The first 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 22 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 Leeds 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 72 80 85
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.58% 0.11% 0.089%
As % of the General category 2.08% 0.40% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 1
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £525
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.77 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -36.92%
General Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
288 248 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.88% 27.59% 28.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 136 218
Average daily rate £355 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £13.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.89%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
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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 22 July 2014.

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 22 July 2014, 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 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Web Services
2 8 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
3 7 (43.75%) Kanban
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
5 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 5 (31.25%) NHS
5 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (31.25%) Web Development
5 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (25.00%) Data Management
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (18.75%) ETL
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) Information Management
7 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby
7 3 (18.75%) WFM
7 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 2 (12.50%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (18.75%) NoSQL
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Developer
4 4 (25.00%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Forecast Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Coordinator
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
6 1 (6.25%) Coordinator
6 1 (6.25%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) MI Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Information Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Configuration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Web Services
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
2 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (18.75%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) NHS
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Freedom of Information
2 3 (18.75%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Kanban
2 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
2 5 (31.25%) Dependency Injection
2 5 (31.25%) Web Development
3 4 (25.00%) Data Management
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) ETL
4 3 (18.75%) Information Management
4 3 (18.75%) WFM
4 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
4 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (18.75%) Data Protection
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (12.50%) CRM
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) PRINCE
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) C#
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
4 3 (18.75%) Ruby
4 3 (18.75%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) Epicor
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft