The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 27 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
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 42 47
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 0.31% 1.31% 0.29%
As % of the General category 2.00% 4.17% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Median daily rate £475 £625 £950
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.00% -34.21%  
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 Oxford with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 50 96 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 15.58% 31.48% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 71 66
Median daily rate £450 £400 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £311 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £520 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 £13.80 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +171.73% -17.97%  
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 Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Oxford

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Oxford

For the 6 months to 27 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (100.00%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Product Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Product Business Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Product Owner
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) User Experience
1 1 (100.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Product Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby