The 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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling - - -
As % of the General category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.75 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-63.57% -2.77%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Stirling region.

General Category
Stirling
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
73 33 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 68.87% 68.75% 40.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 24
Average daily rate £400 £438 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £368 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £17.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -27.58%

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 16 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 16 September 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%) Agile Software Development
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 16 September 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%) Agile Software Development
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