The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 23 25 18
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.30% 1.23% 4.88%
As % of the General category 10.64% 3.57% 20.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 5
Median daily rate £305 - £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £354
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.05%
Back Office
West Midlands

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

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 56 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 21.66% 34.36% 23.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 33 22
Median daily rate £375 £356 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +10.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £261 £179
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +3.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £12.18 £13.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.81% -38.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £303 -
Tamworth - 1 £375 -
Back Office
West Midlands

Back Office
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) ERP

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Business Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Process Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Online Gambling
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
1 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Flow Diagram
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#