Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 39 54 65
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 +3
Contract jobs citing Back Office 8 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 1.71% 0.60% 0.86%
As % of the General category 7.34% 2.26% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Southampton median daily rate £275 £363 £545
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.14% -33.49% +21.11%
10th Percentile £162 £356 £490
90th Percentile £329 £369 £600
Hampshire median daily rate £353 £375 £525
% change year-on-year -6.00% -28.57% +16.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £17.00 £17.00

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 Southampton with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for common skills 109 133 174
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.34% 26.44% 25.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 91 115
Southampton median daily rate £425 £410 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +21.48% -13.29%
10th Percentile £115 £238 £227
90th Percentile £580 £588 £590
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £400
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 17
Southampton median hourly rate £20.00 £25.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.57% -8.93% +102.60%
10th Percentile £15.28 £12.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £41.28 £41.00 £46.29
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.38 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year -31.15% +36.84% +13.10%

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 19 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Back Office.

1 6 (75.00%) Retail
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) BDD
3 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 4 (50.00%) Selenium
3 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) SOAP
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
5 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
5 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C# WPF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior WPF Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (50.00%) TDD
2 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Logistics
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft