The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 88 90 69
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -21
Contract jobs citing Back Office 15 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 1.02% 0.80% 0.67%
As % of the General category 3.86% 2.88% 2.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 11 4
Median daily rate £335 £330 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% -13.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £285 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £375 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
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 Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
389 451 285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.39% 27.58% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 328 214
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 0
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.26% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £22.67 £22.00
% change year-on-year
-9.55% +3.02%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 8 (40.00%) Linux
1 8 (40.00%) Ubuntu
1 8 (40.00%) CentOS
1 8 (40.00%) Splunk
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (30.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) .NET
3 6 (30.00%) ITIL
3 6 (30.00%) Service Management
4 5 (25.00%) Workflow
4 5 (25.00%) C#
4 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (20.00%) MVC
5 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Server
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 3 (15.00%) HTML
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) SAN
6 3 (15.00%) Nagios
6 3 (15.00%) Grafana
6 3 (15.00%) SignalR
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) .NET Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Technician
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Technician
3 5 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 4 (20.00%) Senior Support Technician
5 3 (15.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Agile .NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Agile Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Architect
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (10.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu Technician
7 1 (5.00%) Resource Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 3 (15.00%) jQuery
3 3 (15.00%) NHibernate
3 3 (15.00%) SignalR
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
4 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Replication
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) CentOS
1 8 (40.00%) Linux
1 8 (40.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) Database Optimisation
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Coaching
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) Scrum
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C#
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (10.00%) DBS Check
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Grafana
1 3 (15.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Splunk
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Informatica
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle