The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Wakefield 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 3 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.43% - -
As % of the General category 85.71% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -21.05%
General Category
Wakefield
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
7 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wakefield 25.00% 28.57% 19.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 3
Average daily rate £300 - £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 0
Average hourly rate - £15.46 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
Back Office
West Yorkshire

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Back Office
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
1 5 (83.33%) Epicor
1 5 (83.33%) Front Office
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (83.33%) Front Office
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 4 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
3 1 (16.67%) Information Governance
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Epicor
2 1 (16.67%) SAP