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 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 105 106 90
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Contract jobs citing Back Office 14 11 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.68% 0.52% 0.69%
As % of the General category 1.97% 1.64% 1.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 9
Median daily rate £350 £326 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.27% -6.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £233 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £335 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £14.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -15.15%
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
712 669 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 34.70% 31.89% 36.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 489 451
Median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 6
Median hourly rate £14.50 £40.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.75% +166.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.82 £11.81 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.60 £160.00 £22.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 -5 10 £350 +7.27% 9
Halifax - 3 £400 -
Wakefield - 1 £350 -
Back Office
Yorkshire

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
2 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (25.00%) CentOS
2 5 (25.00%) Splunk
3 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (15.00%) C#
4 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (15.00%) Banking
5 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (10.00%) Coaching
5 2 (10.00%) SignalR
5 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 2 (10.00%) NHibernate
5 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) Front Office
5 2 (10.00%) MVC
5 2 (10.00%) Finance
5 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (10.00%) CRM

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 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (5.00%) MS Access
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Banking
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Front Office
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Advertising
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Senior Technician
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Developer
2 4 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Support Technician
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Ubuntu Technician
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Resource Planning Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Transition Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) NHibernate
3 2 (10.00%) SignalR
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
1 1 (5.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) CentOS
1 5 (25.00%) Linux
1 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
1 6 (30.00%) Service Management
2 5 (25.00%) Workflow
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Coaching
4 2 (10.00%) CRM
4 2 (10.00%) MVC
4 2 (10.00%) Process Management
5 1 (5.00%) B2B
5 1 (5.00%) Database Optimisation
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) ETL
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Matrix Organization
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) Project Governance
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
5 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Informatica
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle