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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 89 83 78
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 4 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.25% 0.28% 0.52%
As % of the General category 0.76% 0.87% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 7
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£394 £85 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+363.23% -62.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £73 £68
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £367 £425
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 East Midlands region.

General Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
525 458 480
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 33.38% 32.16% 35.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 270 284
Average daily rate £425 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 24
Average hourly rate £10.44 £9.94 £29.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.03% -66.01%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 - 3 £450 - 6
Leicestershire - 1 £338 - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) Capita
1 5 (29.41%) hybris
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
2 4 (23.53%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) .NET
3 3 (17.65%) Web Services
3 3 (17.65%) XML
3 3 (17.65%) JSON
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) REST
4 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (11.76%) Finance
4 2 (11.76%) WinForms
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) VB
4 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
5 1 (5.88%) ETL
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.88%) Solaris
5 1 (5.88%) UML
5 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) Intranet
5 1 (5.88%) Internet

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
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 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Subversion
1 1 (5.88%) MSTest
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Law
2 1 (5.88%) Legal
2 1 (5.88%) Billing
2 1 (5.88%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Implementation Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Hybris Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Deskside Support
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Business Change Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Change Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
1 3 (17.65%) XML
1 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 2 (11.76%) REST
2 2 (11.76%) WinForms
2 2 (11.76%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) HTML
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.88%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) LINQ
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
3 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
2 1 (5.88%) Android
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
2 1 (5.88%) UML
2 1 (5.88%) ETL
2 1 (5.88%) TDD
2 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Web Development
2 1 (5.88%) Use Case
2 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
2 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) C
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) SAP
1 5 (29.41%) Capita
1 5 (29.41%) hybris
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix
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