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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 55 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 18 23 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 2.70% 3.31% -
As % of the General category 11.76% 11.79% -
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 0
Average daily rate £420 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £331 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-17.18% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £66.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.50 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -62.16%
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
153 195 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 22.97% 28.10% 36.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 116 124
Average daily rate £375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £225 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £54.03 £16.25 £12.66
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+232.46% +28.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £11.00 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.50 £27.50 £22.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.75 £25.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
+31.00% +16.27%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 16 £450 +5.88% 1
Back Office
UK

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 38 (92.68%) SQL Server
2 37 (90.24%) Unit Testing
3 35 (85.37%) .NET
4 33 (80.49%) C#
5 30 (73.17%) MVC
5 30 (73.17%) .NET Framework
6 27 (65.85%) Entity Framework
7 26 (63.41%) Scrum
8 25 (60.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (46.34%) Visual Studio
10 18 (43.90%) OOP
10 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 18 (43.90%) REST
11 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
11 17 (41.46%) WCF
11 17 (41.46%) TDD
11 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
11 17 (41.46%) SQL
12 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (36.59%) BDD
13 15 (36.59%) jQuery
14 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
16 12 (29.27%) Selenium
16 12 (29.27%) Ajax
16 12 (29.27%) OO
16 12 (29.27%) SOA
16 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (29.27%) NHS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (26.83%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
3 1 (2.44%) Mule
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) LDAP
2 2 (4.88%) Internet
3 1 (2.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (92.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (43.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (34.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 3 (7.32%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (46.34%) Visual Studio
3 13 (31.71%) Git (software)
4 12 (29.27%) Selenium
5 11 (26.83%) SpecFlow
6 3 (7.32%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.44%) Finance
1 1 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 40 (97.56%) Developer
2 28 (68.29%) .NET Developer
3 18 (43.90%) SQL Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Software Developer
5 8 (19.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
6 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Developer
7 6 (14.63%) Senior Software Developer
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (12.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (7.32%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (7.32%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior .NET Software Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Senior C# Developer
11 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared Java Developer
11 1 (2.44%) Senior C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (85.37%) .NET
2 30 (73.17%) .NET Framework
3 27 (65.85%) Entity Framework
4 18 (43.90%) REST
5 17 (41.46%) ASP.NET
5 17 (41.46%) WCF
6 16 (39.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (36.59%) jQuery
8 13 (31.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (29.27%) Ajax
10 8 (19.51%) XML
11 6 (14.63%) Web Services
12 5 (12.20%) SOAP
13 3 (7.32%) LINQ
13 3 (7.32%) WinForms
14 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 1 (2.44%) Drools
15 1 (2.44%) EJB 3.0
15 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (29.27%) NHS
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (90.24%) Unit Testing
2 30 (73.17%) MVC
3 26 (63.41%) Scrum
4 18 (43.90%) OOP
5 17 (41.46%) TDD
6 15 (36.59%) BDD
7 12 (29.27%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (29.27%) OO
7 12 (29.27%) SOA
8 5 (12.20%) Records Management
9 4 (9.76%) Data Security
9 4 (9.76%) High Availability
9 4 (9.76%) SDLC
10 3 (7.32%) MSF
11 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
12 1 (2.44%) Business Development
12 1 (2.44%) Product Management
12 1 (2.44%) Requirements Analysis
12 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
12 1 (2.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 33 (80.49%) C#
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) T-SQL
4 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.44%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 17 (41.46%) Security Cleared
2 8 (19.51%) SC Cleared
3 5 (12.20%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.83%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 11 (26.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (21.95%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.76%) Red Gate
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
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