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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Back Office
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Back Office 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 5.21% - -
As % of the General category 20.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£382 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+26.98% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £10.25 £24.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-58.16% +53.12%
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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
24 18 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 25.00% 24.00% 5.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 13 0
Average daily rate £673 £340 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+97.79% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £30.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £21.25 £25.00
% change year-on-year
+24.70% -15.00%

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

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 26 January 2015.

Back Office Daily Rate Histogram in Taunton

Back Office
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (78.57%) SQL
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 9 (64.29%) C#
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
5 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) Scrum
7 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
8 3 (21.43%) SAN
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Code Coverage
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (14.29%) ITIL
9 2 (14.29%) VB
9 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
10 1 (7.14%) Service Management
10 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
10 1 (7.14%) Summit

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Developer
4 3 (21.43%) Database Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Support Technician
5 2 (14.29%) Agile .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Senior Technician
6 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Unit Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Scrum
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Code Coverage
5 2 (14.29%) ITIL
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) SQL
2 9 (64.29%) C#
3 6 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VB
5 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 9 (64.29%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
1 1 (7.14%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Citrix
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft