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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 123 108 101
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 15 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 0.44% 0.99%
As % of the General category 1.62% 1.29% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 10
Average daily rate
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£329 £338 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £186 £275 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £384 £438 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +4.62%
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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
928 778 670
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.82% 34.00% 33.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 657 544 402
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 9 13
Average hourly rate £30.00 £14.38 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+108.69% -24.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £7.19 £9.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £27.90 £42.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.75 £23.21
% change year-on-year
-1.09% -1.98%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 3 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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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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
West Yorkshire -16 12 £325 -3.70% 5
North Yorkshire - 3 £388 -
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (48.39%) SQL
3 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
4 14 (45.16%) NUnit
5 13 (41.94%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) .NET
6 9 (29.03%) Oracle
7 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
8 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (22.58%) Data Mapping
8 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
8 7 (22.58%) JSON
8 7 (22.58%) Selenium
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
8 7 (22.58%) jQuery
8 7 (22.58%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (22.58%) C#
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
8 7 (22.58%) CSS
8 7 (22.58%) OO
8 7 (22.58%) Toad
8 7 (22.58%) MVC
8 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Office
2 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.90%) Ethernet
1 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Oracle Database
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) NUnit
2 7 (22.58%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) Rhino Mocks
2 7 (22.58%) Toad
3 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 10 (32.26%) Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Business Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) .NET Developer
4 6 (19.35%) SQL Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Deskside Support
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (9.68%) Database Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Service Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (3.23%) Project Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) SQL Database Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Insurance Business Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Project Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Agile .NET Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Agile Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) .NET
2 7 (22.58%) CSS
2 7 (22.58%) NHibernate
2 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
2 7 (22.58%) JSON
2 7 (22.58%) jQuery
2 7 (22.58%) Entity Framework
2 7 (22.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET Web API
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 2 (6.45%) Middleware
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.23%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.90%) iPad
2 2 (6.45%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Android
2 2 (6.45%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) TDD
3 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (22.58%) Data Mapping
4 7 (22.58%) MVC
4 7 (22.58%) OO
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
6 4 (12.90%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.68%) Scrum
8 2 (6.45%) UML
8 2 (6.45%) BDD
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
9 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
9 1 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.23%) CRM
9 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.23%) ITIL
9 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
9 1 (3.23%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) SQL
2 7 (22.58%) PowerShell
2 7 (22.58%) C#
2 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
2 7 (22.58%) PL/SQL
3 4 (12.90%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.23%) VB
4 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
3 1 (3.23%) Citrix
3 1 (3.23%) Lotus