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 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 59 68 59
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -9
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.15% 0.93% 0.15%
As % of the General category 2.21% 2.21% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Average daily rate
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£330 £450 £100
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +350.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+14.21% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -61.42%
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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
453 362 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 51.89% 42.14% 40.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 156 140
Average daily rate £375 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £278 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £383
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 5
Average hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 £13.60
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+400.00% -19.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.00 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £11.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £21.82
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
3 3 (15.79%) MVVM
3 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
3 3 (15.79%) WPF
3 3 (15.79%) LINQ
3 3 (15.79%) Oracle
3 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 3 (15.79%) UNIX
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
3 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 2 (10.53%) Billing
4 2 (10.53%) SAP
4 2 (10.53%) SAP IS-U
4 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
5 1 (5.26%) MVNO
5 1 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (5.26%) ITSM
5 1 (5.26%) MVC
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
5 1 (5.26%) SLA
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (15.79%) MS Office
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP IS-U
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) MVNO
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Billing
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Developer
1 4 (21.05%) .NET Developer
1 4 (21.05%) Test Leader
2 3 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) SAP ISU Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) WPF
2 3 (15.79%) LINQ
3 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (15.79%) Multithreading
2 3 (15.79%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (15.79%) MVVM
2 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Mapping
4 1 (5.26%) Service Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITSM
4 1 (5.26%) MVC
4 1 (5.26%) Fund Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) SAP