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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 139 137 93
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -44
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 11 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.27% 0.38% 1.31%
As % of the General category 0.81% 1.17% 4.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 23
Average daily rate £338 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £462 £400 £399
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £10.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £11.50 £13.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% -21.21%
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
983 942 817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.60% 32.18% 32.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 724 607 554
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £259 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £19.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £9.77 £12.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.70 £40.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
West Yorkshire -7 5 £338 -10.00% 13
South Yorkshire -9 1 - - 3
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (30.43%) SQL
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Degree
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) VB
3 5 (21.74%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
4 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 4 (17.39%) Web Services
4 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
4 4 (17.39%) ETL
4 4 (17.39%) Project Governance
5 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
5 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects XI
5 3 (13.04%) Coaching
5 3 (13.04%) SDLC
5 3 (13.04%) VB6
5 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
5 3 (13.04%) Windows
5 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
5 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
5 3 (13.04%) ITIL
5 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.35%) SAP IS-U
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (13.04%) BusinessObjects XI
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) MS Access
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Moq
1 1 (4.35%) MSTest
1 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Manager
3 4 (17.39%) IT Project Manager
3 4 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Business Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Business Objects Developer
4 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Development Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) IT Development Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Business Objects Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Software Development Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Software Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Developer
4 3 (13.04%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) Entity Framework
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 1 (4.35%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) jQuery
5 1 (4.35%) KML
5 1 (4.35%) LINQ
5 1 (4.35%) XML
5 1 (4.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Unix
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (17.39%) ETL
2 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
2 4 (17.39%) Project Governance
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Coaching
3 3 (13.04%) Data Migration
3 3 (13.04%) ITIL
3 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 3 (13.04%) Process Management
3 3 (13.04%) SDLC
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) Business Analysis
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) Service Management
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) C#
2 5 (21.74%) VB
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
4 3 (13.04%) VB6
4 3 (13.04%) VBA
5 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
5 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.35%) C++
6 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (30.43%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) Capita
4 1 (4.35%) Apple
4 1 (4.35%) Informatica
4 1 (4.35%) SAP
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