The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Devon. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Back Office
South West / Devon
Rank 35 29 35
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Devon 0.76% 2.04% 1.16%
As % of the General category 4.26% 13.33% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £430 £240 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +79.16% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £325 £375
% change year-on-year +20.00% -13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.48 £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +66.55% +73.07%  

Back Office is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Devon with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Devon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 47 30 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Devon 17.87% 15.31% 12.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 22 14
Median daily rate £374 £319 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.17% -10.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £188 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £491
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £41.00 £28.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.60% -28.12%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year -14.28% +26.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Devon citing Back Office as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Devon

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Devon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Devon

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Devon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Devon over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Devon

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Back Office in Devon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Devon

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Back Office within the Devon region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -10 2 £430 +48.27%
Back Office
South West

Back Office
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Back Office also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
1 7 (87.50%) Data Modelling
1 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
2 6 (75.00%) Toad
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 1 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (12.50%) Test Management
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement

Back Office
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
2 4 (50.00%) SQL Developer
3 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database Developer
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
4 1 (12.50%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Data Modelling
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) PL/SQL
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle