The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £470 £450 £416
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +8.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.60 £43.25
% change year-on-year
+10.83% -6.12%
SOA
Lancashire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Preston region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Preston
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
82 68 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 75.93% 74.73% 87.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 32 33
Median daily rate £370 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £271 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 11 16
Median hourly rate £41.50 £30.52 £23.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.97% +31.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £16.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £47.33 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Preston region citing SOA as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

SOA Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

SOA
Daily Rate Trend in Preston

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SOA across the Preston region.

SOA Daily Rate Trend in Preston