The table below looks at the statistics for SOA skills in IT contracts advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SOA over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA)
Rank - - 15
Contract jobs citing SOA 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston - - 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 8.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £435 £377
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +15.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +18.64%
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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
81 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Preston 79.41% 83.33% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 18 27
Average daily rate £475 £423 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.42% +40.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £270 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £448 £334
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 5
Average hourly rate £30.52 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.08% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.30 £18.68 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.97 £78.00 £17.97
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%

SOA
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SOA across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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