The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 114 123 91
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -32
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.48% 0.44% 0.55%
As % of the General category 1.65% 1.44% 1.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 10 5
Median daily rate £250 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £168 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £426 £427 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £19.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +60.41%
Back Office
Yorkshire

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

General Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
547 694 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 29.20% 30.40% 30.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 477 329
Median daily rate £400 £356 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.35% -8.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £16.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.24% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £13.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.04 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £29.50 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-30.50% +12.38%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Leeds +8 6 £263 -30.00% 3
Halifax - 1 £430 -
Back Office
Yorkshire

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 8 (33.33%) Linux
1 8 (33.33%) Ubuntu
1 8 (33.33%) CentOS
1 8 (33.33%) Splunk
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (25.00%) .NET
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) Workflow
5 4 (16.67%) jQuery
5 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 4 (16.67%) SignalR
5 4 (16.67%) Finance
5 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
5 4 (16.67%) HTML
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (12.50%) SAN
6 3 (12.50%) Nagios
6 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
6 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) Grafana

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (8.33%) Confluence
2 1 (4.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) DHCP
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
2 2 (8.33%) Front Office
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Advertising
3 1 (4.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Developer
1 6 (25.00%) Support Technician
2 5 (20.83%) Senior Technician
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Senior Support Technician
4 3 (12.50%) Agile .NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 3 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
5 2 (8.33%) Ubuntu Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) .NET
1 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) jQuery
2 4 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 4 (16.67%) SignalR
2 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (12.50%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (4.17%) MSMQ
4 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (33.33%) CentOS
1 8 (33.33%) Linux
1 8 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (4.17%) Android
2 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
2 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Service Management
3 5 (20.83%) MVC
3 5 (20.83%) Workflow
4 3 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (8.33%) B2B
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Database Optimisation
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Data Loss Prevention
6 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
6 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) C#
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) Degree
3 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (8.33%) DBS Check
3 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) VMware Server
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Grafana
1 3 (12.50%) Nagios
2 1 (4.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) Splunk
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 2 (8.33%) Sage
4 1 (4.17%) Apple
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft