Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 68 76
Rank change year-on-year -27 +8 +2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 32 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.32% 2.08% 0.66%
As % of the General category 0.99% 6.45% 1.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 29 2
Birmingham median daily rate £380 £413 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.88% +15.79% +137.50%
10th Percentile £330 £363 £316
90th Percentile £756 £425 £392
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £14.00

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 Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 504 496 484
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.10% 32.27% 35.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 343 311
Birmingham median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +10.71%
10th Percentile £219 £250 £225
90th Percentile £538 £575 £525
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 20
Birmingham median hourly rate £40.00 £27.69 £32.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.46% -15.45% +9.17%
10th Percentile £14.55 £9.24 £10.27
90th Percentile £53.75 £39.35 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £30.50 £19.88 £28.69
% change year-on-year +53.46% -30.72% -8.92%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Birmingham

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Birmingham

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Birmingham over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Birmingham

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (20.00%) Wiki
3 1 (20.00%) Symfony
3 1 (20.00%) Zend
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) VPN

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (20.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Programme Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Doctrine
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (20.00%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Digital Signage
1 1 (20.00%) FMCG
1 1 (20.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Android
1 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Matrix Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) Programme Governance
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Service Design
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CODA
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) IFS
1 1 (20.00%) JD Edwards
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) SAP
1 1 (20.00%) Sophos
1 1 (20.00%) VMware
1 1 (20.00%) Workday
1 1 (20.00%) Zend