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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 15 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 8.33% - -
As % of the General category 12.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.75 £27.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-57.65% +85.00%
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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
66 24 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Stirling 68.75% 66.67% 38.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 9 8
Average daily rate £400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £330 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Stirling

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
3 3 (37.50%) thinkFolio
3 3 (37.50%) Charles River
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
4 2 (25.00%) MiFID
4 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Pega
5 1 (12.50%) EMIR
5 1 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Finance
5 1 (12.50%) Process Management
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MS Office
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
5 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
5 1 (12.50%) Toad

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Stirling by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) thinkFolio
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Toad
General
1 8 (100.00%) Banking
1 8 (100.00%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Front Office
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Reference Data
2 3 (37.50%) Fixed Income
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Management
3 2 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
4 1 (12.50%) Process Management
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) MiFID
2 1 (12.50%) EMIR
2 1 (12.50%) Dodd-Frank
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Charles River
2 1 (12.50%) Pega