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 30 July 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
30 Jul 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 £450 £450 £435
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
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
62 66 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 76.54% 76.74% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 37 21
Median daily rate £350 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £600 £561
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 23
Median hourly rate £43.00 £19.11 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+125.07% -23.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £12.12 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.31 £40.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +15.09%

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