The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in IT contracts advertised for the Taunton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 24 23 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 10 17 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 7.81% 7.66% -
As % of the General category 31.25% 37.78% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 14 0
Average daily rate
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£324 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.30% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
+10.51% -18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +1.45%
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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 Taunton region.

General Category
Taunton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
General category
32 45 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 25.00% 20.27% 12.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 37 5
Average daily rate £450 £349 £366
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -4.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £745 £534 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £26.74 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% +0.88%

Back Office
Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

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

Back Office Jobs Demand Trend in Taunton

Back Office
Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Back Office Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

Back Office
Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Back Office across the Taunton region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
6 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
6 5 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
7 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
7 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
7 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
8 3 (20.00%) WPF
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) ESRI
9 2 (13.33%) VB
9 2 (13.33%) Oracle
9 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
9 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) WF
9 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
10 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
10 1 (6.67%) Perl
10 1 (6.67%) Workflow
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Taunton 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 5 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (93.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
2 13 (86.67%) .NET Developer
3 6 (40.00%) SQL Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (6.67%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) .NET
2 9 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (26.67%) Entity Framework
3 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
4 3 (20.00%) WPF
5 2 (13.33%) WF
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Unit Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) Code Coverage
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C#
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 5 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (13.33%) VB
4 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) ESRI
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft