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 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
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 25 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.70% 1.43% 1.48%
As % of the General category 6.38% 5.13% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
Median daily rate £200 - £313
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Staffordshire region.

General Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
47 39 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 26.70% 27.86% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 23
Median daily rate £350 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £278 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.42 - -
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 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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -6 1 £285 -
Back Office
West Midlands

Back Office
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) XML

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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Application Integration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (33.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle