The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 106 106
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 7 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.68% 0.52%
As % of the General category 1.59% 1.97% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 14 8
Median daily rate £246 £350 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -29.64% +7.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £295 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £479 £335
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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 441 712 669
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 30.71% 34.70% 31.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 514 489
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 11
Median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -63.75%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.72 £12.82 £11.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £63.60 £160.00
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 West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in West Yorkshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in West Yorkshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Leeds +11 3 - - 2
Wakefield +1 3 £250 -28.57%
Bradford - 2 £234 -
Back Office
Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) .NET
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
3 3 (21.43%) Grunt
3 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
3 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 3 (21.43%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) Huawei
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
4 2 (14.29%) Sass
4 2 (14.29%) LESS
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
4 2 (14.29%) CSS

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Grunt
2 2 (14.29%) gulp
2 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Coordinator
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Operations Manager
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Coordinator
4 1 (7.14%) Supply Chain Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Transformation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) .NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (21.43%) .NET Framework
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
3 2 (14.29%) CSS
3 2 (14.29%) LESS
3 2 (14.29%) Sass
3 2 (14.29%) SignalR
4 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
4 1 (7.14%) MSMQ
4 1 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.14%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
1 2 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
3 3 (21.43%) Logistics
4 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Financial Modelling
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) B2B
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Software Architecture
5 1 (7.14%) SOLID
5 1 (7.14%) TDD
5 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Huawei
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 2 (14.29%) Oracle
1 2 (14.29%) Virgin Media