Period
to 20 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 20 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
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 77 93
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 +5
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.01% 0.46% 0.25%
As % of the General category 2.55% 1.22% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Essex median daily rate £538 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.22% +19.35% -
10th Percentile £380 £361 £378
90th Percentile £600 £484 £398
East of England median daily rate £425 £375 £460
% change year-on-year +13.33% -18.48% +5.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Essex median hourly rate - £16.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -26.67% -
East of England median hourly rate - £16.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year - -26.67% -

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 Essex with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Essex
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 314 329 544
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 39.60% 37.95% 44.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 189 277
Essex median daily rate £513 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.43% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £310 £225 £231
90th Percentile £603 £525 £508
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 70 83
Essex median hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +7.94% +5.00%
10th Percentile £18.25 £15.75 £15.75
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.08 £44.10
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +26.92% -13.33%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Essex

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Essex

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Essex over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Essex

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Essex

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford - 7 £538 -
Back Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Essex region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 7 (87.50%) Release Management
2 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
3 6 (75.00%) SQL
3 6 (75.00%) .NET
3 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) User Stories
4 5 (62.50%) X++
4 5 (62.50%) Local Government
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Sitecore
6 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
6 3 (37.50%) Marketing
6 3 (37.50%) SAP
6 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (37.50%) Electronics
6 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (25.00%) Coaching

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (87.50%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (87.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Local Government
3 3 (37.50%) Electronics
3 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
3 3 (37.50%) Marketing
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (87.50%) Release Management
2 6 (75.00%) User Stories
3 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (37.50%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 2 (25.00%) Coaching
5 2 (25.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) X++
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) SAP
2 3 (37.50%) Sitecore