The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 55 62 70
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +8
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.17% 1.37% 0.13%
As % of the General category 0.75% 5.48% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 0
Median daily rate £350 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £19.75
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -24.05%
Back Office
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
134 219 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.18% 25.06% 31.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 163 176
Median daily rate £375 £350 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £185 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £394 £380
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 2
Median hourly rate £47.36 £12.50 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+279.03% -47.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.85 £9.00 £22.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.87 £35.50 £24.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £22.50

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Wales region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Wales

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +2 1 £350 -15.15% 3
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wales region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 19 (95.00%) .NET
1 19 (95.00%) Unit Testing
2 18 (90.00%) C#
2 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
3 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
3 17 (85.00%) Entity Framework
4 15 (75.00%) MVC
5 13 (65.00%) OOP
6 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (45.00%) NHS
7 9 (45.00%) OO
7 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
7 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (40.00%) WCF
9 7 (35.00%) SQL
9 7 (35.00%) LDAP
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (35.00%) Scrum
10 6 (30.00%) TDD
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
10 6 (30.00%) REST
10 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
11 5 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 4 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (45.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (25.00%) Selenium
3 5 (25.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (20.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (50.00%) Software Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
7 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (15.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (15.00%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
8 2 (10.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
9 1 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 1 (5.00%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) .NET Framework
2 17 (85.00%) Entity Framework
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (40.00%) WCF
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (30.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) Ajax
6 5 (25.00%) jQuery
7 4 (20.00%) LINQ
7 4 (20.00%) WinForms
8 2 (10.00%) Code First Entity Framework
9 1 (5.00%) J2EE
9 1 (5.00%) Spring
9 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Unit Testing
2 15 (75.00%) MVC
3 13 (65.00%) OOP
4 9 (45.00%) OO
5 7 (35.00%) Scrum
6 6 (30.00%) TDD
7 5 (25.00%) BDD
7 5 (25.00%) SOA
8 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (5.00%) SDLC
8 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 5 (25.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 5 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Oracle