The first 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Glasgow region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 63 67 54
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing Back Office 7 1 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.85% 0.13% 0.84%
As % of the General category 2.01% 0.31% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£400 £100 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+300.00% -71.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.05% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £19.05 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+3.66% -30.71%
General Category
Glasgow
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
349 326 440
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Glasgow 42.46% 42.34% 52.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 166 196
Average daily rate £375 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £225 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 9
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.00 £9.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +47.36%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
Back Office
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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 31 July 2014.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

Back Office
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
1 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) MiFID
3 1 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) RPG
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) RPG IV
3 1 (12.50%) AS400

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) RPG Developer
3 1 (12.50%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
1 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
1 3 (37.50%) Wealth Management
2 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) COBOL
1 1 (12.50%) RPG
1 1 (12.50%) RPG IV
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) MiFID