The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 55 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.32% 1.25% -
As % of the General category 0.93% 3.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Median daily rate £125 £495 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-74.74% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £10.75 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-60.90% +161.90%
Back Office
East of England

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

General Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
214 255 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 34.08% 39.78% 40.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 127 155
Median daily rate £438 £425 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £219 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 15 16
Median hourly rate £22.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.17% -27.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.68 £10.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.13 £39.30 £37.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £23.92 £27.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-13.01% +14.58%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Hertfordshire region.

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Welwyn - 1 - -
Back Office
East of England

Back Office
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Xerox
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Sun
3 1 (20.00%) CODA
3 1 (20.00%) Sage
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Front Office
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Business Finance Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Finance Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Implementation Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BPR
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Document Management
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) User Stories
3 1 (20.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CODA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sage
1 1 (20.00%) Sun
1 1 (20.00%) Xerox