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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 64 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.17% - 0.23%
As % of the General category 5.70% - 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
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£475 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
Back Office
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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 Wales region.

General Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
158 214 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.49% 29.48% 38.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 133 106
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £213 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 3
Average hourly rate £21.75 £32.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.07% +71.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £28.50 £17.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £36.50 £19.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £25.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -5.66%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales - 8 £465 - 2
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 11 (36.67%) Workflow
3 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
4 10 (33.33%) Java
4 10 (33.33%) JBoss
4 10 (33.33%) FileNet
4 10 (33.33%) Spring
4 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 9 (30.00%) Java SE
5 9 (30.00%) Drools
6 8 (26.67%) Subversion
6 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (26.67%) XML
7 7 (23.33%) .NET
7 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (20.00%) SOAP
8 6 (20.00%) Web Services
8 6 (20.00%) SQL
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
9 5 (16.67%) Identity Management
9 5 (16.67%) Scrum
10 4 (13.33%) Replication
10 4 (13.33%) Windows
10 4 (13.33%) NHS
10 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (13.33%) T-SQL

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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.

Application Platforms
1 10 (33.33%) JBoss
1 10 (33.33%) FileNet
1 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 4 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (10.00%) MySQL
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Subversion
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (6.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (60.00%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Java Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (23.33%) Architect
3 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 5 (16.67%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Security Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Security Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Senior SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Project Director
7 1 (3.33%) Programme Director
7 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) Spring
2 9 (30.00%) Java SE
2 9 (30.00%) Drools
3 8 (26.67%) XML
4 7 (23.33%) .NET
5 6 (20.00%) SOAP
5 6 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (13.33%) WCF
7 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (10.00%) Middleware
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.67%) REST
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.67%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Replication
1 4 (13.33%) NHS
2 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Workflow
2 8 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
3 5 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 5 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
4 3 (10.00%) BPMN
4 3 (10.00%) SOA
4 3 (10.00%) Information Security
4 3 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Validation
5 2 (6.67%) MVC
5 2 (6.67%) BDD
5 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
5 2 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
5 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
5 2 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.33%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
2 6 (20.00%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.00%) MCDBA
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) MCITP
5 1 (3.33%) CCNP
5 1 (3.33%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Shibboleth
2 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Casewise
4 1 (3.33%) Cisco
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