Period
to 22 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 22 October 2018 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
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 65 69
Rank change year-on-year -17 +4 +33
Contract jobs citing Back Office 12 20 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.83% 1.60% 2.06%
As % of the General category 2.33% 4.26% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Reading median daily rate £625 £250 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +150.00% - -42.86%
10th Percentile £485 £250 £225
90th Percentile £638 £250 £275
Berkshire median daily rate £625 £438 £250
% change year-on-year +42.86% +75.00% -37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

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 Reading with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 516 469 582
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 35.83% 37.58% 38.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 240 277
Reading median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £150 £275 £223
90th Percentile £576 £575 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £410 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £22.35
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.26% -39.60% +14.62%
10th Percentile £12.54 £10.75 £15.60
90th Percentile £42.25 £20.00 £36.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £26.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +44.44% +2.86% -12.50%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Reading

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Reading

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Reading over the 6 months to 22 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Reading

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
1 7 (58.33%) Front Office
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
1 7 (58.33%) Workflow
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
1 7 (58.33%) BMC
1 7 (58.33%) TIBCO
1 7 (58.33%) Remedy
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) ComArch
1 7 (58.33%) Robotics
1 7 (58.33%) Remedy ITSM
1 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (58.33%) Change Control
1 7 (58.33%) Task Automation
1 7 (58.33%) UiPath
2 4 (33.33%) Java
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (33.33%) Microservices
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
2 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 7 (58.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (33.33%) SaaS
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Front Office
1 7 (58.33%) Telecoms
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 2 (16.67%) OSS Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Change Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Implementation Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Robotics
2 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Change Control
1 7 (58.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 7 (58.33%) Service Management
1 7 (58.33%) Task Automation
1 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
1 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 7 (58.33%) Workflow
2 4 (33.33%) Microservices
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (33.33%) User Stories
3 1 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) BMC
1 7 (58.33%) ComArch
1 7 (58.33%) Remedy
1 7 (58.33%) TIBCO
1 7 (58.33%) UiPath