The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 30 41
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 6 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 3.02% 0.46% 1.10%
As % of the General category 10.34% 2.86% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 3
Median daily rate £295 - £525
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 - £505
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 - £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +8.00% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 58 35 95
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 29.15% 16.13% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 24 71
Median daily rate £338 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.62% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 6
Median hourly rate £13.80 £24.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.67% -10.90%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £16.10 £20.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £32.90 £42.00
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 Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Southampton

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Back Office in Southampton over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Back Office in Southampton

Back Office
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Back Office in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (42.86%) SQL
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
1 6 (42.86%) XML
1 6 (42.86%) ERP
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
1 6 (42.86%) Data Extraction
1 6 (42.86%) SaaS
2 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
2 5 (35.71%) REST
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) LDAP
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 4 (28.57%) ISEB
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium

Back Office
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 1 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) LDAP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
1 4 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Data Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) ETL Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Migration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Integration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Migration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Integration Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Business Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) SOAP
1 6 (42.86%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) REST
3 1 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Data Extraction
1 6 (42.86%) ERP
2 5 (35.71%) Data Integration
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Data Analysis
3 4 (28.57%) ETL
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
3 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Business Transformation
4 3 (21.43%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Change Management
5 2 (14.29%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) HP
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