The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 29 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 > Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 58 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 14 1 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.27% 0.18% 1.64%
As % of the General category 12.73% 0.74% 7.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 10
Wales median daily rate £420 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -17.64%  
10th Percentile £325 £325 £296
90th Percentile £525 £375 £480
UK median daily rate £488 £400 £445
% change year-on-year +21.87% -10.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 0
Wales median hourly rate £57.50 - -
UK median hourly rate £41.00 £16.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year +144.77% +11.66%  

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 Wales with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 110 135 196
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 17.83% 24.28% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 136 222
Wales median daily rate £400 £375 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +6.23%  
10th Percentile £264 £257 £185
90th Percentile £544 £650 £455
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 6 5
Wales median hourly rate £17.36 £21.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.25% +72.00%  
10th Percentile £10.00 £11.93 £9.60
90th Percentile £59.88 £33.50 £20.55
UK median hourly rate £26.50 £22.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year +17.77% -  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Wales

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Wales

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Wales

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Wales

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wales

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Back Office in Wales

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales +2 8 £450 +28.57%
West Wales - 1 - -
Back Office
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 Wales region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 9 (47.37%) GAP Analysis
1 9 (47.37%) Workflow
1 9 (47.37%) Content Management
2 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
4 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (31.58%) Logical Data Model
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Project Management
6 4 (21.05%) RAD
6 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) French Language
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
7 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
7 3 (15.79%) Finance
7 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
8 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (10.53%) Windows
8 2 (10.53%) .NET
8 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
9 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
9 1 (5.26%) WinForms
9 1 (5.26%) Marketing
9 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
9 1 (5.26%) Degree
9 1 (5.26%) Informatics
9 1 (5.26%) NUnit

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
1 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.26%) NUnit
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.26%) Visual Website Optimizer
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
1 3 (15.79%) French Language
2 1 (5.26%) Front Office
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Architect
1 9 (47.37%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Portfolio Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.26%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) Code First Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) CSS
2 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
2 1 (5.26%) LINQ
2 1 (5.26%) UIKit
2 1 (5.26%) WCF
2 1 (5.26%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Content Management
1 9 (47.37%) GAP Analysis
1 9 (47.37%) Workflow
2 7 (36.84%) Data Modelling
3 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (31.58%) Logical Data Model
4 4 (21.05%) Project Management
4 4 (21.05%) RAD
4 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Portfolio Management
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE
5 3 (15.79%) PRINCE2
6 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 1 (5.26%) Change Management
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.26%) Informatics
7 1 (5.26%) MVC
7 1 (5.26%) Problem Management
7 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C#
1 1 (5.26%) PL/SQL
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Security Cleared
2 7 (36.84%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle