The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds. 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
Rank 84 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.48% 0.35% 0.26%
As % of the General category 1.75% 1.11% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 3
Median daily rate £340 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +3.84%  
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 Leeds with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 286 450 311
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 27.74% 31.94% 26.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 313 200
Median daily rate £415 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -38.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.68 £10.75 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £28.43 £35.00
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 Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Leeds

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Leeds

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

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 Leeds region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 11 (61.11%) C#
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (55.56%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 10 (55.56%) Grunt
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
4 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
4 8 (44.44%) gulp
4 8 (44.44%) SignalR
4 8 (44.44%) Sass
4 8 (44.44%) LESS
5 7 (38.89%) Jasmine
5 7 (38.89%) TypeScript
5 7 (38.89%) SQL
6 6 (33.33%) Angular 2
7 5 (27.78%) RxJS
8 3 (16.67%) Degree
8 3 (16.67%) Finance
9 2 (11.11%) VMware
9 2 (11.11%) Retail
9 2 (11.11%) Splunk
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 1 (5.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.11%) SAN
2 1 (5.56%) DHCP
2 1 (5.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Grunt
2 8 (44.44%) gulp
2 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 7 (38.89%) Jasmine
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Developer
2 9 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Angular Developer
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 2 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) AngularJS
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 8 (44.44%) CSS
4 8 (44.44%) LESS
4 8 (44.44%) Sass
4 8 (44.44%) SignalR
5 6 (33.33%) Angular 2
6 5 (27.78%) RxJS
7 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
7 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) CentOS
1 1 (5.56%) Linux
1 1 (5.56%) Mac OS
1 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (11.11%) ERP
3 2 (11.11%) Re-Platforming
4 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Data Loss Prevention
4 1 (5.56%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (5.56%) Front End Development
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) OO
4 1 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Software Deployment
4 1 (5.56%) SOLID
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Target Operating Model
4 1 (5.56%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Grafana
1 2 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Splunk
1 2 (11.11%) VMware
2 1 (5.56%) Apple
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft