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 30 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 62 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 14 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 1.63% - 1.23%
As % of the General category 6.93% - 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 1
Average daily rate
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£425 - £160
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +4.62%
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
202 244 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 23.52% 30.54% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 169 97
Average daily rate £356 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £12.50 £25.00 £10.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +138.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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 30 June 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 30 June 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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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 - 13 £425 - 4
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 30 June 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%) SQL Server
2 15 (50.00%) FileNet
2 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 14 (46.67%) Scrum
4 13 (43.33%) Workflow
4 13 (43.33%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) JBoss
4 13 (43.33%) Spring
5 12 (40.00%) Drools
5 12 (40.00%) .NET
5 12 (40.00%) MVC
6 11 (36.67%) Web Services
6 11 (36.67%) BDD
6 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
6 11 (36.67%) Subversion
6 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
6 11 (36.67%) Java SE
7 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
7 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (33.33%) C#
7 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 9 (30.00%) IIS
8 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (26.67%) XML
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (23.33%) TDD
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 15 (50.00%) FileNet
2 13 (43.33%) JBoss
3 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 9 (30.00%) IIS
5 3 (10.00%) Tomcat
5 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) SAN
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
2 1 (3.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Subversion
2 10 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (16.67%) JIRA
5 3 (10.00%) Eclipse
6 1 (3.33%) JMeter
6 1 (3.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (3.33%) Selenium
6 1 (3.33%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
6 1 (3.33%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.33%) Gradle
6 1 (3.33%) Artifactory
6 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (83.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 9 (30.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 6 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Data Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Project Director
6 1 (3.33%) Senior SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior SQL Developer
6 1 (3.33%) AWS Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Java Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Programme Director
6 1 (3.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (43.33%) Spring
2 12 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (40.00%) Drools
3 11 (36.67%) Web Services
3 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
3 11 (36.67%) Java SE
4 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 10 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (26.67%) XML
6 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (20.00%) REST
7 6 (20.00%) SOAP
8 5 (16.67%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) CSS
8 5 (16.67%) CSS3
8 5 (16.67%) JAX-RS
8 5 (16.67%) HTML5
8 5 (16.67%) jQuery
9 4 (13.33%) RESTful
10 3 (10.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) User Experience
2 3 (10.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) CCTV
3 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (46.67%) Scrum
3 13 (43.33%) Workflow
4 12 (40.00%) MVC
5 11 (36.67%) BDD
6 7 (23.33%) TDD
7 6 (20.00%) Unit Testing
8 5 (16.67%) BPEL
8 5 (16.67%) SOA
9 3 (10.00%) Migration
9 3 (10.00%) BPMN
10 2 (6.67%) Data Migration
10 2 (6.67%) Data Cleansing
10 2 (6.67%) Data Mapping
10 2 (6.67%) Validation
10 2 (6.67%) Data Modelling
11 1 (3.33%) ITIL
11 1 (3.33%) ETL
11 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Java
2 10 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (3.33%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (36.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (13.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCDBA
5 2 (6.67%) MCITP
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) CCNA
6 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) ISA Server
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (3.33%) XenApp
1 1 (3.33%) vSphere
1 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) SCOM
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
2 1 (3.33%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco
3 2 (6.67%) Casewise
4 1 (3.33%) HP
4 1 (3.33%) Citrix