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 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 98 96
Rank change year-on-year +16 -2  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.27% 0.68% 0.65%
As % of the General category 0.97% 2.34% 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 10 8
Median daily rate - £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.27%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% +21.42%  

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 309 428 423
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 28.27% 29.04% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 301 307
Median daily rate £400 £400 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 4
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -27.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.18 £12.05 £13.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £123.35 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 3 (37.50%) Grunt
3 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (25.00%) SLA
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (25.00%) Virgin Media
4 2 (25.00%) Huawei
4 2 (25.00%) SignalR
4 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (25.00%) Sass
4 2 (25.00%) LESS
4 2 (25.00%) gulp

Back Office
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Grunt
2 2 (25.00%) gulp
2 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Angular Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Architect
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Business Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Business Operations Manager
4 1 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Framework
2 3 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 3 (37.50%) Entity Framework
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) LESS
3 2 (25.00%) Sass
3 2 (25.00%) SignalR
4 1 (12.50%) Angular 2
4 1 (12.50%) MSMQ
4 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (12.50%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Logistics
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) SOLID
4 1 (12.50%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Huawei
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (25.00%) Virgin Media
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle