The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 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 Northamptonshire 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 37 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.57% - 2.29%
As % of the General category 1.10% - 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 8
Average daily rate
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£625 - £238
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £19.05 £28.25
% change year-on-year
-16.02% -32.55%
General Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
182 139 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 51.56% 53.46% 64.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 88 191
Average daily rate £450 £458 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +7.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
- +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £9.56 £30.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.15% +93.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -15.09%
Back Office
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Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Back Office
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
3 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (25.00%) RedPrairie
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (25.00%) B2B
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
3 1 (25.00%) Teradata
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 (25.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Training Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Trainer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OpenUP
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 1 (25.00%) Analytics
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) RedPrairie
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Teradata