The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 44 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.48% 1.43% 0.25%
As % of the General category 0.97% 2.70% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +1.45%
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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 Swindon region.

General Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
207 222 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 49.29% 52.86% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 172 180 145
Average daily rate £425 £435 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.29% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £498
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £385 £388
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Average hourly rate £19.50 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.67 £22.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+3.02% -2.22%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Swindon region.

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Back Office
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) MS Project
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) PMI
3 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon 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 (25.00%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (75.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 2 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Business Change Manager
1 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) CRM
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Scrum
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PMI Certification