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 28 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.

Back Office
Devon / Exeter
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 17 22
Rank change year-on-year -8 +5  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Exeter 1.33% 1.32% 1.80%
As % of the General category 6.06% 10.00% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £430 £290 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +48.27% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £370
% change year-on-year +23.07% -12.16%  
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 Exeter with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Exeter
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 33 10 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Exeter 22.00% 13.16% 8.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 3
Median daily rate £361 £295 £185
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.37% +59.45%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.87% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £23.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.46% -41.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year -12.90% +24.00%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Exeter

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Exeter over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 28 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 Exeter 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
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 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