The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 24 - 32
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 1.46% - 0.57%
As % of the General category 2.33% - 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Median daily rate £393 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.19% +14.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.75 £17.25 £13.50
% change year-on-year
-2.89% +27.77%
Back Office
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

General Category
Halifax
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
86 119 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Halifax 62.77% 76.77% 76.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 99 121
Median daily rate £375 £356 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% -10.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £259 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £459 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Halifax region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Halifax

Back Office
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Front Office
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Scrum Master
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum Master
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) B2B
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management