The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 57 63 70
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.17% 0.33% 0.36%
As % of the General category 2.62% 0.84% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£215 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £320 £400
% change year-on-year
+15.62% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £24.88 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-47.73% +65.83%
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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 Glasgow region.

General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
381 239 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 44.72% 38.86% 44.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 115 227
Average daily rate £425 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £15.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.69 - £9.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -18.18%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) UNIX
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) MS Office
3 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
3 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) WPF
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
4 2 (15.38%) BPMN
4 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
4 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Spring
4 2 (15.38%) OOD
4 2 (15.38%) SOA
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) UML
4 2 (15.38%) OO
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 1 (7.69%) ERP
5 1 (7.69%) ETL
5 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Document Management
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Glasgow 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.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Office
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Java Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Business Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) .NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Services Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) WPF
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) UML
1 2 (15.38%) OO
1 2 (15.38%) OOD
1 2 (15.38%) SOA
1 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (15.38%) MVC
1 2 (15.38%) BPMN
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Document Management
2 1 (7.69%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
2 1 (7.69%) ETL
2 1 (7.69%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft