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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 21 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 3 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 3.09% 9.25% -
As % of the General category 23.08% 48.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 17 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -17.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-15.15% +4.62%
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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
13 43 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 13.40% 18.94% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 35 6
Average daily rate £413 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £269 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £386
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £380 £380
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £23.75 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%

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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (100.00%) .NET
1 12 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
3 10 (83.33%) C#
3 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (75.00%) Scrum
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
5 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
6 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
6 5 (41.67%) K2 blackpearl
6 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
7 4 (33.33%) MVC
8 3 (25.00%) WPF
9 2 (16.67%) WF
9 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
9 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 2 (16.67%) ESRI
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle
9 2 (16.67%) BDD
9 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (8.33%) REST
10 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (8.33%) User Experience
10 1 (8.33%) IIS
10 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (41.67%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) .NET Developer
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) ASP.NET
3 5 (41.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (41.67%) .NET Framework
4 4 (33.33%) Entity Framework
5 3 (25.00%) WPF
6 2 (16.67%) WF
7 1 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (8.33%) SOAP
7 1 (8.33%) Web Services
7 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (75.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) Code Coverage
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
1 2 (16.67%) ESRI