The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 30 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 40
Contract jobs citing Back Office 0 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset - - 2.57%
As % of the General category - - 9.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 8
Median daily rate - - £324
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £325 £373
% change year-on-year +23.07% -12.75%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.98 £22.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +77.66% +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 Somerset with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Somerset
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 57 74 92
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 28.50% 28.35% 26.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 46 60
Median daily rate £375 £400 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -27.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £306
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £438 £725
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 3
Median hourly rate £39.50 £42.25 £24.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +75.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £26.40 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.80 £57.00 £41.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.83 £30.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% +25.00%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Somerset

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared