The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 84 74 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +12
Contract jobs citing Back Office 13 28 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.75% 1.75% 0.38%
As % of the General category 2.20% 5.60% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 23 5
Average daily rate
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£345 £70 £900
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+392.85% -92.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £70 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £165 £1,000
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-70.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
592 500 420
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.10% 31.31% 31.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 311 226
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £70 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 11 35
Average hourly rate £11.00 £12.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -39.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £9.01 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £29.60 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -10 4 £400 - 1
Leicestershire +8 2 £300 +62.16%
Derbyshire -16 2 £313 +346.42% 5
Northamptonshire - - - -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (29.41%) C#
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
1 5 (29.41%) hybris
1 5 (29.41%) Capita
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) WinForms
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
4 2 (11.76%) ETL
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) EPoS
5 1 (5.88%) Intranet
5 1 (5.88%) Internet
5 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
1 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Hybris Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
5 1 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) XML
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) WinForms
3 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) Ajax
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.88%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) LINQ
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
4 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 2 (11.76%) ETL
2 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (5.88%) Web Development
3 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Data Migration
3 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
3 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
3 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) C#
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
3 2 (11.76%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
1 5 (29.41%) Capita
1 5 (29.41%) hybris
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft