The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category for the Devon region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 27 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 1.55% 1.20% -
As % of the General category 5.66% 8.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-8.00% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.75 £15.77 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+25.23% -31.43%
General Category
Devon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
53 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Devon 27.32% 13.86% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 11 14
Average daily rate £450 £350 £458
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -23.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £313 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £415 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
-1.93% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 1
Average hourly rate £21.00 £13.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% -58.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
- -15.09%
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Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Back Office across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Devon

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

Back Office
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office.

1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) Summit
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001
4 1 (11.11%) MVC

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Devon region citing Back Office also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Back Office. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) K2 blackpearl
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Summit
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (55.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
1 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Scrum
1 5 (55.56%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) SOA
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Business Transformation
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
1 5 (55.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 14001