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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 97 68 78
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +10
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.48% 0.99% 0.11%
As % of the General category 1.78% 3.72% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 6 1
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£375 £358 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% -13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £13.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+27.77% -61.42%
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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 Leeds region.

General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
449 269 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.85% 26.61% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 310 191 151
Average daily rate £375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 0 4
Average hourly rate £23.00 - £14.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 - £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.04 - £28.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.83 £22.50 £22.47
% change year-on-year
+14.80% +0.15%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (62.50%) NUnit
4 9 (56.25%) TDD
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) Oracle
6 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
7 6 (37.50%) .NET
7 6 (37.50%) Toad
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (37.50%) Data Mapping
7 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
7 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) SDLC
8 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
9 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 4 (25.00%) C#
9 4 (25.00%) HTML
9 4 (25.00%) CSS
9 4 (25.00%) Windows
9 4 (25.00%) OO
9 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
9 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 4 (25.00%) Citrix
9 4 (25.00%) MVC

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Project
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Database
3 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Informix
4 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) NUnit
2 6 (37.50%) Toad
3 4 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (6.25%) ERwin
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
2 1 (6.25%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Database Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Informatica Developer
6 1 (6.25%) ETL Developer
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Database Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Informatica ETL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) CSS
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) NHibernate
2 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (25.00%) JSON
2 4 (25.00%) jQuery
2 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
4 1 (6.25%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Wiki
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (6.25%) IBM XIV
2 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Data Mapping
4 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (31.25%) SDLC
5 4 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Data Modelling
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) Migration
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) BDD
7 1 (6.25%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Data Security
7 1 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) ETL
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Kanban
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 6 (37.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Java
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Oracle
3 4 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Informatica
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) IBM