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 26 September 2016 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 79 85 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -12
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.47% 0.59%
As % of the General category 0.40% 0.72% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Median daily rate £325 £350 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -26.31%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £19.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +60.41%
Back Office
Scotland

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
497 1113 589
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 47.29% 65.82% 49.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 295 557 311
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 5
Median hourly rate £27.75 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.75% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £12.35 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.95 £30.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.20%

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
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 26 September 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) Intranet
3 1 (12.50%) Middleware
3 1 (12.50%) Charles River
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
3 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Process Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (12.50%) Faxination
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
3 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Identity Management

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Faxination
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Banking Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Charles River Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Payments Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Relationships Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Oracle Developer
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) Process Architecture
2 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
2 1 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Wealth Management
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) CA
1 1 (12.50%) Charles River
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle