The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 67 87 69
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.27% 0.81%
As % of the General category 0.75% 0.49% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 8
Median daily rate £342 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 - £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 - £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £325 £395
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -17.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +161.90%

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

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
398 813 742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.16% 55.49% 54.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 377 389
Median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.04% +7.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £300 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £588 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Median hourly rate £52.17 £11.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+374.27% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.69
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +43.23%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Edinburgh

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Edinburgh

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Log4j
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) Misys
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) JSP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) JBoss
2 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Java EE
3 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (20.00%) NetScaler

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Log4j
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) Java EE
1 2 (40.00%) JMS
1 2 (40.00%) JSP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) TDD
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) XenApp
1 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) Misys
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix