Period
to 22 August 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 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
England > North East
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 79 - 96
Rank change year-on-year - +96 +58
Contract jobs citing Back Office 4 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.41% - 0.58%
As % of the General category 1.70% - 2.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
North East median daily rate £338 - £325
10th Percentile £331 - £189
90th Percentile £344 - £368
England median daily rate £475 £500 £488
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.56% +18.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
North East median hourly rate £20.50 - -
England median hourly rate £18.10 £31.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -41.61% -21.52% +135.82%

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 the North East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 235 303 319
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 23.93% 25.15% 26.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 201 241
North East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +12.68%
10th Percentile £250 £253 £225
90th Percentile £631 £650 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 15
North East median hourly rate £22.44 £15.70 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.90% -26.98% +16.22%
10th Percentile £11.94 £10.13 £11.80
90th Percentile £37.88 £29.45 £30.90
England median hourly rate £23.00 £22.93 £21.90
% change year-on-year +0.31% +4.70% +4.29%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in the North East

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in the North East

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in the North East

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear - 4 £338 -
Back Office
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Target Operating Model
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (25.00%) Power BI
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Power BI
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Front Office
2 1 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Wealth Management
2 1 (25.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
1 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Avaloq