The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 25 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
England / South West
Rank 132 121 123
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.34% 0.80% 0.75%
As % of the General category 1.01% 2.43% 2.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 23 21
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £197 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £420 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £325 £388
% change year-on-year
+18.46% -16.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £10.50
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +161.90%

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

General Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
887 986 1007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 33.21% 32.67% 31.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 628 680 680
Median daily rate £390 £375 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -9.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £274 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 54 34
Median hourly rate £36.00 £42.00 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £21.00 £23.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £57.00 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £32.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year
-16.92% +44.44%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the South West region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Back Office
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Back Office Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Bristol -2 4 £450 +38.46% 5
Somerset +2 1 £265 -31.61%
Devon -7 1 £535 +84.48% 1
Dorset - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Back Office
England

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 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 South West region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (36.00%) Oracle
4 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (28.00%) Toad
5 7 (28.00%) .NET
5 7 (28.00%) Scrum
6 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
7 5 (20.00%) Java
7 5 (20.00%) XML
8 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
8 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
8 4 (16.00%) Retail
8 4 (16.00%) Marketing
9 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (12.00%) Dojo
9 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
9 3 (12.00%) Analytics
9 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (12.00%) Open Source

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (8.00%) NServiceBus
1 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) IBM Blueworks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) SAN
1 2 (8.00%) VoIP
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (32.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Toad
2 2 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Marketing
2 4 (16.00%) Retail
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 2 (8.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Developer
3 6 (24.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (12.00%) BPM Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Designer
5 3 (12.00%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Technician
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Technician
6 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
7 1 (4.00%) MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 5 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (12.00%) .NET Framework
3 3 (12.00%) Dojo
3 3 (12.00%) DOM
3 3 (12.00%) jQuery
3 3 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (8.00%) Grails
4 2 (8.00%) JSON
4 2 (8.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (8.00%) WPF
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) HTML
5 1 (4.00%) JPA
5 1 (4.00%) LAMP
5 1 (4.00%) Laravel
5 1 (4.00%) REST
5 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) CESG
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
1 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Data Modelling
2 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (28.00%) Scrum
3 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Analytics
4 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (12.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (12.00%) MVC
4 3 (12.00%) Open Source
4 3 (12.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Process Management
4 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 3 (12.00%) QMS
4 3 (12.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (12.00%) Robotic Process Automation
4 3 (12.00%) SOA
4 3 (12.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) ITIL
5 2 (8.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) SQL
2 8 (32.00%) PL/SQL
3 5 (20.00%) Java
4 4 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (12.00%) C#
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) COBOL
7 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) MCSE
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) JSP 440
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
1 2 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Oracle
2 3 (12.00%) IBM
2 3 (12.00%) Pega
2 3 (12.00%) webMethods
3 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
3 2 (8.00%) Cisco
3 2 (8.00%) HP
3 2 (8.00%) Sophos
3 2 (8.00%) Veeam
3 2 (8.00%) VMware
4 1 (4.00%) ESRI
4 1 (4.00%) Micro Focus
4 1 (4.00%) Zend
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