The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 28 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 Peterborough 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 22 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.82% 2.27% 0.85%
As % of the General category 3.33% 7.14% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate
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£318 £438 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.42% +12.17%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -44.17%
General Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
30 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 24.59% 31.82% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 20 18
Average daily rate £165 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.17% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £240 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £460 £504
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 1
Average hourly rate £33.75 £35.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.00 £22.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -18.18%
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Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Back Office
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 5 (45.45%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) Retail
5 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) VB
5 3 (27.27%) COM
5 3 (27.27%) UNIX
5 3 (27.27%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
6 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
7 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics NAV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Development Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Development Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Programme Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 5 (45.45%) J2EE
3 4 (36.36%) WCF
4 3 (27.27%) COM
5 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 4 (36.36%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
4 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
4 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle