The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
South West / Somerset
Rank 38 38 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.42% 1.00% 2.67%
As % of the General category 1.75% 3.06% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 5
Median daily rate £265 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.75% -3.14%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £400
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.25 £27.50 £9.10
% change year-on-year
-33.63% +202.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

General Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
57 98 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.05% 32.78% 22.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 58 44
Median daily rate £350 £360 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -29.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £450 £700
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 4
Median hourly rate £39.25 £43.17 £37.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.08% +16.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.80 £35.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £57.00 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £32.75 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-23.66% +45.55%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Somerset region citing Back Office as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the General category.

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 February 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
Taunton -3 1 £265 -33.75%
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared