The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 119 114 120
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Back Office 7 12 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the General category 0.95% 1.58% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 8
Average daily rate £513 £440 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +46.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £422 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £495 £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £150.00 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -58.16%
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 of England region.

General Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
737 760 718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.53% 30.10% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 464 364
Average daily rate £425 £415 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £224 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 46 66
Average hourly rate £30.00 £21.47 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.76% -30.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £26.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year
+34.61% +18.18%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex -5 3 £338 -19.64% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £581 -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £513 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (26.09%) Windows
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (21.74%) JSON
2 5 (21.74%) REST
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) JMS
4 3 (13.04%) SOA
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
4 3 (13.04%) B2B
4 3 (13.04%) B2C
4 3 (13.04%) J2EE
4 3 (13.04%) Java
4 3 (13.04%) SQL
4 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 3 (13.04%) SOAP
4 3 (13.04%) WCF
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
4 3 (13.04%) hybris
4 3 (13.04%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Java EE

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 3 (13.04%) Apache Solr
2 2 (8.70%) CMS
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Internet
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) JIRA
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Electronics
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Front Office
3 1 (4.35%) Italian Language
3 1 (4.35%) Legal
3 1 (4.35%) Local Government
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
1 5 (21.74%) C# .NET Developer
1 5 (21.74%) C# Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Project Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Hybris Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Architect
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) C# WCF Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Database Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) IT Manager
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Developer
4 2 (8.70%) WCF Developer
5 1 (4.35%) CMS Business Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Digital Transformation
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Integration Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
1 5 (21.74%) JSON
1 5 (21.74%) REST
1 5 (21.74%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) J2EE
2 3 (13.04%) Java EE
2 3 (13.04%) JMS
2 3 (13.04%) SOAP
2 3 (13.04%) Spring
2 3 (13.04%) WCF
3 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (8.70%) RESTful
3 2 (8.70%) XML
3 2 (8.70%) XSLT
4 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Data Integration
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (4.35%) Reinsurance
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (13.04%) B2B
3 3 (13.04%) B2C
3 3 (13.04%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (13.04%) CRM
3 3 (13.04%) DevOps
3 3 (13.04%) PRINCE2
3 3 (13.04%) SOA
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Procure-to-pay
4 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) Java
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) MCITP
1 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) hybris
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Avaya
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
2 1 (4.35%) Citrix
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) SAP
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