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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 39 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.52% 2.66% 0.30%
As % of the General category 1.65% 8.47% 1.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£350 £295 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -28.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £7.69 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £31.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-58.06% +106.66%
Back Office
Yorkshire

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
121 118 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 31.43% 31.38% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 67 41
Average daily rate £350 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Average hourly rate £10.03 £11.00 £6.76
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.79% +62.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.16 £11.00 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £24.60 £13.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £23.86 £25.25
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -5.52%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -5 1 £350 - 1
Doncaster - - - -
Back Office
Yorkshire

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (33.33%) Web Development
3 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) LINQ
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 2 (22.22%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
3 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Change Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Change Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Business Change Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Change Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
2 3 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) XML
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) WCF
3 2 (22.22%) WPF
3 2 (22.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Web Development
2 2 (22.22%) Reverse Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
2 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 2 (22.22%) MVC
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) CRM
3 1 (11.11%) CQRS
3 1 (11.11%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) VBA
3 2 (22.22%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
3 2 (22.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) SAP