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 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 77 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.17% 0.20%
As % of the General category 0.66% 0.53% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£475 £130 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+265.38% -42.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.00 £35.00 £30.25
% change year-on-year
-68.57% +15.70%
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
152 188 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 19.64% 32.70% 37.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 124 134
Average daily rate £400 £388 £396
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 13
Average hourly rate £16.72 £16.00 £10.99
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.50% +45.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.34 £10.42 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £119.34 £24.15 £58.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £22.50 £26.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -13.46%

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
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 October 2014. 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
Mid Wales - - - -
West Wales - - - -
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Agresso
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) General Ledger
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Agresso
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Business Analyst Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Business Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Procure-to-pay
1 2 (100.00%) Mentoring