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 20 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
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 63 64 79
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.01% 0.29% 0.11%
As % of the General category 2.15% 0.77% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £383 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.03% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -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%
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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
419 259 404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 46.92% 37.59% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 233 130 236
Average daily rate £400 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £274 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £434 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 6
Average hourly rate £32.25 £9.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+239.47% -34.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.10 £9.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.00 £9.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.66%

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 20 April 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) UNIX
4 3 (21.43%) Windows
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) MS Office
4 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
4 3 (21.43%) WPF
5 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) BPMN
5 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Document Management
6 1 (7.14%) Spring
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) OO
6 1 (7.14%) ERP
6 1 (7.14%) OOD
6 1 (7.14%) SOA
6 1 (7.14%) ETL
6 1 (7.14%) Data Migration

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Business Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Financial Services Business Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Data Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) WPF
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (7.14%) Spring
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) UNIX
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) UML
1 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
1 2 (14.29%) BPMN
2 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mapping
2 1 (7.14%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Document Management
2 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
2 1 (7.14%) Wealth Management
2 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
2 1 (7.14%) OO
2 1 (7.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) OOD
2 1 (7.14%) SOA
2 1 (7.14%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft