The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 March 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
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 65 72
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.62% 0.66% 0.12%
As % of the General category 1.85% 1.75% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 1
Median daily rate £450 £280 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +60.71% -44.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +23.07% -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.98 £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +77.66% +73.07%  

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

General Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 271 342 303
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 33.37% 37.62% 36.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 247 218
Median daily rate £375 £361 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.02% -3.86%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £473 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 1
Median hourly rate £34.50 £37.50 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.00% +3.02%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Back Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Bristol

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Bristol

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
1 5 (71.43%) XML
1 5 (71.43%) DOM
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) webMethods
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
1 5 (71.43%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Dojo
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
1 5 (71.43%) Process Management
1 5 (71.43%) QMS
1 5 (71.43%) Pega
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (71.43%) IBM Blueworks
1 5 (71.43%) Robotic Process Automation
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL
2 1 (14.29%) Micro Focus
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) IBM Blueworks
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Marketing
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Architect
1 4 (57.14%) BPM Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Designer
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (57.14%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) BPM Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Dojo
1 5 (71.43%) DOM
1 5 (71.43%) jQuery
1 5 (71.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (71.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Analytics
1 5 (71.43%) Artificial Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) Process Improvement
1 5 (71.43%) Process Management
1 5 (71.43%) QMS
1 5 (71.43%) Quality Management
1 5 (71.43%) Robotic Process Automation
1 5 (71.43%) SOA
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
2 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
1 5 (71.43%) Pega
1 5 (71.43%) webMethods
2 1 (14.29%) Micro Focus
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle