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 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Back Office
Rank 14 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 2.08% 5.56% -
As % of the General category 10.00% 20.83% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £400 £382 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.84% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £400 £315
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +26.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.50 £10.25 £27.75
% change year-on-year
+168.29% -63.06%
Back Office
Somerset

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
10 24 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Taunton 20.83% 26.67% 22.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 20 12
Average daily rate £441 £673 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.38% +103.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £350 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £733 £393
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £13.00 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.66 £25.50 £23.00
% change year-on-year
+31.98% +10.86%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Taunton

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (75.00%) IIS
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (62.50%) MVC
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
4 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
5 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
5 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
5 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
5 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
5 4 (50.00%) Release Management
5 4 (50.00%) Selenium
6 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Taunton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (75.00%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 4 (50.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
3 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (62.50%) CSS
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) WCF
4 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) MVC
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Dependency Injection
3 4 (50.00%) Release Management
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) ETL
5 1 (12.50%) ITIL
5 1 (12.50%) Refactoring
5 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle