Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 88 71
Rank change year-on-year +18 -17 +16
Contract jobs citing Back Office 7 1 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.74% 0.089% 2.55%
As % of the General category 3.48% 0.38% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 29
South Wales median daily rate £337 £300 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.27% -29.41% -9.57%
10th Percentile £194 £275 £311
90th Percentile £395 £325 £525
Wales median daily rate £337 £366 £413
% change year-on-year -8.04% -11.21% -13.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
South Wales median hourly rate £58.75 - £21.00
10th Percentile £56.63 - £20.00
90th Percentile £59.88 - £22.00
Wales median hourly rate £58.75 - £21.00

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 South Wales with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South Wales
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 201 264 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.36% 23.47% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 210 275
South Wales median daily rate £380 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +2.81% -2.67%
10th Percentile £163 £233 £228
90th Percentile £525 £513 £475
Wales median daily rate £375 £388 £363
% change year-on-year -3.23% +6.90% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 7 8
South Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £20.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.89% -12.11% +2.40%
10th Percentile £10.85 £11.02 £10.52
90th Percentile £59.00 £72.20 £25.53
Wales median hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £19.96
% change year-on-year -3.13% -19.84% -0.20%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in South Wales

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in South Wales

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in South Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in South Wales over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in South Wales

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in South Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in South Wales

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newport +19 3 £140 -53.33%
Cardiff - 3 £337 -
Back Office
Wales

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) .NET
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (28.57%) LINQ
3 2 (28.57%) Content Management
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
3 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Microservices
4 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
4 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
4 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
4 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MSBuild
1 1 (14.29%) MSTest
1 1 (14.29%) NUnit
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
1 2 (28.57%) LINQ
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) SOAP
2 1 (14.29%) Spring
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (14.29%) iPhone
1 1 (14.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Content Management
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Workflow
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
3 1 (14.29%) Informatics
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Microservices
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) MVVM
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Ticket Management
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (14.29%) QA
2 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Remedy
2 1 (14.29%) Samsung