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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 134 91 101
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +10
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.35% 1.38% 0.70%
As % of the General category 1.10% 4.27% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £338 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £300 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £399 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.51% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.45%
Back Office
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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
909 820 615
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 31.71% 32.40% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 598 552 337
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £231 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 8 16
Average hourly rate £20.50 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.77 £12.30 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.50 £24.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

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
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 5 May 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 -34 5 £388 +14.81% 2
East Yorkshire - 3 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) jQuery
3 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (22.73%) MS Office
4 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
4 5 (22.73%) Finance
4 5 (22.73%) NUnit
4 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
5 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
5 4 (18.18%) SAN
5 4 (18.18%) .NET
5 4 (18.18%) Oracle
5 4 (18.18%) iPad
5 4 (18.18%) Web Development
5 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
5 4 (18.18%) Android
6 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
6 3 (13.64%) JSON
6 3 (13.64%) Selenium
6 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
6 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
1 4 (18.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) NUnit
2 3 (13.64%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (9.09%) Toad
3 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Retail
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Business Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) SQL Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Deskside Support
4 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Oracle Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Business Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Business Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Insurance Business Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Business Change Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Agile Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Change Project Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Change Manager
7 1 (4.55%) Business Change Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) jQuery
1 6 (27.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
3 3 (13.64%) CSS
3 3 (13.64%) Entity Framework
3 3 (13.64%) NHibernate
3 3 (13.64%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) JSON
3 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (13.64%) HTML
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.55%) EDI
5 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Blackberry
1 4 (18.18%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) NHS
2 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Android
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (18.18%) TDD
1 4 (18.18%) Web Development
1 4 (18.18%) Data Protection
2 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (13.64%) OO
2 3 (13.64%) MVC
3 2 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.09%) UML
3 2 (9.09%) Data Mapping
3 2 (9.09%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (4.55%) CQRS
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (4.55%) Retail Demand Forecasting
4 1 (4.55%) Coaching
4 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
4 1 (4.55%) Logistics
4 1 (4.55%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.64%) VBA
3 3 (13.64%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
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