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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 59 56 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.04% 0.85% -
As % of the General category 2.05% 2.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £356 £330 £395
% change year-on-year
+7.95% -16.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +4.62%
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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
440 287 391
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 50.98% 40.48% 42.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 235 145 216
Average daily rate £375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £275 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 8
Average hourly rate £31.70 £9.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+233.68% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £24.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-8.16% -2.00%

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 3 June 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
3 4 (25.00%) C#
4 3 (18.75%) Java
4 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) MS Office
4 3 (18.75%) UNIX
4 3 (18.75%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 3 (18.75%) WPF
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (12.50%) SWIFT
5 2 (12.50%) BPMN
5 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) UML
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) .NET
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Document Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
6 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
6 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 (18.75%) MS Office
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Business Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Data Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) WPF
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (18.75%) Non-Functional Testing
2 2 (12.50%) BPMN
2 2 (12.50%) UML
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.25%) Document Management
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) MVC
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Data Mapping
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) C#
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft