The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 54 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.21% - -
As % of the General category 0.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
Back Office
East of England

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

General Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
168 272 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 34.71% 35.79% 33.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 148 61
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 32
Average hourly rate £32.83 £37.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.04% +25.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.05 £45.20 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.50 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -9.09%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 17 April 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
Harlow - - - -
Hockley - - - -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 2 (50.00%) JBoss
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Java SE
2 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) JPA
2 1 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Struts2
2 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) MariaDB
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Struts
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (25.00%) JAXB
1 1 (25.00%) JAAS
1 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Java SE
1 1 (25.00%) Spring MVC
1 1 (25.00%) JPA
1 1 (25.00%) Struts2
1 1 (25.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) DataPower
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Use Case
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle