The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Exeter. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 June 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.

Back Office
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 28 29
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 0.57% 0.70% 1.81%
As % of the General category 5.26% 2.44% 10.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £250 - £225
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% +13.33%  

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 Exeter with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 19 41 28
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 10.86% 28.67% 16.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 20
Median daily rate £383 £400 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.37% +25.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £306 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £380
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 2
Median hourly rate - £15.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -62.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Exeter

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Exeter 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 Exeter

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Exeter

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Exeter

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Exeter

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Exeter region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Toad
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) EAM
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Exeter 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 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
1 1 (33.33%) Toad
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Database Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
2 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 1 (33.33%) EAM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle