The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
UK / Scotland
Rank 99 120 99
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -21
Contract jobs citing Back Office 11 9 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.35% 0.95%
As % of the General category 1.69% 0.78% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 2 9
Median daily rate £350 £308 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.82% -27.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £282 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £700 £334 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £9.10
% change year-on-year
-33.63% +202.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
650 1158 1273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 37.49% 45.41% 46.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 368 553 673
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £28.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.28% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.77 £50.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £33.30 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-24.92% +48.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Glasgow - 7 £350 -
Edinburgh +20 3 £342 - 1
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (28.57%) WinForms
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
5 2 (14.29%) Log4j
5 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (14.29%) Java EE
5 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 2 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) DB2
5 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
5 2 (14.29%) XML
5 2 (14.29%) JBoss
5 2 (14.29%) JSP
5 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (14.29%) JMS
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) Tomcat

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 2 (14.29%) JBoss
1 2 (14.29%) Tomcat
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 2 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Assets
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Log4j
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Implementation Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Project Implementation Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (28.57%) WinForms
3 3 (21.43%) CSS
3 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 3 (21.43%) Web Services
4 2 (14.29%) Java EE
4 2 (14.29%) JMS
4 2 (14.29%) JSP
4 2 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) Apache Cordova
5 1 (7.14%) CSS3
5 1 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (7.14%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) TDD
2 2 (14.29%) Wealth Management
2 2 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Asset Management
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.14%) Cash Management
3 1 (7.14%) Prototyping
3 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Basel II
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) FATCA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) XenApp
1 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Misys
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix