Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 23 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
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 88 86
Rank change year-on-year -11 -2 +22
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.25% 0.50% 1.00%
As % of the General category 0.68% 1.30% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 10
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.82% -2.50% +143.90%
10th Percentile £366 £343 £313
90th Percentile £480 £555 £538
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 0 0
Hertfordshire median hourly rate - - -
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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Hertfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 592 538 604
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 37.30% 38.57% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 334 251
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% - +9.68%
10th Percentile £211 £205 £210
90th Percentile £600 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 11 57
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -20.00% +34.27%
10th Percentile £14.18 £11.50 £12.89
90th Percentile £41.35 £35.25 £37.50
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £26.00
% change year-on-year +20.30% +27.88% -13.33%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Hertfordshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Watford -10 2 £438 +108.33%
Back Office
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) GitLab
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Fintech
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) CSS

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) GitLab
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
1 3 (75.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) HTML Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Node.js
2 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript