The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Stirling region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Stirling region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 21 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 1.05% 3.51% 1.35%
As % of the General category 1.43% 4.88% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Average daily rate
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- £363 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -14.70%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.77 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+1.45% -44.17%
General Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
70 41 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 73.68% 71.93% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 25 23
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-0.64% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.25 £22.50 £27.00
% change year-on-year
-1.11% -16.66%
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Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Stirling region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Stirling

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Stirling

Back Office
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) EMIR

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Stirling 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Equity Derivative
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Management
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) EMIR
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center