The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
West Sussex / Gatwick
Rank 20 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 5.56% - 5.17%
As % of the General category 16.13% - 18.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Median daily rate £400 - £120
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.48 £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +66.55% +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 Gatwick with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 31 4 16
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 34.44% 9.09% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 2 10
Median daily rate £400 £445 £493
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.11% -9.64%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £409 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £481 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.75 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -16.92% +30.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick 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 Gatwick

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Gatwick

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 24 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 Gatwick region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) CMS
2 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) Google Maps API
2 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Redis
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (60.00%) API Development
3 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) WPF

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Gatwick 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 3 (60.00%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (60.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (60.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Developer
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) C# WPF Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms Developer
3 2 (40.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) Google Maps API
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) jQuery
2 3 (60.00%) REST
2 3 (60.00%) Sass
2 3 (60.00%) SOAP
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) WinForms
3 2 (40.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) API Development
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Google