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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 37 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 21 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 4.05% - 0.25%
As % of the General category 13.46% - 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £383
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-58.16% +53.12%
Back Office
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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
156 168 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Wales 30.06% 40.98% 33.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 111 92
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £475 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 1
Average hourly rate £16.25 £11.45 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.92% -21.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (45.45%) Workflow
3 9 (40.91%) Java
3 9 (40.91%) JBoss
3 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
3 9 (40.91%) Java SE
3 9 (40.91%) FileNet
3 9 (40.91%) Spring
4 8 (36.36%) Drools
4 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 7 (31.82%) Subversion
6 6 (27.27%) XML
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
7 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) SOAP
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) SQL
8 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 4 (18.18%) NHS
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (18.18%) Replication
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (18.18%) WCF
8 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (13.64%) Logical Data Model
9 3 (13.64%) Shibboleth

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Wales 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 9 (40.91%) JBoss
1 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
1 9 (40.91%) FileNet
2 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
1 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2000
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Subversion
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (27.27%) Architect
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.64%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Security Architect
4 3 (13.64%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Lead Business Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) Java SE
1 9 (40.91%) Spring
2 8 (36.36%) Drools
3 6 (27.27%) XML
4 4 (18.18%) SOAP
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) WCF
5 3 (13.64%) Middleware
5 3 (13.64%) .NET
6 2 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) NHS
1 4 (18.18%) Replication
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Workflow
2 5 (22.73%) Identity Management
2 5 (22.73%) Data Modelling
3 3 (13.64%) Logical Data Model
3 3 (13.64%) BPMN
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) SOA
4 2 (9.09%) Validation
4 2 (9.09%) Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 2 (9.09%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.55%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) System Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) ERP
5 1 (4.55%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) Java
2 4 (18.18%) C#
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 8 (36.36%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (13.64%) Shibboleth
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Casewise