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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 23 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 9 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 8.04% 2.00% -
As % of the General category 25.00% 9.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 0
Average daily rate
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£327 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.17% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £300 £375
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.00 £27.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
-53.15% +85.00%
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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
36 22 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 32.14% 22.00% 7.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 16 2
Average daily rate £673 £388 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+73.54% +17.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £160 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £725 £491 £346
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £24.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -6.79%

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 27 February 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Back Office
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
5 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
6 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
7 5 (41.67%) Scrum
8 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
10 2 (16.67%) VB
10 2 (16.67%) Oracle
10 2 (16.67%) Finance
10 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
11 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
11 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (8.33%) Web Services
11 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 1 (8.33%) Code Coverage
11 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 3 (25.00%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Developer
2 9 (75.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Database Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) .NET
2 8 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Code Coverage
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (25.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 6 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft