Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Glasgow. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 18 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
Scotland > Glasgow
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 83 83
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 +3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 3 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.39% 0.27% 0.99%
As % of the General category 1.18% 0.71% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 10
Glasgow median daily rate £390 £109 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +259.12% -68.97% -20.00%
10th Percentile £219 £97 £300
90th Percentile £600 £422 £380
Scotland median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Glasgow median hourly rate - - -
Scotland median hourly rate - - -

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 Glasgow with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Glasgow
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 425 424 787
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 32.74% 37.76% 45.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 193 217 417
Glasgow median daily rate £400 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -9.09%
10th Percentile £300 £224 £259
90th Percentile £548 £475 £475
Scotland median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 15
Glasgow median hourly rate £21.28 £28.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.02% +69.70% -31.96%
10th Percentile £13.74 £13.30 £12.35
90th Percentile £35.50 £40.40 £55.00
Scotland median hourly rate £28.80 £29.25 £30.50
% change year-on-year -1.54% -4.10% +48.78%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Glasgow

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Glasgow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Glasgow

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Glasgow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Glasgow over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Intranet

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Glasgow 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Intranet
General
1 2 (40.00%) Banking
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Billing
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Operations Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Operations Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Research Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Telecoms Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) User Experience Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (40.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting