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 25 June 2016 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank - 39 22
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 5 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - 1.47% 8.41%
As % of the General category - 10.00% 41.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 32
Median daily rate - £470 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +44.61%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.09%
Back Office
South West

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
50 50 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 20.75% 14.75% 20.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 27 66
Median daily rate £390 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £304 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £403
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £378
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £33.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +62.52%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 £22.50 £24.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.16%

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