The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 128 143 96
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -47
Contract jobs citing Back Office 14 11 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.49% 0.34% 1.06%
As % of the General category 1.75% 1.19% 3.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 15
Median daily rate £328 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.46% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £168 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £412 £420 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £10.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.00 £19.25 £12.00
% change year-on-year
-42.85% +60.41%
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 Yorkshire region.

General Category
Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
799 927 747
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 28.04% 28.99% 30.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 648 486
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £396
% change year-on-year
- +1.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 25 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.75 £10.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +46.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.03 £12.04 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.92 £37.04 £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £30.00 £26.38
% change year-on-year
-31.66% +13.74%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 Yorkshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Yorkshire

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
West Yorkshire +13 9 £250 -33.33% 5
South Yorkshire 0 4 £360 +60.00% 3
North Yorkshire +3 1 £288 +15.00%
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 14 (40.00%) C#
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
1 14 (40.00%) .NET
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (37.14%) MVC
3 12 (34.29%) Finance
3 12 (34.29%) jQuery
4 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
4 11 (31.43%) Entity Framework
5 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
6 8 (22.86%) Linux
6 8 (22.86%) Splunk
6 8 (22.86%) Razor View Engine
6 8 (22.86%) Inversion of Control
6 8 (22.86%) Unity DI Container
6 8 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 8 (22.86%) Ubuntu
6 8 (22.86%) CentOS
6 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (20.00%) VBA
7 7 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
8 6 (17.14%) Validation
8 6 (17.14%) Service Management
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (17.14%) Data Validation

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (5.71%) Confluence
2 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) SAN
2 1 (2.86%) Broadband
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (17.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (34.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Front Office
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) .NET Developer
3 12 (34.29%) SQL Developer
4 6 (17.14%) Support Technician
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Technician
6 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Support Technician
7 3 (8.57%) Administrator
7 3 (8.57%) Agile .NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Agile C# Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Agile Developer
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 3 (8.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Crystal Reports Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Scrum Master
8 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu Technician
8 2 (5.71%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (40.00%) .NET
2 12 (34.29%) jQuery
3 11 (31.43%) .NET Framework
3 11 (31.43%) Entity Framework
4 8 (22.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 8 (22.86%) Razor View Engine
4 8 (22.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 8 (22.86%) Unity DI Container
5 6 (17.14%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.43%) HTML
6 4 (11.43%) NHibernate
6 4 (11.43%) SignalR
7 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (8.57%) Web Services
8 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (2.86%) MSMQ
8 1 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.71%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) CentOS
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
1 8 (22.86%) Ubuntu
2 2 (5.71%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
3 1 (2.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) MVC
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.00%) ITIL
3 6 (17.14%) Data Validation
3 6 (17.14%) Data Visualisation
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
3 6 (17.14%) Validation
4 5 (14.29%) Workflow
5 4 (11.43%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 2 (5.71%) B2B
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Database Optimisation
7 2 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.86%) Front End Development
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.86%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (2.86%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) C#
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 9 (25.71%) T-SQL
3 7 (20.00%) VBA
4 4 (11.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.71%) CCIE
3 2 (5.71%) CCNA
3 2 (5.71%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.71%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Grafana
1 3 (8.57%) Nagios
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Splunk
2 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco
3 2 (5.71%) Sage
4 1 (2.86%) Apple
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft