The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 61 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 0.22% 1.95% -
As % of the General category 0.76% 8.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Median daily rate £350 £465 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-24.73% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -18.75%
Back Office
Wales

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

General Category
South Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
131 113 217
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 28.35% 22.03% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 91 145
Median daily rate £375 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% -3.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £455 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 1
Median hourly rate £29.25 £14.00 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.92% -49.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Cardiff -13 1 £350 -50.00% 1
Back Office
Wales

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 17 (94.44%) C#
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
1 17 (94.44%) Unit Testing
2 16 (88.89%) Entity Framework
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 14 (77.78%) MVC
4 11 (61.11%) OOP
5 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
6 8 (44.44%) NHS
6 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 8 (44.44%) OO
7 7 (38.89%) LDAP
7 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
7 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (38.89%) WCF
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) REST
8 6 (33.33%) TDD
8 6 (33.33%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
9 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (27.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 5 (27.78%) SOA

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 5 (27.78%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (38.89%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 3 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 9 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (27.78%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) SpecFlow
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 9 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Developer
4 7 (38.89%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (27.78%) C# Developer
6 3 (16.67%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Developer
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior .NET Software Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (11.11%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 1 (5.56%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (5.56%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) .NET
2 16 (88.89%) .NET Framework
2 16 (88.89%) Entity Framework
3 8 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 7 (38.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (38.89%) WCF
5 6 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (33.33%) REST
6 5 (27.78%) Ajax
6 5 (27.78%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) LINQ
7 3 (16.67%) WinForms
8 1 (5.56%) Code First Entity Framework
8 1 (5.56%) J2EE
8 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Unit Testing
2 14 (77.78%) MVC
3 11 (61.11%) OOP
4 8 (44.44%) OO
5 6 (33.33%) Scrum
5 6 (33.33%) TDD
6 5 (27.78%) BDD
6 5 (27.78%) SOA
7 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 5 (27.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (22.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (16.67%) Oracle