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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / London
Rank 181 184 160
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -24
Contract jobs citing Back Office 261 274 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 1.34% 1.33% 1.39%
As % of the General category 3.10% 2.89% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 169 210
Median daily rate £458 £485 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.67% -0.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £308 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £636 £650 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Median hourly rate £27.50 £31.50 £105.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.69% -70.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +71.87%

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
8417 9495 9469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 43.26% 46.00% 45.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 6014 6623 6843
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £650 £638
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 104 99
Median hourly rate £33.00 £27.66 £19.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.30% +41.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £65.00 £61.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.17
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +28.84%

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 24 January 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 24 January 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 -13 40 £550 +15.78% 22
Wimbledon - 5 £450 -
Chessington - 2 £280 -
Canary Wharf -1 1 £650 +44.44%
Harrow - 1 £275 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 256 (48.30%) Finance
2 173 (32.64%) Banking
3 138 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (26.04%) SQL
4 107 (20.19%) Front Office
5 92 (17.36%) Java
6 88 (16.60%) C#
7 86 (16.23%) Investment Banking
8 84 (15.85%) .NET
9 82 (15.47%) SQL Server
9 82 (15.47%) Derivative
10 79 (14.91%) Windows
11 67 (12.64%) TDD
12 60 (11.32%) Fixed Income
12 60 (11.32%) MS Excel
13 59 (11.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 57 (10.75%) Microsoft
14 57 (10.75%) Equities
15 56 (10.57%) Oracle
16 54 (10.19%) Business Analysis
17 50 (9.43%) OO
18 45 (8.49%) Linux
18 45 (8.49%) JavaScript
19 44 (8.30%) Hedge funds
20 42 (7.92%) HTML
20 42 (7.92%) Change Management
21 41 (7.74%) Workflow
21 41 (7.74%) Scrum
22 39 (7.36%) ASP.NET
23 38 (7.17%) T-SQL

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 18 (3.40%) IIS
2 14 (2.64%) Tomcat
3 12 (2.26%) MS Exchange
4 11 (2.08%) Apache
4 11 (2.08%) Confluence
5 10 (1.89%) SharePoint
6 9 (1.70%) WebSphere
7 8 (1.51%) Oracle Workflow
8 6 (1.13%) CMS
8 6 (1.13%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.94%) JBoss
10 4 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.75%) FileNet
10 4 (0.75%) IBM HTTP Server
10 4 (0.75%) IBM Notes
11 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.57%) WebLogic Portal
12 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 60 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.02%) MS Office
3 11 (2.08%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.51%) MS Project
5 5 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.19%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (2.83%) Endur
2 6 (1.13%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.75%) SimCorp Dimension
3 4 (0.75%) thinkFolio
4 3 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.57%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.57%) Oracle ERP
4 3 (0.57%) SAP Bank Analyzer
5 2 (0.38%) Eikon
5 2 (0.38%) SunGard APT
5 2 (0.38%) SystmOne
6 1 (0.19%) BigMachines
6 1 (0.19%) Bloomberg TOMS
6 1 (0.19%) Eagle PACE
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
6 1 (0.19%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.19%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (1.70%) Office 365
3 5 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.38%) IaaS
5 2 (0.38%) PaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.23%) DNS
2 18 (3.40%) DHCP
2 18 (3.40%) Firewall
3 14 (2.64%) SAN
4 11 (2.08%) LAN
4 11 (2.08%) WAN
5 10 (1.89%) Internet
6 8 (1.51%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.51%) VPN
7 7 (1.32%) Intranet
8 5 (0.94%) NAS
8 5 (0.94%) Skype
8 5 (0.94%) X.509
9 4 (0.75%) Diameter Protocol
9 4 (0.75%) GGSN
9 4 (0.75%) LTE
9 4 (0.75%) SMTP
9 4 (0.75%) SNMP
9 4 (0.75%) UMTS
9 4 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (4.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (3.21%) Oracle Database
5 16 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.89%) DB2
9 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (1.51%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.32%) Data Mart
11 7 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.32%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.32%) Oracle9i Database
12 6 (1.13%) DataStage
12 6 (1.13%) Redis
12 6 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.75%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 26 (4.91%) Subversion
2 19 (3.58%) JIRA
3 14 (2.64%) Cucumber
3 14 (2.64%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.08%) Maven
5 9 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (1.51%) TeamCity
7 6 (1.13%) ERwin
7 6 (1.13%) PowerDesigner
7 6 (1.13%) Talend Open Studio
8 5 (0.94%) Jenkins
8 5 (0.94%) JUnit
8 5 (0.94%) MSTest
8 5 (0.94%) NUnit
9 4 (0.75%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.75%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.75%) TestDirector
10 3 (0.57%) Log4j
10 3 (0.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 256 (48.30%) Finance
2 173 (32.64%) Banking
3 107 (20.19%) Front Office
4 86 (16.23%) Investment Banking
5 29 (5.47%) Financial Institution
6 19 (3.58%) Games
7 16 (3.02%) Retail
8 15 (2.83%) Legal
8 15 (2.83%) Publishing
9 14 (2.64%) Marketing
10 7 (1.32%) Telecoms
11 5 (0.94%) Advertising
11 5 (0.94%) Wholesale Banking
12 4 (0.75%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.75%) Automotive
12 4 (0.75%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.75%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.57%) French Language
13 3 (0.57%) Local Government
13 3 (0.57%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 185 (34.91%) Developer
2 180 (33.96%) Analyst
3 95 (17.92%) Business Analyst
4 54 (10.19%) C# Developer
5 36 (6.79%) Senior Developer
6 35 (6.60%) .NET Developer
6 35 (6.60%) Architect
7 30 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 29 (5.47%) Applications Support
8 29 (5.47%) Java Developer
9 28 (5.28%) Support Analyst
10 26 (4.91%) SQL Developer
11 25 (4.72%) MiFID Business Analyst
12 24 (4.53%) C# .NET Developer
13 23 (4.34%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (3.96%) Consultant
15 20 (3.77%) Banking Analyst
16 17 (3.21%) Applications Support Analyst
17 16 (3.02%) Senior Business Analyst
17 16 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (15.85%) .NET
2 42 (7.92%) HTML
3 39 (7.36%) ASP.NET
4 37 (6.98%) XML
5 28 (5.28%) Web Services
6 21 (3.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 20 (3.77%) CSS
7 20 (3.77%) WPF
8 18 (3.40%) AngularJS
9 17 (3.21%) WCF
10 15 (2.83%) .NET Framework
10 15 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails
11 13 (2.45%) XSLT
12 12 (2.26%) WinForms
13 11 (2.08%) FIX Protocol
14 10 (1.89%) HTML5
14 10 (1.89%) JMS
14 10 (1.89%) jQuery
14 10 (1.89%) REST
15 9 (1.70%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.47%) Derivative
2 60 (11.32%) Fixed Income
3 59 (11.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 57 (10.75%) Equities
5 44 (8.30%) Hedge funds
6 34 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
7 33 (6.23%) SWIFT
8 20 (3.77%) Computer Science
9 14 (2.64%) Fintech
10 13 (2.45%) Algorithms
10 13 (2.45%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.26%) Data Centre
11 12 (2.26%) Management Information System
11 12 (2.26%) Reference Data
12 8 (1.51%) Equity Derivative
12 8 (1.51%) OTC Derivatives
12 8 (1.51%) VCE vBlock
13 7 (1.32%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.32%) Interest Rate Derivative
14 6 (1.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.91%) Windows
2 45 (8.49%) Linux
3 29 (5.47%) Unix
4 17 (3.21%) Windows Server
5 12 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 11 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.51%) CentOS
9 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 5 (0.94%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.94%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.75%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.75%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.19%) Android
12 1 (0.19%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (26.04%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (12.64%) TDD
3 54 (10.19%) Business Analysis
4 50 (9.43%) OO
5 42 (7.92%) Change Management
6 41 (7.74%) Scrum
6 41 (7.74%) Workflow
7 35 (6.60%) Asset Management
7 35 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 34 (6.42%) Migration
9 32 (6.04%) Waterfall
10 30 (5.66%) MVC
11 29 (5.47%) Project Management
11 29 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (5.09%) Target Operating Model
13 26 (4.91%) SDLC
14 24 (4.53%) Investment Management
15 23 (4.34%) Performance Tuning
16 22 (4.15%) Data Modelling
16 22 (4.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 138 (26.04%) SQL
2 92 (17.36%) Java
3 88 (16.60%) C#
4 45 (8.49%) JavaScript
5 38 (7.17%) T-SQL
6 22 (4.15%) C++
7 19 (3.58%) PowerShell
8 18 (3.40%) PL/SQL
9 17 (3.21%) Ruby
10 16 (3.02%) Python
11 11 (2.08%) VB.NET
12 8 (1.51%) Perl
12 8 (1.51%) PHP
13 7 (1.32%) ActionScript
13 7 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 7 (1.32%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.32%) VB
14 6 (1.13%) VBScript
15 5 (0.94%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (6.04%) Degree
2 13 (2.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 9 (1.70%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (1.51%) MCSE
4 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (0.94%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.57%) MCITP
7 2 (0.38%) CISM
7 2 (0.38%) ISEB
7 2 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (0.38%) PMP
7 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.19%) ACCA
8 1 (0.19%) CCNA
8 1 (0.19%) CIMA
8 1 (0.19%) CISMP
8 1 (0.19%) CISSP
8 1 (0.19%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (6.42%) MiFID
2 21 (3.96%) QA
2 21 (3.96%) SLA
3 19 (3.58%) EMIR
4 13 (2.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 6 (1.13%) ISO20022
6 5 (0.94%) FATCA
7 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.19%) BS7799
8 1 (0.19%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.19%) SEPA
System Software
1 29 (5.47%) Active Directory
2 19 (3.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (3.02%) Docker
4 6 (1.13%) VMware ESX
5 5 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.19%) Gluster
7 1 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.19%) iptables
7 1 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.19%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (3.02%) SCCM
2 11 (2.08%) Nagios
3 8 (1.51%) SCOM
4 6 (1.13%) Puppet
5 5 (0.94%) Control-M
5 5 (0.94%) DameWare
5 5 (0.94%) NetBackup
5 5 (0.94%) vMotion
5 5 (0.94%) WMI
6 3 (0.57%) Ansible
6 3 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.19%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 57 (10.75%) Microsoft
2 56 (10.57%) Oracle
3 27 (5.09%) VMware
4 17 (3.21%) Citrix
5 15 (2.83%) Cisco
5 15 (2.83%) SmartStream
6 14 (2.64%) Calypso
6 14 (2.64%) Sybase
7 13 (2.45%) Murex
8 12 (2.26%) Apigee
8 12 (2.26%) Bloomberg
8 12 (2.26%) EMC
9 11 (2.08%) OpenLink
10 10 (1.89%) Dell
11 8 (1.51%) Misys
12 7 (1.32%) Cognos
12 7 (1.32%) Informatica
12 7 (1.32%) Red Hat
12 7 (1.32%) SAP
13 6 (1.13%) HP
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