The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Back Office in contract job vacancies advertised in Taunton. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Back Office over the 3 months to 24 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
Somerset / Taunton
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - 20
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Back Office 1 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Taunton 1.85% - 4.60%
As % of the General category 33.33% - 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £410 - £400
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 Taunton with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Taunton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3 12 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Taunton 5.56% 30.00% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 7
Median daily rate £303 £390 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -22.43% +7.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £177 £390 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £590 £516
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £24.38 £22.67
% change year-on-year +23.07% +7.54%  

Back Office
Job Vacancy Trend in Taunton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Taunton 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 Taunton

Back Office
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Taunton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Back Office in Taunton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Taunton 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 Taunton 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