The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / London
Rank 178 188 163
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -25
Contract jobs citing Back Office 260 279 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.32% 1.49%
As % of the General category 3.04% 2.91% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 183 236
Median daily rate £475 £500 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £631 £670 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £17.01 £24.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.59% +48.48%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +161.90%

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

General Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
8548 9603 9751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.96% 45.40% 45.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 6062 6827 6968
Median daily rate £500 £498 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +4.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £640
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 96 105 103
Median hourly rate £29.38 £25.63 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.65% +37.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in London

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in London

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in London

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in London

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 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
City of London -14 31 £498 -9.54% 20
Wimbledon - 7 £500 -
Chessington - 2 £280 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 243 (46.82%) Finance
2 164 (31.60%) Banking
3 133 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
4 130 (25.05%) SQL
5 105 (20.23%) Front Office
6 93 (17.92%) Java
7 90 (17.34%) Windows
8 79 (15.22%) Investment Banking
9 77 (14.84%) Derivative
10 73 (14.07%) .NET
11 70 (13.49%) SQL Server
12 67 (12.91%) C#
12 67 (12.91%) TDD
13 64 (12.33%) Microsoft
14 55 (10.60%) Oracle
15 54 (10.40%) MS Excel
15 54 (10.40%) Fixed Income
16 51 (9.83%) Equities
16 51 (9.83%) OO
17 48 (9.25%) Business Analysis
18 47 (9.06%) Scrum
18 47 (9.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 42 (8.09%) Linux
19 42 (8.09%) JavaScript
20 41 (7.90%) T-SQL
20 41 (7.90%) Degree
21 40 (7.71%) MiFID
22 39 (7.51%) Change Management
23 37 (7.13%) Migration
23 37 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 23 (4.43%) IIS
2 15 (2.89%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.31%) Confluence
4 10 (1.93%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.73%) Apache
5 9 (1.73%) WebSphere
6 7 (1.35%) Oracle Workflow
6 7 (1.35%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.16%) CMS
7 6 (1.16%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.96%) JBoss
9 4 (0.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.77%) FileNet
9 4 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
9 4 (0.77%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.58%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.58%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 54 (10.40%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.28%) MS Office
3 10 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.54%) MS Project
5 3 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.39%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 17 (3.28%) Endur
2 5 (0.96%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.77%) SimCorp Dimension
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.58%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.58%) SAP Bank Analyzer
4 3 (0.58%) SAP Retail
4 3 (0.58%) thinkFolio
5 2 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.39%) SunGard APT
5 2 (0.39%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.19%) LatentZero
6 1 (0.19%) Minerva
6 1 (0.19%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SunGard GMI
6 1 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.93%) Office 365
2 9 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.58%) SaaS
4 2 (0.39%) IaaS
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.19%) GitHub
5 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (5.39%) Firewall
2 22 (4.24%) DNS
3 17 (3.28%) Internet
4 13 (2.50%) TCP/IP
5 12 (2.31%) DHCP
6 11 (2.12%) LAN
6 11 (2.12%) WAN
7 7 (1.35%) Intranet
7 7 (1.35%) SAN
8 6 (1.16%) Diameter Protocol
8 6 (1.16%) GGSN
8 6 (1.16%) GPRS
8 6 (1.16%) GSM
8 6 (1.16%) LTE
8 6 (1.16%) NAS
8 6 (1.16%) Skype
8 6 (1.16%) SMTP
8 6 (1.16%) SNMP
8 6 (1.16%) UMTS
8 6 (1.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (3.47%) Oracle Database
4 17 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (2.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (2.12%) DB2
7 11 (2.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 11 (2.12%) Oracle9i Database
7 11 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 9 (1.73%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.73%) Relational Database
9 7 (1.35%) Data Mart
9 7 (1.35%) DataStage
10 6 (1.16%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.16%) MS Access
11 4 (0.77%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (0.77%) Redis
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 21 (4.05%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.85%) JIRA
3 19 (3.66%) Subversion
4 17 (3.28%) TeamCity
5 14 (2.70%) Cucumber
6 12 (2.31%) Maven
7 8 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (1.35%) ERwin
8 7 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (1.35%) PowerDesigner
8 7 (1.35%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (1.16%) JUnit
10 5 (0.96%) MSTest
10 5 (0.96%) NUnit
11 4 (0.77%) HP UFT
11 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
11 4 (0.77%) Selenium
11 4 (0.77%) SpecFlow
11 4 (0.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.58%) Visual Studio
General
1 243 (46.82%) Finance
2 164 (31.60%) Banking
3 105 (20.23%) Front Office
4 79 (15.22%) Investment Banking
5 24 (4.62%) Games
6 23 (4.43%) Retail
7 17 (3.28%) Legal
