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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 116 83 98
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +15
Contract jobs citing Back Office 13 35 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.51% 1.53% 0.67%
As % of the General category 1.53% 4.67% 2.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 21 2
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£350 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £400 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £10.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £27.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-53.15% +85.00%
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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
851 749 680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Yorkshire 33.58% 32.66% 32.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 458 330
Average daily rate £390 £351 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% -6.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 10 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £6.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £31.50 £21.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -27 9 £344 -1.78% 5
South Yorkshire -10 2 £350 +18.64%
East Yorkshire - 2 - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 8 (28.57%) .NET
3 8 (28.57%) Retail
4 7 (25.00%) Finance
4 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (21.43%) C#
5 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
5 6 (21.43%) jQuery
5 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (17.86%) Web Development
6 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (17.86%) MVC
6 5 (17.86%) Project Management
6 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
6 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
6 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 4 (14.29%) Oracle
7 4 (14.29%) MS Office
7 4 (14.29%) SOA
7 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
7 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
7 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (14.29%) MS Office
1 4 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
1 3 (10.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
4 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (3.57%) OLTP
5 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) NUnit
1 3 (10.71%) Selenium
1 3 (10.71%) Rhino Mocks
2 2 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (28.57%) Retail
2 7 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Developer
1 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 7 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (21.43%) SQL Developer
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Deskside Support
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Business Change Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Business Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Business Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Change Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 6 (21.43%) jQuery
2 6 (21.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (17.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (10.71%) CSS
5 3 (10.71%) HTML
5 3 (10.71%) NHibernate
5 3 (10.71%) JSON
6 2 (7.14%) WCF
6 2 (7.14%) WPF
6 2 (7.14%) LINQ
6 2 (7.14%) RESTful
6 2 (7.14%) Middleware
6 2 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (3.57%) EDI
7 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 3 (10.71%) iPad
2 3 (10.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.14%) NHS
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) PMI
4 1 (3.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) E-Commerce
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
1 5 (17.86%) MVC
1 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (17.86%) Web Development
2 4 (14.29%) Scrum
2 4 (14.29%) SOA
2 4 (14.29%) PRINCE2
3 3 (10.71%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Migration
3 3 (10.71%) TDD
3 3 (10.71%) Business Analysis
3 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Business Transformation
4 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (3.57%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (10.71%) VBA
5 2 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.14%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) SAP
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Rate: £375 - £425 per day
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