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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 67 74 53
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -21
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.67% 0.33% 0.44%
As % of the General category 1.26% 0.72% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £531 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £32.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-60.00% +116.66%
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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 Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
716 552 334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.47% 45.54% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 260 138
Average daily rate £400 £403 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +5.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £298 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £546 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 4
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +61.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £19.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+9.89% -9.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (25.00%) Migration
5 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (20.00%) Derivative
5 4 (20.00%) Front Office
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) ERP
5 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
6 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
7 2 (10.00%) Data Management
7 2 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
7 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
7 2 (10.00%) Retail
7 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
7 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 2 (10.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) JBoss
7 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (10.00%) AS400
7 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Workflow
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (10.00%) JBoss
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 4 (20.00%) Front Office
4 3 (15.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Retail
6 1 (5.00%) Advertising
6 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (5.00%) Private Banking
6 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Analyst
2 7 (35.00%) Project Manager
3 6 (30.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Data Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) ERP Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Payments Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Deployment Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) ERP Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Credit Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Equity Derivative
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) AS400
2 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (20.00%) ERP
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Data Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Workflow
5 2 (10.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 2 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) BPMN
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) EMIR
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Bloomberg
1 2 (10.00%) RIMES
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