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 27 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank - 23 21
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 2.69% 3.27%
As % of the General category - 8.93% 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 5
Median daily rate - £475 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +46.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £334
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -18.75%
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
25 56 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 15.34% 30.11% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 29 22
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £529 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 6
Median hourly rate £13.35 £26.50 £19.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.61% +34.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.87 £16.00 £14.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.83 £41.05 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.06 £24.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -4.00%

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
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

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 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (100.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET Developer
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Developer
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET