The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 50 39
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire - 0.40% 0.53%
As % of the General category - 1.38% 1.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £7.69
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +161.90%

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

General Category
South Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
119 145 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 26.86% 28.71% 30.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 102 83
Median daily rate £450 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 2
Median hourly rate £11.33 £21.00 £10.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.04% +109.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £24.00
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +35.41%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 Yorkshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in South Yorkshire