Period
to 20 August 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Back Office
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 146 117 120
Rank change year-on-year -29 +3 +21
Contract jobs citing Back Office 24 35 59
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.62% 0.91% 1.25%
As % of the General category 1.52% 2.12% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 5
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £438 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +16.67% -6.37%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £211
90th Percentile £638 £610 £438
South East median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £11.00
South East median hourly rate - £42.50 £11.50
% change year-on-year - +269.57% -32.35%

Back Office is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,574 1,653 1,787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 40.34% 43.15% 37.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 683 790
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £214 £250 £227
90th Percentile £574 £600 £575
South East median daily rate £433 £420 £410
% change year-on-year +2.98% +2.44% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 56 58
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £13.50 £11.25 £11.45
90th Percentile £46.15 £34.88 £37.88
South East median hourly rate £30.50 £20.00 £22.35
% change year-on-year +52.50% -10.51% +11.75%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Back Office in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Berkshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 18 £400 +60.00% 3
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Robotics
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (41.67%) Change Control
3 10 (41.67%) Service Management
3 10 (41.67%) Front Office
3 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
3 10 (41.67%) Workflow
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 10 (41.67%) SLA
3 10 (41.67%) Task Automation
4 9 (37.50%) UiPath
4 9 (37.50%) BMC
4 9 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
4 9 (37.50%) TIBCO
4 9 (37.50%) Remedy
4 9 (37.50%) ComArch
5 8 (33.33%) User Stories
5 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (20.83%) Degree
7 5 (20.83%) JIRA
8 4 (16.67%) QA
8 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (16.67%) Digital Media
8 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (4.17%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (16.67%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.83%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (41.67%) Front Office
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 8 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Advertising
3 2 (8.33%) Law
4 1 (4.17%) Banking
4 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Automation Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 2 (8.33%) DBA
6 2 (8.33%) OSS Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
6 2 (8.33%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Implementation Manager
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) SAP Business Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Robotics
2 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
3 4 (16.67%) Digital Media
3 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (4.17%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (54.17%) User Acceptance Testing
3 10 (41.67%) Change Control
3 10 (41.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (41.67%) Service Management
3 10 (41.67%) Task Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Workflow
4 8 (33.33%) User Stories
5 4 (16.67%) Microservices
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) Scrum
5 4 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (12.50%) Business Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (8.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) SLA
2 4 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) EMIR
3 1 (4.17%) IFRS
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) BMC
1 9 (37.50%) ComArch
1 9 (37.50%) Remedy
1 9 (37.50%) TIBCO
1 9 (37.50%) UiPath
2 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) FIS
3 1 (4.17%) hybris
3 1 (4.17%) Misys