5 17 (18.28%) C#
6 16 (17.20%) Java
7 15 (16.13%) Derivative
8 14 (15.05%) TDD
8 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
8 14 (15.05%) JMS
9 13 (13.98%) Windows
9 13 (13.98%) Front Office
9 13 (13.98%) Maven
9 13 (13.98%) BDD
9 13 (13.98%) SDLC
10 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
10 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 12 (12.90%) Oracle
11 11 (11.83%) Project Management
11 11 (11.83%) Investment Management
12 10 (10.75%) Asset Management
12 10 (10.75%) SQL
12 10 (10.75%) .NET
13 9 (9.68%) SOA
13 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
13 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
13 9 (9.68%) Advertising
13 9 (9.68%) Wealth Management
14 8 (8.60%) Performance Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.15%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.15%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.15%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.15%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) JBoss
3 1 (1.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.08%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 7 (7.53%) MS Office
2 6 (6.45%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (2.15%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.08%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (6.45%) Maximo
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (4.30%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (2.15%) Misys Opics
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (1.08%) ION MarketView
5 1 (1.08%) Loan IQ
5 1 (1.08%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.08%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.08%) Summit
5 1 (1.08%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Office 365
1 2 (2.15%) OneDrive
1 2 (2.15%) Yammer
2 1 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) Intranet
2 2 (2.15%) FTP
3 1 (1.08%) DHCP
3 1 (1.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.08%) HTTP
3 1 (1.08%) Multicast
3 1 (1.08%) SAN
3 1 (1.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.08%) VLAN
3 1 (1.08%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (3.23%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.15%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.15%) QlikView
4 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.08%) Data Mart
5 1 (1.08%) Data Mining
5 1 (1.08%) GIS
Development Applications
1 13 (13.98%) Maven
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.15%) NUnit
3 2 (2.15%) Subversion
3 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.08%) Artifactory
4 1 (1.08%) ClearCase
4 1 (1.08%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.08%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.08%) JUnit
4 1 (1.08%) Mockito
4 1 (1.08%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.08%) MSTest
4 1 (1.08%) NuGet
4 1 (1.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.08%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (54.84%) Finance
2 28 (30.11%) Banking
3 18 (19.35%) Investment Banking
4 13 (13.98%) Front Office
5 9 (9.68%) Advertising
6 5 (5.38%) Marketing
7 4 (4.30%) General Ledger
8 3 (3.23%) Legal
9 2 (2.15%) Billing
9 2 (2.15%) Law
9 2 (2.15%) Publishing
10 1 (1.08%) German Language
10 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (30.11%) Analyst
2 23 (24.73%) Business Analyst
3 20 (21.51%) Developer
4 17 (18.28%) Project Manager
5 15 (16.13%) Java Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Agile Developer
6 11 (11.83%) Agile Java Developer
7 8 (8.60%) IT Manager
8 7 (7.53%) IT Project Manager
8 7 (7.53%) SDLC Manager
8 7 (7.53%) SDLC Project Manager
9 5 (5.38%) Applications Support
9 5 (5.38%) Banking Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Banking Project Manager
9 5 (5.38%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Report Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) SAP Business Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Supply Chain Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (4.30%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (15.05%) JMS
2 10 (10.75%) .NET
3 8 (8.60%) XML
4 5 (5.38%) Web Services
5 4 (4.30%) J2EE
6 3 (3.23%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.23%) EJB
6 3 (3.23%) Middleware
6 3 (3.23%) XML Messaging
7 2 (2.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (2.15%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (2.15%) FpML
7 2 (2.15%) RESTful
7 2 (2.15%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (1.08%) JDBC
8 1 (1.08%) JSP
8 1 (1.08%) Murex MxML
8 1 (1.08%) Node.js
8 1 (1.08%) REST
8 1 (1.08%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 15 (16.13%) Derivative
3 12 (12.90%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 8 (8.60%) Fixed Income
6 4 (4.30%) Statistics
7 3 (3.23%) Equities
7 3 (3.23%) Fintech
7 3 (3.23%) User Experience
8 2 (2.15%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.15%) Data Extraction
8 2 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
8 2 (2.15%) N-Tier
8 2 (2.15%) Social Media
8 2 (2.15%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.08%) AS400
9 1 (1.08%) Contract for Difference
9 1 (1.08%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (1.08%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.98%) Windows
2 8 (8.60%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.45%) Unix
4 5 (5.38%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.30%) Linux
6 3 (3.23%) Solaris
7 2 (2.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.05%) TDD
3 13 (13.98%) BDD
3 13 (13.98%) SDLC
4 12 (12.90%) Unit Testing
5 11 (11.83%) Investment Management
5 11 (11.83%) Project Management
6 10 (10.75%) Asset Management
7 9 (9.68%) SOA
7 9 (9.68%) Wealth Management
8 8 (8.60%) ERP
8 8 (8.60%) Migration
8 8 (8.60%) Performance Management
8 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (8.60%) Waterfall
9 7 (7.53%) Business Analysis
9 7 (7.53%) Test Planning
9 7 (7.53%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (6.45%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (18.28%) C#
2 16 (17.20%) Java
3 10 (10.75%) SQL
4 6 (6.45%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.23%) VBA
6 2 (2.15%) Python
7 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.08%) COBOL
7 1 (1.08%) Go
7 1 (1.08%) RPG
7 1 (1.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (2.15%) ACCA
1 2 (2.15%) CISA
1 2 (2.15%) CISM
1 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.08%) CIMA
2 1 (1.08%) Degree
2 1 (1.08%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) MiFID
2 4 (4.30%) COREP
2 4 (4.30%) QA
3 3 (3.23%) SLA
4 2 (2.15%) EMIR
5 1 (1.08%) Basel III
5 1 (1.08%) CRD IV
5 1 (1.08%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (1.08%) Solvency II
System Software
1 4 (4.30%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.15%) Docker
2 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.15%) vSphere
3 1 (1.08%) GridGain
3 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.15%) SCCM
2 1 (1.08%) Ansible
2 1 (1.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (1.08%) HP SIM
2 1 (1.08%) Icinga
2 1 (1.08%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.08%) logstash
2 1 (1.08%) Mesos
2 1 (1.08%) MOM
2 1 (1.08%) Nagios
2 1 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.08%) SCOM
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Oracle
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) IBM
4 6 (6.45%) SAP
5 3 (3.23%) Murex
5 3 (3.23%) Sun
5 3 (3.23%) Trayport
6 2 (2.15%) Adobe
6 2 (2.15%) Calypso
6 2 (2.15%) Hyperion
6 2 (2.15%) Infor
6 2 (2.15%) Misys
6 2 (2.15%) OpenLink
6 2 (2.15%) Splunk
6 2 (2.15%) SunGard
6 2 (2.15%) Twitter
6 2 (2.15%) VMware
7 1 (1.08%) Altiris
7 1 (1.08%) ION Trading
7 1 (1.08%) Juniper
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