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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 79 48 53
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 8 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.21% 1.27% 0.44%
As % of the General category 0.88% 5.56% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Average daily rate £575 £400 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+43.75% +25.98%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £390 £315
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +23.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -58.16%
Back Office
England

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
227 144 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 24.30% 22.93% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 97 59
Average daily rate £375 £375 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £426
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Average hourly rate £45.50 £35.00 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% +191.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £18.55 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £38.85 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.86 £26.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+30.21% +15.55%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the North East region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £575 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 26 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Contact Management
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Django
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
1 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) COREP
1 1 (33.33%) FINREP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Front Office
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Report Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Django
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Cash Management
1 1 (33.33%) Contact Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) COREP
1 1 (33.33%) FINREP
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet