The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 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.

Back Office
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 35 -
Rank change year-on-year -4 -  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.53% 1.34% -
As % of the General category 1.20% 3.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Median daily rate - £310 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +23.07% -12.16%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.98 £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +77.66% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 167 142 249
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 44.18% 37.97% 51.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 102 171
Median daily rate £445 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £237 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £40.00 £13.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +207.69% +18.18%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £30.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% +20.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Northamptonshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Northamptonshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -4 1 - -
Back Office
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Communications Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) ERP Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Programme Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Transformation
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ETL
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle