The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield. 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
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 46 -
Rank change year-on-year +15 -  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.10% 0.52% -
As % of the General category 7.14% 1.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Median daily rate £375 £365 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Sheffield
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 70 149 104
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 29.41% 39.01% 37.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 120 66
Median daily rate £475 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £350 £322
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £584
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £16.96 - £78.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.33 - £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.59 - £135.75
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 Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Sheffield

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Sheffield

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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
2 4 (57.14%) Scala
3 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) JUnit
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Huawei
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) BPMN
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
5 1 (14.29%) Legal
5 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) JUnit
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer in Test
3 1 (14.29%) Process Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Process Mapping Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Process Mapping Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 3 (42.86%) Node.js
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps
1 4 (57.14%) E-Commerce
1 4 (57.14%) TDD
2 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) BPMN
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (14.29%) Business Process Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) Process Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) SDET
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Huawei
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Virgin Media
1 1 (14.29%) Xamarin