Period
to 23 January 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 23 January 2020 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
England > East of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 181 176
Rank change year-on-year +42 -5 -7
Contract jobs citing Back Office 20 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.55% 0.31% 0.42%
As % of the General category 1.66% 0.87% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 16
East of England median daily rate £350 £325 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -29.73% +68.18%
10th Percentile £325 £230 £342
90th Percentile £569 £503 £609
England median daily rate £500 £513 £523
% change year-on-year -2.44% -1.91% +16.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £17.86 £31.37 £25.06
% change year-on-year -43.06% +25.19% +51.86%

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 the East of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,203 1,616 1,868
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 33.35% 36.31% 39.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 938 1,067
East of England median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £206 £280 £263
90th Percentile £603 £600 £595
England median daily rate £488 £495 £475
% change year-on-year -1.52% +4.21% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 112 96 146
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £18.71 £34.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.82% -45.36% +38.73%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.25 £12.30
90th Percentile £48.98 £50.63 £50.11
England median hourly rate £21.76 £22.00 £22.00
% change year-on-year -1.09% - +4.76%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the East of England

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in the East of England

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in the East of England

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in the East of England

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 East of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2020. 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
Bedfordshire +20 13 £350 -22.44% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 5 £488 +69.57%
Hertfordshire 0 1 - - 2
Norfolk - 1 £350 - 1
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) Finance
3 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 10 (50.00%) Visualisation
3 10 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
3 10 (50.00%) Laravel
3 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 10 (50.00%) User Experience
3 10 (50.00%) PHP
3 10 (50.00%) React
3 10 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) Cisco
6 2 (10.00%) JavaBeans
6 2 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
6 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) XML
6 2 (10.00%) CCNA
6 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (10.00%) Remedy
6 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 2 (10.00%) Anypoint
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Azure
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Flow
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
1 2 (10.00%) Power Platform
1 2 (10.00%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 11 (55.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 10 (50.00%) PHP Developer
3 2 (10.00%) CRM Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Migration Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) MuleSoft Developer
4 1 (5.00%) NHS Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Server Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) Laravel
1 10 (50.00%) React
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (10.00%) JavaBeans
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) Spring Boot
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 10 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (10.00%) CMDB
2 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 10 (50.00%) Data Visualisation
1 10 (50.00%) Visualisation
2 2 (10.00%) API Design
2 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (10.00%) CRM
2 2 (10.00%) Information Management
2 2 (10.00%) Microservices
2 2 (10.00%) SDLC
2 2 (10.00%) TDD
2 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
3 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 10 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 10 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (10.00%) CCNA
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Nagios
1 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) MuleSoft
3 2 (10.00%) Remedy
3 2 (10.00%) SnapLogic
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) HP