Period
to 17 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 6 months to 17 November 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
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 141 165
Rank change year-on-year +2 +24 -1
Contract jobs citing Back Office 17 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.48% 0.62% 0.54%
As % of the General category 1.64% 2.25% 1.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 7
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.33% -28.57% +16.67%
10th Percentile £140 £307 £375
90th Percentile £405 £425 £600
South East median daily rate £380 £375 £400
% change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25% -5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Hampshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £17.00
South East median hourly rate £15.23 £11.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +38.45% -35.29% +33.33%

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

All General Skills
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1038 1066 1305
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.10% 27.37% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 660 683 821
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +11.11%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £236
90th Percentile £540 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 55 73
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £32.50 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -30.77% +42.36% +8.71%
10th Percentile £12.60 £12.79 £10.75
90th Percentile £45.00 £47.80 £48.03
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £23.72 £22.50
% change year-on-year -15.67% +5.40% +28.57%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Back Office as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Back Office in Hampshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Hampshire

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Hampshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Hampshire

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Hampshire

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +12 9 £295 -18.62% 1
Basingstoke -29 2 £394 +5.00%
Ringwood - 2 £144 -
Portsmouth -4 1 £425 +32.81%
Back Office
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Windows
3 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
4 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 4 (23.53%) BDD
4 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
4 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
4 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (23.53%) ISEB
4 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Selenium
4 4 (23.53%) Scrum
4 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Finance
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
6 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 2 (11.76%) OO
6 2 (11.76%) SOAP
6 2 (11.76%) .NET

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Selenium
1 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
2 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Developer
1 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Project Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) ABAP Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Development Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Trainer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Support Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior WPF Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Officer
4 1 (5.88%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (11.76%) SOAP
2 1 (5.88%) ADO.NET
2 1 (5.88%) BAPI
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) Entity Framework
2 1 (5.88%) RESTful
2 1 (5.88%) SAP BSP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Fiori
2 1 (5.88%) SAP Smart Forms
2 1 (5.88%) SAPUI5
2 1 (5.88%) Web Dynpro
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 4 (23.53%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Regression Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Scrum
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
3 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
3 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
4 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (11.76%) OO
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
5 2 (11.76%) Password Management
5 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) T-SQL
3 1 (5.88%) ABAP
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.88%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) PMP
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) HP
2 1 (5.88%) SAP