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 28 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
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 - 39
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.48% - 1.18%
As % of the General category 2.44% - 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £410 - £500
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 - £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.66% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £16.75 £14.00
% change year-on-year +153.73% +19.64%  

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 41 50 47
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 19.52% 20.75% 13.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 73 39
Median daily rate £338 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.46% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £108 £263 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £573 £890 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £398
% change year-on-year +3.12% +0.62%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 15 12
Median hourly rate £31.50 £35.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £25.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

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

Back Office
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Taunton - 1 £410 -
Back Office
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared