The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Back Office
Rank 36 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 0.93% 1.22% -
As % of the General category 5.56% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£450 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
-4.51% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-65.71% +1.44%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

General Category
Exeter
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
36 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Exeter 16.74% 12.20% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 6 7
Average daily rate £320 £550 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.81% +22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £550 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £549 £550 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.21% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 0
Average hourly rate £37.00 £13.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+184.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.35 £20.00 £28.25
% change year-on-year
+36.75% -29.20%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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Top 18 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (25.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (25.00%) TDD

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Exeter 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 4 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (100.00%) Security Cleared