The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Docklands, London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 19 17 21
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Back Office 7 6 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 4.70% 5.61% 4.49%
As % of the General category 9.72% 8.22% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 7
Average daily rate
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£480 £563 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.66% +18.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £450 £458
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £631 £546
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 Docklands, London region.

General Category
Docklands, London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
72 73 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 48.32% 68.22% 76.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 54 105
Average daily rate £565 £525 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.61% +10.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £400 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £648 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £33.75 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Docklands, London

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Docklands, London region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Docklands, London

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Docklands, London

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Docklands, London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
3 3 (42.86%) MODAF
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (28.57%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) MS Project
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) MiFID
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) PMBOK
4 2 (28.57%) Derivative
4 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Docklands, London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Docklands, London 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 (14.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Mockito
1 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Network Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Market Risk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) J2EE
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Fixed Income
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Market Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) RUP
3 3 (42.86%) OOD
3 3 (42.86%) MODAF
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (42.86%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Zachman Framework
3 3 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 2 (28.57%) Change Control
4 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (28.57%) OOA/OOD
4 2 (28.57%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) MiFID
1 2 (28.57%) PMBOK
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) GridGain
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft