The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the North East 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 / North East
Rank - 77 49
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.11% 1.88%
As % of the General category - 0.44% 8.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 10
Median daily rate - £575 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +43.75%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 North East region.

General Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
175 227 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 18.38% 25.59% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 151 94
Median daily rate £400 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £298 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 9 4
Median hourly rate £33.72 £45.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.89% +30.00%
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 the North East

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Back Office
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the North East

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 North East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
5 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) PL/SQL Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 4 (80.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle