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 28 November 2014 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 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 21 34 28
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 0.78% 2.48% 3.17%
As % of the General category 1.15% 3.77% 4.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 4
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£400 £498 £278
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.69% +79.27%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.50 £14.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -12.50%
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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
87 159 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Docklands, London 67.44% 65.70% 70.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 142 107
Average daily rate £525 £550 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +15.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £663 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £44.36 £115.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £21.33 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+17.20% -14.68%

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
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 28 November 2014, 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 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) MS Project
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
3 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Apache Flex
3 2 (33.33%) Cash Management
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) HTML5
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Wiki

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

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Project
1 2 (33.33%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Front Office
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Flex
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cash Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Management
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (16.67%) RUP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP
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