The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 129 113 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.59% 0.55%
As % of the General category 0.43% 1.90% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £18.75 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.18%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -18.75%
Back Office
England

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

General Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
693 790 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 24.95% 30.88% 32.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 450 327
Median daily rate £375 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £221 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £515 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 50 71
Median hourly rate £21.50 £29.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.86% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £19.36 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £40.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £25.00 £25.00

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
Birmingham +3 3 £375 +11.11% 4
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
4 7 (30.43%) Finance
4 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (30.43%) Tableau
5 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
5 5 (21.74%) .NET
6 4 (17.39%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 4 (17.39%) WinForms
7 3 (13.04%) Banking
7 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
7 3 (13.04%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.04%) ERP
7 3 (13.04%) ITIL
8 2 (8.70%) OO
8 2 (8.70%) JBoss
8 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
8 2 (8.70%) Python
8 2 (8.70%) JMS
8 2 (8.70%) Oracle
8 2 (8.70%) HTML
8 2 (8.70%) Perl
8 2 (8.70%) DB2
8 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
8 2 (8.70%) CSS

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 7 (30.43%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.70%) JBoss
2 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 2 (8.70%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
1 1 (4.35%) SunGard GMI
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) 2G
1 1 (4.35%) 3G
1 1 (4.35%) 4G
1 1 (4.35%) Broadband
1 1 (4.35%) LAN
1 1 (4.35%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (4.35%) WAN
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (8.70%) DB2
4 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
4 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Log4j
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Banking
3 2 (8.70%) Financial Institution
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.35%) Billing
4 1 (4.35%) General Ledger
4 1 (4.35%) Law
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Senior Developer
4 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Business Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
5 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (8.70%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Java Consultant
6 2 (8.70%) Junior
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Retail Business Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SAP Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) SSIS Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) WinForms
3 2 (8.70%) CSS
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 2 (8.70%) Java EE
3 2 (8.70%) JMS
3 2 (8.70%) JSP
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
3 2 (8.70%) XML
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Derivative
1 2 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (8.70%) NHS
1 2 (8.70%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
1 1 (4.35%) Unix
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ERP
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Business Process Mapping
2 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL V3
2 2 (8.70%) OO
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.70%) SDLC
2 2 (8.70%) TDD
2 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (8.70%) Web Development
3 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
3 1 (4.35%) Fault Management
3 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.35%) Information Management
3 1 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (4.35%) Revenue Management
3 1 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) SQL
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
3 3 (13.04%) C#
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Perl
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) HNC
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Amdocs OSS
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 7 (30.43%) Tableau
3 2 (8.70%) IBM
3 2 (8.70%) Misys
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle
4 1 (4.35%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (4.35%) BT
4 1 (4.35%) Citrix
4 1 (4.35%) Cramer
4 1 (4.35%) Ericsson
4 1 (4.35%) Huawei
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia
4 1 (4.35%) Nokia Networks
4 1 (4.35%) Nortel
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
4 1 (4.35%) Siemens
4 1 (4.35%) SunGard
4 1 (4.35%) Tellabs
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