The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 23 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
UK / Scotland
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 143 117
Rank change year-on-year +37 -26  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 12 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.46% 0.41% 0.72%
As % of the General category 1.09% 0.93% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 16
Median daily rate £450 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% +13.33%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 919 1293 1631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.39% 44.02% 53.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 701 824
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 27
Median hourly rate £28.75 £9.88 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.13% -67.08%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £9.88 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £26.94 £54.60
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 Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Scotland

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Scotland

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Scotland over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Scotland

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Scotland

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Edinburgh +16 6 £340 -15.00% 1
Glasgow +8 3 £600 +363.32%
Stirling - 1 £500 -
Back Office
UK

For the 6 months to 23 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (21.74%) Banking
4 4 (17.39%) WinForms
4 4 (17.39%) Wealth Management
4 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (13.04%) HTML5
5 3 (13.04%) CSS3
5 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
5 3 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (13.04%) CSS
5 3 (13.04%) Web Services
5 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) Legal
6 2 (8.70%) Windows
6 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
6 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
6 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
7 1 (4.35%) User Experience

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MultiFonds
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) DHCP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) Data Warehouse
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Front Office
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Business Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) .NET Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Pensions Business Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Azure Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Operations Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Banking Business Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Citrix Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) Project Implementation Manager
6 1 (4.35%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
1 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
1 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (17.39%) WinForms
3 3 (13.04%) Apache Cordova
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) CSS3
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) HTML5
3 3 (13.04%) PhoneGap
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Credit Risk
1 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
1 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
1 2 (8.70%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) MVC
2 4 (17.39%) Wealth Management
3 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Management
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile Development
3 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 1 (4.35%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.35%) High-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
4 1 (4.35%) Low-Fidelity Prototypes
4 1 (4.35%) Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Prototyping
4 1 (4.35%) Rapid Prototyping
4 1 (4.35%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (4.35%) Scrum
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.35%) Target Operating Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Basel II
1 1 (4.35%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (4.35%) FATCA
1 1 (4.35%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) XenApp
1 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (4.35%) Avaya
1 1 (4.35%) Citrix
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