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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 95 88 86
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 6 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.58% 0.46%
As % of the General category 1.02% 1.62% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-58.16% +53.12%
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
591 555 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 35.60% 35.97% 35.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 426 353 259
Average daily rate £400 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.20% -4.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £273 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 14
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.54% +25.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.77 £18.00 £9.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £144.40 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £22.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+20.45% -12.00%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 January 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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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
Bradford - 3 - - 1
Leeds -15 2 £325 -10.95% 1
Wakefield - - - - 2
Halifax - - - - 1
Huddersfield - - - -
Back Office
Yorkshire

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) SLA
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) ISEB
4 3 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (13.33%) TDD
5 2 (13.33%) NUnit
5 2 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
5 2 (13.33%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (13.33%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) Web Development
5 2 (13.33%) JSON
5 2 (13.33%) Selenium
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Internet
1 1 (6.67%) VPN
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
1 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
1 1 (6.67%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) NUnit
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
1 2 (13.33%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (13.33%) Retail
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Developer
1 5 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Coordinator
4 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Business Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Technician
5 1 (6.67%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Coordinator
5 1 (6.67%) UAT Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (13.33%) NHibernate
3 2 (13.33%) JSON
3 2 (13.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (13.33%) HTML
3 2 (13.33%) CSS
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) EDI
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (26.67%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) OO
3 2 (13.33%) Web Development
3 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 1 (6.67%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (6.67%) Retail Demand Forecasting
4 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.67%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Logistics
4 1 (6.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) C#
1 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) CCNA
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) LogRhythm
2 1 (6.67%) Dell
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Nokia
2 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
Bradford
Interquest - IQ ERP
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Halifax
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago