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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / Yorkshire
Rank 112 120 122
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 13 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.59% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the General category 2.01% 1.59% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 6
Median daily rate £340 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £289 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £404 £411 £408
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+14.20% -12.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £27.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +71.87%

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
648 945 800
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 29.55% 33.65% 32.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 435 623 570
Median daily rate £413 £398 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.77% +0.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £556 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 14
Median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.85% -46.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.25 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.97 £50.50 £43.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.50 £35.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-24.28% +27.27%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +12 11 £340 -9.46% 5
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 (51.85%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 12 (44.44%) MVC
3 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 12 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 11 (40.74%) SQL
5 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
8 7 (25.93%) SignalR
8 7 (25.93%) Grunt
8 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
9 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 6 (22.22%) CSS
9 6 (22.22%) Degree
9 6 (22.22%) Sass
9 6 (22.22%) LESS
9 6 (22.22%) gulp
10 5 (18.52%) Grafana
10 5 (18.52%) Jasmine
10 5 (18.52%) Splunk
10 5 (18.52%) TypeScript
10 5 (18.52%) VMware Server
10 5 (18.52%) jQuery
10 5 (18.52%) VMware
10 5 (18.52%) SAN

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 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) DHCP
2 1 (3.70%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Grunt
2 6 (22.22%) gulp
2 6 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (18.52%) Jasmine
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Games
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) SQL Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Crystal Reports Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Technician
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Technician
6 1 (3.70%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Angular Developer
6 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) .NET
2 12 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 12 (44.44%) Entity Framework
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (29.63%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
4 7 (25.93%) SignalR
5 6 (22.22%) CSS
5 6 (22.22%) LESS
5 6 (22.22%) Sass
6 5 (18.52%) Angular 2
6 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 4 (14.81%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (14.81%) RxJS
7 4 (14.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (14.81%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (7.41%) MSMQ
8 2 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (14.81%) Visualisation
2 2 (7.41%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) CentOS
1 4 (14.81%) Linux
1 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Android
3 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
3 1 (3.70%) Solaris
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) MVC
2 10 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Data Validation
3 4 (14.81%) Data Visualisation
3 4 (14.81%) Validation
4 2 (7.41%) ERP
4 2 (7.41%) ITIL
4 2 (7.41%) Re-Platforming
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Software Architecture
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
5 1 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.70%) Target Operating Model
5 1 (3.70%) TDD
5 1 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) C#
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
4 5 (18.52%) TypeScript
5 4 (14.81%) T-SQL
6 3 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) VMware Server
2 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) Grafana
1 5 (18.52%) Nagios
2 1 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Splunk
1 5 (18.52%) VMware
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Sage
3 1 (3.70%) Apple