8 14 (2.70%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.73%) Marketing
9 9 (1.73%) Telecoms
10 7 (1.35%) Publishing
11 6 (1.16%) Wholesale Banking
12 4 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.77%) Automotive
12 4 (0.77%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.58%) Advertising
13 3 (0.58%) Local Government
13 3 (0.58%) Prime Brokerage
13 3 (0.58%) Private Banking
14 2 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 177 (34.10%) Analyst
2 175 (33.72%) Developer
3 94 (18.11%) Business Analyst
4 37 (7.13%) Architect
5 36 (6.94%) C# Developer
6 35 (6.74%) Senior Developer
7 29 (5.59%) Support Analyst
8 28 (5.39%) Java Developer
9 27 (5.20%) Applications Support
10 26 (5.01%) MiFID Business Analyst
11 25 (4.82%) Banking Analyst
11 25 (4.82%) Project Manager
12 23 (4.43%) .NET Developer
13 22 (4.24%) Consultant
14 21 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
15 18 (3.47%) Applications Support Analyst
15 18 (3.47%) Solutions Architect
16 17 (3.28%) Ruby Developer
17 15 (2.89%) Senior Business Analyst
17 15 (2.89%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (14.07%) .NET
2 34 (6.55%) HTML
3 33 (6.36%) XML
4 28 (5.39%) Web Services
5 25 (4.82%) ASP.NET
6 23 (4.43%) AngularJS
6 23 (4.43%) CSS
7 20 (3.85%) Ruby on Rails
8 16 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (2.70%) .NET Framework
9 14 (2.70%) FIX Protocol
9 14 (2.70%) WCF
9 14 (2.70%) WinForms
10 13 (2.50%) WPF
11 11 (2.12%) Spring
12 10 (1.93%) HTML5
13 9 (1.73%) JMS
13 9 (1.73%) jQuery
14 8 (1.54%) REST
14 8 (1.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 77 (14.84%) Derivative
2 54 (10.40%) Fixed Income
3 51 (9.83%) Equities
4 47 (9.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 34 (6.55%) SWIFT
6 31 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (5.59%) Hedge funds
8 24 (4.62%) Computer Science
9 11 (2.12%) Fintech
9 11 (2.12%) Reference Data
10 9 (1.73%) Contactless
10 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.54%) OTC Derivatives
12 7 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 7 (1.35%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.35%) User Experience
13 6 (1.16%) EMV
13 6 (1.16%) Equity Derivative
13 6 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 90 (17.34%) Windows
2 42 (8.09%) Linux
3 28 (5.39%) Unix
4 24 (4.62%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 12 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.96%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.96%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.77%) Windows 2000
11 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.58%) CentOS
11 3 (0.58%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.19%) Solaris
12 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (25.63%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (12.91%) TDD
3 51 (9.83%) OO
4 48 (9.25%) Business Analysis
5 47 (9.06%) Scrum
6 39 (7.51%) Change Management
7 37 (7.13%) Migration
7 37 (7.13%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (6.94%) Workflow
9 34 (6.55%) Asset Management
10 31 (5.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 28 (5.39%) Waterfall
12 27 (5.20%) SDLC
13 26 (5.01%) Investment Management
13 26 (5.01%) MVC
13 26 (5.01%) Project Management
14 24 (4.62%) Target Operating Model
15 23 (4.43%) Analytics
16 22 (4.24%) BDD
16 22 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 130 (25.05%) SQL
2 93 (17.92%) Java
3 67 (12.91%) C#
4 42 (8.09%) JavaScript
5 41 (7.90%) T-SQL
6 27 (5.20%) PowerShell
7 21 (4.05%) Ruby
8 16 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 15 (2.89%) C++
10 11 (2.12%) VBScript
11 10 (1.93%) Python
12 8 (1.54%) ActionScript
12 8 (1.54%) Objective-C
12 8 (1.54%) VBA
13 7 (1.35%) PHP
14 6 (1.16%) Perl
14 6 (1.16%) VB
15 5 (0.96%) C
15 5 (0.96%) Scala
16 4 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (7.90%) Degree
2 8 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (1.54%) MCSE
2 8 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (0.58%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.58%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.39%) CCA
6 2 (0.39%) CCNA
6 2 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (0.39%) ISEB
6 2 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.39%) MCITP
6 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.19%) CFA
7 1 (0.19%) CISSP
7 1 (0.19%) PMP
7 1 (0.19%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (7.71%) MiFID
2 19 (3.66%) EMIR
2 19 (3.66%) QA
3 15 (2.89%) Dodd-Frank
4 14 (2.70%) SLA
5 7 (1.35%) ISO20022
6 5 (0.96%) FATCA
7 3 (0.58%) PMO
8 2 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
8 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.39%) SEPA
9 1 (0.19%) BS7799
9 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (5.39%) Active Directory
2 18 (3.47%) Docker
2 18 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.16%) VMware ESX
3 6 (1.16%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.58%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.39%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.39%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.39%) XenApp
5 2 (0.39%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.19%) Gluster
6 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.19%) iptables
6 1 (0.19%) NFS
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (1.73%) Control-M
1 9 (1.73%) Nagios
2 7 (1.35%) Ansible
2 7 (1.35%) SCCM
3 6 (1.16%) NetBackup
3 6 (1.16%) vMotion
3 6 (1.16%) WMI
4 4 (0.77%) DameWare
4 4 (0.77%) Puppet
5 3 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 64 (12.33%) Microsoft
2 55 (10.60%) Oracle
3 20 (3.85%) VMware
4 16 (3.08%) Apigee
5 15 (2.89%) SmartStream
5 15 (2.89%) Sybase
6 14 (2.70%) Calypso
7 13 (2.50%) Citrix
7 13 (2.50%) OpenLink
8 12 (2.31%) Murex
9 10 (1.93%) SAP
10 8 (1.54%) Informatica
10 8 (1.54%) Misys
11 7 (1.35%) Bloomberg
11 7 (1.35%) Cognos
11 7 (1.35%) Talend
12 6 (1.16%) Huawei
12 6 (1.16%) IBM
12 6 (1.16%) Intel Security
12 6 (1.16%) SolarWinds
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